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
449 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A SURFACE COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LOWER GREAT LAKES WILL BRING THE
NEXT ROUND OF COLD AIR AND WANING SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER AIR IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL HOLD TEMPERATURES AT LEAST 20 DEGREES BELOW
NORMAL TODAY AND THURSDAY...WITH LAKE EFFECT SNOWS BRINGING
SEVERAL MORE INCHES OF SNOW EAST OF LAKE ONTARIO.

NYZ001-002-010-011-252115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
449 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        PCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     30           40           40
PRECIP TYPE                      SNOW SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       14            0           10
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 18                     NE  6
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 15         W  6        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.03         0.04         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                     2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM         9 PM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                       4 PM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               62           87           58
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3570            0         3580
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 22         W  5        NE  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               78540            0        28640
DISPERSION INDEX                   79            0           29
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-252115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
449 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        PCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     40            0           40
PRECIP TYPE                      SNOW         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       14           -3           10
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 16                     NE  5
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 13         W  5        NE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.02         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                     1                         2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM                      9 AM
PRECIP END                       9 AM                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               57           92           64
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3440           40         2750
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 23        NW  4        NE  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               79120          160        22000
DISPERSION INDEX                   79            0           22
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-252115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
449 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     PCLDY        PCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     30           40           30
PRECIP TYPE                      SNOW SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       19            0           11
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 17                   LGT/VAR
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 16         W  7         N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.02         0.04         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                     1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM         9 PM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                       8 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               59           83           53
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4290            0         3010
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 22         W  7         N  8
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               94380            0        24080
DISPERSION INDEX                   94            0           24
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-252115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
449 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     50           50            0
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP                       17          -10            8
AM WIND (MPH)                   SW 13                   LGT/VAR
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 15         W  9         N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.11         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     4            3
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         1 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               59           93           53
HAINES INDEX                        4            4            4
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              5530            0         3120
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 24         W 15         N  7
VENT RATE (KT-FT)              132720            0        21840
DISPERSION INDEX                  133            0           22
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 6 BELOW.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 11.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
2 BELOW. HIGHS AROUND 19.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 13. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 20S.

WIND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
WIND FRIDAY...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
WIND SATURDAY...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
WIND SUNDAY...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$







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