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Heavy Rainfall for the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic Today; Hot Temperatures in Southern California

A slow moving cold front will gradually progress through the eastern third of the U.S. today through Thursday with possible severe weather and heavy rainfall which may bring flash flooding. Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall have been issued for the central Great Lakes into the central Appalachians, and Pennsylvania today and Thursday. A Heat Advisory is in effect for southern California. Read More >

Recreation Forecasts

Latest Hot Air Balloon Text Forecast

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SXUS43 KUNR 220902
RECUNR

Morning Hot Air Balloon Forecast
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
301 AM MDT Wed Sep 22 2021

This forecast is information to assist pilots and aircrews for flight planning
and is not to be considered as a sole source of information to meet all
preflight actions. Pilots should receive a complete preflight briefing from a
Flight Service Station (1-800-WXBRIEF) or online via DUATS.

...HERE IS THE MORNING HOT AIR BALLOON FORECAST
FOR THE HOT SPRINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...

.THIS MORNING...
    Sunrise:                         640 AM.

    Surface Wind Forecast:           7 AM...260/07 mph.
                                     9 AM...260/08 mph.

    Boundary Layer Wind:             7 AM...260/07 mph. Depth 300 ft.
                                    10 AM...270/08 mph. Depth 600 ft.

    RAP Winds (at 8 AM):              250ft...280/09 mph.
                                      500ft...320/10 mph.
                                     1000ft...330/09 mph.
                                     2000ft...330/08 mph.
                                     3000ft...320/08 mph.

    Surface Lifted Index:            7 AM...+16.
                                    10 AM...+13.

    Density Altitude:                7 AM...3018 ft.
                                     9 AM...3964 ft.

    Additional Weather Info:         clear skies,
                                     unrestricted visibilities.


.OUTLOOK FOR THIS EVENING...
    Sunset:         649 PM.
    Weather:        clear below 12000 feet AGL,
                    unrestricted visibilities.
    Surface Wind:   5 PM...170/08 mph.
                    7 PM...160/07 mph.
    Boundary Wind:  4 PM...240/09 mph. Depth 4600 ft.
                    7 PM...160/06 mph. Depth 700 ft.

    RAP Winds (at 5 PM):  250ft...190/04 mph.
                          500ft...200/05 mph.
                         1000ft...210/05 mph.
                         2000ft...220/06 mph.
                         3000ft...240/06 mph.

This forecast is not routinely updated or amended outside of any scheduled
issuances.

&&

Additional aviation observations and forecasts are available at
aviationweather.gov. You can also read the local aviation forecast discussion
at https://www.aviationweather.gov/fcstdisc.

$$

WFO UNR

Note: "Boundary layer" above refers to the planetary boundary layer, or the layer within which the effects of friction are significant (courtesy of the NWS Glossary). The depth of this layer will vary throughout the day, typically reaching its maximum depth in the afternoon and minimum depth overnight.

Latest Soaring Forecast

Soaring Forecast
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
0617 MDT Wednesday, September 22, 2021

This forecast is for Wednesday, September 22, 2021:

If the trigger temperature of 70.2 F/21.2 C is reached...then
   Thermal Soaring Index....................... Good
   Maximum rate of lift........................ 462 ft/min (2.3 m/s)
   Maximum height of thermals.................. 10687 ft MSL (7318 ft AGL)

Forecast maximum temperature................... 80.0 F/27.1 C
Time of trigger temperature.................... 1130 MDT
Time of overdevelopment........................ None
Middle/high clouds during soaring window....... None
Surface winds during soaring window............ 20 mph or less
Height of the -3 thermal index................. 8528 ft MSL (5158 ft AGL)
Thermal soaring outlook for Thursday 09/23..... Excellent

Wave Soaring Index............................. Not available

Remarks... 

