495  
FNUS51 KBUF 290833  
FWFBUF  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
433 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WARM AND MUGGY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY, AND COMBINE WITH AN  
APPROACHING COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
THROUGH THIS EVENING. A FEW OF THE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH  
DAMAGING WINDS AND TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS. THE RAIN WILL END FROM WEST  
TO EAST TONIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA. THE WEEKEND WILL  
BE MUCH COOLER AND LESS HUMID. THE MAJORITY OF THE TIME WILL BE RAIN  
FREE THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK, ALTHOUGH A FEW BRIEF  
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
NYZ001-002-010-011-292100-  
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-  
433 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 60 70 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 82 53 66  
AM WIND (MPH) SW 7 SW 8  
PM WIND (MPH) SW 12 SW 11 W 12  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.23 0.11 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 7 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 53 97 52  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 6530 70 6690  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SW 18 W 15 W 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 117540 1050 133800  
DISPERSION INDEX 118 1 134  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ012-019>021-085-292100-  
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-  
433 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 90 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 79 50 65  
AM WIND (MPH) S 7 SW 6  
PM WIND (MPH) SW 11 SW 10 W 11  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.48 0.30 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 8 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 51 100 46  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 7920 70 7100  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SW 18 W 20 W 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 142560 1400 127800  
DISPERSION INDEX 143 1 128  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ003>005-013-014-292100-  
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-  
433 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 90 90 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 84 54 70  
AM WIND (MPH) S 6 W 7  
PM WIND (MPH) SW 9 W 9 W 11  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.44 0.33 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 7 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 2 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 51 100 47  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 8920 70 7800  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SW 15 SW 22 W 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 133800 1540 140400  
DISPERSION INDEX 134 2 140  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ006>008-292100-  
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-  
433 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 90 90 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 83 52 68  
AM WIND (MPH) SW 7 W 7  
PM WIND (MPH) S 8 SW 6 W 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.49 0.45 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 AM  
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%) 50 100 49  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
LAL 4 4 1  
MIXING HEIGHT (FT-AGL) 7740 70 7000  
TRANSPORT WIND (KT) SW 15 S 11 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 116100 770 119000  
DISPERSION INDEX 116 1 119  
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
EXTENDED FORECAST
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
 
WIND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
WIND SUNDAY...NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
WIND MONDAY...WEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
WIND TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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