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SOARING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - RENO NV
700 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

THIS SOARING FORECAST IS FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
WITH SPECIFIC INDICES FOR THE GREATER RENO AREA.

THIS FORECAST IS PREPARED DAILY BY 700 AM AND IS NOT UPDATED.

FOR CURRENT FLIGHT CONDITIONS...FORECASTS...AND ADVISORIES...ACCESS
YOUR LOCAL BRIEFING OUTLET OR FLIGHT SERVICE STATION.

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FORECASTED LOCAL INDICES FOR RENO:        TODAY     YESTERDAY
FORECASTED MAX TEMP AT RENO (DEG F).....     71          81
FORECASTED TRIGGER TEMPERATURE (DEG F)..     67          69
   EXCEEDED YESTERDAY BY 1255 PM PDT
FORECASTED MAXIMUM ALTITUDE (FT MSL)....  10500       10900
FORECASTED SOARING INDEX (FPM)..........    465         447
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 18Z....     13         -15
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 00Z....     21          -3
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 18Z....      7           7
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 00Z....      6           6

AFTERNOON WINDS ALOFT FORECAST
MSL (FT) WIND/TEMP
9000  2238/+05
10000 2237/+03
12000 2336/+01
14000 2336/-03
16000 2336/-07
18000 2434/-11
24000 2434/-23
30000 2552/-38
34000 2557/-47
39000 2559/-58

SLIDE MOUNTAIN DATA:
     DATE       TIME     TEMP  DEWPT   RH         WIND (MPH)
                        (F)   (F)           | DIR  SPEED GUST
2017-10-19    05:20      38     7     15    | 241   37   49
2017-10-19    05:00      38     8     16    | 234   40   55
2017-10-19    04:50      39     9     17    | 240   36   51
2017-10-19    04:30      39     9     16    | 237   39   55

SIERRA CREST 8700 FT DATA:
   DATE     TIME  TEMP  RH         WIND
                            DIR   SPEED   GUST
2017-10-19 0600   37   35   215     36     49
2017-10-19 0545   37   36   228     30     39
2017-10-19 0530   37   33   219     31     44
2017-10-19 0515   37   30   227     31     49

RENO TAF FORECAST:
KRNO 191122Z 1912/2012 20003KT P6SM SKC
     FM191900 20015G25KT P6SM BKN200 WS020/24040KT
     FM192300 21022G35KT P6SM SCT090 BKN180 WS020/25045KT
     FM200900 20025G38KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 OVC140

CARSON CITY TAF FORECAST:
KCXP 191122Z 1912/2012 00000KT P6SM SKC
     FM191900 21011G18KT P6SM BKN200 WS020/24040KT
     FM192300 23015G25KT P6SM SCT090 BKN180 WS020/25045KT
     FM200700 24019G32KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 OVC140

OUTLOOK FOR THE RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA:
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
SNOW LEVEL 6000 TO 6500 FEET. HIGHS 54 TO 59. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 19 2017.......SUNRISE   714 AM PDT   SUNSET   614 PM PDT
OCTOBER 20 2017.......SUNRISE   715 AM PDT   SUNSET   612 PM PDT
SOARING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - RENO NV
700 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

THIS SOARING FORECAST IS FOR THE EASTERN SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA
WITH SPECIFIC INDICES FOR THE GREATER RENO AREA.

THIS FORECAST IS PREPARED DAILY BY 700 AM AND IS NOT UPDATED.

FOR CURRENT FLIGHT CONDITIONS...FORECASTS...AND ADVISORIES...ACCESS
YOUR LOCAL BRIEFING OUTLET OR FLIGHT SERVICE STATION.

*******************************************************************
FORECASTED LOCAL INDICES FOR RENO:        TODAY     YESTERDAY
FORECASTED MAX TEMP AT RENO (DEG F).....     71          81
FORECASTED TRIGGER TEMPERATURE (DEG F)..     67          69
   EXCEEDED YESTERDAY BY 1255 PM PDT
FORECASTED MAXIMUM ALTITUDE (FT MSL)....  10500       10900
FORECASTED SOARING INDEX (FPM)..........    465         447
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 18Z....     MM         -15
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 00Z....     MM          -3
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 18Z....     MM           7
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 00Z....     MM           6

AFTERNOON WINDS ALOFT FORECAST
MSL (FT) WIND/TEMP
9000  2238/+05
10000 2237/+03
12000 2336/+01
14000 2336/-03
16000 2336/-07
18000 2434/-11
24000 2434/-23
30000 2552/-38
34000 2557/-47
39000 2559/-58

SLIDE MOUNTAIN DATA:
     DATE       TIME     TEMP  DEWPT   RH         WIND (MPH)
                        (F)   (F)           | DIR  SPEED GUST
2017-10-19    05:20      38     7     15    | 241   37   49
2017-10-19    05:00      38     8     16    | 234   40   55
2017-10-19    04:50      39     9     17    | 240   36   51
2017-10-19    04:30      39     9     16    | 237   39   55

SIERRA CREST 8700 FT DATA:
   DATE     TIME  TEMP  RH         WIND
                            DIR   SPEED   GUST
2017-10-19 0600   37   35   215     36     49
2017-10-19 0545   37   36   228     30     39
2017-10-19 0530   37   33   219     31     44
2017-10-19 0515   37   30   227     31     49

RENO TAF FORECAST:
KRNO 191122Z 1912/2012 20003KT P6SM SKC
     FM191900 20015G25KT P6SM BKN200 WS020/24040KT
     FM192300 21022G35KT P6SM SCT090 BKN180 WS020/25045KT
     FM200900 20025G38KT P6SM VCSH SCT070 OVC140

CARSON CITY TAF FORECAST:
KCXP 191122Z 1912/2012 00000KT P6SM SKC
     FM191900 21011G18KT P6SM BKN200 WS020/24040KT
     FM192300 23015G25KT P6SM SCT090 BKN180 WS020/25045KT
     FM200700 24019G32KT P6SM VCSH SCT060 OVC140

OUTLOOK FOR THE RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA:
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
SNOW LEVEL 6000 TO 6500 FEET. HIGHS 54 TO 59. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 19 2017.......SUNRISE   714 AM PDT   SUNSET   614 PM PDT
OCTOBER 20 2017.......SUNRISE   715 AM PDT   SUNSET   612 PM PDT



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