Regional map shows stationary front parked over area. Local forecast shows light and variable winds with increasing clouds. Winds aloft are moderate. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent—-1,040’/min—-starting at 11:30AM with no over development. NBR is light and variable early.
Caution: the wind sock on the ridge has not been reinstalled yet. Watch for rotor!
Waiting for new battery for my GoPro so my latest filmed flight was a challenge to end.
Regional weather map shows area on boarder between clouds and sun. Local forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and light west winds all day. Winds aloft are moderate.
NBR is showing light and variable winds. Soaring forecast is poor.
Got all sizes of the Ozone Ozium harnesses in stock so come and hang in one.
Headed for Tapalpa, Mexico soon for some warm weather soaring. Still a few spots open so let know if you want get out of the cold and tired of short flights.
Regional weather map shows approaching NW Cold Front. The local weather forecast shows light NE flow starting at 11AM. NBR is showing light & variable winds early. Winds aloft are high and Sugar Loaf showing west winds.
Local weather forecast calls for strong west winds by 11AM. Winds aloft are high! NBR is showing easterly winds now but when will they switch?
Got both medium & large Ozone Ozium 2 pod harnesses in stock now so came and hang in one.
Regional weather map shows much clouds over area. Despite local forecast calling for light west winds, NBR has been showing some easterly flow.
Winds aloft are a bit high but Sugar Loaf is showing easterly winds.
A few spots are still available for our Tapalpa, Mexico trip next month February 4—11th. This looks to be much better flying.
NOAA weather radio calling for strong westerly winds this PM and local forecast shows the same. Pressure gradient is big at negative -.27″! Winds aloft are very high! NBR still showing light and variable winds but Sugar Loaf already showing strong westerly winds.
Good day to finish your Christmas shopping: I just received a new order of Ozone Ozium pod harnesses and have Ozone flight suits to keep you warm for during this winters flying. Have Ascent H2 GPS varios in a variety of colors for just $349!
Still some spots left if you really want to stay warm in Tapalpa, Mexico February 4—-11th.
The solstice is past so more sun is coming!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Last Wednesday was great: Johannes flight was ~ 2 hours and I had to engage big ears and speed bar to get out of the cold.
Saturday looks like the day to fly this weekend—-snow this evening!
Regional weather map shows cloudy skies. Local weather forecast shows NE flow all day.
Thermal soaring forecast is poor due to clouds? Winds aloft are light.
NBR is showing light and variable winds early.
Thermal soaring forecast for Sunday is good with 654’/min starting at 11:15AM and no over development. Winds aloft are finally light! Local forecast calls for light and variable winds but clear skies over CO will give give some heating and easterly winds today.
NBR is showing drain earlyl but the winds should reverse soon.
NBR is showing significant west winds early and local forecast calling for this to continue all day. Winds aloft are strong from west. Morning sunshine may temporarily give us up slope flow but with strong winds aloft watch for inversion to break and strong west winds.
Sunday looks better as local forecast shows up slope winds.
Sunday is looking very catabatic with west winds increasing during the day.
NBR already showing light west winds early with a pressure difference of -.24″!
NOAA weather radio calling for strong west winds this PM.
No flying today but I have these Christmas Gifts in stock:
Accent H2 Vario $349
Easy Packs $125
Ozone Flight Suits $195
Baofeng UV–5R radios $75
Tapalpa, Mexico Fly Week Feb 4–11th $1,800
Ozone Ozium 2 Pod Harnesses $950