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  18z Text Description 21z Text Description
Thermal Updraft Velocity (fpm)
90
Unuseable
65
Unuseable
Surface Heating (W/m2)
18
More Heating, Better Thermals
2
More Heating, Better Thermals
Top of Usable Lift (MSL)
1070
-950 Feet Over Launch
1070
-950 Feet Over Launch
Thermal Tops (MSL)
1663
-357 Feet Over Launch
2456
436 Feet Over Launch
Height Variability (Feet)
994
Thermal Tops 994 ft higher if 4° Warmer Than Forecast
472
Thermal Tops 472 ft higher if 4° Warmer Than Forecast
B/S Ratio
5
Mostly Workable Thermals
2
Exceptionally Rough
BL Wind Speed (mph)
3
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
9
Average Speed, Ground to Thermal Tops
BL Wind Direction (°)
232
Launch at Keel
223
Launch at Keel
Cumulus Potential
398
Good Cottonball Cumulus
1222
Large Cumulus
Cumulus Base (MSL)
1265
-755 Feet Over Launch
1234
-786 Feet Over Launch
Overdevelopment Potential
-80
No Overdevelopment Risk
760
Mild Overdevelopment Risk
Max Relative Humidity (%) 98High Values Promote Extensive Clouds 98 High Values Promote Extensive Clouds
Convective Available Potential Energy (J/kg)
0
No Storm Potential
13
No Storm Potential
Surface Temperature at 2 meters (° F) 53Better Soaring If Warmer 54 Better Soaring If Warmer

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Skew-T, Updated 20:36 PM Fri Dec 15
Visible Satellite, updated 16:15 PM Mon May 9
Visible Animated Loop
IR Satellite, updated 16:00 PM Mon May 9
IR Animated Loop

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