Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 161154
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MORNING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
554 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z WEDNESDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 533 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

MAIN FOCUS IS BAND OF MVFR STRATUS AND UNCERTAINTY ON HOW QUICKLY IT
ERODES EASTWARD WITH THE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE AREA.
FORECAST SOUNDINGS ARE IN BETTER AGREEMENT FOR KMHK TO DISSIPATE
TO A SCATTERED MVFR DECK BY 17Z WHILE SOME DISCREPANCY EXISTS IN
KTOP/KFOE. LATEST TRENDS IN THE PAST FEW HOURS INDICATE KTOP/KFOE
MAY CLEAR TO SCT MVFR STRATUS NEAR 20Z. IN ADDITION, GUSTY NORTH
WINDS ARE STRONGEST IN THE MORNING HOURS UNTIL SURFACE LOW EXITS
AND WINDS WANE AT OR BELOW 10 KTS FOR THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.THIS MORNING...
    SUNRISE:                         735 AM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           7 AM  320/17G26 MPH
                                     9 AM  320/17G26 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 528 AM):        200FT  328/15 MPH
                                      400FT  326/19 MPH
                                      600FT  326/21 MPH
                                      800FT  326/22 MPH
                                     1000FT  324/25 MPH
                                     1500FT  331/28 MPH
                                     2000FT  327/30 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 AM):        33FT  331/15 MPH
                                      113FT  332/20 MPH
                                      257FT  333/23 MPH
                                      506FT  335/27 MPH
                                      877FT  337/30 MPH
                                     1361FT  338/33 MPH
                                     1947FT  339/34 MPH
                                     2598FT  346/41 MPH
                                     3329FT  352/42 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 AM):        41FT  326/13 MPH
                                      118FT  329/19 MPH
                                      262FT  330/22 MPH
                                      513FT  332/26 MPH
                                      884FT  334/29 MPH
                                     1368FT  336/32 MPH
                                     1953FT  341/36 MPH
                                     2608FT  347/43 MPH
                                     3339FT  354/44 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 900 AM):        43FT  319/12 MPH
                                      123FT  321/17 MPH
                                      267FT  323/20 MPH
                                      516FT  326/23 MPH
                                      888FT  334/29 MPH
                                     1368FT  336/32 MPH
                                     1953FT  341/36 MPH
                                     2608FT  347/43 MPH
                                     3339FT  354/44 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                7 AM  -970 FT
                                     9 AM  -972 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:         501 PM
    SURFACE WIND:   2 PM  320/15 MPH
                    4 PM  320/10 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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