Sunrise/Sunset.................... 06:41:14 / 18:50:33 MDT
Total possible sunshine........... 12 hr 9 min 19 sec (729 min 19 sec)
Altitude of sun at 12:45:54 MDT... 46.58 degrees

Upper air data from rawinsonde observation taken on 09/22/2021 at 0600 MDT

Freezing level.................. 13016 ft MSL (9647 ft AGL)
Convective condensation level... 19438 ft MSL (16069 ft AGL)
Lifted condensation level....... 15841 ft MSL (12472 ft AGL)
Lifted index.................... +5.8
K index......................... +3.9

Height  Temperature  Wind  Wind Spd  Lapse Rate  ConvectionT  Thermal  Lift Rate
ft MSL  deg C deg F   Dir   kt  m/s  C/km F/kft  deg C deg F   Index    fpm  m/s
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 50000  -63.8 -82.8   315   37   19   1.9   1.1   97.0 206.5    39.8      M    M
 45000  -60.5 -76.9   300   41   21   3.1   1.7   76.5 169.8    30.3      M    M
 40000  -57.3 -71.1   310   49   25   6.9   3.8   58.3 136.9    20.6      M    M
 38000  -53.1 -63.6   315   50   26   8.1   4.4   55.8 132.4    19.5      M    M
 36000  -47.9 -54.2   320   52   27   8.7   4.8   54.9 130.7    19.4      M    M
 34000  -43.2 -45.8   320   50   26   7.6   4.2   53.0 127.4    18.6      M    M
 32000  -38.6 -37.5   315   47   24   7.6   4.2   51.3 124.4    17.8      M    M
 30000  -33.9 -29.0   315   43   22   6.1   3.4   49.0 120.2    16.6      M    M
 29000  -32.1 -25.8   315   40   21   6.1   3.4   47.4 117.3    15.6      M    M
 28000  -30.3 -22.5   315   37   19   6.2   3.4   46.0 114.8    14.7      M    M
 27000  -28.2 -18.8   315   34   18   8.0   4.4   44.9 112.9    14.1      M    M
 26000  -25.8 -14.4   315   32   16   8.1   4.4   44.2 111.6    13.7      M    M
 25000  -23.7 -10.7   315   29   15   2.0   1.1   43.1 109.6    13.0      M    M
 24000  -22.8  -9.0   315   22   11   3.0   1.7   40.6 105.1    11.1      M    M
 23000  -20.8  -5.4   315   25   13   8.5   4.7   39.4 103.0    10.3      M    M
 22000  -18.3  -0.9   310   28   14   8.6   4.7   39.0 102.2    10.0      M    M
 21000  -15.7   3.7   310   31   16   8.6   4.7   38.7 101.6     9.9      M    M
 20000  -13.6   7.5   320   29   15   3.1   1.7   37.7  99.9     9.2      M    M
 19500  -12.6   9.3   320   30   15   9.6   5.3   37.2  98.9     8.7      M    M
 19000  -11.3  11.7   320   31   16   8.6   4.7   37.0  98.7     8.7      M    M
 18500  -10.2  13.6   325   31   16   5.5   3.0   36.5  97.8     8.3      M    M
 18000   -9.4  15.1   325   32   16   5.5   3.0   35.8  96.4     7.7      M    M
 17500   -8.6  16.5   325   32   17   5.5   3.0   35.0  95.1     7.1      M    M
 17000   -7.2  19.0   330   33   17   7.6   4.2   34.2  93.5     6.4      M    M
 16500   -6.0  21.2   330   31   16   7.5   4.1   33.8  92.8     6.1      M    M
 16000   -4.9  23.2   330   29   15   7.4   4.1   33.4  92.1     5.8      M    M
 15500   -3.9  25.0   330   26   14   5.6   3.1   32.8  91.0     5.3      M    M
