[aprssig] Jet forecasts for K6RPT flight

Gregg Wonderly gregg at wonderly.org
Tue Dec 13 00:17:53 EST 2011

Okay, I know that 107,000ft weather is not of much interest to most people :-)

It would be great if it would just head east and end up over the populated parts of Europe.

Hopefully they'll get up in a few hours and  be watching out for it in their late morning/early afternoon.


On Dec 12, 2011, at 11:12 PM, Mark Conner wrote:

> The balloon is cruising at 107,000 ft which is just above the 10 mb
> surface.  There is some but only a weak relationship to the jet stream
> winds which are typically 200-300 mb (30-38,000 ft).
> There are not many resources for winds near 100,000 ft, but I have
> some charts at http://nstar.org/GFS which are updated manually.
> 73 de Mark N9XTN
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