Soaring Guidance
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THIS SOARING FORECAST IS FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017:

   HEIGHT OF THE -3 THERMAL INDEX............ 11468 FT MSL (7242 FT AGL)
   MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS................ 14635 FT MSL (10409 FT AGL)
   FIRST USEABLE LIFT........................ 79.3 F/26.3 C
   FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.............. 89.0 F/32.1 C
   MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT...................... 758 FT/MIN (3.9 M/S)
   THERMAL SOARING INDEX..................... GOOD

TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................. 1100 MDT
TIME OF OVERDEVELOPMENT...................... NONE
MIDDLE/HIGH CLOUDS DURING SOARING WINDOW..... OVERCAST THIN HIGH
SURFACE WINDS DURING SOARING WINDOW.......... 20 MPH OR LESS
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK TOMORROW............. GOOD

REMARKS...
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 05:56:08 / 21:01:01 MDT


 * * UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 06/16/2017 AT 0600 MDT * *

FREEZING LEVEL.................. 14894 FT MSL (10668 FT AGL)
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 17189 FT MSL (12963 FT AGL)
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 15946 FT MSL (11721 FT AGL)
LIFTED INDEX AT 18,000 FT MSL... +2.1
K INDEX......................... +18.7

HEIGHT  TEMPERATURE  WIND  WIND SPD  LAPSE RATE  CONVECTIONT  THERMAL  LIFT RATE
FT MSL  DEG C DEG F   DIR   KT  M/S  C/KM F/KFT  DEG C DEG F   INDEX    FPM  M/S
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  5000   21.8  71.2   245    2    1   2.5   1.4   25.0  77.1    -7.6      M    M
  6000   19.8  67.6   320    7    3   6.6   3.6   26.0  78.8    -6.6     15  0.1
  7000   17.7  63.9   310   11    6   8.9   4.9   26.8  80.2    -5.8    108  0.6
  8000   15.2  59.4   305   15    8   8.7   4.8   27.1  80.8    -5.3    214  1.1
  9000   12.6  54.7   305   21   11   7.9   4.4   27.4  81.4    -4.9    321  1.6
 10000   10.4  50.7   300   25   13   7.2   4.0   28.2  82.8    -4.1    416  2.1
 12000    5.4  41.7   285   26   14   7.7   4.2   29.8  85.6    -2.5    634  3.2
 14000    1.3  34.3   285   31   16   5.4   3.0   31.6  88.8    -0.8    816  4.1
 16000   -1.8  28.8   275   34   18   5.3   2.9   34.5  94.1     2.0      M    M
 18000   -5.8  21.6   290   37   19   7.6   4.2   36.6  97.8     3.8      M    M
 20000   -8.8  16.2   290   37   19   4.5   2.5   39.8 103.6     6.5      M    M
 22000  -12.8   9.0   290   37   19   6.1   3.3   42.0 107.6     8.3      M    M
 24000  -16.5   2.3   290   36   19   6.8   3.8   44.4 112.0    10.2      M    M
 26000  -20.4  -4.7   285   36   19   6.4   3.5   46.8 116.3    11.9      M    M


 * * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *

           06/16/2017 AT 1200 MDT          |       06/16/2017 AT 1500 MDT
                                           |
K INDEX... +20.3  LI... +1.8               | K INDEX... +21.7  LI... +0.8
CAPE... 0.0  CIN... 0.0                    | CAPE... 0.0  CIN... 0.0
                                           |
HEIGHT TEMPERATURE  WND WNDSPD  LAPSE RATE | TEMPERATURE  WND WNDSPD  LAPSE RATE
FT MSL DEG C DEG F  DIR KT M/S  C/KM F/KFT | DEG C DEG F  DIR KT M/S  C/KM F/KFT
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  5000  24.2  75.6  265   5  3   7.5   4.1 |  26.4  79.5  275   4  2   6.9   3.8
  6000  19.0  66.2  260   5  2  10.9   6.0 |  21.2  70.2  265   4  2  10.7   5.9
  7000  16.1  61.0  255   6  3  10.2   5.6 |  18.3  64.9  255   5  3   9.1   5.0
  8000  13.2  55.8  260   7  4   8.2   4.5 |  15.7  60.3  250   9  4   5.1   2.8
  9000  10.9  51.6  275  11  6   7.5   4.1 |  13.7  56.7  255  16  8   8.0   4.4
 10000   9.2  48.6  290  18  9   3.8   2.1 |  11.4  52.5  265  21 11   7.7   4.2
 12000   6.5  43.7  290  29 15   6.6   3.6 |   7.4  45.3  285  30 16   5.7   3.1
 14000   2.3  36.1  295  35 18   6.8   3.7 |   3.1  37.6  295  36 18   6.4   3.5
 16000  -1.6  29.1  295  38 19   6.7   3.7 |  -1.3  29.7  290  36 18   6.7   3.7
 18000  -5.5  22.1  295  39 20   6.9   3.8 |  -5.2  22.6  295  38 19   6.6   3.6
 20000  -9.4  15.1  295  41 21   6.5   3.5 |  -9.0  15.8  290  39 20   6.6   3.6
 22000 -13.2   8.2  295  41 21   6.6   3.6 | -12.9   8.8  290  41 21   6.7   3.7
 24000 -17.1   1.2  290  41 21   6.6   3.6 | -16.9   1.6  290  40 21   6.8   3.7
 26000 -21.3  -6.3  290  41 21   7.5   4.1 | -21.1  -6.0  290  41 21   7.6   4.1

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THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED ONCE PER DAY BY APPROXIMATELY 0600 MST/0700 MDT
(1300 UTC). THIS PRODUCT IS NOT CONTINUOUSLY MONITORED NOR UPDATED AFTER
THE INITIAL ISSUANCE.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS BASED ON THE 1200 UTC RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION
AT THE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND/OR NUMERICAL WEATHER
PREDICTION MODEL DATA REPRESENTATIVE OF THE AIRPORT. THESE DATA MAY NOT BE
REPRESENTATIVE OF OTHER AREAS ALONG THE WASATCH FRONT. ERRONEOUS DATA SUCH AS
THESE SHOULD NOT BE USED.

THE CONTENT AND FORMAT OF THIS REPORT AS WELL AS THE ISSUANCE TIMES ARE SUBJECT
TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.  COMMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS ARE WELCOME AND SHOULD
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