982  
UXUS97 KSLC 121334  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0634 MST TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 39.9 F/4.4 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... FAIR  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 209 FT/MIN (1.1 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 9343 FT MSL (4528 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 41.0 F/5.5 C  
TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................... 1400 MST  
TIME OF OVERDEVELOPMENT........................ 1700 MST  
MIDDLE/HIGH CLOUDS DURING SOARING WINDOW....... OVERCAST THIN HIGH  
SURFACE WINDS DURING SOARING WINDOW............ 20 MPH OR LESS  
HEIGHT OF THE -3 THERMAL INDEX................. 6653 FT MSL (1838 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY 02/13.... GOOD  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 07:25:35 / 17:58:30 MST  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 10 HR 32 MIN 55 SEC (632 MIN 55 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 12:42:03 MST... 34.76 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM NUMERICAL MODEL FORECAST VALID ON 02/12/2019 AT 0500 MST  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. ENTIRE AIRMASS BELOW 32 F / 0 C  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 15934 FT MSL (11119 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 12934 FT MSL (8119 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... +10.2  
K INDEX......................... -1.4  
 
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 -2.8 27.0 150 6 3 -2.9 -1.6 -1.9 28.6 -7.1 8 0.0  
6000 -2.6 27.3 180 7 4 0.8 0.5 1.3 34.3 -3.9 31 0.2  
7000 -4.0 24.8 205 7 3 4.5 2.5 2.9 37.2 -2.3 102 0.5  
8000 -5.9 21.4 220 6 3 7.4 4.0 3.9 39.1 -1.3 188 1.0  
9000 -8.0 17.6 230 7 4 6.3 3.4 4.8 40.7 -0.4 280 1.4  
10000 -9.6 14.7 240 9 5 5.3 2.9 6.1 43.0 0.8 M M  
12000 -12.7 9.1 250 11 6 6.1 3.3 9.0 48.1 3.5 M M  
14000 -16.6 2.1 260 14 7 6.5 3.6 11.1 51.9 5.4 M M  
16000 -20.9 -5.6 265 18 9 6.5 3.6 13.6 56.4 7.5 M M  
18000 -24.8 -12.6 265 20 10 6.6 3.6 15.8 60.4 9.2 M M  
20000 -28.7 -19.7 270 22 11 6.5 3.6 18.0 64.4 10.9 M M  
22000 -32.8 -27.0 270 24 12 7.1 3.9 20.0 68.1 12.3 M M  
24000 -37.1 -34.8 275 26 13 7.7 4.2 21.9 71.5 13.5 M M  
26000 -41.7 -43.1 280 28 14 7.7 4.2 23.5 74.3 14.4 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
02/12/2019 AT 0800 MST | 02/12/2019 AT 1100 MST  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +7.6 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +8.5  
CINH... -0.0 K INDEX... -5.0 | CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... -14.9  
|  
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 -2.2 28.0 150 7 4 -2.1 -1.1 | 0.5 32.9 165 6 3 9.8 5.4  
6000 -2.0 28.4 175 8 4 1.4 0.8 | -1.0 30.2 175 9 5 6.1 3.4  
7000 -3.2 26.2 195 8 4 3.9 2.1 | -2.3 27.9 190 10 5 4.1 2.2  
8000 -5.0 23.0 210 7 4 7.4 4.1 | -4.0 24.8 205 10 5 6.9 3.8  
9000 -7.1 19.2 215 8 4 6.8 3.7 | -6.0 21.2 215 10 5 6.6 3.6  
10000 -9.0 15.8 225 9 5 6.1 3.3 | -7.9 17.8 220 11 6 6.5 3.6  
12000 -12.5 9.5 245 12 6 6.0 3.3 | -11.8 10.8 240 13 7 6.2 3.4  
14000 -16.2 2.8 255 15 8 6.4 3.5 | -15.4 4.3 250 16 8 5.4 3.0  
16000 -20.3 -4.5 260 17 9 5.6 3.1 | -18.5 -1.3 260 19 10 5.5 3.0  
18000 -23.6 -10.5 265 20 11 5.7 3.2 | -22.4 -8.3 265 22 11 5.9 3.2  
20000 -27.3 -17.1 275 24 12 6.1 3.3 | -25.8 -14.4 270 26 13 5.7 3.1  
22000 -31.2 -24.2 275 27 14 6.7 3.7 | -29.4 -20.9 275 30 15 6.1 3.4  
24000 -35.3 -31.5 280 30 16 7.5 4.1 | -33.4 -28.1 280 34 18 8.7 4.8  
26000 -39.9 -39.8 285 33 17 7.6 4.2 | -38.6 -37.5 285 36 19 8.7 4.8  
 
02/12/2019 AT 1400 MST | 02/12/2019 AT 1700 MST  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +8.0 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +8.5  
CINH... -0.1 K INDEX... -18.5 | CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... -8.8  
|  
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 2.4 36.3 170 7 4 7.9 4.3 | 3.0 37.4 170 7 4 3.5 1.9  
6000 0.1 32.2 175 10 5 7.5 4.1 | 1.2 34.2 180 10 5 5.5 3.0  
7000 -1.4 29.5 195 12 6 5.0 2.7 | -0.3 31.5 200 12 6 4.8 2.6  
8000 -3.2 26.2 205 12 6 3.8 2.1 | -2.2 28.0 210 11 6 4.2 2.3  
9000 -5.0 23.0 215 12 6 6.3 3.4 | -3.9 25.0 220 11 6 6.6 3.6  
10000 -6.9 19.6 225 12 6 6.7 3.7 | -5.8 21.6 230 13 7 6.4 3.5  
12000 -10.8 12.6 240 15 8 6.1 3.3 | -9.8 14.4 240 16 8 7.4 4.0  
14000 -14.2 6.4 250 18 9 5.8 3.2 | -14.2 6.4 250 19 10 6.7 3.6  
16000 -17.8 -0.0 255 21 11 5.9 3.2 | -18.0 -0.4 250 23 12 5.5 3.0  
18000 -21.4 -6.5 260 24 12 6.2 3.4 | -20.3 -4.5 255 27 14 3.8 2.1  
20000 -25.0 -13.0 265 28 14 5.0 2.8 | -24.0 -11.2 260 30 15 5.8 3.2  
22000 -28.7 -19.7 265 30 15 6.8 3.7 | -28.0 -18.4 265 31 16 7.4 4.1  
24000 -32.9 -27.2 270 31 16 8.6 4.7 | -32.5 -26.5 270 33 17 8.0 4.4  
26000 -38.0 -36.4 275 33 17 8.5 4.7 | -37.3 -35.1 275 39 20 8.0 4.4  
________________________________________________________________________________  
 
CLICK HERE FOR SOARING DEFINITIONS  
 
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  
BE DIRECTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:  
 
LISA.VERZELLA@NOAA.GOV  
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab UT Page
The Nexlab ID Page
The Nexlab WY Page Main Text Page