927  
UXUS97 KSLC 221242  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0642 MDT TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 56.4 F/13.6 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... FAIR  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 333 FT/MIN (1.7 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 10272 FT MSL (6046 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 60.0 F/16.0 C  
TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................... 1245 MDT  
TIME OF OVERDEVELOPMENT........................ NONE  
MIDDLE/HIGH CLOUDS DURING SOARING WINDOW....... OVERCAST THIN HIGH  
SURFACE WINDS DURING SOARING WINDOW............ 20 MPH OR LESS  
HEIGHT OF THE -3 THERMAL INDEX................. 6080 FT MSL (1854 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY 10/23.... FAIR  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 07:46:48 / 18:37:44 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 10 HR 50 MIN 56 SEC (650 MIN 56 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:12:16 MDT... 38.02 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 10/22/2019 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 8944 FT MSL (4718 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 15812 FT MSL (11586 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 11971 FT MSL (7745 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... +11.9  
K INDEX......................... +12.4  
 
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 9.7 49.5 200 4 2 5.4 2.9 12.4 54.4 -3.7 M M  
6000 7.4 45.3 240 8 4 8.7 4.8 13.1 55.5 -3.0 9 0.0  
7000 4.8 40.6 275 11 6 8.2 4.5 13.4 56.1 -2.7 116 0.6  
8000 2.4 36.3 305 18 9 7.7 4.2 14.0 57.3 -2.1 216 1.1  
9000 0.1 32.2 305 21 11 7.7 4.2 14.7 58.4 -1.5 316 1.6  
10000 -2.2 28.0 310 29 15 4.2 2.3 15.4 59.8 -0.8 413 2.1  
12000 -4.8 23.4 315 26 13 3.7 2.0 19.6 67.2 3.1 M M  
14000 -6.0 21.2 320 44 23 5.7 3.1 24.6 76.2 7.6 M M  
16000 -10.0 14.0 325 50 26 7.4 4.0 26.4 79.5 9.3 M M  
18000 -11.2 11.8 325 52 27 6.0 3.3 31.8 89.2 13.7 M M  
20000 -14.4 6.1 315 54 28 4.5 2.5 34.7 94.5 16.0 M M  
22000 -18.0 -0.4 315 55 28 6.6 3.6 37.4 99.3 17.8 M M  
24000 -21.9 -7.4 320 56 29 7.2 4.0 39.8 103.7 19.4 M M  
26000 -26.6 -15.9 320 56 29 8.2 4.5 41.3 106.3 20.1 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
10/22/2019 AT 0900 MDT | 10/22/2019 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +8.8 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +9.0  
CINH... -0.0 K INDEX... +2.5 | CINH... -0.1 K INDEX... +5.7  
|  
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 7.8 46.0 165 3 2 -5.7 -3.1 | 12.0 53.6 210 2 1 43.7 24.0  
6000 6.0 42.8 205 3 2 6.6 3.6 | 7.3 45.1 230 3 1 8.2 4.5  
7000 3.6 38.5 280 4 2 8.2 4.5 | 4.5 40.1 250 3 2 10.5 5.7  
8000 1.4 34.5 295 8 4 4.7 2.6 | 1.9 35.4 275 5 3 7.5 4.1  
9000 -1.0 30.2 305 12 6 7.6 4.2 | -0.6 30.9 295 9 5 8.3 4.6  
10000 -2.4 27.7 310 14 7 6.1 3.3 | -2.1 28.2 305 13 7 6.9 3.8  
12000 -5.3 22.5 315 17 9 4.6 2.5 | -3.7 25.3 310 19 10 2.0 1.1  
14000 -5.9 21.4 315 21 11 -0.0 -0.0 | -5.2 22.6 315 22 11 3.2 1.8  
16000 -7.2 19.0 315 23 12 3.9 2.1 | -7.7 18.1 310 23 12 4.7 2.6  
18000 -10.1 13.8 310 24 12 5.6 3.1 | -10.8 12.6 305 24 12 5.4 3.0  
20000 -13.6 7.5 310 24 12 6.2 3.4 | -14.7 5.5 305 25 13 6.0 3.3  
22000 -17.9 -0.2 310 24 12 7.3 4.0 | -18.4 -1.1 305 25 13 7.2 4.0  
24000 -22.3 -8.1 310 24 12 7.3 4.0 | -22.7 -8.9 305 26 13 7.2 4.0  
26000 -26.9 -16.4 310 26 13 7.7 4.2 | -27.5 -17.5 305 27 14 8.2 4.5  
 
10/22/2019 AT 1500 MDT | 10/22/2019 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +7.4 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +5.8  
CINH... -0.1 K INDEX... +12.4 | CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... +13.3  
|  
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 14.1 57.4 305 3 1 64.1 35.2 | 12.7 54.9 250 2 1 -6.8 -3.7  
6000 9.9 49.8 295 3 2 9.9 5.4 | 10.2 50.4 265 4 2 7.6 4.2  
7000 6.2 43.2 285 4 2 9.6 5.3 | 7.3 45.1 280 5 3 8.7 4.8  
8000 3.5 38.3 285 6 3 8.2 4.5 | 4.6 40.3 290 8 4 8.5 4.7  
9000 0.8 33.4 290 8 4 9.4 5.2 | 2.1 35.8 295 11 5 9.6 5.2  
10000 -0.9 30.4 300 13 6 7.3 4.0 | -0.4 31.3 300 14 7 10.6 5.8  
12000 -3.3 26.1 300 19 10 3.9 2.1 | -3.7 25.3 310 17 9 3.4 1.8  
14000 -6.3 20.7 305 21 11 5.1 2.8 | -6.0 21.2 315 19 10 4.4 2.4  
16000 -9.1 15.6 305 23 12 4.0 2.2 | -8.8 16.2 315 21 11 5.6 3.1  
18000 -11.9 10.6 305 25 13 6.5 3.6 | -12.2 10.0 310 24 12 6.7 3.6  
20000 -15.8 3.6 305 26 13 6.9 3.8 | -16.2 2.8 310 27 14 6.6 3.6  
22000 -19.9 -3.8 300 27 14 7.3 4.0 | -20.2 -4.4 310 29 15 7.7 4.2  
24000 -24.2 -11.6 300 29 15 7.3 4.0 | -25.3 -13.5 310 31 16 7.6 4.2  
26000 -29.0 -20.2 300 30 15 7.1 3.9 | -30.1 -22.2 305 31 16 8.0 4.4  
 
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