472  
FNUS51 KBUF 260833  
FWFBUF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
433 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE MASON DIXON LINE THIS EARLY SUNDAY  
MORNING, WILL LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM FRONT ACROSS NEW YORK STATE  
TODAY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON WILL  
BE FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF BREAK BEFORE ANOTHER WAVE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
PASSES ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. ANOTHER  
COLD FRONT MAY BRING ADDITIONAL SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS TO THE REGION  
TUESDAY BEFORE AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE BRINGS DRIER AIR, COOLER  
TEMPERATURES AND A RETURN TO SUNSHINE MID TO LATE WEEK.  
 
NYZ001-002-010-011-262100-  
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-  
433 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 40 80 40  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 60 48 61  
AM WIND (MPH) E 8 SW 8  
PM WIND (MPH) SE 8 SE 10 SW 13  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.25 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 1 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 10 AM CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 63 89 63  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 1730 240 2330  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SE 15 S 16 SW 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 25950 3840 30290  
DISPERSION INDEX 26 4 30  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ012-019>021-085-262100-  
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-  
433 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 80 60  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 61 45 61  
AM WIND (MPH) SE 9 S 8  
PM WIND (MPH) SE 11 S 14 SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.30 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 9 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 58 93 59  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
LAL 1 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 1810 240 3790  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) S 19 S 12 W 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 34390 2880 53060  
DISPERSION INDEX 34 3 53  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ003>005-013-014-262100-  
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-  
433 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 60 80 60  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 55 44 63  
AM WIND (MPH) SE 7 S 9  
PM WIND (MPH) SE 11 SE 14 SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.09 0.28 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 3 7 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 9 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 12 PM CONTINUING 2 PM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 64 88 59  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
LAL 1 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 2130 410 4010  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SE 19 S 16 SW 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 40470 6560 52130  
DISPERSION INDEX 40 7 52  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ006>008-262100-  
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-  
433 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 80 80  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 42 35 50  
AM WIND (MPH) E 7 SE 10  
PM WIND (MPH) SE 9 SE 12 S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.30 0.27  
PRECIP DURATION 7 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 47 95 65  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 2  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 1760 420 1030  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SE 13 SE 16 S 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 22880 6720 11330  
DISPERSION INDEX 23 7 11  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
EXTENDED FORECAST
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 40S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
 
WIND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND TUESDAY...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND WEDNESDAY...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND THURSDAY...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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