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SXUS43 KUNR 081001  
RECUNR  
 
MORNING HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
301 AM MST THU DEC 8 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...  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...  
   
THIS MORNING
 
 
SUNRISE: 714 AM.  
 
SURFACE WIND FORECAST: 7 AM...270/06 MPH.  
9 AM...260/07 MPH.  
 
BOUNDARY LAYER WIND: 7 AM...330/10 MPH. DEPTH 300 FT.  
9 AM...280/13 MPH. DEPTH 500 FT.  
 
RAP WINDS (AT 8 AM): 250FT...300/03 MPH.  
500FT...360/08 MPH.  
1000FT...020/10 MPH.  
2000FT...010/10 MPH.  
3000FT...350/09 MPH.  
 
SURFACE LIFTED INDEX: 6 AM...+15.  
9 AM...+15.  
 
DENSITY ALTITUDE: 7 AM...2001 FT.  
9 AM...2374 FT.  
 
ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFO: CEILINGS AROUND 6000 FEET AGL,  
UNRESTRICTED VISIBILITIES,  
50 PERCENT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.  
 
   
OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
SUNSET: 414 PM.  
WEATHER: CEILINGS AROUND 5000 FEET AGL,  
UNRESTRICTED VISIBILITIES,  
30 PERCENT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.  
SURFACE WIND: 3 PM...260/07 MPH.  
5 PM...250/06 MPH.  
BOUNDARY WIND: 3 PM...250/09 MPH. DEPTH 700 FT.  
5 PM...250/08 MPH. DEPTH 400 FT.  
 
RAP WINDS (AT 3 PM): 250FT...210/03 MPH.  
500FT...290/08 MPH.  
1000FT...310/15 MPH.  
2000FT...320/18 MPH.  
3000FT...320/19 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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