393  
UXUS97 KSLC 181301  
SRGSLC  
 
SOARING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH  
0701 MDT THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019  
 
THIS FORECAST IS FOR THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019:  
 
IF THE TRIGGER TEMPERATURE OF 89.3 F/31.8 C IS REACHED...THEN  
THERMAL SOARING INDEX....................... EXCELLENT  
MAXIMUM RATE OF LIFT........................ 1122 FT/MIN (5.7 M/S)  
MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF THERMALS.................. 16583 FT MSL (12357 FT AGL)  
 
FORECAST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE................... 97.0 F/36.6 C  
TIME OF TRIGGER TEMPERATURE.................... 1200 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................. 11237 FT MSL (7011 FT AGL)  
THERMAL SOARING OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY 07/19....... EXCELLENT  
 
WAVE SOARING INDEX............................. NOT AVAILABLE  
 
REMARKS...  
 
SUNRISE/SUNSET.................... 06:11:52 / 20:56:17 MDT  
TOTAL POSSIBLE SUNSHINE........... 14 HR 44 MIN 25 SEC (884 MIN 25 SEC)  
ALTITUDE OF SUN AT 13:34:05 MDT... 68.92 DEGREES  
 
UPPER AIR DATA FROM RAWINSONDE OBSERVATION TAKEN ON 07/18/2019 AT 0600 MDT  
 
FREEZING LEVEL.................. 16267 FT MSL (12041 FT AGL)  
CONVECTIVE CONDENSATION LEVEL... 24676 FT MSL (20450 FT AGL)  
LIFTED CONDENSATION LEVEL....... 19920 FT MSL (15695 FT AGL)  
LIFTED INDEX.................... +7.7  
K INDEX......................... +7.6  
 
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 26.0 78.8 175 26 13 -4.8 -2.6 28.9 84.1 -7.9 M M  
6000 25.1 77.2 170 33 17 6.2 3.4 30.8 87.5 -5.8 24 0.1  
7000 23.3 73.9 195 13 7 7.0 3.8 31.9 89.5 -4.7 108 0.5  
8000 20.7 69.3 230 9 5 8.4 4.6 32.4 90.4 -4.2 213 1.1  
9000 18.2 64.8 260 14 7 8.4 4.6 32.8 91.1 -3.8 320 1.6  
10000 15.6 60.1 250 11 6 8.4 4.6 33.2 91.8 -3.5 427 2.2  
12000 9.7 49.5 255 15 8 8.7 4.8 34.0 93.3 -2.7 669 3.4  
14000 5.0 41.0 260 23 12 8.2 4.5 35.0 94.9 -1.5 870 4.4  
16000 0.6 33.1 260 29 15 9.1 5.0 36.6 97.8 -0.1 1061 5.4  
18000 -1.4 29.5 285 27 14 -1.2 -0.7 40.8 105.5 3.7 M M  
20000 -3.8 25.2 270 28 14 8.5 4.7 44.7 112.5 7.0 M M  
22000 -7.2 19.0 270 28 14 4.5 2.5 47.4 117.4 9.2 M M  
24000 -10.9 12.4 275 28 14 8.6 4.7 50.1 122.1 11.2 M M  
26000 -15.5 4.1 270 27 14 6.8 3.7 51.6 124.9 12.2 M M  
 
* * * * * * NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODEL FORECAST DATA VALID * * * * * *  
 
07/18/2019 AT 0900 MDT | 07/18/2019 AT 1200 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +5.2 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +5.2  
CINH... -0.2 K INDEX... +16.7 | CINH... -0.1 K INDEX... +15.8  
|  
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 25.0 77.0 180 5 3 24.7 13.6 | 30.2 86.4 195 4 2 63.0 34.6  
6000 22.4 72.3 185 6 3 7.7 4.2 | 24.6 76.3 195 6 3 8.8 4.8  
7000 20.4 68.7 205 5 3 8.1 4.4 | 21.6 70.9 200 6 3 10.9 6.0  
8000 18.5 65.3 235 4 2 6.9 3.8 | 18.9 66.0 205 6 3 8.4 4.6  
9000 15.8 60.4 260 5 2 7.1 3.9 | 16.3 61.3 215 6 3 5.4 2.9  
10000 13.4 56.1 260 6 3 8.1 4.4 | 14.0 57.2 225 6 3 7.0 3.8  
12000 8.8 47.8 255 9 5 7.7 4.2 | 9.1 48.4 250 9 5 7.5 4.1  
14000 4.1 39.4 255 12 6 7.8 4.3 | 4.5 40.1 250 12 6 7.9 4.4  
16000 -0.1 31.8 255 13 7 6.0 3.3 | 0.0 32.0 255 13 7 6.7 3.7  
18000 -2.8 27.0 260 14 7 3.7 2.0 | -3.1 26.4 255 14 7 4.1 2.2  
20000 -5.0 23.0 270 16 8 4.6 2.5 | -5.2 22.6 265 15 8 5.0 2.7  
22000 -7.6 18.3 270 17 9 5.1 2.8 | -8.1 17.4 270 15 8 6.1 3.3  
24000 -12.1 10.2 260 17 9 6.8 3.7 | -12.0 10.4 265 17 9 6.7 3.7  
26000 -16.6 2.1 255 17 9 8.2 4.5 | -16.3 2.7 260 18 9 7.8 4.3  
 
07/18/2019 AT 1500 MDT | 07/18/2019 AT 1800 MDT  
|  
CAPE... 0.0 LI... +5.4 | CAPE... 0.0 LI... +5.1  
CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... +17.4 | CINH... 0.0 K INDEX... +14.7  
|  
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 33.2 91.8 255 4 2 4.2 2.3 | 32.7 90.9 310 3 2 13.8 7.5  
6000 27.8 82.0 240 5 3 9.3 5.1 | 28.4 83.1 275 3 2 8.8 4.8  
7000 24.8 76.6 235 6 3 9.4 5.1 | 25.7 78.3 245 5 2 8.4 4.6  
8000 21.9 71.4 230 6 3 9.1 5.0 | 23.1 73.6 235 6 3 7.7 4.2  
9000 18.8 65.8 225 7 4 7.2 4.0 | 20.2 68.4 230 8 4 5.7 3.1  
10000 16.1 61.0 225 8 4 9.5 5.2 | 17.5 63.5 230 8 4 8.6 4.7  
12000 10.4 50.7 220 9 4 9.7 5.3 | 11.8 53.2 225 10 5 9.6 5.3  
14000 4.7 40.5 220 10 5 9.2 5.1 | 6.1 43.0 220 11 6 9.6 5.3  
16000 0.1 32.2 235 12 6 4.2 2.3 | 1.0 33.8 220 12 6 5.9 3.2  
18000 -1.6 29.1 250 13 7 2.0 1.1 | -1.4 29.5 240 13 7 2.7 1.5  
20000 -4.3 24.3 255 14 7 6.4 3.5 | -4.3 24.3 250 15 8 6.5 3.5  
22000 -8.0 17.6 255 15 8 7.1 3.9 | -8.1 17.4 255 16 8 7.0 3.8  
24000 -12.5 9.5 260 16 8 7.4 4.1 | -12.4 9.7 260 17 9 7.4 4.0  
26000 -16.9 1.6 260 17 9 7.7 4.2 | -16.9 1.6 260 17 9 7.8 4.3  
 
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