What is the forecast?

What is the current condition?

What is the wind speed at 6000 '- 12,000'?

What is the wind direction 6000' - 10,000'?

What is the pressure trend?

Falling pressure = instability
Rising pressure = stablity

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What is the T1 value?
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T1 Value
0
  No Lift
-1 to -2
  barely soaring conditions
-3
  minimal soaring
-5 to -9
  produces best soaring conditions
lower than -9
 

leads to over development and thunderstorms

 

What is the lapse rate?

Lapse Rate
2.0 - 2.4
  marginal (mostly blue thermals)
2.4 - 2.8
  good soaring conditions
2.8 - 3.4
  very good condtions
> 3.4
  will develop partially overcast skies with embedded thunderstorms.

 

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