72403 IAD Sterling Observations at 00Z 09 Jan 2008

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   PRES   HGHT   TEMP   DWPT   RELH   MIXR   DRCT   SKNT   THTA   THTE   THTV
    hPa     m      C      C      %    g/kg    deg   knot     K      K      K 
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 1007.0     93   18.6   10.6     60   8.03    190      9  291.2  314.2  292.6
 1000.0    144   18.4   10.4     60   7.97    210     15  291.6  314.5  292.9
  981.2    305   17.0   10.1     64   7.96    205     26  291.8  314.7  293.2
  946.7    610   14.5    9.5     72   7.92    210     36  292.1  315.0  293.6
  925.0    807   12.8    9.1     78   7.90    210     43  292.4  315.2  293.8
  913.3    914   11.9    8.7     81   7.79    215     43  292.6  315.1  293.9
  901.0   1027   11.0    8.3     83   7.68    219     48  292.7  315.0  294.1
  880.5   1219   10.6    5.5     71   6.45    225     56  294.2  313.1  295.4
  873.0   1290   10.4    4.4     66   6.04    226     51  294.8  312.6  295.9
  855.0   1464   11.4    1.4     50   4.98    229     39  297.6  312.6  298.5
  850.0   1513   11.0    1.0     50   4.86    230     36  297.7  312.3  298.5
  818.2   1829    9.2   -0.1     52   4.65    240     27  299.0  313.1  299.9
  801.0   2006    8.2   -0.8     53   4.53    243     25  299.8  313.6  300.6
  788.7   2134    8.0   -2.7     47   3.98    245     24  300.9  313.2  301.6
  787.0   2151    8.0   -3.0     46   3.91    244     25  301.1  313.2  301.8
  766.0   2374    8.2  -16.8     15   1.35    237     32  303.6  308.1  303.9
  760.1   2438    7.9  -22.0     10   0.87    235     34  304.0  306.9  304.1
  754.0   2504    7.6  -27.4      6   0.54    236     35  304.3  306.2  304.4
  732.2   2743    5.6  -28.2      7   0.52    240     40  304.7  306.6  304.8
  700.0   3110    2.6  -29.4      7   0.48    240     43  305.3  307.0  305.4
  697.0   3145    2.4  -28.6      8   0.52    240     43  305.5  307.3  305.6
  688.0   3250    3.8  -31.2      6   0.41    240     44  308.2  309.7  308.3
  679.3   3353    3.4  -31.0      6   0.43    240     45  308.9  310.4  308.9
  654.2   3658    2.2  -30.4      7   0.47    225     40  310.8  312.6  310.9
  646.0   3760    1.8  -30.2      7   0.48    226     40  311.5  313.3  311.6
  615.0   4154   -1.9  -24.9     15   0.83    229     40  311.7  314.6  311.8
  606.1   4267   -2.9  -25.5     16   0.80    230     40  311.9  314.7  312.0
  560.5   4877   -8.0  -28.7     17   0.64    230     43  312.9  315.2  313.0
  523.0   5417  -12.5  -31.5     19   0.53    234     48  313.7  315.6  313.8
  518.3   5486  -12.9  -32.5     18   0.49    235     49  314.1  315.8  314.1
  500.0   5760  -14.3  -36.3     14   0.35    245     44  315.5  316.8  315.6
  494.0   5851  -14.3  -36.3     14   0.35    246     42  316.6  317.9  316.7
  478.1   6096  -16.4  -37.8     14   0.31    250     37  317.1  318.2  317.1
  465.0   6305  -18.1  -39.1     14   0.28    243     34  317.4  318.5  317.5
  459.0   6401  -18.6  -39.6     14   0.27    240     32  318.0  319.0  318.0
  434.0   6816  -20.7  -41.7     13   0.23    244     39  320.4  321.3  320.5
  400.0   7410  -26.1  -43.1     19   0.21    250     49  321.0  321.8  321.0
  388.2   7620  -28.0  -44.6     19   0.19    245     52  321.3  322.0  321.3
  371.8   7925  -30.7  -46.8     19   0.15    245     53  321.7  322.3  321.7
  317.0   9046  -40.7  -54.7     21   0.07    245     54  322.8  323.1  322.8
  312.5   9144  -41.5  -55.5     20   0.07    245     54  323.0  323.3  323.0
  300.0   9420  -43.7  -57.7     20   0.05    250     53  323.6  323.9  323.7
  250.0  10620  -53.9  -64.9     25   0.02    240     51  325.8  325.9  325.8
  248.1  10668  -54.3  -65.2     25   0.02    240     50  325.9  326.0  325.9
