779  
FNUS51 KBTV 160752  
FWFBTV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NORTHERN VERMONT AND  
NORTHERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
352 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
   
..DRIER WEATHER AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS EXPECTED TODAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRIER WEATHER HAS ALREADY DEVELOPED ACROSS THE REGION IN THE WAKE  
OF A PIECEMEAL COLD FRONT THAT CAME THROUGH DURING THE OVERNIGHT  
HOURS. GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS HAVE CONTINUED THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS IN  
RESPONSE TO PRESSURE RISES BEHIND THE COLD FRONT AND THESE GUSTY  
WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. THESE WINDS, CURRENTLY  
IN THE 20 TO 40 MPH RANGE, WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH THE DAY AND  
FINALLY DIMINISH TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS AFTER SUNSET TODAY. SOME  
RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS WILL RETURN TO HIGHER ELEVATIONS AFTER MIDNIGHT  
TONIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT SLATED TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION  
ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.  
 
NYZ028-035-VTZ001-002-005-009-162115-  
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  
352 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 40  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 50 41 49  
20FTWND AM(MPH) W 13 G34 SW 12 G26  
20FTWND PM(MPH) W 11 G24 SW 9 G21 W 15 G29  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 46 87 47  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5850 7290  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 24 W 29  
VENTILATION RATE 140400 211410  
KBDI 200-300 200-300 200-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ003-004-006>008-010-016>018-162115-  
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  
352 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 50  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 45 36 45  
20FTWND AM(MPH) W 16 G39 SW 11 G26  
20FTWND PM(MPH) W 13 G28 SW 9 G25 W 14 G28  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 48 92 57  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5370 5940  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 26 W 28  
VENTILATION RATE 139620 166320  
KBDI 200-300 200-300 200-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ011-012-019-162115-  
WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-EASTERN RUTLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUTLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, EAST WALLINGFORD, AND KILLINGTON  
352 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 48 37 48  
20FTWND AM(MPH) W 15 G40 SW 12 G31  
20FTWND PM(MPH) W 13 G26 SW 10 G27 W 15 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 45 86 52  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5760 5250  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 25 W 30  
VENTILATION RATE 144000 157500  
KBDI 200-300 200-300 200-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ026-027-087-162115-  
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASSENA, MALONE, OGDENSBURG, POTSDAM,  
AND GOUVERNEUR  
352 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 48 39 47  
20FTWND AM(MPH) W 12 G31 W 12 G27  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SW 15 G28 SW 13 G27 W 15 G28  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 54 95 48  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5650 8130  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 26 W 30  
VENTILATION RATE 146900 243900  
KBDI 301-400 301-400 301-400  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ029>031-034-162115-  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-  
WESTERN ESSEX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STAR LAKE, SARANAC LAKE, TUPPER LAKE,  
DANNEMORA, AND LAKE PLACID  
352 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 50  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 44 37 43  
20FTWND AM(MPH) W 16 G40 W 13 G31  
20FTWND PM(MPH) W 14 G26 SW 13 G31 W 17 G34  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.06 0.08  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 51 98 54  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 5570 6890  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 26 W 31  
VENTILATION RATE 144820 213590  
KBDI 200-300 200-300 200-300  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. NOT AS COOL. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS  
COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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