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Strong to Severe Storms in the Northern and Central High Plains; Very Hot Temperatures in South Texas and Florida

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing severe winds and hail are likely to develop this afternoon in the northern and central High Plains. Isolated large hail and heavy rainfall will also be possible in southwest Texas. The combination of high surface temperatures and high humidity will lead to heat index values up to 110 degrees in portions of south Texas and Florida. Read More >

Wednesday Morning Soaring Forecast For Anchorage
updated Wed Jun 29 06:10:02 ADT 2016

SOARING FORECAST FOR ANC           DATE... 06/29/16...12Z

THERMAL INDEX....MINUS SIGN INDICATES INSTABILITY
       5000 FT ASL........-1.0
       6000 FT ASL........-0.5
      10000 FT ASL........4.0
      15000 FT ASL........100

HEIGHT OF THE - 3 INDEX...1100 FT ASL
TOP OF THE LIFT...........7200 FT ASL
ANC MAX TEMPERATURE.......69 DEGREES F
FIRST USABLE LIFT.........66 DEGREES F
MAXIMUM LIFT..............408 FT/MIN

UPPER LEVEL WINDS
           5000 FT ASL....055 DEGREES AT 05 KNOTS
          10000 FT ASL....100 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS

IT IS EMPHASIZED...THIS SOARING FORECAST INFORMATION IS VALID
ONLY FOR THE RAOB SITE AREA AND FREQUENTLY WILL NOT APPLY
TO OTHER AREAS IN THE STATE.