Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 222356
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EVENING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
656 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 00Z TAFS THROUGH 00Z SATURDAY EVENING)
ISSUED AT 633 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

INITIAL VFR CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS
ALTHOUGH MVFR CEILINGS WILL GRADUALLY BUILD IN TO TAF SITES FROM
WEST TO EAST. EXPECT CIGS AROUND 2500 FEET INITIALLY, BUT BUILDING
DOWN TO AROUND 1500 FEET. COULD SEE A PERIOD OF IFR BUT BELIEVE
THAT CLOUDS BASES SHOULD REMAIN MAINLY ABOVE 1000 FEET. SHOWERS
WILL ALSO IMPACT TAF SITES WITH INCREASING COVERAGE THROUGH THE
DAY. THEN A MAIN AREA OF HEAVIER RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS IS
EXPECTED AFTER 21Z.

.THIS EVENING...
    SUNSET:                          835 PM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           7 PM  120/08 MPH
                                     8 PM  120/07 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 619 PM):        200FT  116/13 MPH
                                      400FT  116/15 MPH
                                      600FT  115/15 MPH
                                      800FT  115/15 MPH
                                     1000FT  114/16 MPH
                                     1500FT  123/15 MPH
                                     2000FT  133/16 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):      SURFACE 114/10 MPH
                                       87FT  115/12 MPH
                                      241FT  116/12 MPH
                                      508FT  117/13 MPH
                                      907FT  119/13 MPH
                                     1425FT  121/14 MPH
                                     2054FT  124/14 MPH
                                     2752FT  128/15 MPH
                                     3526FT  146/18 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):      SURFACE 116/09 MPH
                                       81FT  118/11 MPH
                                      236FT  119/12 MPH
                                      506FT  121/13 MPH
                                      904FT  123/13 MPH
                                     1423FT  126/14 MPH
                                     2055FT  129/15 MPH
                                     2755FT  132/15 MPH
                                     3528FT  143/16 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):      SURFACE 121/07 MPH
                                       81FT  124/10 MPH
                                      236FT  127/12 MPH
                                      504FT  129/13 MPH
                                      905FT  123/13 MPH
                                     1423FT  126/14 MPH
                                     2055FT  129/15 MPH
                                     2755FT  132/15 MPH
                                     3528FT  143/16 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                7 PM  1370 FT
                                     8 PM  1305 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        604 AM
    SURFACE WIND:   6 AM  130/06 MPH
                    8 AM  140/08 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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