Regional weather map shows clear skies over CO. Local forecast shows light winds over area turning easterly this PM. Winds aloft are a bit high but Sugar Loaf is showing light and variable winds. Thermal soaring forecast is good—500’/min—starting at 11:45AM with no over development. Pressure difference -.25″! NBR is showing light and variable early.
Still have a few spots open for Tapalpa, Mexico February 4—11th.
Alphina 3 was released this week and already have 2 orders arriving end of January 2018.
Too until 11:30AM but have finally seen some blue skies and the house above launch!
NBR is showing light and variable winds. Humidity very high but the sky seams to be clearing.
Sunday is starting out with strong west winds at NBR and a pressure difference of -.41″! The local forecast calls for winds to switch by noon. Winds aloft are much lower today. Perhaps some afternoon flying?
Thermal soaring forecast is good—400’/min—starting at 12:30PM with no over development.
Winds have calmed! I will meet P2 pilots in park at 10:30AM.
West winds are back! Check NBR
After several cloudy & rainy days the sun is out again! Local weather forecast calls for east winds all day. Humidity is quite high—-90%—so expect soft air and thunderstorms this PM. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent—800’/min—starting at 11:45AM and over development at 3PM!
Getting ready to head to Grand Junction tomorrow for acceratatedP1/P2 and Ridge Soaring Clinic.
Have a slightly used large Swift for demo’s now.
Regional weather map shows clear skies and stationary front parked over area. Local forecast calls for light easterly winds with cloud skies by this PM. Thermal soaring forecast is good—620’/min—starting at 11:15AM with over development by 3PM! Humidity is high at 85%. 40% chance of thunderstorms!
NBR showing light and variable winds early.
NBR showing west winds in early AM. Local forecast shows winds switching easterly by 9AM. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent—-1,000’/min—starting at 11AM and over development at 3PM. 20% chance of rain.
Early in the AM there is significant west winds at NBR.
Regional map shows High pressure to west and Low pressure to east. Local forecast calls for west winds until noon. Winds aloft are light. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent starting at 11:15AM with no over development forecast. Winds will be up to 1,435’/min!
After several days of wet weather, it looks like sunshine has returned!
Regional map shows clear skies and high pressure dominate. Local forecast shows easterly winds by noon but I see bright sunshine on the hill and expect up slope flow to start sooner. Pressure difference is -.15″ so it and NBR is showing lift and variable winds. Thermal soaring forecast is excellent starting at 8:45AM getting to 800’/min with no over development! I will start hiking at 9AM.
Hill is blanketed with snow and mud underneath.
No over development forecast so perhaps some late afternoon flying with glass off?
Meantime I have posted videos of 2 recent flights.
12:30 PM West winds started and pressure dropping . Not looking good for PM flying!
Regional map shows mostly clear skies over area. Local forecast shows easterly flow all day. Thermal soaring forecast is good—619’/min starting at 11:30 AM with over development at 6PM! Winds aloft are light and Sugar Loaf is reporting light winds. NBR is reporting light winds early.