National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Soaring Forecast for Southwest Ohio                                
                                                                   
Forecast Preparation Time/Date........12:14 GMT Fri Mar 22 2019                  
Upper Air Data Collection Time/Date...12:00 GMT Fri Mar 22 2019     
                                                                   
Forecast is based on upper air data collected at Wilmington, OH.   
Elevation 1060 feet.                                               
                                                                   
Height          Wind          Wind           Temp           Soaring
(ft AGL)        Direction     Speed(kts)     (Deg C)        Index  
3000            295           27             -1              0.0
5000            290           36             -4              3.5
7000            305           41             -7              6.5
 
Temperature needed for lift to 3000 ft agl (Trigger Temp)..48 
 
Time at which trigger temperature will be reached..........Will Not Reach  
 
Maximum Temperature for the day............................46 Deg F
 
Maximum altitude of thermals...............................2900 (ft agl)
 
Height where cumulus will form.............................2900 (ft agl)
 
Base of cumulus during the afternoon.......................2500 (ft agl)
 
Total Sky Cover in Eighths (Oktas) (11 AM to 4 PM).........4
 
Implications of specific soaring indices:
-4 or Less............Excellent
-3....................Good
-2 or -1..............Fair
Zero or Greater.......Poor