Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 181149
RECTOP

MORNING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
549 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z FRIDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 535 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

LATEST RADAR TRENDS INDICATE LIGHT SNOW UNDERNEATH MVFR STRATUS
WILL PERSIST THROUGH 15Z AT KTOP/KFOE. OBSERVATIONS UPSTREAM NOTE
IFR STRATUS PUSHING EASTWARD WHILE SHORT TERM GUIDANCE HINTS AT
CEILINGS LOWERING TO JUST UNDER 1000 FEET AS THE SNOWFALL ENDS.
THESE CONDITIONS PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY WITH DRIER AIR NEAR THE
SURFACE ATTEMPTING TO LIFT CLOUD DECK BACK TO LOW END MVFR BY LATE
AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS HOVER NEAR LOW END MVFR THROUGH FORECAST
PERIOD WITH A LOW POTENTIAL FOR PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE TO IMPACT
TERMINALS OVERNIGHT.

.THIS MORNING...
    SUNRISE:                         736 AM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           7 AM  080/05 MPH
                                     9 AM  080/06 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 509 AM):        200FT  082/09 MPH
                                      400FT  086/13 MPH
                                      600FT  089/15 MPH
                                      800FT  092/16 MPH
                                     1000FT  104/09 MPH
                                     1500FT  174/07 MPH
                                     2000FT  174/11 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 AM):        22FT  077/06 MPH
                                       99FT  077/09 MPH
                                      242FT  077/10 MPH
                                      492FT  082/13 MPH
                                      861FT  093/15 MPH
                                     1346FT  127/15 MPH
                                     1937FT  148/15 MPH
                                     2601FT  167/11 MPH
                                     3340FT  206/09 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 AM):        22FT  078/05 MPH
                                      101FT  079/07 MPH
                                      244FT  081/08 MPH
                                      492FT  086/11 MPH
                                      863FT  092/14 MPH
                                     1347FT  124/12 MPH
                                     1936FT  158/13 MPH
                                     2598FT  176/12 MPH
                                     3338FT  204/09 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 900 AM):        25FT  077/06 MPH
                                      101FT  077/08 MPH
                                      244FT  078/09 MPH
                                      495FT  085/12 MPH
                                      863FT  092/14 MPH
                                     1347FT  124/12 MPH
                                     1936FT  158/13 MPH
                                     2598FT  176/12 MPH
                                     3338FT  204/09 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                7 AM  -1020 FT
                                     9 AM  -947 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:         502 PM
    SURFACE WIND:   2 PM  060/02 MPH
                    4 PM  050/02 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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