CHGPA Weather Links for HG & PG Pilots


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One way to decide if it will be flyable in our area DMV


 General Weather Forecast
Pick your site

DR  WS  EG  DM  RR  SA
         PP  BH  CL  ER  SR SK       
seeing lost of sun and no rain nor thunderstorms
, go to next step


Surface Winds Forecast
Pick your site

DR  WS  EG  DM  RR SA 
PP  BH  CL  ER  SR  SK


winds <12mph, go to next step
 

 Expected altitude we can fly
Free service, select latest height of boundery map

XC SKIES
Paid service that gives max thermal height and more

to double check the winds in altitude, go to next step

 
Winds at Altitude
Winter: No blue at 3000ft go to next step
Summer: No blue at 6000ft go to next step 


also gives you latest blipmap and wind aloft per site

Winds <15mph in altitude go to next step

 





Same day info to optimize your decision
Winds <15mph, go to next step 




 Cloud Cover Forecast

Not too much cloud cover, go to next step

  
Forecast discussion
Pick your site
   
DR  WS  EG  DM RR SA  
PP  BH  CL  ER  SR  SK 

    No frontal system passing nor other hazards, go FLY!



Weather Maps



 WunderMap
 
WeatherSpark


 NOAA Map - Aviation Map 
(Hover mouse over map for Details)
 NOAA Map - National
(Hover mouse over map for Details)

Intellicast Surface Analysis


 TWC Current Observation Maps Page TWC Forecast Maps Page 
 
 Radar - US  TWC Radar - East Central

 ADDS IR Satellite - U.S.  ADDS IR Satellite East Central




Winds

 Woodstock Wind Meter Windy Pulpit Wind Meter

 
WindMapper

 
Earth Winds
 
Wind Flows


Forecasts by Location

Flying Site &
City Forecasts
WU  
(NWS Data)
Daily/Hourly

Hourly 'Cast
TWC
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AccuWeather
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NOAA

Air Sports
Launch Code

Recent Observations

NOAA

 


Windfinder
Local Area Washington DC


Dulles IAP VA
Sterling VA
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Washington DC
Wash DC

Washington Reagan
KDCA


Dulles IAP
VA


Washington
DC

Washington Reagan
KDCA


Washington Dulles
KIAD
 
Taylor Farm  King George VA
Fredericks-
burg
VA

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King George
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Frederickburg

Fredericks-
burg
VA
Stafford VA 
KRMN
King George VA 
Woodstock, Skyline Drive Winchester VA

Blacksburg VA

Staunton VA

Winchester
Blacksburg
Staunton
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Woodstock
Blacksburg
Staunton
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Winchester
Woodstock
Blacksburg
Staunton


Winchester
VA


Blacksburg
VA


Staunton
VA

Winchester VA - KOKV

Blacksburg VA - KBCB

Shannon Aprt
Fredericksburg VA
KSHD

Woodstock VA 

Site & City
Forecasts

Hourly


Launch Code

NOAA

 
Windfinder
Oregon Ridge  Timonium MD
Cockeysville
MD

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Timonium
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Timonium
Baltimore
MD

Baltimore MD
 KBWI

 Baltimore
Marshall Aprt
High Rock,Pulpit,Smithsburg Hagerstown MD

McConnelsburg
(Tuscarora Summit)
Hagers-
town MD

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McConnels-
burg PA

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Hagerstown

Hagers-
town
MD
Hagers-town MD
KHGR
McConnells-
burg
PA
 
Bill's Hill,Fisher Rd  Breezewood PA
Altoona
PA

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Breeze-
wood

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Breezewood

Altoona
PA
Altoona PA
KAOO
Altoona-
Blair
County
Aprt
 
 Site & City 
Forecasts
Hourly   Launch Code  NOAA  Windfinder
Jack's Mt State College PA
State
College PA

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McVeytown
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State College

State College
PA
State
College 
PA - KUNV
State
College
 
 Hyner ViewRenovo PA  Renovo PA 
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Renovo
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Renovo

 Hyner View PA
High Point, Fairgrounds, Zirk'sCumberland MD


Pittsburgh PA
Cumberland MD
Morgantown WV
Martinsburg WV
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Pittsburgh
Cumberland
Morgantown
Martinsburg
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Pittsburgh
Cumberland
Morgantown
Martinsburg

Pittsburgh
PA


Morgan-
town
WV


Martins-
burg
WV


Pittsburgh PA
KPIT


Morgan-town
WV - KMGW


Martinsburg WV
 KMRB
 Cumberl-
and
Reg Aprt MD

Flight Park Locations and Links

 Observations and Forecasts

Flight Park Site

Hourly

TWC
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Accuweather
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NOAA

Launch Code

Recent Observations

NOAA

 

Windfinder

Manquin VA

Blue Sky Flight Park
Web Site



Manquin VA
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Manquin
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Mechanicsville


Richmond VA

Richmond VA
 KRIC
 
Richmond Byrd Aprt

Ellenville NY

Ellenville Flight Park Web Site  
Mountain Wings Web Site
Fly High Hang Gliding Web Site


Ellenville NY  
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Ellenville
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Ellenville
    

Orange County Montgomery NY 


Orange County 
NY KMGJ 


Stewart Int'l
NY - KSWF



 Ellenville Flight Park

Kill Devils Hills NC 

Kitty Hawk Kites
Web Site



Kill Devil Hills NC 
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Kill Devil Hills
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Kill Devil Hills


Kill Devil Hills NC

Kill Devil Hills
NC - KFFA
 
Kitty Hawk

Rising Fawn GA

 Lookout Mountain Flight Park Web Site


Dunlap, TN

Flying Camp


Rising Fawn GA 
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Rising Fawn
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Rising Fawn


Dalton GA  

Chatanooga TN
 Dalton GA
 KDNN 


Lovell Field
Chatanooga
TN - KCHA


Dalton Aprt 

La Belle FL
 
Neverland Flying Park

Orlando FL 
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Orlando
Groveland
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Orlando
Groveland
Orlando FL 

 Orlando FL
 KORL 


Orlando Aprt 








Helpful Books

Understanding the Sky   
Dennis Pagen
  
The Art of Paragliding   
Dennis Pagen
  




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