Soaring Guidance
Issued by NWS Salt Lake City, UT

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Soaring Forecast
National Weather Service Salt Lake City, Utah
0623 MDT Friday, July 10, 2020

This forecast is for Friday, July 10, 2020:

If the trigger temperature of 88.6 F/31.4 C is reached...then
   Thermal Soaring Index....................... Excellent
   Maximum rate of lift........................ 1001 ft/min (5.1 m/s)
   Maximum height of thermals.................. 15522 ft MSL (11296 ft AGL)

Forecast maximum temperature................... 96.0 F/36.0 C
Time of trigger temperature.................... 1200 MDT
Time of overdevelopment........................ None
Middle/high clouds during soaring window....... None
Surface winds during soaring window............ 20 mph or less
Height of the -3 thermal index................. 10382 ft MSL (6156 ft AGL)
Thermal soaring outlook for Saturday 07/11..... Excellent

Wave Soaring Index............................. Not available

Remarks...

Sunrise/Sunset.................... 06:06:14 / 21:00:24 MDT
Total possible sunshine........... 14 hr 54 min 10 sec (894 min 10 sec)
Altitude of sun at 13:33:19 MDT... 70.05 degrees

Upper air data from rawinsonde observation taken on 07/10/2020 at 0600 MDT

Freezing level.................. 16089 ft MSL (11863 ft AGL)
Convective condensation level... 26197 ft MSL (21971 ft AGL)
Lifted condensation level....... 22431 ft MSL (18205 ft AGL)
Lifted index.................... +5.3
K index......................... -5.2

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
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  5000   27.3  81.1   175   28   14   7.3   4.0   29.9  85.8    -6.1      M    M
  6000   25.2  77.4   185   27   14   7.1   3.9   30.7  87.2    -5.2      8  0.0
  7000   22.8  73.0   200   15    8   8.4   4.6   31.2  88.2    -4.6    109  0.6
  8000   20.3  68.5   220   10    5   8.4   4.6   31.7  89.0    -4.1    214  1.1
  9000   17.8  64.0   265   17    9   8.4   4.6   32.1  89.8    -3.6    318  1.6
 10000   15.3  59.5   270   19   10   8.3   4.6   32.5  90.5    -3.2    422  2.1
 12000   10.9  51.6   260   26   14   8.2   4.5   34.8  94.6    -1.0    622  3.2
 14000    5.9  42.6   255   28   14   8.2   4.5   35.7  96.3    -0.1    829  4.2
 16000    0.2  32.4   240   30   15   9.8   5.4   35.9  96.6     0.0      M    M
 18000   -5.7  21.7   235   30   15   9.8   5.4   35.8  96.4    -0.1   1296  6.6
 20000  -10.3  13.5   245   31   16   2.9   1.6   37.1  98.8     1.2      M    M
 22000  -12.2  10.0   255   42   21   7.4   4.0   41.6 106.9     5.0      M    M
 24000  -16.7   1.9   260   53   27   6.5   3.6   43.3 110.0     6.3      M    M
 26000  -20.2  -4.4   260   65   33   6.3   3.4   47.1 116.8     9.1      M    M

 * * * * * * Numerical weather prediction model forecast data valid * * * * * *

           07/10/2020 at 0900 MDT          |       07/10/2020 at 1200 MDT
                                           |
CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +5.0        | CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +5.4
CINH...    -0.5    K Index...  +3.7        | CINH...     0.0    K Index...  +2.1
                                           |
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  24.0  75.2  175   4  2  16.7   9.2 |  29.8  85.6  310   3  1  71.8  39.4
  6000  22.7  72.9  195   4  2   8.4   4.6 |  24.3  75.7  310   3  1   8.4   4.6
  7000  20.7  69.3  250   3  2   9.1   5.0 |  21.2  70.2  310   3  1  10.2   5.6
  8000  18.3  64.9  290   5  2   8.9   4.9 |  18.2  64.8  305   2  1  11.2   6.1
  9000  15.6  60.1  295   6  3   7.0   3.8 |  15.6  60.1  285   3  1  10.4   5.7
 10000  13.2  55.8  285   7  4   7.5   4.1 |  13.0  55.4  265   4  2   6.2   3.4
 12000   8.7  47.7  260  10  5   7.5   4.1 |   8.8  47.8  260   9  5   7.8   4.3
 14000   4.0  39.2  255  13  7   8.4   4.6 |   4.1  39.4  260  13  7   8.4   4.6
 16000  -1.0  30.2  255  14  7   8.3   4.6 |  -0.6  30.9  255  15  8   7.6   4.2
 18000  -5.6  21.9  255  16  8   7.5   4.1 |  -4.8  23.4  255  16  8   6.7   3.7
 20000  -9.1  15.6  255  18 10   5.5   3.0 |  -8.3  17.1  260  19 10   6.3   3.4
 22000 -12.8   9.0  260  23 12   6.6   3.6 | -12.1  10.2  260  22 11   6.3   3.5
 24000 -17.0   1.4  260  27 14   6.9   3.8 | -16.9   1.6  260  25 13   7.2   3.9
 26000 -21.3  -6.3  260  29 15   7.3   4.0 | -21.1  -6.0  260  28 14   7.1   3.9

           07/10/2020 at 1500 MDT          |       07/10/2020 at 1800 MDT
                                           |
CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +5.4        | CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +5.2
CINH...    -0.6    K Index...  +1.3        | CINH...    -0.6    K Index...  +2.6
                                           |
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  31.2  88.2  340   4  2  94.8  52.0 |  30.6  87.1  340   4  2  56.0  30.7
  6000  26.0  78.8  340   4  2  10.4   5.7 |  26.1  79.0  340   5  2   9.2   5.0
  7000  22.3  72.1  330   4  2  10.2   5.6 |  23.2  73.8  335   4  2   8.9   4.9
  8000  19.6  67.3  300   3  1   9.1   5.0 |  20.7  69.3  310   4  2   8.5   4.6
  9000  17.1  62.8  265   3  2   6.8   3.7 |  18.0  64.4  285   4  2   6.0   3.3
 10000  14.8  58.6  245   5  3   8.4   4.6 |  15.7  60.3  260   5  3   8.2   4.5
 12000   9.4  48.9  240   8  4   8.8   4.8 |  10.5  50.9  235   7  3   9.3   5.1
 14000   4.6  40.3  250  11  6   7.5   4.1 |   5.4  41.7  250   9  5   8.2   4.5
 16000   0.4  32.7  255  13  7   7.2   3.9 |   0.9  33.6  265  12  6   7.3   4.0
 18000  -3.5  25.7  260  16  8   5.9   3.2 |  -3.2  26.2  270  14  7   6.9   3.8
 20000  -7.3  18.9  260  19 10   7.0   3.8 |  -7.6  18.3  265  17  9   6.8   3.7
 22000 -11.5  11.3  255  22 11   7.0   3.8 | -11.7  10.9  260  22 11   7.0   3.9
 24000 -16.0   3.2  260  25 13   7.4   4.1 | -16.2   2.8  260  25 13   7.6   4.2
 26000 -21.1  -6.0  260  27 14   7.7   4.2 | -20.9  -5.6  260  27 14   7.8   4.3



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