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SXUS43 KTOP 241736
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AFTERNOON LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1136 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z THURSDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1130 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

PREVIOUS FORECAST ON TRACK. BACK EDGE OF STRATUS JUST WEST OF A
CNK TO SLN LINE AND SLOWLY ERODING EAST. EXPECT A VERY GRADUAL
LIFTING OF STRATUS THIS AFTERNOON, BUT STILL WITHIN MVFR
CATEGORY. MHK SHOULD BREAK OUT IN THE 21-23Z TIME FRAME WHILE
EXPECT TOP AND FOE BREAK OUT BETWEEN 00 AND 03Z. AFTER THAT, VFR
EXPECTED WITH WINDS SWITCHING TO WEST AND THEN SOUTH AT LESS THAN
10 KTS OVERNIGHT. PRESSURE GRADIENT STRENGTHENING LATER TONIGHT
AND SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 12 TO 20 KTS SHOULD BE IN STORE FOR
CHRISTMAS MORNING.

.THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:                          505 PM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           2 PM  300/14 MPH
                                     4 PM  290/12 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 505 AM):        200FT  337/16 MPH
                                      400FT  339/22 MPH
                                      600FT  344/24 MPH
                                      800FT  346/25 MPH
                                     1000FT  343/31 MPH
                                     1500FT  343/33 MPH
                                     2000FT  346/33 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):        44FT  276/09 MPH
                                      122FT  276/11 MPH
                                      269FT  275/13 MPH
                                      521FT  275/14 MPH
                                      893FT  273/15 MPH
                                     1381FT  272/16 MPH
                                     1970FT  272/17 MPH
                                     2627FT  271/18 MPH
                                     3364FT  282/24 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):        44FT  258/10 MPH
                                      125FT  259/13 MPH
                                      269FT  259/15 MPH
                                      521FT  259/16 MPH
                                      896FT  259/16 MPH
                                     1382FT  258/17 MPH
                                     1974FT  259/17 MPH
                                     2630FT  260/19 MPH
                                     3366FT  284/29 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):        46FT  251/10 MPH
                                      125FT  252/13 MPH
                                      268FT  251/15 MPH
                                      519FT  251/16 MPH
                                      893FT  259/16 MPH
                                     1382FT  258/17 MPH
                                     1974FT  259/17 MPH
                                     2630FT  260/19 MPH
                                     3366FT  284/29 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                2 PM  27 FT
                                     4 PM  -44 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        740 AM
    SURFACE WIND:   7 AM  180/13 MPH
                    9 AM  170/15G22 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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