National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Clear and cold conditions are in store tonight with low temperatures in the 30s. Patchy frost will be possible and a few spots may actually hit freezing before sunrise Thursday.
No travel issues for Thursday, as surface high pressure keeps the area cool to mild, with no rainfall expected. Highs will be coolest in the east in the 60s, while warming into the lower 70s west! Winds are expected to be light and variable.
If you're planning to be out Thursday evening or early Friday morning, here's a look at what to expect. Mostly clear skies will be the rule! Temperatures will fall through the 50s Thanksgiving evening, then fall quickly into the 40s by sunrise Friday morning. Highs will warm quickly into the 70s by afternoon with breezy south winds 10 to 15 mph.

 
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Soaring Forecast


THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE DALLAS - FORT WORTH AREA. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR DFW           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ 2.0
       5000 FT MSL........ 5.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 8.5
      10000 FT MSL........ 15.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 20.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 2100 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 2700 FT MSL
DFW MAX TEMPERATURE....... 56 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 63 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 173 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 280 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 005 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 025 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 035 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 005 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 360 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 360 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 360 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 355 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          11000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 26 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 030 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 005 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          22000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 025 DEGREES AT 41 KNOTS
          28000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 72 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.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE AMARILLO - PANHANDLE REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR AMA           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -19.5
       5000 FT MSL........ -7.0
       6000 FT MSL........ -3.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 2.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 17.0

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 6100 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 7300 FT MSL
AMA MAX TEMPERATURE....... 63 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 62 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 253 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 215 DEGREES AT 04 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 275 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 290 DEGREES AT 12 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 320 DEGREES AT 03 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 305 DEGREES AT 12 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 290 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 305 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 325 DEGREES AT 31 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 26 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 330 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          17000 FT MSL.... 325 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 345 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          21000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 43 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          22000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 025 DEGREES AT 41 KNOTS
          28000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 72 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.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE MIDLAND - WEST TEXAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR MAF           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -9.0
       5000 FT MSL........ -2.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 0.5
      10000 FT MSL........ 8.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 18.0

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 4800 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 5800 FT MSL
MAF MAX TEMPERATURE....... 61 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 64 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 216 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 025 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 040 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 060 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 005 DEGREES AT 09 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 055 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 030 DEGREES AT 04 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 020 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          15000 FT MSL.... 345 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          21000 FT MSL.... 045 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          22000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 43 KNOTS
          24000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 54 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 56 KNOTS
          28000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 72 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.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE SHREVEPORT - EAST TEXAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR SHV           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ 1.0
       5000 FT MSL........ 3.5
       6000 FT MSL........ 7.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 13.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 19.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 1800 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 2400 FT MSL
SHV MAX TEMPERATURE....... 61 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 64 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 172 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 360 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          1000 FT MSL..... 025 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 040 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 040 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 010 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 020 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 350 DEGREES AT 26 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 340 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 320 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 345 DEGREES AT 09 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 005 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 040 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 030 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS
          19000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 030 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          21000 FT MSL.... 035 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 005 DEGREES AT 34 KNOTS
          27000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          29000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 31 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.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE BROWNSVILLE - DEEP SOUTH TEXAS REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR BRO           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ 3.0
       5000 FT MSL........ 5.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 5.5
      10000 FT MSL........ 13.5
      15000 FT MSL........ 15.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 0 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 1200 FT MSL
BRO MAX TEMPERATURE....... 69 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 76 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 117 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 360 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          1000 FT MSL..... 005 DEGREES AT 34 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 005 DEGREES AT 32 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 355 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 010 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 020 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 020 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 015 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 330 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 335 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 335 DEGREES AT 31 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 325 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 305 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          17000 FT MSL.... 300 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 325 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          19000 FT MSL.... 315 DEGREES AT 40 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 320 DEGREES AT 41 KNOTS
          22000 FT MSL.... 320 DEGREES AT 43 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 325 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          28000 FT MSL.... 320 DEGREES AT 44 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.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE CORPUS CHRISTI - MID-TEXAS GULF COAST REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR CRP           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -2.0
       5000 FT MSL........ 3.5
       6000 FT MSL........ 4.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 10.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 14.5

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 1800 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 3400 FT MSL
CRP MAX TEMPERATURE....... 71 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 74 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 226 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 030 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          1000 FT MSL..... 015 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 025 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 030 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 025 DEGREES AT 22 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 005 DEGREES AT 16 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 015 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 035 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 015 DEGREES AT 07 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 030 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS
          11000 FT MSL.... 005 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 25 KNOTS
          13000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 005 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS
          17000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 27 KNOTS
          18000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 25 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 025 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          24000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 59 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 60 KNOTS
          28000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 57 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.

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THIS FORECAST IS FOR THE DEL RIO - BIG BEND/EWARDS PLATEAU REGION. 

SOARING FORECAST FOR DRT           DATE... 11/22/17...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       3000 FT MSL........ -5.0
       5000 FT MSL........ -2.0
       6000 FT MSL........ 4.0
      10000 FT MSL........ 10.0
      15000 FT MSL........ 19.0

HEIGHT OF THE -3 INDEX.... 4700 FT MSL
TOP OF THE LIFT........... 5400 FT MSL
DRT MAX TEMPERATURE....... 66 DEGREES F
FIRST USEABLE LIFT........ 58 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT.............. 285 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
          SURFACE......... 320 DEGREES AT 08 KNOTS
          2000 FT MSL..... 335 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          3000 FT MSL..... 355 DEGREES AT 14 KNOTS
          4000 FT MSL..... 360 DEGREES AT 12 KNOTS
          5000 FT MSL..... 045 DEGREES AT 17 KNOTS
          6000 FT MSL..... 040 DEGREES AT 19 KNOTS
          7000 FT MSL..... 020 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          8000 FT MSL..... 355 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS
          9000 FT MSL..... 010 DEGREES AT 21 KNOTS
          10000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 24 KNOTS
          12000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 37 KNOTS
          14000 FT MSL.... 015 DEGREES AT 33 KNOTS
          16000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 30 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 355 DEGREES AT 36 KNOTS
          21000 FT MSL.... 350 DEGREES AT 38 KNOTS
          23000 FT MSL.... 015 DEGREES AT 43 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 025 DEGREES AT 66 KNOTS
          20000 FT MSL.... 025 DEGREES AT 23 KNOTS
          24000 FT MSL.... 020 DEGREES AT 59 KNOTS
          25000 FT MSL.... 010 DEGREES AT 60 KNOTS
          28000 FT MSL.... 360 DEGREES AT 57 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.

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