474  
FNUS51 KBTV 170722  
FWFBTV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NORTHERN VERMONT AND  
NORTHERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
322 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
   
..SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TODAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A FRONTAL SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES WILL  
BRING INCREASING CLOUDS THIS MORNING, WITH COVERAGE OF SHOWERS  
AND A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON  
AND EVENING. SOME OF THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE  
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. PERIODS OF SHOWERS CONTINUE TONIGHT  
BEFORE GRADUALLY ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST ON SATURDAY MORNING.  
IN THE WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM, TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER  
ON SATURDAY, WITH HIGHS MAINLY IN THE 70S. PREVAILING HIGH  
PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BRING SUNSHINE AND TEMPERATURES IN THE  
UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S FOR SUNDAY. THEREAFTER, THE NEXT CHANCE  
FOR WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE LATE TUESDAY OR  
WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK.  
 
NYZ028-035-VTZ001-002-005-009-172115-  
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  
322 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 40  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 78 63 76  
20FTWND AM(MPH) SE 5 N 9  
20FTWND PM(MPH) S 9 G17 S 8 G20 N 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.28 0.48 0.08  
PRECIP DURATION 5 9 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 PM  
HUMIDITY (%) 65 99 59  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HGT 4050 4580  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 N 14  
VENTILATION RATE 52650 64120  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ003-004-006>008-010-016>018-172115-  
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  
322 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 50  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 76 63 72  
20FTWND AM(MPH) S 5 NW 8  
20FTWND PM(MPH) S 9 G17 S 8 G18 N 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.52 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 5 10 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
HUMIDITY (%) 58 100 67  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 3 3 1  
MIXING HGT 3800 4020  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 N 14  
VENTILATION RATE 45600 56280  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ011-012-019-172115-  
WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-EASTERN RUTLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUTLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, EAST WALLINGFORD, AND KILLINGTON  
322 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 80 60  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 78 66 73  
20FTWND AM(MPH) SE 5 NW 7  
20FTWND PM(MPH) S 9 G17 S 8 G17 N 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.28 0.44 0.15  
PRECIP DURATION 5 10 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 62 100 66  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HGT 4110 3440  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 N 14  
VENTILATION RATE 53430 48160  
KBDI 200-300 200-300 200-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ026-027-087-172115-  
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASSENA, MALONE, OGDENSBURG, POTSDAM,  
AND GOUVERNEUR  
322 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 70 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 78 62 77  
20FTWND AM(MPH) SE 5 N 6  
20FTWND PM(MPH) S 8 G17 N 7 N 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.57 0.39 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 8 8 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
HUMIDITY (%) 74 99 55  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HGT 3140 4970  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 NE 14  
VENTILATION RATE 37680 69580  
KBDI 200-300 200-300 200-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ029>031-034-172115-  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-  
WESTERN ESSEX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STAR LAKE, SARANAC LAKE, TUPPER LAKE,  
DANNEMORA, AND LAKE PLACID  
322 AM EDT FRI AUG 17 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 40  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 75 61 73  
20FTWND AM(MPH) S 6 G20 N 8 G18  
20FTWND PM(MPH) S 8 G21 SW 6 G21 N 10 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.46 0.43 0.08  
PRECIP DURATION 7 9 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 3 PM  
HUMIDITY (%) 72 100 57  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HGT 3810 4720  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 16 NE 14  
VENTILATION RATE 60960 66080  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND  
80. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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