947  
FNUS73 KTOP 061956  
FWSTOP  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR POTUS VISIT, BRIEFING #2...NWS TOPEKA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS  
256 PM CDT SAT OCT 6 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1500 CDT ON OCTOBER 06.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (800) 432-3929, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON, A SOUTHWEST-TO-NORTHEAST ORIENTED  
LINE OF LIGHT SHOWERS MAY SHIFT EASTWARD TOWARD THE TOPEKA AREA AS EARLY  
AS 3PM TO 4PM WITH BETTER CHANCES FOR SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY  
AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM AROUND THE AREA FROM 4PM TO 8PM. ANY STORMS THAT  
DEVELOP ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE. THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WITH THIS  
ACTIVITY WILL BE POTENTIAL BRIEF PERIODS OF MODERATE OR HEAVY RAINFALL AND  
POSSIBLY SOME LIGHTNING. BETTER CHANCES FOR MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.  
 
LINGERING INTO THE EVENING HOURS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......70 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.  
MIN HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (27200 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........100 100 100  
WEATHER COV.....LKY LKY LKY  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........SCT SCT SCT  
CHC OF PCPN (%).60 70 60  
TEMP............51 51 51  
RH..............93 93 93  
SURFACE WND DIR.N N N  
SURFACE WND SPD.8 8 8  
SURFACE WND GST.  
SDSPL KT-FT/100029 28 27  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN  
THE EVENING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH  
THE NIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......80 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (11200-26900 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100  
WEATHER COV.....LKY CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
CHC OF PCPN (%).60 50 50 50 50 60 70 80 80 80 80 80  
TEMP............51 51 51 51 51 52 52 53 52 52 51 51  
RH..............93 93 96 96 96 93 96 93 96 96 100 100  
SURFACE WND DIR.N N N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  
SURFACE WND SPD.9 10 10 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8  
SURFACE WND GST.10 13 13 10 10  
SDSPL KT-FT/100027 27 21 16 11 12 14 15 14 12 11 12  
 

 
FORECASTER...HENNECKE  
REQUESTED BY...NWS TOPEKA  
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER  
.TAG 1816609.0/TOP  
.DELDT 10/06/18  
.EMAIL NWS.TOPEKA@NOAA.GOV  
 
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