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            SOARING FORECAST FOR THE TWIN CITIES AREA              
              PREPARED AT 12:31 GMT TUE JUL 29 2014                              
                                                                   
HEIGHT          WIND          WIND           TEMP           SOARING
(FT AGL)        DIRECTION     SPEED(KTS)     (DEG C)        INDEX  
3000            335           11             12             -3.5
5000            330           09              7             -2.5
7000            330           08              2             -1.0
 
TEMPERATURE NEEDED FOR LIFT TO 3000 FT AGL (TRIGGER TEMP)..71 
 
TIME AT WHICH TRIGGER TEMPERATURE WILL BE REACHED..........1 PM
 
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DAY............................79 DEG F
 
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE OF THERMALS...............................7600 (FT AGL)
 
HEIGHT WHERE CUMULUS WILL FORM.............................2800 (FT AGL)
 
BASE OF CUMULUS DURING THE AFTERNOON.......................4700 (FT AGL)
 
TOTAL SKY COVER IN EIGHTHS (OKTAS) (11 AM TO 4 PM).........4
 
IMPLICATIONS OF SPECIFIC SOARING INDICES:
-4 OR LESS............EXCELLENT
-3....................GOOD
-2 OR -1..............FAIR
ZERO OR GREATER.......POOR
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON UPPER AIR DATA COLLECTED
AT CHANHASSEN, MINNESOTA. ELEVATION 943 FEET.
 
 
 
TO: PRINCETON FSS, FAX, (763) 389-7143  VOICE, (800) 642-6505
FROM: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHANHASSEN, VOICE (952) 361-6671



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