347  
SXUS43 KUNR 112002  
RECUNR  
 
AFTERNOON HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
202 PM MDT THU AUG 11 2022  
 
THIS FORECAST IS INFORMATION TO ASSIST PILOTS AND AIRCREWS FOR FLIGHT PLANNING  
AND IS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED AS A SOLE SOURCE OF INFORMATION TO MEET ALL  
PREFLIGHT ACTIONS. PILOTS SHOULD RECEIVE A COMPLETE PREFLIGHT BRIEFING FROM A  
FLIGHT SERVICE STATION (1-800-WXBRIEF) OR ONLINE VIA 1800WXBRIEF.COM.  
 
...HERE IS THE AFTERNOON HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST  
FOR THE HOT SPRINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
SUNSET: 803 PM.  
 
SURFACE WIND FORECAST: 4 PM...160/13G21 MPH.  
6 PM...140/12G20 MPH.  
 
BOUNDARY LAYER WIND: 4 PM...170/17 MPH. DEPTH 10000 FT.  
6 PM...160/16 MPH. DEPTH 8700 FT.  
 
RAP WINDS (APPROX. 5 PM): 250FT...150/11 MPH.  
500FT...150/13 MPH.  
1000FT...150/13 MPH.  
2000FT...160/13 MPH.  
3000FT...160/12 MPH.  
 
SURFACE LIFTED INDEX: 4 PM...+2.  
7 PM...+2.  
 
DENSITY ALTITUDE: 4 PM...6913 FT.  
6 PM...6869 FT.  
 
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFO: CLEAR BELOW 12000 FEET AGL,  
UNRESTRICTED VISIBILITIES,  
HOT--REDUCED BUOYANCY.  
 
   
OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING
 
 
SUNRISE: 553 AM.  
WEATHER: CLEAR BELOW 12000 FEET AGL,  
UNRESTRICTED VISIBILITIES.  
SURFACE WIND: 6 AM...010/02 MPH.  
8 AM...010/05G12 MPH.  
BOUNDARY WIND: 6 AM...050/06 MPH. DEPTH 400 FT.  
8 AM...030/15 MPH. DEPTH 1600 FT.  
 
RAP WINDS (APPROX. 6 AM): 250FT...250/02 MPH.  
500FT...250/09 MPH.  
1000FT...280/09 MPH.  
2000FT...330/11 MPH.  
3000FT...340/17 MPH.  
 
THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF ANY SCHEDULED  
ISSUANCES.  
 

 
 
ADDITIONAL AVIATION OBSERVATIONS AND FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE AT  
AVIATIONWEATHER.GOV. YOU CAN ALSO READ THE LOCAL AVIATION FORECAST DISCUSSION  
AT HTTPS://WWW.AVIATIONWEATHER.GOV/FCSTDISC.  
 

 
 
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