070  
FNUS51 KBUF 241133  
FWFBUF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
733 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN DRAPED ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK AND LAKE  
ONTARIO THROUGH TODAY...THEN WILL SLOWLY DRIFT EASTWARD AND WEAKEN  
TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL MAINTAIN UNSETTLED WEATHER  
ACROSS OUR REGION TODAY...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE  
ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY...AND A FEW STRONGER STORMS WITH GUSTY  
WINDS AGAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS THE GENESEE VALLEY AND FINGER LAKES.  
LEFTOVER SHOWERS WILL THEN WIND DOWN FROM WEST TO EAST AS THE SYSTEM  
FINALLY DEPARTS OUR REGION TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING...WITH HIGH  
PRESSURE THEN PROVIDING OUR REGION WITH FAIR DRY WEATHER FROM TUESDAY  
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  
 
NYZ001-002-010-011-242100-  
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-  
733 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 60 50 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 74 58 74  
AM WIND (MPH) W 6 N 8  
PM WIND (MPH) W 8 W 8 N 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.16 0.07 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 66 97 59  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 3840 70 4630  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) W 10 NW 19 NE 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 38400 1330 32410  
DISPERSION INDEX 38 1 32  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ012-019>021-085-242100-  
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-  
733 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 50 40 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 74 55 71  
AM WIND (MPH) SW 5 NW 6  
PM WIND (MPH) W 10 W 8 N 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.05 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 4 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 9 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 60 100 62  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 5 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 5260 70 4780  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) W 17 W 18 N 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 89420 1260 38240  
DISPERSION INDEX 89 1 38  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ003>005-013-014-242100-  
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-  
733 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 60 40 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 77 59 72  
AM WIND (MPH) SW 6 NW 7  
PM WIND (MPH) W 6 W 5 N 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.41 0.11 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 5 4 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 10 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 61 100 67  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 5 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 5100 70 4880  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) W 11 W 11 N 11  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 56100 770 53680  
DISPERSION INDEX 56 1 54  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ006>008-242100-  
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-  
733 AM EDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 100 60 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 71 55 71  
AM WIND (MPH) SE 10 NE 5  
PM WIND (MPH) SE 9 SE 7 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.65 0.16 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 11 5 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 70 100 67  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2  
LAL 5 5 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 3290 70 4070  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SE 15 SE 13 NE 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 49350 910 36630  
DISPERSION INDEX 49 1 37  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
EXTENDED FORECAST
 
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS  
IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 70S.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S.  
 
WIND TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND FRIDAY...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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