Soaring Guidance
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SOARING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - RENO NV
700 AM PST SAT FEB 17 2018

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).....     63          57
FORECASTED TRIGGER TEMPERATURE (DEG F)..     56          52
   EXCEEDED YESTERDAY BY 1355 PM PST
FORECASTED MAXIMUM ALTITUDE (FT MSL)....   9700        8800
FORECASTED SOARING INDEX (FPM)..........    321         294
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 18Z....      3          -1
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 00Z....     12          10
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 18Z....      6           6
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 00Z....      6           5

AFTERNOON WINDS ALOFT FORECAST
MSL (FT) WIND/TEMP
9000  2730/+03
10000 2731/+01
12000 2732/-03
14000 2734/-07
16000 2736/-11
18000 2841/-16
24000 2842/-28
30000 2946/-45
34000 2846/-54
39000 2850/-61

SLIDE MOUNTAIN DATA:
     DATE       TIME     TEMP  DEWPT   RH         WIND (MPH)
                        (F)   (F)           | DIR  SPEED GUST
2018-02-17    05:20      35     0     10    | 135    1    8
2018-02-17    05:00      35     0     10    | 048    3   21
2018-02-17    04:50      34     0     12    | 034    3   12
2018-02-17    04:30      33     3     15    | 336    6   15

SIERRA CREST 8700 FT DATA:
   DATE     TIME  TEMP  RH         WIND
                            DIR   SPEED   GUST
2018-02-17 0600   32   54   172     14     20
2018-02-17 0545   32   53   256     16     20
2018-02-17 0530   31   48   269     17     21
2018-02-17 0515   32   40   165     17     20

RENO TAF FORECAST:
KRNO 171120Z 1712/1812 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250
     FM172100 25008G15KT P6SM SCT200
     FM180000 25012G22KT P6SM FEW140 SCT200

CARSON CITY TAF FORECAST:
KCXP 171120Z 1712/1812 VRB02KT P6SM FEW250
     FM172100 24009KT P6SM FEW140 SCT200
     FM180900 24012G22KT P6SM SCT150 BKN200

OUTLOOK FOR THE RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA:
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
5000 FEET LOWERING TO THE VALLEY FLOOR. HIGHS 46 TO 51. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 17 2018......SUNRISE   649 AM PST   SUNSET   538 PM PST
FEBRUARY 18 2018......SUNRISE   647 AM PST   SUNSET   539 PM PST



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