Uvalde Weather, Practice Day 1, 4 Aug 2011

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Uvalde Weather, Practice Day 1, 4 Aug 2011

  1. 1. OPEN CLASS NATIONALS / Pre-World Gliding Championships UVALDE, TX; USA World Class Soaring! Fly Safe ... and Enjoy!
  2. 2. Del Rio: Wednesday Afternoon
  3. 3. Visible Satellite (Wednesday Afternoon)
  4. 4. 500 mb Thursday Afternoon Prog
  5. 5. Water Vapor Satellite
  6. 6. Infrared Satellite
  7. 7. Visible Satellite – Thursday 12Z
  8. 8. 850 mb Temperature
  9. 9. Surface Plot – 12Z
  10. 10. Surface 12z
  11. 11. Del Rio
  12. 12. Corpus Christi
  13. 13. Forecast Sounding (5 PM CDT)
  14. 14. Soaring Forecast <ul><li>Sky: Morning: Clear </li></ul><ul><li>Afternoon Cloud Bases 9000 </li></ul><ul><li>(Few-Sct Cu…a little drier than Wed) </li></ul><ul><li>Delta-T 850-500: 29C 850mb Temp: 24C </li></ul><ul><li>K-Index, DRT: 34 </li></ul><ul><li>Lifted Index: -1.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum Temp 39C (102F) (+2.0F) </li></ul><ul><li>Soaring Index: 630 FPM </li></ul><ul><li>Alt Max/Time: 9,000 Ft / 1700 CDT (Hill Country) </li></ul><ul><li>Trigger/Time: 35C(95F); 1215 CDT </li></ul><ul><li>Winds: SE 5-10Kt </li></ul>
  15. 15. Observed Thu Aug 4 2011 <ul><li>Hill Country Cu started at 1730z </li></ul><ul><li>Blue over Uvalde Plain </li></ul><ul><li>Seabreeze apparent at coast at 1730z </li></ul><ul><li>Few Cu afternoon hours after 20z (3 PM CDT) </li></ul><ul><li>Lift rates max 8Kts / Max Altitude 10K in Hill Country; Cu field SCT in Hill Country but only FEW high base CU LCL at 10K on the Plain </li></ul>
  16. 16. Outook: Friday 1 PM CDT
  17. 17. FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS <ul><li>Flight Restrictions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thursday: August 4, 2011 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>--- No V.I.P.s in Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>--- 10 Miles SW Hondo; Low Altitude Unmanned Flight Activity) </li></ul></ul></ul>

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