801  
FNUS71 KBTV 181354  
FWSBTV  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR KILLINGTON BACK COUNTRY RECON...KILLINGTON SEARCH AND RESCUE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
854 AM EST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0000 EST ON NOVEMBER 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (802) 658-0207, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH DURING SUNDAY MORNING. RAIN EARLY  
IN THE MORNING WILL TURN TO SNOW SHOWERS AS TEMPERATURES FALL.  
THE TRANSITION TO SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR AROUND NOON, THOUGH THERE  
WILL BE SOME VARIATION IN TIMING BETWEEN HIGHER AND LOWER ELEVATIONS  
ON THE MOUNTAIN. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AREN'T EXPECTED TO BE SIGNIFICANT,  
PERHAPS UP TO AN INCH OR TWO, ESPECIALLY CLOSE TO THE SUMMIT.  
 
WINDS WILL DEFINITELY BE STRONG, ESPECIALLY IN MORE EXPOSED AREAS  
CLOSER TO THE SUMMIT. IN THOSE AREAS, WINDS WILL GUST BETWEEN 50-60 MPH  
ALL DAY. IN MORE PROTECTED AREAS, EXPECT WIND GUSTS ON THE ORDER  
OF 30-40 MPH.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN IN THE MORNING,  
TRANSITIONING TO SNOW SHOWERS.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......100 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43 EARLY, FALLING INTO THE 30S BY LATE  
MORNING.  
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.  
MIN APPARENT TEMP...9.  
SURFACE WINDS.......STRONG WINDS. WEST WINDS 44 TO 53 MPH,  
DECREASING TO 43 TO 47 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.  
SNOWFALL AMOUNT.....1/4 TO 2 INCHES.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........100 100 100 95 93 93  
WEATHER COV.....DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN RAIN RAIN RNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).100 100 80 60 50 40  
TEMP............43 41 40 35 31 28  
RH..............96 96 82 78 75 68  
APARNT TMP (F)..31 29 29 21 15 11  
SURFACE WIND....SW 36 W 29 W 22 W 25 NW 29 W 29  
SURFACE WND GST.65 60 50 50 55 60  
 

 
FORECASTER...NASH  
REQUESTED BY...DAVE COPPOCK  
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR  
.TAG 1718974.0/BTV  
.EMAIL DSCOPPOCK@GMAIL.COM  
 
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