Soaring Guidance
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SOARING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - RENO NV
700 AM PDT TUE OCT 17 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).....     78          74
FORECASTED TRIGGER TEMPERATURE (DEG F)..     73          75
   EXCEEDED YESTERDAY BY
FORECASTED MAXIMUM ALTITUDE (FT MSL)....  10700        7700
FORECASTED SOARING INDEX (FPM)..........    471         201
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 18Z....      0         -27
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 00Z....      3          -8
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 18Z....      8           7
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 00Z....      7           7

AFTERNOON WINDS ALOFT FORECAST
MSL (FT) WIND/TEMP
9000  2613/+10
10000 2515/+07
12000 2520/+03
14000 2620/-02
16000 2719/-07
18000 2917/-12
24000 2730/-22
30000 2652/-38
34000 2569/-49
39000 2577/-61

SLIDE MOUNTAIN DATA:
     DATE       TIME     TEMP  DEWPT   RH         WIND (MPH)
                        (F)   (F)           | DIR  SPEED GUST
2017-10-17    05:30      44    15     19    | 236   25   38
2017-10-17    05:20      44    16     19    | 234   25   37
2017-10-17    05:00      44    15     18    | 234   26   38
2017-10-17    04:50      44    14     17    | 237   25   37

SIERRA CREST 8700 FT DATA:
   DATE     TIME  TEMP  RH         WIND
                            DIR   SPEED   GUST
2017-10-17 0600   44   26   240     28     33
2017-10-17 0545   44   26   218     22     30
2017-10-17 0530   44   26   219     21     26
2017-10-17 0515   44   26   221     22     28

RENO TAF FORECAST:
KRNO 171120Z 1712/1812 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250
     FM172300 27010KT P6SM SCT250
     FM180300 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250

CARSON CITY TAF FORECAST:
KCXP 171120Z 1712/1812 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250
     FM172200 27010KT P6SM SCT250
     FM180200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250

OUTLOOK FOR THE RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA:
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 73 TO 78. LIGHT WINDS.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE   712 AM PDT   SUNSET   617 PM PDT
OCTOBER 18 2017.......SUNRISE   713 AM PDT   SUNSET   615 PM PDT



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