Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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000 FXUS61 KBTV 270557 AFDBTV AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT 157 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016 .SYNOPSIS...
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SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM ONTARIO SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS NORTHERN NEW YORK WILL BRING TRANQUIL AND SEASONABLY COOL WEATHER CONDITIONS TO THE NORTH COUNTRY TODAY. THE DRY AND COOL CANADIAN AIR MASS AND NORTHWEST WINDS WILL KEEP HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S IN MOST SECTIONS TODAY. CONTINUED QUIET WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AND FOR THE WEEKEND WITH TEMPERATURES MODERATING INTO THE 50S FOR DAYTIME HIGHS.
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&& .NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
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AS OF 143 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...CLEAR SKIES ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY THIS MORNING WITH PATCHY NOCTURNAL/RADIATIONAL FOG IN SPOTS ACROSS THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS AND IN SOME VALLEY LOCATIONS EAST OF THE GREEN MTN SPINE. FOG WILL QUICKLY DISSIPATE NEAR/JUST AFTER SUNRISE. OTHERWISE, CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE IN CONTROL THROUGH THE PERIOD, MAINTAINING DRY AND SEASONABLY COOL AIR MASS. ONCE PBL DEEPENS THIS MORNING...WILL SEE GENERALLY NW WINDS 5-10 MPH WITH DEWPOINTS FALLING INTO THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS. MAY SEE A FEW CLOUDS LATE IN THE DAY NRN/NERN VT ON PERIPHERY OF UPPER LOW ACROSS ERN QUEBEC...BUT GENERALLY SUNNY TODAY AND CLEAR AGAIN TONIGHT. BELOW NORMAL TEMPS TO CONTINUE WITH 850MB TEMPS -4C TO -7C FROM SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY. EVEN WITH FULL SUN...ONLY LOOKING AT AFTN HIGHS IN THE MID-UPR 40S IN MOST LOCATIONS...10-15DEG BELOW NORMAL FOR LATE APRIL. POPS NIL.
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&& .SHORT TERM /THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/... AS OF 356 PM EDT TUESDAY...THE DOMINATE UPPER LEVEL CLOSED LOW OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES WILL CONTINUE TO REINFORCE NORTHERLY FLOW ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY IN THE MID WEEK. EXPECT A SURFACE HIGH TO KEEP THE WEATHER QUIET AND DRY FOR THURSDAY. THE DRY AIR WILL SEE MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE 30 TO 35% RANGE. HOWEVER EVEN WITH THE DRY AIR AND LOW HUMIDITY`S WINDS SHOULD REMAIN 10-15KTS OR LESS DURING THE DAY AND THUS REMAINING WELL BELOW OUR FIRE WEATHER THRESHOLDS. WITH THE CONSISTENT NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECT TEMPS TO STAY WELL BELOW NORMAL WITH MAX TEMPS EXPECTED TO ONLY WARM INTO THE UPPER 40S DURING THE DAY WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. && .LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/... AS OF 356 PM EDT TUESDAY...HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS IN CONTROL THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND WITH DRY WEATHER. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL ARRIVE SOMETIME EARLY NEXT WEEK BUT MODELS DISPLAYING LOTS OF DISPARITY WITH REGARD TO TIMING AND TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM. THEREFORE HAVE LOW CHANCE POPS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL. && .AVIATION /06Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
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THROUGH 12Z THURSDAY...BRIEF INTERVALS OF IFR FOG POSSIBLE AT SLK/MPV THRU 11Z THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE...CLEAR WITH UNRESTRICTED VSBY AND NO SIG WX. OUTLOOK 12Z THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...VFR UNDER HIGH PRESSURE. NO SIG WX.
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&& .BTV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... VT...NONE. NY...NONE. && $$ SYNOPSIS...BANACOS NEAR TERM...BANACOS SHORT TERM...DEAL LONG TERM...KGM AVIATION...BANACOS

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