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

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FNUS51 KBUF 230849
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
349 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...

HIGH PRESSURE OVER PENNSYLVANIA WILL SLIDE INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC
TODAY...THOUGH LINGERING WEAK RIDGING WILL STILL REMAIN INTACT
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK THROUGH TONIGHT. ASIDE
FROM SOME LIMITED LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY
THIS MORNING...THIS WILL RESULT IN FAIR AND DRY WEATHER CONTINUING
RIGHT THROUGH TONIGHT. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL THEN BRING
ANOTHER CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED
BY A RETURN TO COLDER TEMPERATURES FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

NYZ001-002-010-011-232115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
349 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0            0           30
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       33           23           34
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW 13                     SW 11
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 15        SW 13         W 13
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.05
PRECIP DURATION                                               2
PRECIP BEGIN                                               9 AM
PRECIP END                                           CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               60           91           77
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              2510           70         2900
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 26        SW 23         W 19
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               65260         1610        55100
DISPERSION INDEX                   65            2           55
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-232115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
349 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0            0           50
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       31           21           33
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  9                      W  8
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 10        SW  8         W 12
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                                               1
PRECIP BEGIN                                               1 PM
PRECIP END                                           CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               62           95           74
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              2450           70         3470
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 16        SW 15         W 24
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               39200         1050        83280
DISPERSION INDEX                   39            1           83
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-232115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
349 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                      0            0           40
PRECIP TYPE                      NONE         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       34           22           33
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  9                     SW  6
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 10        SW  8         W 11
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                               1
PRECIP BEGIN                                               1 PM
PRECIP END                                           CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               56           91           73
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              2630           70         3230
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 19        SW 16         W 20
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               49970         1120        64600
DISPERSION INDEX                   50            1           65
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-232115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
349 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          SAT
CLOUD COVER                     MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     30            0           40
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       30           19           32
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW  9                     SW  6
PM WIND (MPH)                   SW 12         S 10         W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.02         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                     1                         1
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM                      1 PM
PRECIP END                      11 AM                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               65           98           77
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3130           70         3240
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SW 20         S 17         W 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               62600         1190        48600
DISPERSION INDEX                   63            1           49
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 18.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 20.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 8.
HIGHS AROUND 17.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 14.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 1 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 20.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.

WIND SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND MONDAY...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
WIND TUESDAY...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$







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