669  
UXUS97 KSLC 241442  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0842 MDT WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 65.9 F/18.8 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... GOOD  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 543 FT/MIN (2.8 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 11128 FT MSL (6902 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 69.0 F/21.0 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................. 5785 FT MSL (1560 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY 04/25..... EXCELLENT  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 06:35:34 / 20:16:20 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 13 HR 40 MIN 46 SEC (820 MIN 46 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:25:57 MDT... 61.61 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 04/24/2019 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 11109 FT MSL (6883 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 16813 FT MSL (12587 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 13419 FT MSL (9194 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... +4.5  
K INDEX......................... +15.9  
 
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 12.6 54.7 160 10 5 0.3 0.1 15.6 60.0 -5.7 M M  
6000 12.7 54.9 315 2 1 4.8 2.6 18.4 65.1 -2.7 6 0.0  
7000 10.5 50.9 305 3 2 9.2 5.0 19.3 66.8 -1.9 101 0.5  
8000 7.8 46.0 300 6 3 9.4 5.1 19.5 67.0 -1.7 213 1.1  
9000 5.0 41.0 340 10 5 8.4 4.6 19.8 67.6 -1.5 324 1.6  
10000 2.6 36.7 345 16 8 8.4 4.6 20.2 68.4 -1.0 427 2.2  
12000 -1.8 28.8 315 23 12 5.2 2.8 22.3 72.2 1.2 M M  
14000 -4.7 23.5 310 30 16 3.5 1.9 25.5 77.9 4.1 M M  
16000 -7.2 19.0 320 26 13 3.2 1.8 29.1 84.4 7.3 M M  
18000 -11.7 10.9 325 19 10 7.6 4.2 30.6 87.1 8.5 M M  
20000 -16.3 2.7 340 20 10 7.9 4.3 32.0 89.7 9.5 M M  
22000 -21.0 -5.8 325 20 10 6.9 3.8 33.5 92.2 10.5 M M  
24000 -25.3 -13.5 320 28 15 7.9 4.4 35.3 95.5 11.8 M M  
26000 -29.6 -21.3 320 31 16 7.0 3.8 37.2 98.9 13.0 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
04/24/2019 AT 0900 MDT | 04/24/2019 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +2.0 | CAPE... +1.0 LI... +1.6  
CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... +16.4 | CINH... -1.1 K INDEX... +13.6  
|  
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  
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5000 12.8 55.0 180 2 1 7.4 4.0 | 15.0 59.0 275 2 1 11.6 6.3  
6000 11.1 52.0 260 2 1 6.5 3.6 | 12.1 53.8 275 2 1 10.2 5.6  
7000 8.8 47.8 290 4 2 7.4 4.1 | 9.2 48.6 275 2 1 10.4 5.7  
8000 6.3 43.3 300 4 2 8.5 4.7 | 6.5 43.7 295 3 1 9.2 5.1  
9000 3.8 38.8 310 5 3 8.7 4.8 | 4.3 39.7 325 5 2 7.7 4.2  
10000 1.6 34.9 320 7 4 8.0 4.4 | 2.2 36.0 330 7 3 7.0 3.8  
12000 -1.8 28.8 315 10 5 5.6 3.1 | -1.2 29.8 325 10 5 5.6 3.1  
14000 -4.6 23.7 315 12 6 4.4 2.4 | -4.0 24.8 320 12 6 4.8 2.6  
16000 -7.3 18.9 315 12 6 6.1 3.4 | -7.5 18.5 315 12 6 6.8 3.7  
18000 -12.0 10.4 315 10 5 7.7 4.2 | -12.3 9.9 305 12 6 7.5 4.1  
20000 -16.6 2.1 315 11 6 7.9 4.4 | -17.0 1.4 300 13 7 8.1 4.4  
22000 -21.3 -6.3 315 13 7 7.7 4.3 | -21.7 -7.1 300 14 7 7.4 4.0  
24000 -26.0 -14.8 310 14 7 7.8 4.3 | -26.0 -14.8 305 17 9 7.3 4.0  
26000 -30.4 -22.7 310 16 8 7.4 4.1 | -30.5 -22.9 300 18 9 7.5 4.1  
 
04/24/2019 AT 1500 MDT | 04/24/2019 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... +43.7 LI... +0.8 | CAPE... +45.2 LI... -0.3  
CINH... -3.9 K INDEX... +17.5 | CINH... -24.1 K INDEX... +21.5  
|  
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  
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5000 16.1 61.0 290 3 2 10.8 5.9 | 16.6 61.9 330 1 1 8.7 4.8  
6000 13.1 55.6 290 3 2 10.1 5.5 | 13.9 57.0 310 2 1 9.7 5.3  
7000 10.3 50.5 295 3 2 10.0 5.5 | 11.4 52.5 290 3 2 9.7 5.3  
8000 8.0 46.4 305 4 2 7.8 4.3 | 9.1 48.4 285 5 3 8.2 4.5  
9000 5.7 42.3 315 5 3 7.3 4.0 | 6.7 44.1 290 6 3 7.6 4.2  
10000 3.6 38.5 320 7 4 7.3 4.0 | 4.3 39.7 295 8 4 7.4 4.1  
12000 -0.3 31.5 320 10 5 6.3 3.5 | 0.2 32.4 305 11 6 6.6 3.6  
14000 -4.3 24.3 310 12 6 6.6 3.6 | -3.9 25.0 300 14 7 7.2 3.9  
16000 -8.2 17.2 305 13 7 6.9 3.8 | -8.3 17.1 300 15 8 7.6 4.2  
18000 -12.9 8.8 295 14 7 7.4 4.0 | -13.2 8.2 295 15 8 7.1 3.9  
20000 -17.2 1.0 300 15 8 7.2 3.9 | -17.5 0.5 295 17 9 7.2 3.9  
22000 -21.5 -6.7 300 17 9 7.6 4.2 | -21.8 -7.2 300 19 10 7.5 4.1  
24000 -26.0 -14.8 300 19 10 7.6 4.1 | -26.2 -15.2 295 21 11 7.4 4.1  
26000 -30.5 -22.9 295 21 11 7.6 4.2 | -30.7 -23.3 295 22 11 7.6 4.2  
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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  
BE DIRECTED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:  
 
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