Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 301745
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AFTERNOON LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1145 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z SATURDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1136 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

VFR PREVAILS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WITH HIGH
CLOUDS ABOVE 15 KFT INCREASING FROM THE WEST. NEXT SYSTEM FROM THE
SOUTHWEST BEGINS TO BRING LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS NEAR 06Z, STARTING
INITIALLY AS LIGHT AND THEN INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
AFTER 10Z. ARRIVAL OF THE WIDESPREAD RAIN BANDS ADD TO SOME
UNCERTAINTY OF TIMING OF MVFR OR LOWER CIGS OCCURRING THRU 18Z.
OVERALL SHOULD EXPECT CATEGORIES TO GRADUALLY LOWER POTENTIALLY TO
IFR BY MID MORNING SATURDAY.

.THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:                          541 PM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           3 PM  180/07 MPH
                                     5 PM  170/07 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 514 AM):        200FT  038/08 MPH
                                      400FT  041/14 MPH
                                      600FT  048/15 MPH
                                      800FT  052/14 MPH
                                     1000FT  041/12 MPH
                                     1500FT  013/19 MPH
                                     2000FT  350/23 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):        49FT  187/06 MPH
                                      131FT  188/08 MPH
                                      278FT  190/09 MPH
                                      535FT  193/10 MPH
                                      917FT  195/11 MPH
                                     1414FT  199/12 MPH
                                     2016FT  202/13 MPH
                                     2686FT  210/15 MPH
                                     3437FT  235/19 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):        49FT  162/05 MPH
                                      128FT  172/08 MPH
                                      278FT  179/10 MPH
                                      532FT  185/11 MPH
                                      914FT  191/12 MPH
                                     1412FT  196/13 MPH
                                     2015FT  207/14 MPH
                                     2690FT  216/17 MPH
                                     3442FT  235/20 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):        46FT  166/06 MPH
                                      127FT  170/10 MPH
                                      275FT  176/13 MPH
                                      532FT  182/14 MPH
                                      914FT  191/12 MPH
                                     1412FT  196/13 MPH
                                     2015FT  207/14 MPH
                                     2690FT  216/17 MPH
                                     3442FT  235/20 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                3 PM  -123 FT
                                     5 PM  -179 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        730 AM
    SURFACE WIND:   7 AM  180/07 MPH
                    9 AM  170/08 MPH

&&

THIS FORECAST IS NOT ROUTINELY UPDATED OR AMENDED OUTSIDE OF
SCHEDULED ISSUANCES. A METEOROLOGIST WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE AT PHONE
NUMBER 1-785-234-2592.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TOPEKA

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