100  
UXUS97 KSLC 151229  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0629 MDT MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 90.4 F/32.4 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... EXCELLENT  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 1494 FT/MIN (7.6 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 19561 FT MSL (15335 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 97.0 F/36.6 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................. 8681 FT MSL (4455 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY 07/16...... EXCELLENT  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 06:09:25 / 20:58:13 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 14 HR 48 MIN 48 SEC (888 MIN 48 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:33:49 MDT... 69.42 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 07/15/2019 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 15943 FT MSL (11717 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 16890 FT MSL (12664 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 17407 FT MSL (13181 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... -1.8  
K INDEX......................... +10.9  
 
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 27.6 81.7 225 11 6 8.8 4.8 30.9 87.7 -6.3 M M  
6000 25.1 77.2 195 11 6 8.7 4.8 31.2 88.2 -5.9 42 0.2  
7000 22.8 73.0 190 18 10 6.4 3.5 31.8 89.3 -5.1 139 0.7  
8000 21.1 70.0 205 13 7 6.3 3.5 32.9 91.2 -3.9 221 1.1  
9000 19.3 66.7 255 13 7 6.3 3.4 34.0 93.1 -2.7 304 1.5  
10000 17.3 63.1 255 15 8 9.8 5.4 34.8 94.6 -1.8 394 2.0  
12000 11.0 51.8 260 21 11 9.5 5.2 35.1 95.2 -1.4 649 3.3  
14000 5.4 41.7 240 27 14 9.4 5.2 35.3 95.5 -1.1 876 4.4  
16000 -0.3 31.5 230 26 13 9.7 5.3 35.3 95.6 -1.0 1108 5.6  
18000 -6.2 20.8 220 24 13 9.5 5.2 35.4 95.7 -1.0 1342 6.8  
20000 -10.0 14.0 220 39 20 5.5 3.0 37.4 99.3 1.0 M M  
22000 -13.4 7.9 230 38 20 5.4 3.0 40.3 104.5 3.4 M M  
24000 -18.0 -0.4 240 38 20 8.0 4.4 41.8 107.2 4.6 M M  
26000 -23.1 -9.6 245 41 21 8.1 4.5 42.8 109.0 5.3 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
07/15/2019 AT 0900 MDT | 07/15/2019 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... +86.0 LI... -1.4 | CAPE... +315.0 LI... -1.9  
CINH... -140.5 K INDEX... +16.6 | CINH... -25.7 K INDEX... +18.4  
|  
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 24.4 75.9 190 3 1 12.4 6.8 | 28.0 82.4 240 3 2 12.6 6.9  
6000 22.4 72.3 190 4 2 6.0 3.3 | 25.2 77.4 230 3 2 9.7 5.3  
7000 21.0 69.8 195 4 2 6.7 3.7 | 22.6 72.7 220 4 2 9.2 5.1  
8000 19.2 66.6 215 3 2 6.7 3.7 | 20.1 68.2 215 5 2 8.6 4.7  
9000 17.2 63.0 240 4 2 7.0 3.8 | 17.6 63.7 215 5 3 8.5 4.7  
10000 15.1 59.2 245 4 2 6.9 3.8 | 15.0 59.0 215 6 3 7.7 4.2  
12000 10.1 50.2 240 7 4 9.2 5.0 | 9.7 49.5 225 9 5 9.4 5.2  
14000 4.5 40.1 240 10 5 9.5 5.2 | 4.1 39.4 235 11 6 9.3 5.1  
16000 -1.1 30.0 235 12 6 9.2 5.1 | -1.3 29.7 235 13 7 8.9 4.9  
18000 -6.4 20.5 230 14 7 8.7 4.8 | -6.2 20.8 235 12 6 8.1 4.4  
20000 -11.2 11.8 235 15 8 7.1 3.9 | -11.0 12.2 240 11 6 6.2 3.4  
22000 -15.3 4.5 240 14 7 6.3 3.5 | -14.6 5.7 240 12 6 6.8 3.7  
24000 -18.8 -1.8 240 16 8 6.0 3.3 | -18.8 -1.8 245 15 8 7.1 3.9  
26000 -22.8 -9.0 245 19 10 7.3 4.0 | -23.1 -9.6 245 17 9 7.2 3.9  
 
07/15/2019 AT 1500 MDT | 07/15/2019 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... +308.4 LI... -1.5 | CAPE... +96.7 LI... -0.2  
CINH... -21.8 K INDEX... +21.1 | CINH... -17.1 K INDEX... +15.8  
|  
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  
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5000 29.3 84.7 295 4 2 11.9 6.5 | 30.6 87.1 325 4 2 23.5 12.9  
6000 26.5 79.7 285 4 2 10.0 5.5 | 27.1 80.8 320 4 2 9.5 5.2  
7000 23.8 74.8 270 4 2 10.4 5.7 | 24.5 76.1 300 4 2 9.0 5.0  
8000 21.3 70.3 250 5 3 8.6 4.7 | 21.9 71.4 285 4 2 8.7 4.8  
9000 18.5 65.3 240 6 3 8.0 4.4 | 19.2 66.6 265 5 3 8.1 4.4  
10000 15.8 60.4 230 7 4 7.3 4.0 | 16.4 61.5 250 6 3 7.6 4.2  
12000 10.4 50.7 225 9 5 9.5 5.2 | 11.1 52.0 235 8 4 9.4 5.1  
14000 4.7 40.5 220 10 5 9.6 5.3 | 5.6 42.1 225 10 5 9.4 5.2  
16000 -0.9 30.4 215 11 5 8.5 4.7 | 0.0 32.0 220 13 6 9.2 5.0  
18000 -5.8 21.6 220 11 6 8.6 4.7 | -5.2 22.6 220 14 7 8.6 4.7  
20000 -10.2 13.6 230 12 6 6.2 3.4 | -9.7 14.5 230 15 8 6.5 3.6  
22000 -13.8 7.2 240 14 7 6.9 3.8 | -13.4 7.9 240 16 8 6.7 3.7  
24000 -18.1 -0.6 245 15 8 7.1 3.9 | -17.5 0.5 250 15 8 6.7 3.7  
26000 -22.5 -8.5 250 17 9 7.6 4.2 | -22.0 -7.6 255 16 8 8.0 4.4  
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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:  
 
LISA.VERZELLA@NOAA.GOV  
 
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