Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3
000
FNUS51 KBUF 061057
FWFBUF

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
557 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...

ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES TODAY
WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE BUT VERY COLD TEMPERATURES. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT BRINGING A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS...PRIMARILY TO THE NORTH COUNTRY. A STRONGER DISTURBANCE
WILL BRING MORE WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON INTO
SATURDAY NIGHT ALONG WITH A MODERATION IN TEMPERATURES. TEMPERATURES
ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO WARM NEXT WEEK WITH 40S BY THE MIDDLE OF
NEXT WEEK AS THE ARCTIC AIR SLOWLY RETREATS TO THE NORTH.

NYZ001-002-010-011-062115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
557 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0            0           70
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       20           16           31
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  8                     SW 16
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 14        SW 10        SW 16
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                               4
PRECIP BEGIN                                               6 AM
PRECIP END                                           CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               40           77           68
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3480           20         3360
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 17        SW 13        SW 23
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               59160          260        77280
DISPERSION INDEX                   59            0           77
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-062115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
557 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0            0           70
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       19           12           31
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  5                     SW 13
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 10        SW  9        SW 15
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION                                               4
PRECIP BEGIN                                               6 AM
PRECIP END                                           CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               44           81           65
HAINES INDEX                        4            3            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3440          110         3040
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 13        SW 16        SW 21
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               44720         1760        63840
DISPERSION INDEX                   45            2           64
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-062115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
557 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0            0           70
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       20           13           30
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  6                     SW 11
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW  9        SW  6        SW 11
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.08
PRECIP DURATION                                               3
PRECIP BEGIN                                              10 AM
PRECIP END                                           CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               36           73           64
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3710            0         3960
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 11        SW  8        SW 18
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               40810            0        71280
DISPERSION INDEX                   41            0           71
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-062115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
557 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                    MCLEAR        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0           30           70
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       17            8           27
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  5                     SW 10
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW  9         S  7        SW 11
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.01         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                  1            6
PRECIP BEGIN                                  3 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                              CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               47           81           68
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3730           30         4130
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 12         S 12        SW 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               44760          360        78470
DISPERSION INDEX                   45            0           78
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

WIND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND SUNDAY...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND MONDAY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND TUESDAY...SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.

$$







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.