Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
-- Highlight Changed Discussion --
-- Discussion containing changed information from previous version are highlighted. --
000 FXUS61 KBTV 160748 AFDBTV AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT 348 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014 .SYNOPSIS...
-- Changed Discussion --
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE COMING TO AN END ACROSS VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A WARMING TREND ALONG WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE. THE THREAT OF SHOWERS WILL RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE REGION.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .NEAR TERM /UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING/...
-- Changed Discussion --
AS OF 348 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...BULK OF STEADIER PRECIPITATION HAS EXITED THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING...BUT SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH ABOUT MID-MORNING. COLD AIR ADVECTION WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL TODAY...15 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL...AND WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY FROM THE NORTHWEST. SOME SUNSHINE SHOULD DEVELOP LATER IN THE DAY.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .SHORT TERM /8 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY/...
-- Changed Discussion --
AS OF 348 PM EDT TUESDAY...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...THEN MOVES EAST OF THE AREA ON FRIDAY. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD AND DEVELOPING SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT ALLOWS FOR A WARMING TREND WITH HIGHS ON THURSDAY GETTING CLOSE TO NORMAL AND THEN SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL ON FRIDAY. THERE SHOULD ALSO BE PLENTY OF SUNSHINE.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .LONG TERM /FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY/...
-- Changed Discussion --
AS OF 348 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AND BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. DESPITE THE CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATION... TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN AT OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE SEASONAL NORMALS. WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT DEVELOPS EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH A SERIES OF TROUGHS MOVING ACROSS EASTERN CANADA. THUS CANNOT RULE OUT THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW SHOWERS...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN SLIGHTLY ABOVE SEASONAL NORMALS.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .AVIATION /08Z WEDNESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... THROUGH 06Z THURSDAY...WINDS NORTHWEST GUSTING 20-30 KNOTS BEHIND DEPARTING COLD FRONT ALONG WITH RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES. SNOW HAS ENDED AT MOST TAF SITES WITH EXCEPTION OF MPV AND SLK. BOTH SITES SHOULD SEE SNOW ENDING IN THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO. MVFR CEILINGS CONTINUE FOR MUCH OF THE OVERNIGHT...BUT THEN BECOMING VFR TOWARDS MORNING AS CLOUDS SCATTER OUT. AFTER 13Z WEDNESDAY EXPECT VFR CONDITIONS WITH JUST SOME SCATTERED LOW CLOUDS IN THE MORNING. WINDS NORTHWEST 10-15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 20-25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING LATE IN THE AFTERNOON WITH SKIES BECOMING CLEAR. OUTLOOK 06Z THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING VFR WEATHER WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. POSSIBLE MVFR IN RAIN SHOWERS SATURDAY AS TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. VFR SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS. && .HYDROLOGY...
-- Changed Discussion --
AS OF 348 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...FLOODING CONTINUES ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL LIMIT ANY HIGH ELEVATION SNOWMELT TODAY AND NO ADDITIONAL HEAVY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. QUITE A FEW LOCATIONS PICKED UP BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAIN YESTERDAY. NEVERTHELESS...MANY OF THE LARGER RIVERS ARE STILL ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. SOME HAVE CRESTED WHILE OTHERS STILL RISE...THUS MORE FLOODING IS EXPECTED RIGHT THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. THE SMALLER RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE EITHER CRESTING OR FALLING...SO GRADUAL IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED TODAY. BECAUSE OF THE CONTINUED FLOOD THREAT...THE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF NORTHERN NEW YORK AND VERMONT.
-- End Changed Discussion --
&& .BTV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... VT...FLOOD WATCH THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR VTZ001>012-016>019. NY...FLOOD WATCH THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR NYZ026>031-034-035-087. && $$ SYNOPSIS...EVENSON NEAR TERM...EVENSON SHORT TERM...EVENSON LONG TERM...EVENSON AVIATION...NEILES HYDROLOGY...EVENSON

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.