788  
FNUS51 KBTV 190852  
FWFBTV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NORTHERN VERMONT AND  
NORTHERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
452 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017  
   
..GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS EXPECTED TODAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WITH HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR EAST AND AN ADVANCING COLD FRONT EXPECT  
SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS TO INCREASE THROUGH THE MORNING  
HOURS AND BECOME QUITE GUSTY. EXPECT GUSTS UP TO 20-25 MPH ACROSS  
THE NORTH COUNTRY WITH GUSTS TO 30 IN THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY.  
WITH TEMPERATURES WELL ABOVE SEASONABLE NORMALS AND A DRY AIRMASS  
IN PLACE, EXPECT MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE 35-40% RANGE  
FOR VERMONT AND 40-47% ACROSS NEW YORK. ANTICIPATE NEAR FULL  
RECOVERY OVERNIGHT AS THE RH'S SHOULD INCREASE TO 75-85% DURING  
THE EVENING HOURS.  
 
AFTER A BRIEF COOL DOWN FRIDAY TEMPS WILL RETURN TO WELL ABOVE  
SEASONAL LEVELS FOR MID TO LATE OCTOBER AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE  
UPCOMING WEEKEND. THE NEXT CHANCE OF APPRECIABLE PRECIPITATION  
OCCURS BY MONDAY INTO TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES  
THE AREA FROM WEST TO EAST.  
 
NYZ028-035-VTZ001-002-005-009-192130-  
EASTERN CLINTON-EASTERN ESSEX-GRAND ISLE-WESTERN FRANKLIN-  
WESTERN CHITTENDEN-WESTERN ADDISON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PLATTSBURGH, PORT HENRY, TICONDEROGA,  
ALBURGH, SOUTH HERO, ST. ALBANS, BURLINGTON, MIDDLEBURY,  
AND VERGENNES  
452 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 69 46 60  
20FTWND AM(MPH) S 14 G27 W 9 G20  
20FTWND PM(MPH) S 16 G27 SW 11 G24 NW 10 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
HUMIDITY (%) 41 77 43  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 4850 4870  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 26 NW 18  
VENTILATION RATE 126100 87660  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ003-004-006>008-010-016>018-192130-  
ORLEANS-ESSEX-LAMOILLE-CALEDONIA-WASHINGTON-ORANGE-  
EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWPORT, ISLAND POND, JOHNSON, STOWE,  
ST. JOHNSBURY, MONTPELIER, BRADFORD, RANDOLPH, ENOSBURG FALLS,  
RICHFORD, UNDERHILL, BRISTOL, AND RIPTON  
452 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 67 43 57  
20FTWND AM(MPH) S 9 G23 NW 11 G24  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SW 16 G29 SW 13 G28 NW 13 G23  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
HUMIDITY (%) 40 84 42  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5560 5000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 28 NW 23  
VENTILATION RATE 155680 115000  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ011-012-019-192130-  
WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-EASTERN RUTLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUTLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, EAST WALLINGFORD, AND KILLINGTON  
452 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 69 44 60  
20FTWND AM(MPH) SW 9 G23 NW 10 G23  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SW 14 G29 SW 13 G28 NW 11 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
HUMIDITY (%) 38 79 38  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5590 4820  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 25 NW 20  
VENTILATION RATE 139750 96400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ026-027-087-192130-  
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASSENA, MALONE, OGDENSBURG, POTSDAM,  
AND GOUVERNEUR  
452 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 68 44 61  
20FTWND AM(MPH) SW 13 G29 W 7 G17  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SW 20 G36 W 14 G33 W 9 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
HUMIDITY (%) 43 84 44  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 4750 3660  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 38 W 14  
VENTILATION RATE 180500 51240  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ029>031-034-192130-  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-  
WESTERN ESSEX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STAR LAKE, SARANAC LAKE, TUPPER LAKE,  
DANNEMORA, AND LAKE PLACID  
452 AM EDT THU OCT 19 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 66 42 58  
20FTWND AM(MPH) SW 13 G29 W 11 G27  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SW 18 G36 W 17 G35 W 12 G23  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
HUMIDITY (%) 39 85 40  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5260 4650  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 31 NW 18  
VENTILATION RATE 163060 83700  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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