 15000   -3.1  26.4   330   24   12   5.9   3.2   32.1  89.8     4.7      M    M
 14500   -2.5  27.5   325   22   11   2.7   1.5   31.2  88.2     3.9      M    M
 14000   -1.8  28.8   325   20   10   7.3   4.0   30.5  86.9     3.2      M    M
 13500   -0.8  30.6   325   20   10   6.5   3.6   29.9  85.9     2.7      M    M
 13000    0.1  32.2   320   20   10   7.2   4.0   29.4  85.0     2.2      M    M
 12500    1.3  34.3   320   20   10   7.6   4.2   29.1  84.3     1.9      M    M
 12000    2.4  36.3   320   20   10   7.5   4.1   28.7  83.7     1.6      M    M
 11500    3.6  38.5   320   19   10   5.1   2.8   28.4  83.1     1.3      M    M
 11000    4.1  39.4   325   17    9   5.3   2.9   27.4  81.3     0.4      M    M
 10500    4.9  40.8   325   16    8   6.6   3.6   26.8  80.3    -0.3    447  2.3
 10250    5.4  41.7   325   15    8   6.5   3.6   26.6  79.8    -0.5    425  2.2
 10000    5.9  42.6   325   15    8   5.6   3.1   26.3  79.3    -0.8    405  2.1
  9750    6.2  43.2   325   14    7   5.3   2.9   25.9  78.6    -1.2    386  2.0
  9500    6.6  43.9   330   13    7   5.4   3.0   25.6  78.0    -1.5    366  1.9
  9250    7.0  44.6   330   13    7   5.3   2.9   25.2  77.4    -1.8    347  1.8
  9000    7.4  45.3   330   12    6   5.6   3.1   24.9  76.8    -2.2    328  1.7
  8750    7.8  46.0   330   14    7   4.6   2.5   24.5  76.1    -2.5    308  1.6
  8500    8.1  46.6   325   15    8   2.4   1.3   24.0  75.2    -3.0    294  1.5
  8250    8.2  46.8   325   17    9   2.0   1.1   23.4  74.1    -3.6    282  1.4
  8000    8.4  47.1   325   19   10   1.8   1.0   22.8  73.1    -4.2    270  1.4
  7750    8.5  47.3   330   18    9   2.9   1.6   22.2  72.0    -4.8    259  1.3
  7500    8.9  48.0   335   16    8   7.2   4.0   21.8  71.3    -5.2    241  1.2
  7250    9.5  49.1   340   15    8   9.3   5.1   21.8  71.2    -5.2    214  1.1
  7000   10.2  50.4   350   14    7   8.7   4.8   21.7  71.1    -5.3    186  0.9
  6750   10.9  51.6   350   14    7   8.9   4.9   21.6  70.9    -5.4    159  0.8
  6500   11.5  52.7   350   13    7   8.8   4.8   21.5  70.8    -5.5    132  0.7
  6250   12.2  54.0   350   13    7   8.8   4.8   21.5  70.7    -5.6    105  0.5
  6000   12.8  55.0   350   12    6   8.8   4.8   21.4  70.5    -5.6     78  0.4
  5750   13.5  56.3   350   12    6   8.8   4.8   21.3  70.4    -5.7     51  0.3
  5500   14.1  57.4   345   12    6   8.9   4.9   21.3  70.3    -5.8     24  0.1
  5250   14.8  58.6   345   12    6   8.7   4.8   21.2  70.1    -5.9      M    M
  5000   15.4  59.7   340   12    6   8.3   4.6   21.1  70.0    -6.0      M    M
  4750   16.0  60.8   335   11    6   7.8   4.3   21.0  69.7    -6.2      M    M
  4500   16.6  61.9   330   11    6   8.8   4.8   20.8  69.5    -6.3      M    M
  4250   17.2  63.0   320   11    6   5.4   3.0   20.7  69.3    -6.5      M    M
  4000   17.2  63.0   315   11    6  -6.3  -3.4   20.0  68.0    -7.2      M    M
  3750   16.2  61.2   310    9    5 -22.0 -12.0   18.2  64.8    -9.0      M    M

