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Soaring Forecast

THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE LITTLE ROCK - CENTRAL ARKANSAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR LIT           DATE... 04/16/14...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -5.5
       5000 FT MSL........ -1.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 1.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 9.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 17.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 4400 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 5700 FT MSL
LIT MAX TEMPERATURE....... 63 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 55 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 317 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 145 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 135 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 160 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 125 DEGREES AT 02 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 150 DEGREES AT 12 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 230 DEGREES AT 09 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 255 DEGREES AT 12 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 275 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 270 DEGREES AT 26 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 255 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 41 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 260 DEGREES AT 42 KNOTS


IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.


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