The day started with lost of smoke and light west winds. Local forecast calls for easterly flow most of the day. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent—-1,400’/min—starting at 10:30AM with over development at 6PM. Is the haze factored into this? NBR is showing west winds early. When will sunshine arrive and give us up slope flow?
Meanwhile, watch our smooth glass off flight last evening?
Sunday Evening glass off flight.
Winds aloft are very high! Sugar Loaf is reporting strong winds gusting to 36 m.p.h.! Jet stream is over CO!
Local weather forecast calls for west winds for next 3 days!
Have posted 2 videos from last weeks ridge soaring clinic.
Have 2 deposits for the February Tapalpa, Mexico Trip. Let me know if for you want a spot—airline tickets still very low!
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Thermal Soaring Forecast excellent calling for 1,500’/minute starting at 10:30AM and over development by 1PM! Looks like a short strong soaring window.
Pressure difference -.18″ and barometric pressure dropping. NBR showing westerly winds early.
Local forecast calling for easterly winds by 9:00AM. 30% chance of thunderstorms this PM.
We will meet at 7:30AM.
Saturday saw good flying until midday thunderstorms. Today looks similar.
Regional map shows high pressure dominating area. Local airports reporting partially cloudy skies and light winds. NBR showing sunny skies & light and variable winds.
Will start at 7:30AM.
Satellite view shows mostly clear skies. Weather map shows High pressure over area. Local forecast calls for easterly winds all day. NBR showing light and variable winds and sunny skies! 20% chance of thunderstorms this PM.
We will start at 7:30 AM.
Satellite map shows abundant moisture over area. Temperature/temperature dew point spread is only 12 degrees and humidity is 64%! Local forecast calling for 60% chance of rain. Pressure difference -.13″ and NBR showing NW winds.
Barometric pressure dropping, pressure difference increasing to -.15″, and west winds increasing! Not looking good!
Cloudy skies over area with high humidity. Local forecast shows light winds. Pressure difference -.05″. NBR is showing light easterly winds..
Will start lessons at 8:30AM as it is cloudy and there is only a 10% chance of thunderstorms this PM.
Saturday looks stable and partly cloudy. The local forecast is calling for NE winds all day!
NBR is already showing easterly up slope winds & rain. Hold for rain to stop!
Regional weather forecast calls for easterly winds today. Pressure difference -.12″.
NBR showing light and variable winds.
Will start at 7:30AM.
Thermal soaring forecast is excellent starting at 10:00AM with no over development!