 * * * * * * Numerical weather prediction model forecast data valid * * * * * * 

           09/22/2021 at 0900 MDT          |       09/22/2021 at 1200 MDT        
                                           |
CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +7.2        | CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +7.4
CINH...    -0.1    K Index...  -0.7        | CINH...     0.0    K Index...  -3.2
                                           |
Height Temperature  Wnd WndSpd  Lapse Rate | Temperature  Wnd WndSpd  Lapse Rate
ft MSL deg C deg F  Dir kt m/s  C/km F/kft | deg C deg F  Dir kt m/s  C/km F/kft
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 50000 -62.8 -81.0  315  16  8   1.1   0.6 | -61.8 -79.2  295  16  8   0.7   0.4
 45000 -61.0 -77.8  310  21 11   1.7   0.9 | -60.6 -77.1  300  21 11   1.2   0.7
 40000 -57.9 -72.2  300  22 12   8.6   4.7 | -58.2 -72.8  295  23 12   8.4   4.6
 38000 -53.2 -63.8  305  23 12   7.8   4.3 | -53.6 -64.5  300  23 12   7.7   4.2
 36000 -48.5 -55.3  305  23 12   7.9   4.3 | -48.9 -56.0  300  23 12   7.8   4.3
 34000 -43.4 -46.1  305  24 12   8.6   4.7 | -43.9 -47.0  305  23 12   8.7   4.8
 32000 -38.2 -36.8  310  24 13   8.6   4.7 | -38.7 -37.7  305  22 11   8.7   4.7
 30000 -33.4 -28.1  310  23 12   7.7   4.2 | -33.8 -28.8  305  20 10   7.8   4.3
 29000 -31.1 -24.0  310  22 12   7.7   4.2 | -31.5 -24.7  310  19 10   7.8   4.3
 28000 -28.8 -19.8  310  22 11   7.8   4.3 | -29.1 -20.4  310  18  9   7.9   4.3
 27000 -26.6 -15.9  315  21 11   7.2   3.9 | -26.9 -16.4  310  18  9   7.1   3.9
 26000 -24.5 -12.1  315  20 10   7.2   3.9 | -24.8 -12.6  315  18  9   7.1   3.9
 25000 -22.3  -8.1  315  19 10   7.2   3.9 | -22.7  -8.9  315  17  9   7.1   3.9
 24000 -19.9  -3.8  320  19 10   6.1   3.4 | -20.3  -4.5  315  17  9   6.1   3.3
 23000 -18.0  -0.4  320  19 10   6.2   3.4 | -18.4  -1.1  320  17  9   6.1   3.3
 22000 -16.2   2.8  320  18  9   6.1   3.3 | -16.6   2.1  320  17  9   6.1   3.4
 21000 -14.5   5.9  325  18  9   5.6   3.1 | -14.7   5.5  325  16  8   6.4   3.5
 20000 -12.8   9.0  325  17  9   5.6   3.1 | -12.8   9.0  330  15  8   6.4   3.5
 19500 -12.0  10.4  325  17  9   5.5   3.0 | -11.9  10.6  330  15  8   6.3   3.5
 19000 -11.1  12.0  325  16  8   7.7   4.2 | -10.8  12.6  330  15  7   7.8   4.3
 18500  -9.9  14.2  330  16  8   7.7   4.2 |  -9.7  14.5  335  14  7   7.9   4.3
 18000  -8.8  16.2  330  15  8   7.6   4.2 |  -8.5  16.7  335  14  7   7.9   4.3
 17500  -7.6  18.3  330  14  7   7.5   4.1 |  -7.3  18.9  335  13  7   7.9   4.3
 17000  -6.5  20.3  330  14  7   7.6   4.2 |  -6.2  20.8  335  13  6   7.9   4.3
 16500  -5.4  22.3  330  13  7   7.1   3.9 |  -5.0  23.0  335  12  6   7.7   4.2
 16000  -4.3  24.3  330  12  6   7.1   3.9 |  -3.8  25.2  335  11  6   7.7   4.2
 15500  -3.3  26.1  330  12  6   6.5   3.5 |  -2.7  27.1  335  10  5   7.4   4.1
 15000  -2.4  27.7  330  11  6   6.2   3.4 |  -1.6  29.1  335   9  5   7.2   4.0
