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
500 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW LEVEL MOISTURE AND A SURFACE TROUGH ACROSS THE REGION WILL
PRODUCE SOME LIGHT SNOW TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL RETURN
BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH DRYING CONDITIONS AND NEAR-NORMAL
TEMPERATURES.

NYZ001-002-010-011-182115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
500 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          FRI
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     40           30            0
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS         SNOW         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP                       32           24           30
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 14                     NW  9
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 14         W 11        NW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.04         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         1 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               73           92           68
HAINES INDEX                        2            2            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4110         2510         3070
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 22        NW 16        NW 14
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               90420        40160        42980
DISPERSION INDEX                   90           40           43
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-182115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
500 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          FRI
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     50           40            0
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS         SNOW         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP                       32           22           30
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 14                     NW 10
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 13         W 10        NW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.05         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         6 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               75           93           70
HAINES INDEX                        3            3            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4350         2310         3560
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 25        NW 16        NW 15
VENT RATE (KT-FT)              108750        36960        53400
DISPERSION INDEX                  109           37           53
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-182115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
500 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          FRI
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     40           40            0
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS         SNOW         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP                       32           24           29
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 17                     NW 10
PM WIND (MPH)                    W 15        NW 11        NW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.04         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         6 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               74           91           69
HAINES INDEX                        2            2            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4360         2360         3660
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 26        NW 17        NW 16
VENT RATE (KT-FT)              113360        40120        58560
DISPERSION INDEX                  113           40           59
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-182115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
500 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          FRI
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                     60           40            0
PRECIP TYPE              SNOW SHOWERS         SNOW         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP                       32           16           26
AM WIND (MPH)                    W 11                     NW  7
PM WIND (MPH)                   NW  9        NW  7        NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.08         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                     5            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         6 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               78           95           78
HAINES INDEX                        2            2            2
LAL                                 1            1            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              4360         1730         3590
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              W 19        NW  9        NW  9
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               82840        15570        32310
DISPERSION INDEX                   83           16           32
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

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

WIND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
WIND SATURDAY...NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
WIND SUNDAY...EAST AROUND 5 MPH.
WIND MONDAY...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

$$







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