076  
UXUS97 KSLC 271233  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0633 MDT WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 51.7 F/11.0 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... GOOD  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 547 FT/MIN (2.8 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 11062 FT MSL (6836 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 54.0 F/12.7 C  
TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................... 1445 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................. 5074 FT MSL (848 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY 10/28..... SIMILIAR  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 07:53:04 / 18:30:09 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 10 HR 37 MIN 5 SEC (637 MIN 5 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:11:36 MDT... 33.70 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 10/27/2021 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 7881 FT MSL (3655 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 10169 FT MSL (5943 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 10432 FT MSL (6206 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... +14.3  
K INDEX......................... -12.9  
 
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 6.8 44.2 275 4 2 2.0 1.1 9.7 49.4 -3.2 M M  
6000 4.8 40.6 270 14 7 7.9 4.4 10.5 51.0 -2.3 6 0.0  
7000 2.5 36.5 285 17 9 8.2 4.5 11.1 52.0 -1.7 105 0.5  
8000 -0.1 31.8 285 15 8 8.8 4.8 11.4 52.6 -1.3 212 1.1  
9000 -2.7 27.1 300 18 9 8.8 4.8 11.7 53.1 -1.0 320 1.6  
10000 -6.0 21.2 310 21 11 8.6 4.7 12.1 53.7 -0.7 456 2.3  
12000 -10.4 13.3 300 23 12 7.5 4.1 13.5 56.3 0.8 M M  
14000 -13.3 8.1 310 49 25 -10.3 -5.7 16.4 61.4 3.7 M M  
16000 -9.5 14.9 320 45 23 5.9 3.3 27.2 81.0 13.1 M M  
18000 -14.0 6.8 320 61 31 7.3 4.0 28.9 84.0 14.1 M M  
20000 -15.4 4.3 325 81 42 4.0 2.2 34.2 93.5 18.3 M M  
22000 -18.6 -1.5 330 81 42 4.0 2.2 37.3 99.1 20.4 M M  
24000 -22.5 -8.5 330 104 53 -1.6 -0.9 39.6 103.2 21.9 M M  
26000 -27.6 -17.7 330 99 51 8.5 4.7 41.3 106.4 22.7 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
10/27/2021 AT 0900 MDT | 10/27/2021 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +10.1 | CAPE... +2.0 LI... +11.1  
CINH... -8.3 K INDEX... -12.2 | CINH... -6.3 K INDEX... -10.0  
|  
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 40.6 210 8 4 -3.3 -1.8 | 8.2 46.8 260 8 4 39.3 21.5  
6000 3.5 38.3 255 8 4 7.6 4.2 | 4.1 39.4 260 8 4 9.6 5.3  
7000 1.1 34.0 290 9 4 4.6 2.5 | 1.7 35.1 275 8 4 6.6 3.6  
8000 -0.5 31.1 295 10 5 5.6 3.0 | -0.0 32.0 290 9 4 6.4 3.5  
9000 -2.3 27.9 295 11 6 8.2 4.5 | -2.0 28.4 295 10 5 6.7 3.7  
10000 -4.5 23.9 305 12 6 9.8 5.4 | -4.5 23.9 305 14 7 8.4 4.6  
12000 -8.8 16.2 325 21 11 3.8 2.1 | -7.7 18.1 315 22 11 2.1 1.1  
14000 -8.8 16.2 315 25 13 -1.1 -0.6 | -6.4 20.5 320 27 14 -3.2 -1.8  
16000 -9.9 14.2 315 30 15 4.1 2.2 | -8.4 16.9 320 30 15 4.5 2.5  
18000 -12.1 10.2 320 35 18 3.3 1.8 | -10.8 12.6 320 34 17 4.0 2.2  
20000 -14.9 5.2 320 38 20 5.2 2.9 | -13.5 7.7 325 37 19 5.2 2.8  
22000 -18.3 -0.9 320 42 21 7.3 4.0 | -16.9 1.6 330 39 20 7.8 4.3  
24000 -22.7 -8.9 320 46 23 7.3 4.0 | -22.2 -8.0 325 37 19 7.9 4.3  
26000 -27.1 -16.8 320 47 24 7.3 4.0 | -26.6 -15.9 320 41 21 7.3 4.0  
 
10/27/2021 AT 1500 MDT | 10/27/2021 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... +7.0 LI... +10.1 | CAPE... +27.2 LI... +9.8  
CINH... -6.1 K INDEX... +6.3 | CINH... -12.4 K INDEX... +8.0  
|  
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 7.0 44.6 240 8 4 21.2 11.6 | 7.5 45.5 195 5 3 6.6 3.6  
6000 3.8 38.8 250 8 4 7.0 3.9 | 5.8 42.4 225 5 3 7.1 3.9  
7000 2.2 36.0 280 8 4 5.5 3.0 | 3.6 38.5 275 6 3 7.9 4.4  
8000 0.7 33.3 295 9 5 4.0 2.2 | 1.5 34.7 290 9 5 9.2 5.0  
9000 -0.9 30.4 300 11 5 4.8 2.7 | -1.1 30.0 295 11 6 8.8 4.9  
10000 -3.5 25.7 290 13 7 8.9 4.9 | -3.7 25.3 305 14 7 7.3 4.0  
12000 -6.3 20.7 315 21 11 1.5 0.8 | -3.8 25.2 320 23 12 -1.1 -0.6  
14000 -6.5 20.3 320 27 14 0.6 0.3 | -5.3 22.5 325 27 14 2.6 1.5  
16000 -7.5 18.5 320 31 16 1.4 0.8 | -6.7 19.9 325 30 15 3.4 1.9  
18000 -9.1 15.6 320 34 17 5.7 3.1 | -9.7 14.5 330 29 15 6.0 3.3  
20000 -13.1 8.4 320 32 16 7.4 4.1 | -13.6 7.5 325 27 14 7.0 3.9  
22000 -17.5 0.5 320 30 15 7.2 3.9 | -17.7 0.1 320 27 14 6.3 3.5  
24000 -21.7 -7.1 320 34 18 7.1 3.9 | -21.9 -7.4 310 33 17 6.2 3.4  
26000 -26.2 -15.2 320 37 19 6.7 3.7 | -26.2 -15.2 315 35 18 7.4 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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