 14500  -1.5  29.3  330  11  6   6.1   3.4 |  -0.5  31.1  335   9  5   7.0   3.8
 14000  -0.6  30.9  325  11  6   6.0   3.3 |   0.5  32.9  330   8  4   6.5   3.6
 13500   0.3  32.5  325  10  5   6.0   3.3 |   1.5  34.7  330   8  4   6.4   3.5
 13000   1.2  34.2  325  10  5   5.8   3.2 |   2.3  36.1  325   8  4   5.5   3.0
 12500   2.0  35.6  325  10  5   5.8   3.2 |   3.1  37.6  320   8  4   5.6   3.1
 12000   2.9  37.2  320   9  5   6.1   3.4 |   4.0  39.2  315   7  4   5.7   3.1
 11500   3.8  38.8  320   9  4   6.1   3.4 |   4.8  40.6  315   7  4   5.7   3.1
 11000   4.7  40.5  315   8  4   5.9   3.2 |   5.6  42.1  310   7  4   5.7   3.1
 10500   5.5  41.9  315   7  4   5.9   3.3 |   6.5  43.7  305   6  3   5.7   3.1
 10250   6.0  42.8  315   7  4   5.8   3.2 |   6.9  44.4  305   6  3   5.5   3.0
 10000   6.4  43.5  310   7  3   5.6   3.1 |   7.3  45.1  300   6  3   5.3   2.9
  9750   6.8  44.2  310   6  3   5.7   3.1 |   7.7  45.9  300   6  3   5.4   2.9
  9500   7.2  45.0  305   6  3   5.7   3.1 |   8.1  46.6  295   5  3   5.4   3.0
  9250   7.6  45.7  305   6  3   5.9   3.2 |   8.5  47.3  290   5  3   5.7   3.1
  9000   8.1  46.6  305   5  3   6.0   3.3 |   8.9  48.0  290   5  3   5.9   3.2
  8750   8.5  47.3  300   5  3   6.0   3.3 |   9.3  48.7  285   5  3   5.8   3.2
  8500   8.9  48.0  300   5  3   6.0   3.3 |   9.8  49.6  280   5  3   5.8   3.2
  8250   9.4  48.9  295   5  2   6.1   3.3 |  10.2  50.4  275   5  3   5.8   3.2
  8000   9.8  49.6  295   5  2   6.0   3.3 |  10.6  51.1  275   5  3   6.0   3.3
  7750  10.9  51.6  290   4  2   6.7   3.7 |  11.6  52.9  270   5  3   7.2   4.0
  7500  11.3  52.3  290   4  2   5.9   3.2 |  12.1  53.8  265   5  3   6.3   3.5
  7250  11.8  53.2  290   4  2   5.4   3.0 |  12.6  54.7  265   5  3   6.2   3.4
  7000  12.2  54.0  290   4  2   8.3   4.5 |  13.1  55.6  265   5  3   8.4   4.6
  6750  13.0  55.4  290   4  2   9.2   5.1 |  13.8  56.8  260   5  3   7.8   4.3
  6500  13.5  56.3  290   4  2   6.8   3.7 |  14.2  57.6  260   5  3   5.7   3.1
  6250  14.1  57.4  290   4  2   7.7   4.2 |  14.7  58.5  260   5  3   5.6   3.1
  6000  14.6  58.3  290   4  2   6.0   3.3 |  15.1  59.2  260   5  3   8.0   4.4
  5750  15.0  59.0  290   4  2   5.5   3.0 |  15.9  60.6  260   5  3  10.0   5.5
  5500  15.5  59.9  285   4  2   7.2   4.0 |  16.5  61.7  255   5  3   8.9   4.9
  5250  16.0  60.8  285   5  2   4.5   2.5 |  17.2  63.0  255   5  3   8.6   4.7
  5000  16.2  61.2  285   5  3   0.2   0.1 |  17.9  64.2  255   5  3   9.2   5.0
  4750  16.1  61.0  280   5  3  -0.7  -0.4 |  18.6  65.5  255   5  3  10.4   5.7
  4500  16.1  61.0  280   5  3  -0.7  -0.4 |  19.4  66.9  255   5  3  10.6   5.8
  4250  15.9  60.6  275   5  3  -3.9  -2.1 |  20.2  68.4  255   5  3   9.5   5.2
  4000  15.6  60.1  270   5  3  -1.0  -0.5 |  20.9  69.6  250   5  3  13.9   7.7
  3750  16.0  60.8  265   4  2  12.6   6.9 |  22.4  72.3  250   5  2  24.7  13.6

