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Sunday Brings Heat Relief For Some; Flash Flood Threat Along Cold Front

A cold front shifting across the Central Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast on Sunday will bring some relief from the heat with cooler and drier air. Excessive heat holds Sunday roughly south of I-70. Heavy rain from thunderstorms along the front may bring flash flooding. Read More >

Soaring Forecast for Southwest Ohio                                
                                                                   
Forecast Preparation Time/Date........12:11 GMT Sat Jul 20 2019                  
Upper Air Data Collection Time/Date...12:00 GMT Sat Jul 20 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            300           20             19             -5.0
5000            285           18             18              1.5
7000            260           17             16              5.0
 
Temperature needed for lift to 3000 ft agl (Trigger Temp)..83 
 
Time at which trigger temperature will be reached..........1 pm
 
Maximum Temperature for the day............................93 Deg F
 
Maximum altitude of thermals...............................4300 (ft agl)
 
Height where cumulus will form.............................1700 (ft agl)
 
Base of cumulus during the afternoon.......................3600 (ft agl)
 
Total Sky Cover in Eighths (Oktas) (11 AM to 4 PM).........0
 
Implications of specific soaring indices:
-4 or Less............Excellent
-3....................Good
-2 or -1..............Fair
Zero or Greater.......Poor