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000 AXUS42 KGSO 201315 MISGSO SOARING FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH, NC SOARING FORECAST FOR... GSO - GREENSBORO, NC DATE... 12Z 12/20/14 THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY 5000 FT ASL........5.5 6000 FT ASL........7.0 10000 FT ASL........16.0 15000 FT ASL........23.0 HEIGHT OF THE - 3 INDEX...1500 FT ASL TOP OF THE LIFT...........1900 FT ASL GSO MAX TEMPERATURE.......42 DEGREES F FIRST USABLE LIFT.........51 DEGREES F MAXIMUM LIFT..............117 FT/MIN UPPER LEVEL WINDS 5000 FT ASL....220 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS 10000 FT ASL....265 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID ONLY FOR LOCATIONS NEAR THE RAOB SITE (GREENSBORO) AND WILL FREQUENTLY NOT APPLY TO OTHER AREAS. THE FORECAST IS BASED UPON OBSERVED DATA AT 12Z THIS MORNING. CHANGES IN THE AIR MASS DURING THE DAY COULD RESULT IN AN INACCURATE FORECAST. THIS FORECAST IS NOT UPDATED. FOR CURRENT FLIGHT CONDITIONS, FORECASTS, AND ADVISORIES, ACCESS YOUR LOCAL BRIEFING OUTLET OR FLIGHT SERVICE STATION... && ...CHANGE TO SOARING FORECAST FROM NWS RALEIGH... EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH PLANS TO CHANGE THE WMO HEADER FOR THE SOARING FORECAST FOR GREENSBORO. THE SOARING FORECAST...WHEN UPPER AIR OBSERVATIONS ARE AVAILABLE...IS ISSUED ONCE DAILY AUTOMATICALLY AROUND 1315 UTC. THE CURRENT WMO HEADER FOR THE FORECAST IS AXUS42 KGSO WITH AN NWS PRODUCT IDENTIFIER AS RDUMISGSO. THE WMO HEADER IS PLANNED TO BE CHANGED TO AXUS42 KRAH WITH THE SAME NWS PRODUCT IDENTIFIER...RDUMISGSO. INTERESTS IN THE SOARING FORECAST SHOULD PLAN FOR THE CHANGE. IF THERE ARE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THE CHANGE...PLEASE CONTACT DARIN FIGURSKEY...METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE...OR NICHOLAS PETRO...WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST...AT 919 515 8209. AGAIN...ON FEBRUARY 2 2015 THE SOARING FORECAST FOR GREENSBORO WILL CHANGE FROM AXUS42 KGSO RDUMISGSO TO AXUS42 KRAH RDUMISGSO. $$

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