545  
FNUS51 KBTV 090817  
FWFBTV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NORTHERN VERMONT AND  
NORTHERN NEW YORK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
317 AM EST FRI NOV 9 2018  
   
..FINAL ROUTINE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR 2018
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER THIS MORNING WILL COME TO AN END THIS AFTERNOON  
AS A POTENT SYSTEM TRACKS TOWARD THE REGION. BY MID-AFTERNOON, SNOW AND  
RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD MUCH OF THE NORTH COUNTRY. GUSTY SOUTHEASTERLY  
WINDS WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE PRECIPITATION BY THIS EVENING WITH MANY  
LOCATIONS GUSTING IN THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE. BOTH THE GUSTY WINDS AND  
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW  
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY, ESPECIALLY OVER NORTH NEW YORK WHERE  
SOME LAKE EFFECT SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL BECOME GUSTY AGAIN  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 25 TO 40 MPH.  
 
ALTHOUGH THIS IS THE LAST FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR 2018, SPOT  
FORECASTS CAN ALWAYS BE REQUESTED AT WEATHER.GOV/SPOT.  
 
NYZ028-035-VTZ001-002-005-009-092130-  
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  
317 AM EST FRI NOV 9 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 100 70  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN RAIN SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 42 37 39  
20FTWND AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 11 G31  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SE 6 G23 SE 14 G32 SW 18 G35  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.45 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 4 9 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
HUMIDITY (%) 64 99 49  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 2650 7000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 W 35  
VENTILATION RATE 34450 245000  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ003-004-006>008-010-016>018-092130-  
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  
317 AM EST FRI NOV 9 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 100 80  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SNOW/RAIN SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 39 34 35  
20FTWND AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 G28  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SE 8 G27 SE 15 G37 W 17 G37  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.09 0.59 0.16  
PRECIP DURATION 3 9 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 62 100 60  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 2800 6500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 W 30  
VENTILATION RATE 36400 195000  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
VTZ011-012-019-092130-  
WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-EASTERN RUTLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUTLAND, SPRINGFIELD,  
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, EAST WALLINGFORD, AND KILLINGTON  
317 AM EST FRI NOV 9 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 100 50  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SNOW/RAIN DRIZZLE  
MAX/MIN TEMP 41 34 36  
20FTWND AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 12 G32  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SE 10 G28 SE 16 G37 W 19 G43  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.15 0.80 0.08  
PRECIP DURATION 3 9 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 60 100 54  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 2800 6710  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 16 W 35  
VENTILATION RATE 44800 234850  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ026-027-087-092130-  
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASSENA, MALONE, OGDENSBURG, POTSDAM,  
AND GOUVERNEUR  
317 AM EST FRI NOV 9 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 100 100 50  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SNOW/RAIN SHOWERS  
MAX/MIN TEMP 40 35 36  
20FTWND AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 16 G37  
20FTWND PM(MPH) E 8 G20 SE 11 G29 SW 20 G41  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.20 0.42 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 6 12 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 66 97 58  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 2720 5380  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 17 SW 39  
VENTILATION RATE 46240 209820  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
NYZ029>031-034-092130-  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-  
WESTERN ESSEX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STAR LAKE, SARANAC LAKE, TUPPER LAKE,  
DANNEMORA, AND LAKE PLACID  
317 AM EST FRI NOV 9 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 100 100 60  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/RAIN SNOW/RAIN SNOW  
MAX/MIN TEMP 36 32 33  
20FTWND AM(MPH) E 5 G18 SW 17 G39  
20FTWND PM(MPH) SE 10 G29 SE 16 G34 W 21 G44  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.21 0.51 0.11  
PRECIP DURATION 5 10 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
HUMIDITY (%) 71 100 59  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
MIXING HGT 2710 6690  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 16 W 38  
VENTILATION RATE 43360 254220  
KBDI <200 <200 <200  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
VETERANS DAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SNOW OR RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 20S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.  
LOWS AROUND 18. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.  
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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