724  
UXUS97 KSLC 181237  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0636 MDT TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 73.6 F/23.1 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... EXCELLENT  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 942 FT/MIN (4.8 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 15298 FT MSL (11072 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 83.0 F/28.8 C  
TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................... 1130 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................. 10545 FT MSL (6320 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY 06/19.... EXCELLENT  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 05:56:06 / 21:01:51 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 15 HR 5 MIN 45 SEC (905 MIN 45 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:28:58 MDT... 71.60 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 06/18/2019 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 13346 FT MSL (9120 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 13331 FT MSL (9105 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 13818 FT MSL (9592 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... -1.0  
K INDEX......................... +21.3  
 
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 16.2 61.2 150 9 5 3.8 2.1 19.7 67.4 -9.9 0 0.0  
6000 14.9 58.8 130 4 2 4.6 2.5 21.2 70.2 -8.2 67 0.3  
7000 13.7 56.7 025 4 2 4.5 2.4 22.8 73.0 -6.5 135 0.7  
8000 11.9 53.4 345 6 3 7.3 4.0 23.8 74.9 -5.3 218 1.1  
9000 9.8 49.6 355 8 4 7.3 4.0 24.6 76.3 -4.4 311 1.6  
10000 7.7 45.9 350 11 6 7.3 4.0 25.3 77.6 -3.6 403 2.0  
12000 3.1 37.6 340 11 6 7.2 3.9 27.3 81.2 -1.5 608 3.1  
14000 -1.8 28.8 010 10 5 8.3 4.5 28.4 83.1 -0.5 813 4.1  
16000 -5.9 21.4 005 8 4 6.9 3.8 30.2 86.4 1.2 M M  
18000 -10.7 12.7 005 5 2 7.8 4.3 31.3 88.3 2.1 M M  
20000 -15.3 4.5 325 9 5 12.0 6.6 32.6 90.7 3.5 M M  
22000 -16.5 2.3 315 11 6 7.8 4.3 37.8 100.1 7.8 M M  
24000 -21.2 -6.2 310 13 7 7.7 4.2 39.3 102.8 8.9 M M  
26000 -26.4 -15.5 305 15 8 8.7 4.8 40.2 104.4 9.3 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
06/18/2019 AT 0900 MDT | 06/18/2019 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... +374.2 LI... -1.1 | CAPE... +423.5 LI... -1.7  
CINH... -54.7 K INDEX... +26.3 | CINH... -14.5 K INDEX... +24.1  
|  
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 18.7 65.7 210 1 1 42.4 23.2 | 20.2 68.4 290 3 2 7.2 4.0  
6000 14.8 58.6 195 1 1 7.0 3.9 | 17.2 63.0 285 3 2 9.8 5.4  
7000 13.1 55.6 320 1 0 5.9 3.3 | 14.5 58.1 285 3 2 10.0 5.5  
8000 11.1 52.0 330 3 1 7.1 3.9 | 12.0 53.6 290 3 2 8.1 4.4  
9000 9.0 48.2 335 4 2 7.4 4.1 | 9.5 49.1 300 4 2 7.7 4.2  
10000 6.7 44.1 335 5 2 7.8 4.3 | 7.2 45.0 310 4 2 7.5 4.1  
12000 1.9 35.4 340 6 3 8.4 4.6 | 2.3 36.1 315 6 3 8.7 4.8  
14000 -2.9 26.8 340 5 3 7.8 4.3 | -2.4 27.7 315 6 3 7.3 4.0  
16000 -6.9 19.6 330 5 2 6.1 3.3 | -6.1 21.0 320 5 3 6.0 3.3  
18000 -10.2 13.6 325 6 3 5.7 3.1 | -9.5 14.9 325 6 3 6.3 3.5  
20000 -13.8 7.2 320 7 3 7.0 3.9 | -14.0 6.8 325 7 4 7.0 3.8  
22000 -17.9 -0.2 320 7 4 7.6 4.2 | -18.2 -0.8 325 8 4 7.5 4.1  
24000 -23.0 -9.4 315 8 4 7.5 4.1 | -22.6 -8.7 335 9 5 7.4 4.1  
26000 -27.5 -17.5 315 8 4 7.5 4.1 | -26.9 -16.4 340 10 5 7.0 3.9  
 
06/18/2019 AT 1500 MDT | 06/18/2019 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... +254.1 LI... -0.4 | CAPE... +39.8 LI... +1.5  
CINH... -1.0 K INDEX... +17.2 | CINH... -26.9 K INDEX... +8.1  
|  
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 21.7 71.1 305 4 2 13.6 7.4 | 22.7 72.9 310 3 2 7.7 4.2  
6000 18.9 66.0 300 4 2 10.0 5.5 | 19.9 67.8 310 4 2 9.3 5.1  
7000 16.1 61.0 300 5 2 10.0 5.5 | 17.1 62.8 305 5 2 10.0 5.5  
8000 13.4 56.1 295 5 3 9.0 5.0 | 14.4 57.9 305 6 3 8.9 4.9  
9000 10.6 51.1 295 6 3 9.1 5.0 | 11.6 52.9 305 7 4 8.7 4.8  
10000 7.8 46.0 290 6 3 8.5 4.7 | 8.8 47.8 300 8 4 7.6 4.2  
12000 2.8 37.0 285 6 3 8.3 4.6 | 3.7 38.7 300 9 5 8.6 4.7  
14000 -1.2 29.8 285 6 3 6.6 3.6 | -0.1 31.8 305 9 5 5.6 3.1  
16000 -4.8 23.4 300 6 3 6.5 3.6 | -3.6 25.5 315 9 5 6.4 3.5  
18000 -8.8 16.2 315 7 3 7.0 3.8 | -7.4 18.7 330 10 5 6.9 3.8  
20000 -13.3 8.1 330 9 5 6.8 3.7 | -12.5 9.5 335 12 6 7.7 4.2  
22000 -17.5 0.5 340 11 6 7.5 4.1 | -17.1 1.2 335 13 6 8.3 4.6  
24000 -21.9 -7.4 340 12 6 7.4 4.1 | -22.1 -7.8 335 13 7 8.3 4.5  
26000 -26.4 -15.5 335 12 6 7.6 4.2 | -26.7 -16.1 330 14 7 7.7 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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