           09/22/2021 at 1500 MDT          |       09/22/2021 at 1800 MDT        
                                           |
CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +6.6        | CAPE...     0.0    LI...       +5.6
CINH...     0.0    K Index...  -1.4        | CINH...     0.0    K Index...  -3.2
                                           |
Height Temperature  Wnd WndSpd  Lapse Rate | Temperature  Wnd WndSpd  Lapse Rate
ft MSL deg C deg F  Dir kt m/s  C/km F/kft | deg C deg F  Dir kt m/s  C/km F/kft
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 50000 -61.4 -78.5  280  17  9   0.8   0.4 | -61.9 -79.4  280  17  9   1.8   1.0
 45000 -60.2 -76.4  285  21 11   0.8   0.4 | -59.6 -75.3  285  20 10   0.7   0.4
 40000 -58.6 -73.5  295  23 12   8.3   4.6 | -58.6 -73.5  290  23 12   3.4   1.9
 38000 -53.8 -64.8  295  23 12   8.0   4.4 | -53.5 -64.3  285  22 11   7.7   4.2
 36000 -49.0 -56.2  295  23 12   8.0   4.4 | -48.8 -55.8  280  22 11   7.8   4.3
 34000 -44.0 -47.2  295  21 11   8.6   4.7 | -44.0 -47.2  280  19 10   8.1   4.5
 32000 -38.8 -37.8  295  19 10   8.6   4.7 | -39.1 -38.4  280  16  8   8.1   4.5
 30000 -34.1 -29.4  300  18  9   7.6   4.2 | -34.4 -29.9  285  16  8   7.7   4.2
 29000 -31.8 -25.2  300  18  9   7.6   4.2 | -32.1 -25.8  285  16  8   7.7   4.2
 28000 -29.6 -21.3  300  18  9   7.7   4.2 | -29.8 -21.6  285  17  9   7.8   4.3
 27000 -27.4 -17.3  300  18  9   6.9   3.8 | -27.8 -18.0  290  16  8   6.4   3.5
 26000 -25.4 -13.7  300  18  9   6.9   3.8 | -25.9 -14.6  290  15  8   6.4   3.5
 25000 -23.3  -9.9  305  17  9   6.9   3.8 | -24.0 -11.2  290  15  8   6.5   3.5
 24000 -20.9  -5.6  305  16  8   6.2   3.4 | -21.9  -7.4  290  14  7   7.2   4.0
 23000 -19.0  -2.2  305  15  8   6.2   3.4 | -19.2  -2.6  290  12  6   7.3   4.0
 22000 -17.2   1.0  305  14  7   6.3   3.5 | -17.0   1.4  290  11  6   7.3   4.0
 21000 -15.0   5.0  310  12  6   7.4   4.0 | -14.9   5.2  285  10  5   7.0   3.8
 20000 -12.9   8.8  315  11  6   7.3   4.0 | -12.8   9.0  280   9  5   7.0   3.8
 19500 -11.8  10.8  315  10  5   7.3   4.0 | -11.8  10.8  275   9  5   6.9   3.8
 19000 -10.6  12.9  320  10  5   8.2   4.5 | -10.7  12.7  275   8  4   8.0   4.4
 18500  -9.4  15.1  320   9  5   8.3   4.5 |  -9.5  14.9  275   8  4   8.1   4.4
 18000  -8.1  17.4  320   8  4   8.3   4.5 |  -8.3  17.1  270   8  4   8.2   4.5
 17500  -6.9  19.6  325   8  4   8.3   4.6 |  -7.0  19.4  270   7  4   8.5   4.7
 17000  -5.7  21.7  325   8  4   8.4   4.6 |  -5.8  21.6  270   7  4   8.5   4.7
 16500  -4.5  23.9  325   7  4   7.8   4.3 |  -4.5  23.9  270   7  3   8.3   4.5
 16000  -3.3  26.1  325   7  4   7.8   4.3 |  -3.3  26.1  275   6  3   8.3   4.5
 15500  -2.1  28.2  325   6  3   7.6   4.2 |  -2.0  28.4  275   6  3   8.0   4.4
 15000  -1.0  30.2  325   6  3   7.5   4.1 |  -0.9  30.4  275   6  3   7.9   4.3
 14500   0.1  32.2  320   6  3   7.4   4.1 |   0.3  32.5  275   6  3   7.8   4.3
 14000   1.1  34.0  315   6  3   7.1   3.9 |   1.5  34.7  275   6  3   7.5   4.1
 13500   2.2  36.0  310   6  3   7.1   3.9 |   2.6  36.7  280   6  3   7.5   4.1
