Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
525 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...

COLDER AIR WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION TODAY WITH A SECONDARY SHOT
OF COLD AIR AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS ARRIVING TONIGHT BEHIND AN
ARCTIC COLD FRONT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SETTLING ACROSS THE CENTER
OF THE COUNTRY WILL CONTINUE THE COLD AIR INTO THE WEEKEND.

NYZ001-002-010-011-042115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
525 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE                  FLURRIES SNOW SHOWERS     FLURRIES
MAX/MIN TEMP                       31            7           14
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 12                     NW  9
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 13        NW 12         W 11
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING         8 AM
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         5 AM         6 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               71           89           67
HAINES INDEX                        3            2            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4970          790         4440
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 20        NW 15         W 11
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               99400        11850        48840
DISPERSION INDEX                   99           12           49
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-042115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
525 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     60           30           30
PRECIP TYPE                  FRZ DRZL SNOW SHOWERS     FLURRIES
MAX/MIN TEMP                       30            5           13
AM WIND (MPH)                    W  9                     NW  8
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 13         W 10        NW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM         9 PM         8 AM
PRECIP END                      12 PM         3 AM         6 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               65           90           65
HAINES INDEX                        3            3            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              3920          330         3870
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 19         W 17         W 13
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               74480         5610        50310
DISPERSION INDEX                   74            6           50
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-042115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
525 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     60           30           30
PRECIP TYPE                  FRZ DRZL SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       33            7           16
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 11                     NW 11
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 12        NW 11        NW 11
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.05         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                     1            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING         6 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               64           90           64
HAINES INDEX                        3            2            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4500         1290         4720
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 20        NW 15        NW 12
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               90000        19350        56640
DISPERSION INDEX                   90           19           57
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-042115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
525 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                     MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     50            0           40
PRECIP TYPE                  FRZ DRZL         NONE SNOW SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP                       31            6           15
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 11                     NW  6
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 13         W 11        NW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.00         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                     1                         2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM                      8 AM
PRECIP END                       6 PM                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               61           85           59
HAINES INDEX                        4            3            3
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4340          850         5030
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 21         W 17        NW 10
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               91140        14450        50300
DISPERSION INDEX                   91           14           50
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. LOWS
AROUND 1 BELOW.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. HIGHS AROUND 19.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. NOT AS COLD.
LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S.

WIND THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND FRIDAY...WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
WIND SATURDAY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND SUNDAY...NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

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

$$

SMITH





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