397  
FNUS71 KALY 201132  
FWSALY  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FRIENDLY RX...APB  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
732 AM EDT WED JUN 20 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 EDT ON JUNE 20.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT ALB.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SEASONABLE TEMPERATURES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH  
MINIMUM RH VALUES FALLING INTO THE 30 TO 50 PERCENT RANGE EACH  
DAY. LIGHT SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS TODAY WILL BECOME NORTH-  
NORTHWESTERLY AT 6 TO 12 MPH THURDAY, AND LIGHT SOUTH TO  
SOUTHEASTERLY FRIDAY. ASIDE FROM SOME SHOWERS TONIGHT OVER  
PORTIONS OF ULSTER, DUTCHESS, AND LITCHFIELD COUNTIES, DRY  
WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.  
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3300 FT AGL LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
SURFACE WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 3 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3000-4500 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
 

 
FORECASTER...NAS  
REQUESTED BY...TYLER BRIGGS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1811698.0/ALY  
.DELDT 06/20/18  
.EMAIL TBRIGGS@ALBANYPINEBUSH.ORG  
 
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