Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 281740
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AFTERNOON LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1140 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z MONDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1112 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE OVER EASTERN KANSAS THIS MORNING WILL MOVE
EAST THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT WHILE AN ARCTIC FRONT MOVES SOUTH
ACROSS THE PLAINS. DO NOT EXPECT A RAPID WIND SHIFT WITH THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE. INSTEAD, THE BOUNDARY WILL SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH
SOMETIME MONDAY MORNING AND THE WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHEAST. THE
MODELS ARE IN DECENT AGREEMENT MOVE THROUGH FRONT THROUGH. THERE
SHOULD MID/HIGH CLOUDS MONDAY AS UPPER VERTICAL MOTION INCREASES
AHEAD OF A MID-LEVEL TROUGH. LOW-LEVELS WILL BE DRY MONDAY MORNING
SO ONLY VFR CIGS.

.THIS AFTERNOON...
    SUNSET:                          508 PM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           2 PM  200/08 MPH
                                     4 PM  190/07 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 502 AM):        200FT  269/06 MPH
                                      400FT  272/10 MPH
                                      600FT  281/12 MPH
                                      800FT  287/13 MPH
                                     1000FT  286/14 MPH
                                     1500FT  284/11 MPH
                                     2000FT  307/09 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):        52FT  162/06 MPH
                                      130FT  166/08 MPH
                                      278FT  171/10 MPH
                                      532FT  175/10 MPH
                                      911FT  180/11 MPH
                                     1403FT  187/11 MPH
                                     1999FT  195/11 MPH
                                     2665FT  209/12 MPH
                                     3403FT  215/16 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):        52FT  157/06 MPH
                                      130FT  162/10 MPH
                                      277FT  167/12 MPH
                                      532FT  172/13 MPH
                                      908FT  176/13 MPH
                                     1400FT  183/12 MPH
                                     1999FT  195/12 MPH
                                     2663FT  211/12 MPH
                                     3402FT  219/14 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):        49FT  164/06 MPH
                                      127FT  168/13 MPH
                                      273FT  171/16 MPH
                                      527FT  174/16 MPH
                                      905FT  176/13 MPH
                                     1400FT  183/12 MPH
                                     1999FT  195/12 MPH
                                     2663FT  211/12 MPH
                                     3402FT  219/14 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                2 PM  -287 FT
                                     4 PM  -287 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        741 AM
    SURFACE WIND:   7 AM  110/03 MPH
                    9 AM  080/03 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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