Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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AFTERNOON LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
521 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z SUNDAY EVENING)
ISSUED AT 521 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE PERIOD.  WINDS WILL BE
THE BIGGEST FORECAST CHALLENGE, WITH GUSTY NW WINDS EXPECTED TO MOVE
IN EARLY MORNING AND RAMP UP IN THE AFTERNOON. ALTHOUGH IT WILL BE
ON THE MARGINAL END, HAVE DECIDED TO INCLUDE LLWS OVERNIGHT AT
TOP/FOE WHERE IT LOOKS LIKE THE BOUNDARY LAYER WILL DECOUPLE FOR THE
LONGEST PERIOD OF TIME.  WINDS WILL RAPIDLY PICK UP AFTER 18Z WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35KTS POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON.

.THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:                          549 PM

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 506 PM):        200FT  223/13 MPH
                                      400FT  221/18 MPH
                                      600FT  221/20 MPH
                                      800FT  225/20 MPH
                                     1000FT  229/21 MPH
                                     1500FT  226/19 MPH
                                     2000FT  235/19 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):       104 234/09 MPH
                                      187FT  234/13 MPH
                                      336FT  234/15 MPH
                                      596FT  235/16 MPH
                                      981FT  236/17 MPH
                                     1484FT  237/18 MPH
                                     2093FT  239/19 MPH
                                     2768FT  240/19 MPH
                                     3516FT  244/21 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):       107 217/07 MPH
                                      186FT  223/13 MPH
                                      336FT  227/16 MPH
                                      595FT  231/19 MPH
                                      983FT  235/21 MPH
                                     1484FT  239/22 MPH
                                     2094FT  242/23 MPH
                                     2770FT  245/23 MPH
                                     3520FT  250/26 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):       107 204/08 MPH
                                      186FT  211/17 MPH
                                      335FT  216/20 MPH
                                      594FT  224/23 MPH
                                      982FT  235/21 MPH
                                     1484FT  239/22 MPH
                                     2094FT  242/23 MPH
                                     2770FT  245/23 MPH
                                     3520FT  250/26 MPH

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        724 AM
&&

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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