 13000   3.2  37.8  305   6  3   6.3   3.4 |   3.6  38.5  280   6  3   6.8   3.7
 12500   4.1  39.4  300   6  3   6.3   3.5 |   4.7  40.5  280   6  3   6.9   3.8
 12000   5.0  41.0  295   7  3   6.0   3.3 |   5.6  42.1  280   6  3   6.3   3.5
 11500   5.9  42.6  295   7  3   6.1   3.3 |   6.6  43.9  280   6  3   6.3   3.5
 11000   6.8  44.2  290   7  3   5.6   3.1 |   7.5  45.5  275   6  3   6.9   3.8
 10500   7.6  45.7  285   7  3   5.7   3.1 |   8.5  47.3  275   6  3   7.0   3.9
 10250   8.0  46.4  285   7  3   5.3   2.9 |   9.0  48.2  270   6  3   6.3   3.5
 10000   8.4  47.1  280   6  3   5.0   2.7 |   9.5  49.1  270   6  3   5.5   3.0
  9750   8.7  47.7  280   6  3   5.1   2.8 |   9.9  49.8  265   6  3   5.7   3.1
  9500   9.1  48.4  275   6  3   5.0   2.8 |  10.3  50.5  260   7  3   5.6   3.1
  9250   9.5  49.1  270   6  3   5.1   2.8 |  10.7  51.3  255   7  3   6.1   3.4
  9000   9.9  49.8  270   6  3   5.2   2.9 |  11.2  52.2  255   7  3   6.6   3.6
  8750  10.2  50.4  265   6  3   5.1   2.8 |  11.6  52.9  250   6  3   6.5   3.6
  8500  10.6  51.1  260   6  3   5.7   3.1 |  12.1  53.8  245   6  3   6.6   3.6
  8250  11.1  52.0  255   5  3   8.5   4.7 |  12.6  54.7  240   6  3   8.0   4.4
  8000  11.8  53.2  255   5  3   9.7   5.3 |  13.3  55.9  240   6  3   8.9   4.9
  7750  13.2  55.8  255   5  3   8.9   4.9 |  14.6  58.3  235   6  3   8.5   4.7
  7500  13.8  56.8  250   5  3   8.6   4.7 |  15.2  59.4  235   6  3   8.0   4.4
  7250  14.5  58.1  250   5  3   8.7   4.8 |  15.8  60.4  235   5  3   8.2   4.5
  7000  15.2  59.4  250   5  3  10.8   5.9 |  16.5  61.7  230   5  3  10.8   5.9
  6750  16.0  60.8  250   5  3  10.2   5.6 |  17.3  63.1  230   5  2  10.3   5.6
  6500  16.7  62.1  250   5  3   8.4   4.6 |  18.0  64.4  230   5  2   8.3   4.6
  6250  17.3  63.1  250   5  3   8.6   4.7 |  18.6  65.5  225   4  2   8.7   4.8
  6000  18.0  64.4  250   5  3  11.0   6.0 |  19.3  66.7  225   4  2  11.0   6.0
  5750  18.9  66.0  250   5  3  11.4   6.3 |  20.2  68.4  220   4  2  10.9   6.0
  5500  19.7  67.5  250   5  3   9.9   5.4 |  20.9  69.6  220   4  2   9.0   5.0
  5250  20.4  68.7  245   5  3   9.6   5.3 |  21.6  70.9  215   4  2   9.2   5.0
  5000  21.1  70.0  245   5  3   9.5   5.2 |  22.3  72.1  215   3  2   9.1   5.0
  4750  21.9  71.4  245   5  3  10.4   5.7 |  23.0  73.4  210   3  2   9.7   5.3
  4500  22.7  72.9  245   5  2  10.5   5.8 |  23.7  74.7  205   3  2   9.3   5.1
  4250  23.4  74.1  245   5  2   9.7   5.3 |  24.4  75.9  200   3  1  10.5   5.8
  4000  24.2  75.6  245   5  2  13.0   7.1 |  25.2  77.4  195   3  1   6.1   3.4
  3750  25.5  77.9  245   4  2  21.1  11.6 |  25.1  77.2  190   2  1  -4.7  -2.6

Latest Observed Sounding from Rapid City


Latest Observed Sounding from Rapid City

Forecast Soundings for the Hot Springs Municipal Airport (click to zoom)

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Interactive forecast soundings from NOAA's Global Systems Laboratory can be found here.

Link to Vertical Wind Profile for Hot Springs Municipal Airport (courtesy CWSU Seattle)