Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 161752
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EVENING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1252 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1248 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

MAIN CONCERN FOR THE TAFS ARE THE WINDS. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 25 TO 30 KTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 21Z
THEN BEGIN TO DECREASE AS A FRONTAL TROUGH APPROACHES. HIGH
RESOLUTION SHORT TERM MODELS SUGGEST THAT THE WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
THE NORTHWEST AT MHK AROUND 2330Z AND AT TOP AND FOE BETWEEN 01Z
AND 02Z. WINDS COULD GUSTS AS HIGH AS 20 KTS BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
FALL OFF QUICKLY. THE WINDS WILL DECREASE TO LESS THAN 10 KTS FROM
THE NORTH AROUND 06Z. VFR CIGS ARE EXPECTED AND PRECIPITATION
WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE TERMINALS ON THURSDAY.

.THIS EVENING...
    SUNSET:                          801 PM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           5 PM  210/21G29 MPH
                                     7 PM  210/18G26 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 607 AM):        200FT  172/21 MPH
                                      400FT  173/29 MPH
                                      600FT  177/34 MPH
                                      800FT  182/40 MPH
                                     1000FT  193/57 MPH
                                     1500FT  197/65 MPH
                                     2000FT  195/61 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):        33FT  218/19 MPH
                                      117FT  217/25 MPH
                                      275FT  217/28 MPH
                                      546FT  217/30 MPH
                                      945FT  218/32 MPH
                                     1467FT  219/33 MPH
                                     2099FT  220/33 MPH
                                     2802FT  221/34 MPH
                                     3581FT  223/35 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):        30FT  209/17 MPH
                                      114FT  209/23 MPH
                                      270FT  210/26 MPH
                                      540FT  211/29 MPH
                                      944FT  212/31 MPH
                                     1466FT  214/32 MPH
                                     2099FT  215/32 MPH
                                     2803FT  218/33 MPH
                                     3583FT  221/33 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):        27FT  256/14 MPH
                                      111FT  251/20 MPH
                                      265FT  249/23 MPH
                                      534FT  246/27 MPH
                                      936FT  212/31 MPH
                                     1466FT  214/32 MPH
                                     2099FT  215/32 MPH
                                     2803FT  218/33 MPH
                                     3583FT  221/33 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                5 PM  1946 FT
                                     7 PM  1824 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        643 AM
    SURFACE WIND:   7 AM  360/09 MPH
                    9 AM  010/09 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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