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Soaring Forecast

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

SOARING FORECAST FOR LIT           DATE... 04/24/14...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ 6.0
       5000 FT MSL........ 6.5
       6000 FT MSL........ 7.5
      10000 FT MSL........ 16.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 19.0

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 700 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 700 FT MSL
LIT MAX TEMPERATURE....... 63 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 75 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 58 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 200 DEGREES AT 04 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 190 DEGREES AT 26 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 210 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 215 DEGREES AT 31 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 220 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 235 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 255 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 240 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 250 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 265 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 245 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 230 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 230 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          23000 FT MSL.... 230 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 240 DEGREES AT 39 KNOTS
          26000 FT MSL.... 245 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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