  228.0  11203  -59.1  -69.1     26   0.02    246     49  326.6  326.6  326.6
  200.0  12010  -65.7  -74.7     28   0.01    255     48  328.6  328.6  328.6
  187.0  12415  -69.1  -77.1     31   0.01    255     46  329.4  329.5  329.4
  184.5  12497  -69.3  -77.3     30   0.01    255     46  330.4  330.4  330.4
  180.0  12643  -69.7  -77.7     30   0.01    250     48  332.1  332.1  332.1
  169.0  13020  -69.3  -77.3     30   0.01    260     57  338.8  338.8  338.8
  158.2  13411  -70.9  -78.9     30   0.01    270     66  342.6  342.6  342.6
  158.0  13420  -70.9  -78.9     30   0.01    270     66  342.6  342.7  342.6
  157.0  13458  -70.1  -78.1     30   0.01    270     66  344.6  344.6  344.6
  155.0  13534  -70.1  -78.1     30   0.01    270     66  345.9  345.9  345.9
  153.0  13612  -70.1  -78.1     30   0.01    270     65  347.2  347.2  347.2
  150.0  13730  -67.9  -76.9     27   0.01    270     63  352.9  353.0  352.9
  145.0  13935  -65.1  -74.1     28   0.01    266     55  361.2  361.3  361.2
  143.0  14021  -65.1  -74.1     28   0.01    265     51  362.7  362.8  362.8
  134.0  14416  -64.9  -73.9     28   0.01    262     59  369.8  369.9  369.8
  131.0  14554  -65.7  -74.7     28   0.01    261     62  370.8  370.9  370.8
  129.4  14630  -65.7  -74.7     28   0.01    260     64  372.2  372.3  372.2
  125.0  14839  -65.5  -74.5     28   0.01    258     61  376.1  376.2  376.1
  122.0  14986  -66.5  -75.5     27   0.01    257     59  376.9  377.0  376.9
  117.0  15240  -65.3  -74.3     28   0.01    255     56  383.7  383.8  383.7
  114.0  15398  -65.5  -74.5     28   0.01    256     57  386.2  386.2  386.2
  110.0  15617  -62.9  -72.9     25   0.02    257     58  395.0  395.1  395.0
  105.0  15902  -64.9  -73.9     28   0.02    258     60  396.5  396.6  396.5
  100.0  16200  -63.7  -73.7     24   0.02    260     62  404.4  404.5  404.4
   92.7  16662  -65.3  -74.3     28   0.02    261     50  410.1  410.2  410.1
   85.7  17140  -64.5  -74.5     24   0.02    262     37  421.0  421.1  421.0
   80.0  17557  -66.5  -75.5     27   0.02    263     26  425.2  425.4  425.2
   76.4  17837  -63.3  -73.3     25   0.02    264     19  437.6  437.7  437.6
   73.5  18073  -64.9  -74.9     24   0.02    264     13  439.0  439.2  439.0
   71.0  18288  -65.2  -75.2     24   0.02    265      7  442.9  443.0  442.9
   70.0  18370  -65.3  -75.3     24   0.02    250     11  444.4  444.5  444.4
   67.5  18593  -65.7  -75.7     24   0.02    270     24  448.1  448.3  448.1
   63.9  18927  -66.3  -76.3     23   0.02    267     25  453.9  454.0  453.9
   61.1  19202  -66.0  -76.0     24   0.02    265     26  460.5  460.6  460.5
   58.1  19507  -65.6  -75.6     24   0.02    290     32  467.9  468.0  467.9
   53.9  19967  -65.1  -75.1     24   0.03    267     24  479.3  479.4  479.3
   52.6  20117  -64.4  -74.4     24   0.03    260     22  484.2  484.5  484.3
   50.0  20430  -62.9  -72.9     25   0.04    275     26  494.8  495.1  494.9
   48.9  20567  -62.5  -73.5     21   0.04    286     25  498.9  499.2  498.9
   47.6  20726  -63.0  -73.9     22   0.04    300     23  501.6  501.9  501.6
   45.3  21031  -63.8  -74.6     22   0.03    255     18  506.8  507.0  506.8
   43.1  21336  -64.7  -75.2     22   0.03    270     22  512.0  512.2  512.0
   41.0  21641  -65.5  -75.9     22   0.03    290     19  517.2  517.4  517.2
   39.0  21946  -66.4  -76.6     22   0.03    260     24  522.5  522.7  522.5
   37.1  22250  -67.2  -77.3     23   0.03    275     28  527.8  528.0  527.8
   36.1  22414  -67.7  -77.7     23   0.03    275     29  530.7  530.9  530.7
   34.8  22635  -66.3  -76.3     23   0.03    275     30  539.9  540.2  540.0
   31.9  23165  -67.2  -77.2     23   0.03    275     33  551.2  551.5  551.2
   31.0  23333  -67.5  -77.5     23   0.03    280     31  554.8  555.1  554.9
