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Sports Class Nationals - Day 2 Weather

FORECAST DISCUSSION:

EXPECT PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND VFR CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY. WIDELY SCATTERED CONVECTION IS POSSIBLE
BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON...BUT CHANCES AT THE TERMINAL SITES WILL BE
TOO LOW TO MENTION IN THE TAFS AT THIS TIME.
PROG CHART & SOUNDING:

 

 

 

 

 

TRIGGER:

 

TEMP: 85 F TIME: NOON FORECAST HIGH: 88-92

 

LIFT:

 

STRENGTH: 300 FPM      HEIGHT: 1PM: 4000 4PM: 0-6000

 

TAF:

 

KDFW 161133Z 1612/1718 08007KT P6SM FEW050 BKN250
  FM170900 14010KT P6SM VCTS BKN060CB
  FM171400 15015KT 5SM TSRA BKN035CB

 

COMMENTS: NWS: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. STEADILY INCREASING DEWPOINTS TODAY. NWS SHOWS 60-70% CLOUD COVER ALL DAY. STORMS IN OK AND TX PANHANDLE COULD BE OUR CIRRUS GENERATORS TODAY. SATELLITE SHOWS QUITE A BIT OF HIGH CLOUD WITH MORE UPWIND. NAM IS PREDICTING MORE CLOUD COVER AND LOWER HIGH TEMPS ALONG WITH MUCH MORE VARIABILITY IN THE 4 PM SOARING FORECAST. RAP ONCE AGAIN DOES NOT SEEM TO SHOW HIGH CLOUDS, MORE CONSISTENT TEMPS IN THE LOW 90’S AND GOOD SOARING. ONCE AGAIN TODAY WILL BE A DAY OF STAYING IN THE SUNLIGHT. LIGHT SE WINDS ALL DAY.

 

PUT GLIDERS IN TRAILERS TONIGHT.

Posted: 7/16/2014


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