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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
502 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
TODAY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS EMBEDDED WITHIN THE REGION OF WARM
ADVECTION ACROSS THE AREA. A MUCH STRONGER SYSTEM WILL THEN MOVE UP
THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK SEEING RAIN
WITHIN AN UNSEASONABLY WARM AIRMASS.  A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY WITH STRONG WINDS...FOLLOWED BY SOME MORE RAIN AND
EVENTUAL SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE REGION BUT WITH LITTLE IF ANY
ACCUMULATION.

NYZ001-002-010-011-232115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
502 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          WED
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     40           60          100
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS      SHOWERS         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP                       46           42           56
AM WIND (MPH)                    E  7                     SE  6
PM WIND (MPH)                   SE  8         S  6         S 10
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.26         0.21         0.15
PRECIP DURATION                     2            3           12
PRECIP BEGIN                     9 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               84           92           66
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)               840          180          780
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 10        SE  6        SE  5
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                8400         1080         3900
DISPERSION INDEX                    8            1            4
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-232115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
502 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          WED
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     50           70          100
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS      SHOWERS         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP                       46           39           55
AM WIND (MPH)                    S 13                      S 12
PM WIND (MPH)                    S 12         S 10         S 14
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.35         0.25         0.22
PRECIP DURATION                     2            4           12
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               85           97           68
HAINES INDEX                        2            2            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)               670          170          670
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 16         S 12         S 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               10720         2040         8040
DISPERSION INDEX                   11            2            8
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-232115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
502 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          WED
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     50           60          100
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS      SHOWERS         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP                       46           41           57
AM WIND (MPH)                   SE 10                      S 11
PM WIND (MPH)                   SE 12         S 10         S 15
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.29         0.18         0.20
PRECIP DURATION                     2            3           12
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               84           94           69
HAINES INDEX                        2            2            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)               860          240         1180
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 13        SE 10         S 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               11180         2400        12980
DISPERSION INDEX                   11            2           13
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-232115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
502 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          WED
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     70           50          100
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       42           37           53
AM WIND (MPH)                   SE 10                     SE 11
PM WIND (MPH)                   SE 12        SE 11        SE 12
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.24         0.15         0.27
PRECIP DURATION                     7            3           10
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               83           96           71
HAINES INDEX                        2            2            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              1180          220          890
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 12        SE 11        SE 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               14160         2420         8900
DISPERSION INDEX                   14            2            9
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 30.

WIND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.
WIND THURSDAY...BREEZY. SOUTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
WIND FRIDAY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND SATURDAY...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

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

$$







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