   30.3  23470  -67.2  -77.2     23   0.03    285     29  559.2  559.5  559.2
   30.0  23530  -67.1  -77.1     23   0.04    275     26  561.1  561.4  561.2
   28.8  23774  -66.3  -76.3     23   0.04    265     28  569.8  570.2  569.9
   28.5  23840  -66.1  -76.1     23   0.04    269     30  572.2  572.6  572.2
   27.4  24079  -66.5  -76.5     23   0.04    285     36  577.5  577.8  577.5
   26.0  24384  -67.1  -77.1     23   0.04    275     34  584.2  584.6  584.2
   24.8  24689  -67.7  -77.7     23   0.04    290     32  591.1  591.4  591.1
   22.7  25210  -68.7  -78.7     22   0.04    269     31  603.0  603.3  603.0
   22.4  25298  -68.3  -78.3     23   0.04    265     31  606.7  607.0  606.7
   21.4  25564  -67.1  -77.1     23   0.05    265     37  618.0  618.5  618.0
   20.5  25822  -68.5  -78.5     23   0.04    265     42  621.4  621.8  621.4
   20.0  25970  -68.1  -78.1     23   0.05    265     45  627.0  627.4  627.0
   19.2  26213  -67.5  -77.9     22   0.05    280     46  636.0  636.4  636.0
   17.8  26673  -66.5  -77.5     20   0.06    274     49  653.3  653.8  653.3
   16.5  27129  -69.3  -79.3     22   0.05    269     51  658.6  659.0  658.6
   15.7  27432  -68.2  -78.5     22   0.05    265     53  671.9  672.4  671.9
   14.2  28042  -65.8  -76.8     20   0.08    265     65  699.4  700.2  699.5
   14.1  28076  -65.7  -76.7     20   0.08    265     65  701.0  701.8  701.0
   12.9  28610  -70.3  -80.3     22   0.05    265     60  703.1  703.6  703.1
   12.8  28651  -70.2  -80.3     22   0.05    265     60  704.8  705.3  704.8
   11.8  29142  -68.9  -79.9     19   0.06    265     78  726.2  726.8  726.2
   11.5  29297  -66.1  -77.1     20   0.09    265     83  741.6  742.6  741.6
   11.0  29568  -64.4  -76.1     19   0.11    265     93  757.2  758.5  757.3
   11.0  29566  -64.4  -76.1     19   0.11    265     93  757.1  758.3  757.1
   10.8  29680  -63.7  -75.7     18   0.12    266     91  763.8  765.1  763.8
   10.2  30029  -65.7  -77.7     17   0.09    269     87  768.9  770.0  769.0
   10.0  30150  -64.5  -76.5     18   0.12    270     85  777.8  779.1  777.8
    9.5  30480  -61.8  -74.3     17   0.17    275     88  800.0  802.0  800.1
    9.1  30733  -59.7  -72.7     17   0.23                817.4  820.0  817.5

Station information and sounding indices

                         Station identifier: IAD
                             Station number: 72403
                           Observation time: 080109/0000
                           Station latitude: 38.98
                          Station longitude: -77.46
                          Station elevation: 93.0
                            Showalter index: 6.62
                               Lifted index: 5.21
    LIFT computed using virtual temperature: 5.01
                                SWEAT index: 185.34
                                    K index: -5.70
                         Cross totals index: 15.30
                      Vertical totals index: 25.30
                        Totals totals index: 40.60
      Convective Available Potential Energy: 0.00
             CAPE using virtual temperature: 0.00
                      Convective Inhibition: 0.00
             CINS using virtual temperature: 0.00
                     Bulk Richardson Number: 0.00
          Bulk Richardson Number using CAPV: 0.00
  Temp [K] of the Lifted Condensation Level: 281.67
Pres [hPa] of the Lifted Condensation Level: 884.02
     Mean mixed layer potential temperature: 291.78
              Mean mixed layer mixing ratio: 7.96
              1000 hPa to 500 hPa thickness: 5616.00
Precipitable water [mm] for entire sounding: 17.32

Description of the data columns or sounding indices.


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