Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SXUS43 KTOP 181926
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EVENING LOW LEVEL WIND FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
226 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...SHAWNEE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...

AVIATION...(FOR THE 18Z TAFS THROUGH 18Z SUNDAY AFTERNOON)
ISSUED AT 1249 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OUTSIDE OF CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY. MVFR
TO AREAS OF IFR ARE EXPECTED NEAR MHK THROUGH 20Z THEN AN
IMPROVEMENT TO VFR BY 21Z. SHRA WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 21Z AT TOP
AND FOE WITH MHK HAVING A LOW PROBABILITY OF SHRA THROUGH 00Z.
HIGH RESOLUTION SHORT RANGE MODELS DEVELOP TSRA IN WESTERN AND
CENTRAL KS THEN MOVE IT NORTHEAST TOWARD MHK BY 06Z, THEN
AFFECTING TOP AND FOE AFTER 09Z. WINDS SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST IN
THE 14Z-16Z PERIOD.

.THIS EVENING...
    SUNSET:                          803 PM

    SURFACE WIND FORECAST:           5 PM  150/10 MPH
                                     7 PM  140/08 MPH

    TOP SND (AGL) (AT 622 AM):        200FT  150/06 MPH
                                      400FT  150/11 MPH
                                      600FT  151/12 MPH
                                      800FT  152/12 MPH
                                     1000FT  160/12 MPH
                                     1500FT  175/11 MPH
                                     2000FT  184/12 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 600 PM):      SURFACE 167/06 MPH
                                       76FT  168/08 MPH
                                      234FT  170/09 MPH
                                      507FT  172/09 MPH
                                      910FT  175/10 MPH
                                     1434FT  180/11 MPH
                                     2071FT  204/13 MPH
                                     2779FT  213/12 MPH
                                     3565FT  229/12 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 700 PM):      SURFACE 159/07 MPH
                                       74FT  164/10 MPH
                                      228FT  167/13 MPH
                                      501FT  171/16 MPH
                                      903FT  174/17 MPH
                                     1430FT  177/17 MPH
                                     2066FT  182/16 MPH
                                     2772FT  191/15 MPH
                                     3557FT  202/14 MPH

    RAP WINDS (AGL)(AT 800 PM):      SURFACE 155/07 MPH
                                       73FT  159/13 MPH
                                      231FT  161/16 MPH
                                      500FT  165/19 MPH
                                      902FT  174/17 MPH
                                     1430FT  177/17 MPH
                                     2066FT  182/16 MPH
                                     2772FT  191/15 MPH
                                     3557FT  202/14 MPH

    DENSITY ALTITUDE:                5 PM  2378 FT
                                     7 PM  2307 FT

.OUTLOOK FOR TOMORROW MORNING...
    SUNRISE:        640 AM
    SURFACE WIND:   7 AM  250/03 MPH
                    9 AM  270/07 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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