Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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MORNING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
520 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 12Z TAFS THROUGH 12Z SUNDAY MORNING)
ISSUED AT 500 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

WITH CLEARING OF THE STRATUS MAKING STEADY PROGRESS EAST, WILL GO
WITH A VFR FORECAST FOR TODAY THINKING THAT SUBSIDENCE INITIALLY
AND SUNSHINE WITH MIXING LATER THIS AFTERNOON WILL KEEP THE LOW
CLOUDS AT BAY. LEE TROUGH AND SOUTHERLY LOW LEVEL FLOW SHOULD
ALLOW THE STRATUS TO MOVE BACK IN OVERNIGHT. WITH MODELS HANDLING
THE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE POORLY, CONFIDENCE IN WHEN AND AT WHAT
ALTITUDE CLOUDS RETURN IS LOW. THEREFORE LEFT CIGS IN THE MVFR
RANGE WITH A BEST GUESS ON TIMING BASED ON THE NAM PROG OF 925 RH.

.THIS MORNING...
    SUNRISE:                         737 AM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           7 AM  180/07 MPH
                                     9 AM  200/08 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 503 AM):        200FT  172/09 MPH
                                      400FT  179/13 MPH
                                      600FT  193/16 MPH
                                      800FT  206/19 MPH
                                     1000FT  225/24 MPH
                                     1500FT  240/29 MPH
                                     2000FT  261/31 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 AM):        35FT  177/08 MPH
                                      113FT  180/13 MPH
                                      258FT  182/15 MPH
                                      512FT  196/19 MPH
                                      887FT  219/23 MPH
                                     1377FT  226/25 MPH
                                     1974FT  254/25 MPH
                                     2641FT  272/26 MPH
                                     3392FT  284/24 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 AM):        35FT  180/09 MPH
                                      116FT  183/15 MPH
                                      261FT  186/18 MPH
                                      513FT  200/22 MPH
                                      888FT  217/26 MPH
                                     1379FT  230/29 MPH
                                     1978FT  257/27 MPH
                                     2648FT  273/25 MPH
                                     3403FT  283/22 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 900 AM):        35FT  186/10 MPH
                                      116FT  189/17 MPH
                                      261FT  191/19 MPH
                                      513FT  203/25 MPH
                                      889FT  217/26 MPH
                                     1379FT  230/29 MPH
                                     1978FT  257/27 MPH
                                     2648FT  273/25 MPH
                                     3403FT  283/22 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                7 AM  -767 FT
                                     9 AM  -694 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:         503 PM
    SURFACE WIND:   2 PM  200/09 MPH
                    4 PM  190/09 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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