Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 201137
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MORNING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
537 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z SATURDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 536 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

MVFR CIGS SHOULD LIFT NORTHWARD TOWARD THE TAF SITES BY LATE
MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON WITH AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN DEVELOPING BY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. THE FORECAST FOR
PRECIPITATION TYPE THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS WILL BE
QUITE CHALLENGING AS A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET, AND
SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THIS WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION SHOULD CONTINUE
INTO SATURDAY MORNING, AND HOPEFULLY FUTURE UPDATES WILL BE ABLE
TO FURTHER PINPOINT THE TIMING OF VARIOUS PRECIPITATION TYPES.
WITH THE MIXED PRECIPITATION, CIGS/VIS SHOULD DROP TO IFR
CONDITIONS BUT CANNOT RULE OUT PERIODS OF NEAR LIFR CONDITIONS.
ONCE A COLD FRONT TRACKS THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT, SOUTHEASTERLY
WINDS WILL GRADUALLY BACK TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST BY SATURDAY
MORNING.

.THIS MORNING...
    SUNRISE:                         708 AM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           7 AM  150/06 MPH
                                     9 AM  170/08 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 506 AM):        200FT  131/09 MPH
                                      400FT  143/15 MPH
                                      600FT  158/21 MPH
                                      800FT  173/26 MPH
                                     1000FT  203/34 MPH
                                     1500FT  226/42 MPH
                                     2000FT  247/41 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 AM):        41FT  159/06 MPH
                                      115FT  164/20 MPH
                                      256FT  163/23 MPH
                                      500FT  178/30 MPH
                                      868FT  192/34 MPH
                                     1355FT  202/35 MPH
                                     1950FT  226/34 MPH
                                     2623FT  253/33 MPH
                                     3378FT  263/32 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 AM):        35FT  176/07 MPH
                                      110FT  179/20 MPH
                                      251FT  177/23 MPH
                                      495FT  192/32 MPH
                                      864FT  199/38 MPH
                                     1353FT  207/38 MPH
                                     1950FT  227/36 MPH
                                     2623FT  255/31 MPH
                                     3378FT  270/29 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 900 AM):        35FT  190/06 MPH
                                      113FT  193/19 MPH
                                      252FT  193/21 MPH
                                      499FT  202/32 MPH
                                      869FT  199/38 MPH
                                     1353FT  207/38 MPH
                                     1950FT  227/36 MPH
                                     2623FT  255/31 MPH
                                     3378FT  270/29 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                7 AM  -1541 FT
                                     9 AM  -1173 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:         605 PM
    SURFACE WIND:   3 PM  160/08 MPH
                    5 PM  120/07 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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