Soaring Guidance
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UXUS97 KREV 211454
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SOARING FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - RENO NV
700 AM PST WED FEB 21 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).....     41          36
FORECASTED TRIGGER TEMPERATURE (DEG F)..     28          22
   EXCEEDED YESTERDAY BY 955 AM PST
FORECASTED MAXIMUM ALTITUDE (FT MSL)....  13900       13100
FORECASTED SOARING INDEX (FPM)..........    717         573
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 18Z....      9         -11
FORECASTED K-INDEX.........VALID 00Z....      8           9
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 18Z....      5           8
FORECASTED LIFTED INDEX....VALID 00Z....      9           6

AFTERNOON WINDS ALOFT FORECAST
MSL (FT) WIND/TEMP
9000  3006/-11
10000 3007/-13
12000 3110/-18
14000 3213/-20
16000 3317/-23
18000 3430/-26
24000 3440/-37
30000 3343/-53
34000 3241/-58
39000 3144/-58

SLIDE MOUNTAIN DATA:
     DATE       TIME     TEMP  DEWPT   RH         WIND (MPH)
                        (F)   (F)           | DIR  SPEED GUST
2018-02-20    17:50       6     1     71    | 244   10   15
2018-02-20    17:30       6     1     72    | 245   10   17
2018-02-20    17:20       7     1     67    | 246    9   13
2018-02-20    17:00       7     1     65    | 249    9   13

SIERRA CREST 8700 FT DATA:
   DATE     TIME  TEMP  RH         WIND
                            DIR   SPEED   GUST
2018-02-21 0600    6   55   070      1      3
2018-02-21 0545    6   59   070      1      3
2018-02-21 0530    6   59   101      0      1
2018-02-21 0515    7   44   121             0

RENO TAF FORECAST:
KRNO 211127Z 2112/2212 VRB03KT P6SM SCT100 OVC140
     FM220000 15006KT P6SM SCT100 BKN200
     FM220900 20010KT 6SM -SN BKN100

CARSON CITY TAF FORECAST:
KCXP 211127Z 2112/2212 VRB04KT P6SM BKN060 OVC130
     FM220900 20010KT 6SM -SN BKN100

OUTLOOK FOR THE RENO-CARSON CITY-MINDEN AREA:
.THURSDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.
HIGHS 32 TO 37. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 21 2018......SUNRISE   643 AM PST   SUNSET   543 PM PST
FEBRUARY 22 2018......SUNRISE   642 AM PST   SUNSET   544 PM PST



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