Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 241146
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MORNING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
546 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z WEDNESDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 536 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

VFR PREVAILS AT TERMINALS THIS FORECAST PERIOD WITH SOUTHWEST
WINDS SHIFTING TO THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON AT OR ABOVE 10 KTS.
AS WINDS IN THE FIRST FEW THOUSAND FEET DROP OFF IN THE 22Z TO 23Z
RANGE...A FEW SHORT TERM GUIDANCE SOLUTIONS SHOW A THIN LAYER OF
LOWER CIGS DEVELOPING BETWEEN 3500 FT AND 4000 FEET. THIS DECK
GRADUALLY INCREASES OVERNIGHT AS THE NEXT SYSTEM WITH CATEGORICAL
IMPACTS TO TERMINALS ARRIVE AFTER 12Z WEDNESDAY.

.THIS MORNING...
    SUNRISE:                         702 AM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           7 AM  240/12 MPH
                                     9 AM  260/14 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 521 AM):        200FT  238/15 MPH
                                      400FT  241/23 MPH
                                      600FT  248/28 MPH
                                      800FT  254/33 MPH
                                     1000FT  268/38 MPH
                                     1500FT  272/38 MPH
                                     2000FT  234/07 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 AM):        51FT  232/10 MPH
                                      126FT  238/21 MPH
                                      267FT  240/24 MPH
                                      511FT  250/33 MPH
                                      877FT  258/37 MPH
                                     1354FT  266/37 MPH
                                     1937FT  266/35 MPH
                                     2591FT  267/34 MPH
                                     3323FT  274/34 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 AM):        48FT  237/11 MPH
                                      126FT  242/23 MPH
                                      264FT  242/25 MPH
                                      509FT  250/34 MPH
                                      874FT  257/40 MPH
                                     1353FT  264/41 MPH
                                     1938FT  265/39 MPH
                                     2594FT  268/39 MPH
                                     3330FT  281/38 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 900 AM):        46FT  252/14 MPH
                                      121FT  252/23 MPH
                                      263FT  252/25 MPH
                                      507FT  255/32 MPH
                                      873FT  257/40 MPH
                                     1353FT  264/41 MPH
                                     1938FT  265/39 MPH
                                     2594FT  268/39 MPH
                                     3330FT  281/38 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                7 AM  -1587 FT
                                     9 AM  -1226 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:         610 PM
    SURFACE WIND:   3 PM  310/10 MPH
                    5 PM  310/07 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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