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Wednesday Morning Soaring Forecast For Anchorage
updated Wed Aug 23 06:10:02 ADT 2017

SOARING FORECAST FOR ANC           DATE... 08/23/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       5000 FT ASL........5.0
       6000 FT ASL........6.0
      10000 FT ASL........9.5
      15000 FT ASL........17.0

HEIGHT OF THE - 3 INDEX...300 FT ASL
TOP OF THE LIFT...........500 FT ASL
ANC MAX TEMPERATURE.......58 DEGREES F
FIRST USABLE LIFT.........66 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT..............62 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
           5000 FT ASL....175 DEGREES AT 06 KNOTS
          10000 FT ASL....210 DEGREES AT 12 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.