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
524 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...

LOW PRESSURE WILL RAPIDLY DEEPEN TODAY AND TONIGHT AS IT SHIFTS
ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. EXPECT OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITH
NEAR RECORD MILD TEMPERATURES...BEFORE A COLD FRONT PLOWS THROUGH
THE REGION TONIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A NARROW
BAND OF GUSTY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH STRONG WINDS. COLDER
TEMPERATURES WILL FOLLOW FOR CHRISTMAS DAY WITH GUSTY WINDS AND
SOME SNOW ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

NYZ001-002-010-011-242115-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
524 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                    100          100           60
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS        TSTMS    SNOW/RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP                       59           37           40
AM WIND (MPH)                   SE 10                      W 34
PM WIND (MPH)                   SE 10         S 18         W 27
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.12         0.20         0.05
PRECIP DURATION                     6            5            3
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         1 AM         3 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               61           79           63
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            3
LAL                                 1            5            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)               800            0         4180
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 12         S 13         W 31
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                9600            0       129580
DISPERSION INDEX                   10            0          130
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ012-019>021-085-242115-
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
524 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY        MCLDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                    100          100           70
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS        TSTMS         SNOW
MAX/MIN TEMP                       55           34           37
AM WIND (MPH)                    S 16                      W 24
PM WIND (MPH)                    S 16         S 19         W 20
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.12         0.25         0.08
PRECIP DURATION                     5            6            8
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               71           86           67
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            3
LAL                                 1            5            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)               660            0         4160
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)              S 18         S 14         W 34
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               11880            0       141440
DISPERSION INDEX                   12            0          141
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ003>005-013-014-242115-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
524 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                    100           90           30
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS        TSTMS    SNOW/RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP                       58           38           42
AM WIND (MPH)                    S 14                     SW 27
PM WIND (MPH)                   SE 14         S 16         W 25
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.13         0.18         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                     7            6            2
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING        11 AM
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING         4 AM         4 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               63           77           61
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            3
LAL                                 1            5            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)              1010           90         4470
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 15        SW 28         W 36
VENT RATE (KT-FT)               15150         2520       160920
DISPERSION INDEX                   15            3          161
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ006>008-242115-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
524 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

                                TODAY      TONIGHT          THU
CLOUD COVER                    CLOUDY       CLOUDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)                    100          100           80
PRECIP TYPE                   SHOWERS        TSTMS    SNOW/RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP                       54           39           44
AM WIND (MPH)                   SE 12                     SW 22
PM WIND (MPH)                   SE 12         S 13         W 26
PRECIP AMOUNT                    0.26         0.43         0.10
PRECIP DURATION                    10            9            7
PRECIP BEGIN                     6 AM   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                 CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY (%)               65           87           64
HAINES INDEX                        2            3            3
LAL                                 1            5            1
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)               730            0         4580
TRANSPORT WIND (KT)             SE 12         S 12        SW 37
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                8760            0       169460
DISPERSION INDEX                    9            0          169
REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

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

WIND THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
WIND SATURDAY...SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
WIND SUNDAY...WEST AROUND 15 MPH.

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

$$







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