Dec 19 - NAM forecast for LMFP
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  18z Text Description 21z Text Description
Thermal Updraft Velocity (fpm)
99
Unuseable
17
Unuseable
Surface Heating (W/m2)
27
More Heating, Better Thermals
0
More Heating, Better Thermals
Top of Usable Lift (MSL)
1070
-950 Feet Over Launch
1070
-950 Feet Over Launch
Thermal Tops (MSL)
1586
-434 Feet Over Launch
1335
-685 Feet Over Launch
Height Variability (Feet)
524
Thermal Tops 524 ft higher if 4° Warmer Than Forecast
665
Thermal Tops 665 ft higher if 4° Warmer Than Forecast
B/S Ratio
4
Rough and Broken
1
Exceptionally Rough
BL Wind Speed (mph)
5
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
5
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
BL Wind Direction (°)
204
Launch at Keel
209
Launch at Keel
Cumulus Potential
291
Thin Wispy Cumulus
91
Thin Wispy Cumulus
Cumulus Base (MSL)
1295
-725 Feet Over Launch
1244
-776 Feet Over Launch
Overdevelopment Potential
-7608
No Overdevelopment Risk
-7112
No Overdevelopment Risk
Max Relative Humidity (%) 98High Values Promote Extensive Clouds 99 High Values Promote Extensive Clouds
Convective Available Potential Energy (J/kg)
1
No Storm Potential
0
No Storm Potential
Surface Temperature at 2 meters (° F) 49Better Soaring If Warmer 50 Better Soaring If Warmer

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Altitude Analysis from MAPS Forecast for LMFP on Tue Dec 19

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