Monday, June 19, 2017

2017 USA Club Class 2nd practice day 6/19/17

 Task committee met at 9 am with a phone brief by the weatherman. Task called is on the SSA website thru remote scorer. 10 am pilots meeting with a slideshow which CD put together(stayed up till 4 am doing this) went well. 12-noon pilot meeting called when task sheets will be passed out.

Monday 06/19 0% / 0 in
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 89F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

Center of task area.
DrJack (www.drjack.info/BLIP) miniBLIPSPOT
        Lat,Lon= 33.53,-102.98 (286,149)
 Jun 19 - NAM
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 VALID.TIME     18z    21z  VALID.TIME 
 ForecastPd      6h     9h  ForecastPd 
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         W*     311    532  W*         
Sfc.Heating     187    401  Sfc.Heating
      Hcrit    5067   7593  Hcrit      
   BL Depth    2200   5147  BL Depth   
     BL Top    6095   9043  BL Top     
Hgt.Variab.    1840    981  Hgt.Variab.
  B/S Ratio       6      9  B/S Ratio  
    BL Wind       9     10  BL Wind    
  Direction     084    099  Direction  
 Wind Shear       3      5  Wind Shear 
Max.Converg       3     -5  Max.Converg
      CUpot     598   2240  CUpot      
     CUbase    5497   6803  CUbase     
      ODpot   -1311     -8  ODpot      
     ODbase    7406   9051  ODbase     
      maxRH      98     88  maxRH      
       CAPE    1775   3428  CAPE       
    Temp@2m    76.5   84.7  Temp@2m    


Below are random pics from the morning meeting with the last several added weather from our briefing. 











 John Seaborn A8 and below added pics before launch. HA reported 6.5 kt climb right after release and CD started the launch at 13:15. Task opened 14:15 ish. Still a 3 hr. TAT. The task on SSA website or SSA tracker/Glideport.Aero.











Maybe more pics from the grid and day later toward evening. Enjoy.

Best. #711.