049  
SXUS43 KUNR 091002  
RECUNR  
 
MORNING HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
401 AM MDT TUE AUG 9 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 MORNING HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST  
FOR THE HOT SPRINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...  
   
THIS MORNING
 
 
SUNRISE: 549 AM.  
 
SURFACE WIND FORECAST: 6 AM...240/07 MPH.  
8 AM...240/06 MPH.  
 
BOUNDARY LAYER WIND: 7 AM...280/09 MPH. DEPTH 300 FT.  
9 AM...010/12 MPH. DEPTH 1300 FT.  
 
RAP WINDS (AT 7 AM): 250FT...240/05 MPH.  
500FT...310/09 MPH.  
1000FT...310/11 MPH.  
2000FT...310/09 MPH.  
3000FT...300/07 MPH.  
 
SURFACE LIFTED INDEX: 6 AM...0.  
9 AM...+1.  
 
DENSITY ALTITUDE: 6 AM...5145 FT.  
8 AM...5719 FT.  
 
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFO: CLEAR SKIES,  
UNRESTRICTED VISIBILITIES.  
 
   
OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
SUNSET: 805 PM.  
WEATHER: CLEAR BELOW 12000 FEET AGL,  
UNRESTRICTED VISIBILITIES HOT--REDUCED BUOYANCY.  
SURFACE WIND: 4 PM...060/12 MPH.  
6 PM...070/10 MPH.  
BOUNDARY WIND: 4 PM...060/18 MPH. DEPTH 10600 FT.  
6 PM...070/16 MPH. DEPTH 3900 FT.  
 
RAP WINDS (AT 4 PM): 250FT...070/11 MPH.  
500FT...070/12 MPH.  
1000FT...070/12 MPH.  
2000FT...070/12 MPH.  
3000FT...070/11 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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