268  
UXUS97 KSLC 241226  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0626 MDT SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2021  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2021:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 55.9 F/13.3 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... POOR  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 160 FT/MIN (0.8 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 11668 FT MSL (7442 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 62.0 F/17.1 C  
TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................... 1200 MDT  
TIME OF OVERDEVELOPMENT........................ 1500 MDT  
MIDDLE/HIGH CLOUDS DURING SOARING WINDOW....... BROKEN/OVERCAST OPAQUE MIDDLE  
SURFACE WINDS DURING SOARING WINDOW............ 20 MPH OR LESS  
HEIGHT OF THE -3 THERMAL INDEX................. 9215 FT MSL (4989 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY 10/25....... SIMILIAR  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 07:49:38 / 18:34:12 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 10 HR 44 MIN 34 SEC (644 MIN 34 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:11:55 MDT... 34.66 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 10/24/2021 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 8722 FT MSL (4496 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 9647 FT MSL (5421 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 10887 FT MSL (6661 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... +3.8  
K INDEX......................... +16.5  
 
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 6.6 43.9 160 11 5 6.8 3.7 9.7 49.4 -7.9 M M  
6000 5.1 41.2 175 20 10 -5.5 -3.0 11.1 51.9 -6.4 66 0.3  
7000 4.6 40.3 190 14 7 6.0 3.3 13.4 56.1 -3.9 111 0.6  
8000 2.2 36.0 220 9 5 9.1 5.0 13.9 57.0 -3.3 212 1.1  
9000 -0.5 31.1 240 9 5 9.1 5.0 14.1 57.4 -3.1 322 1.6  
10000 -3.0 26.6 255 14 7 5.3 2.9 14.4 57.9 -2.7 428 2.2  
12000 -6.2 20.8 275 23 12 6.1 3.3 17.8 64.0 0.7 M M  
14000 -10.2 13.6 280 34 18 9.0 5.0 19.9 67.8 2.5 M M  
16000 -14.0 6.8 270 41 21 4.4 2.4 22.1 71.8 4.5 M M  
18000 -15.9 3.4 270 54 28 -2.0 -1.1 26.6 79.8 8.3 M M  
20000 -18.5 -1.3 275 50 26 4.6 2.5 30.3 86.6 11.3 M M  
22000 -23.2 -9.8 285 46 24 8.6 4.7 31.6 88.8 12.1 M M  
24000 -24.5 -12.1 300 65 33 -3.0 -1.7 37.1 98.8 16.3 M M  
26000 -29.0 -20.2 295 74 38 8.9 4.9 39.7 103.4 18.0 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
10/24/2021 AT 0900 MDT | 10/24/2021 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +6.3 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +6.7  
CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... +10.3 | CINH... 0.0 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 4.8 40.6 130 11 6 0.1 0.0 | 11.9 53.4 155 12 6 5.8 3.2  
6000 5.0 41.0 155 11 6 5.6 3.1 | 8.6 47.5 155 12 6 9.0 4.9  
7000 3.5 38.3 180 11 6 5.2 2.8 | 6.6 43.9 170 12 6 4.7 2.6  
8000 1.8 35.2 200 11 6 6.8 3.7 | 5.1 41.2 195 12 6 4.9 2.7  
9000 0.0 32.0 225 11 6 6.0 3.3 | 3.3 37.9 210 12 6 6.6 3.6  
10000 -1.4 29.5 240 11 6 4.6 2.5 | 0.7 33.3 220 14 7 7.7 4.2  
12000 -4.4 24.1 255 16 8 5.7 3.1 | -3.7 25.3 235 16 8 7.0 3.8  
14000 -8.4 16.9 260 18 9 5.0 2.8 | -7.5 18.5 240 15 8 4.3 2.4  
16000 -11.9 10.6 260 17 9 5.6 3.1 | -9.2 15.4 255 16 8 2.1 1.2  
18000 -13.8 7.2 265 20 10 1.0 0.5 | -11.2 11.8 260 18 9 5.4 2.9  
20000 -15.8 3.6 270 20 10 4.3 2.3 | -14.8 5.4 255 20 11 6.4 3.5  
22000 -19.2 -2.6 280 19 10 7.7 4.2 | -18.7 -1.7 255 23 12 6.9 3.8  
24000 -23.8 -10.8 290 18 9 7.6 4.2 | -23.2 -9.8 265 25 13 6.7 3.7  
26000 -28.3 -18.9 285 23 12 7.6 4.1 | -27.2 -17.0 265 26 14 6.6 3.6  
 
10/24/2021 AT 1500 MDT | 10/24/2021 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +5.0 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +1.9  
CINH... -0.0 K INDEX... +18.3 | CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... +23.3  
|  
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 12.7 54.9 180 12 6 6.4 3.5 | 9.9 49.8 155 14 7 4.0 2.2  
6000 10.3 50.5 185 12 6 9.6 5.2 | 7.8 46.0 160 14 7 6.9 3.8  
7000 7.7 45.9 190 13 7 7.9 4.3 | 5.9 42.6 175 17 9 6.9 3.8  
8000 5.1 41.2 190 14 7 8.8 4.8 | 4.8 40.6 190 17 9 3.0 1.7  
9000 2.2 36.0 195 15 7 8.5 4.7 | 4.1 39.4 205 14 7 4.3 2.4  
10000 -0.2 31.6 200 16 8 5.4 3.0 | 2.6 36.7 220 14 7 3.4 1.9  
12000 -2.8 27.0 225 12 6 2.3 1.3 | -0.2 31.6 240 15 8 5.1 2.8  
14000 -4.7 23.5 255 17 9 4.7 2.6 | -3.3 26.1 260 18 9 5.1 2.8  
16000 -7.7 18.1 260 19 10 5.7 3.1 | -6.3 20.7 255 19 10 5.6 3.1  
18000 -10.8 12.6 265 20 10 4.7 2.6 | -9.9 14.2 255 23 12 7.1 3.9  
20000 -13.7 7.3 270 23 12 5.2 2.8 | -13.7 7.3 260 27 14 6.1 3.4  
22000 -17.1 1.2 275 26 13 7.2 4.0 | -17.3 0.9 260 29 15 6.4 3.5  
24000 -21.4 -6.5 275 30 15 7.2 3.9 | -21.1 -6.0 260 30 15 6.2 3.4  
26000 -26.1 -15.0 280 32 17 7.1 3.9 | -25.8 -14.4 265 31 16 7.2 4.0  
 
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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