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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
417 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

NYZ026-027-029-030-087-VTZ002-003-005-006-016>018-250900-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-WESTERN FRANKLIN-ORLEANS-
WESTERN CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-
EASTERN ADDISON-
417 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY
AND NORTHWESTERN ADIRONDACKS IN NORTHERN NEW YORK...NORTHWEST AND
CENTRAL VERMONT...INCLUDING THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE GREEN
MOUNTAINS AND BURLINGTON AREA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BETWEEN 25
AND 35 PERCENT...AND AREAS OF DRY FINE FUELS BELOW 1500 FEET WILL
INCREASE FIRE CONCERNS THIS AFTERNOON. THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL BE THE LOWEST AND WINDS THE STRONGEST BETWEEN 1 PM
AND 5 PM.

PORTIONS OF THE NORTH COUNTRY HAVE SEEN AROUND A QUARTER INCH OF
PRECIPITATION IN THE PAST FIVES DAYS...WHILE HIGH ELEVATIONS
REMAIN MOIST DUE TO SNOWMELT...KEEPING FUELS MORE MOIST. SOME
VALLEY LOCATIONS WITH LESS RECENT RAINFALL...HAVE ALLOWED FINE
FUELS TO DRY. GIVEN THE EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS...ANY FIRES
THAT DO OCCUR COULD SPREAD QUICKLY...BURN INTENSELY...AND BE
DIFFICULT TO CONTAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

KGM






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