Dec 17 - NAM forecast for LMFP
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  18z Text Description 21z Text Description
Thermal Updraft Velocity (fpm)
16
Unuseable
9
Unuseable
Surface Heating (W/m2)
0
More Heating, Better Thermals
3
More Heating, Better Thermals
Top of Usable Lift (MSL)
1070
-950 Feet Over Launch
1070
-950 Feet Over Launch
Thermal Tops (MSL)
1340
-680 Feet Over Launch
1309
-711 Feet Over Launch
Height Variability (Feet)
264
Thermal Tops 264 ft higher if 4° Warmer Than Forecast
409
Thermal Tops 409 ft higher if 4° Warmer Than Forecast
B/S Ratio
0
No Data
0
No Data
BL Wind Speed (mph)
12
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
7
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
BL Wind Direction (°)
115
Whitwell Day
140
Whitwell Day
Cumulus Potential
0
No Data
52
Thin Wispy Cumulus
Cumulus Base (MSL)
1340
-680 Feet Over Launch
1257
-763 Feet Over Launch
Overdevelopment Potential
-14694
No Overdevelopment Risk
-15968
No Overdevelopment Risk
Max Relative Humidity (%) 99High Values Promote Extensive Clouds 99 High Values Promote Extensive Clouds
Convective Available Potential Energy (J/kg)
0
No Storm Potential
0
No Storm Potential
Surface Temperature at 2 meters (° F) 36Better Soaring If Warmer 37 Better Soaring If Warmer
forecast for LMFP
  18z Text Description 21z Text Description
Thermal Updraft Velocity (fpm)
No Data
No Data
Surface Heating (W/m2)
More Heating, Better Thermals
More Heating, Better Thermals
Top of Usable Lift (MSL)
No Data
No Data
Thermal Tops (MSL)
No Data
No Data
Height Variability (Feet)
No Data
No Data
B/S Ratio
No Data
No Data
BL Wind Speed (mph)
0
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
0
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
BL Wind Direction (°)
No Data
No Data
Cumulus Potential
No Data
No Data
Cumulus Base (MSL)
No Data
No Data
Overdevelopment Potential
No Data
No Data
Max Relative Humidity (%) High Values Promote Extensive Clouds High Values Promote Extensive Clouds
Convective Available Potential Energy (J/kg)
No Storm Potential
No Storm Potential
Surface Temperature at 2 meters (° F) Better Soaring If Warmer Better Soaring If Warmer
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Skew-T, Updated 14:12 PM Sat Dec 16
Visible Satellite, updated 16:15 PM Mon May 9
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IR Satellite, updated 16:00 PM Mon May 9
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Altitude Analysis from RUC2 Forecast for LMFP on Sat Dec 16

18z 21z
Altitude MSL (ft) Wind Direction (°) Wind Speed (mph) Temperature (F)
Altitude MSL (ft) Wind Direction (°) Wind Speed (mph) Temperature (F)