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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central NY/Northeast PA
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A cold front will bring a quick shot of rain showers to our
area this morning, especially Twin Tiers northward. The rain
will mix with snow showers mainly at higher elevations, with
little if any accumulation. Temperatures will fall behind the
front today, with light lake effect snow showers continuing in
Northern New York. Thanksgiving weather will be cool but quiet.

NYZ009-222100-
Northern Oneida-
Including the city of Boonville
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy PCldy MCldy
Precip Type Showers None None
Chance Precip (%) 80 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 38 (-10) 18 (-15) 35
RH % (24h trend) 64 (+29) 92 (-8) 57
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 6-10 LGT/VAR
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 10-14 G19 NW 6-10 SW 5-9
Precip Amount 0.07 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 5
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 6 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4510 3810
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 21 W 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 85350 49330
DSI 1 2 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 3

REMARKS...None.

$$

NYZ036-037-222100-
Madison-Southern Oneida-
Including the cities of Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, and Utica
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy PCldy MCldy
Precip Type Showers Snow Showers None
Chance Precip (%) 80 30 0
Temp (24h trend) 39 (-12) 21 (-14) 36
RH % (24h trend) 64 (+40) 92 (+7) 54
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 7-11 G17 LGT/VAR
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 11-15 G21 NW 7-11 G20 SW 5-9
Precip Amount 0.10 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 5 0
Precip Begin 6 AM Continuing
Precip End Continuing 9 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4580 3970
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 23 W 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 95110 49460
DSI 1 2 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 3

REMARKS...None.

$$

NYZ015>018-222100-
Yates-Seneca-Southern Cayuga-Onondaga-
Including the cities of Penn Yan, Seneca Falls, Auburn,
and Syracuse
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy MCldy MCldy
Precip Type Showers Snow Showers None
Chance Precip (%) 80 20 0
Temp (24h trend) 38 (-16) 23 (-12) 39
RH % (24h trend) 61 (+38) 92 (+3) 50
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 8-12 G20 SW 4-8
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 11-15 G23 NW 7-11 G18 SW 6-10
Precip Amount 0.09 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 4 1
Precip Begin 6 AM Continuing
Precip End Continuing 11 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4620 4210
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 23 W 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 101980 54490
DSI 2 2 2
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 2

REMARKS...None.

$$

NYZ022>025-222100-
Steuben-Schuyler-Chemung-Tompkins-
Including the cities of Corning, Hornell, Watkins Glen, Elmira,
and Ithaca
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy PCldy PCldy
Precip Type Snow/rain None None
Chance Precip (%) 70 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 37 (-16) 20 (-14) 38
RH % (24h trend) 56 (+33) 96 (+4) 46
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 8-12 G21 SW 3-7
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 11-15 G22 NW 6-10 G17 SW 6-10
Precip Amount 0.04 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 2
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 10 AM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4530 4110
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 23 W 13
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 101850 52890
DSI 1 2 2
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 2

REMARKS...None.

$$

NYZ044-045-055-056-222100-
Cortland-Chenango-Tioga-Broome-
Including the cities of Cortland, Norwich, Owego, Waverly,
and Binghamton
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy PCldy PCldy
Precip Type Showers None None
Chance Precip (%) 80 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 39 (-14) 21 (-14) 37
RH % (24h trend) 61 (+34) 96 (-4) 46
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 7-11 G20 LGT/VAR
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 11-15 G22 NW 7-11 G18 SW 4-8
Precip Amount 0.06 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 5
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 6 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4430 3800
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 24 W 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 97290 43520
DSI 1 2 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 3

REMARKS...None.

$$

NYZ046-057-062-222100-
Otsego-Delaware-Sullivan-
Including the cities of Oneonta, Delhi, Walton, and Monticello
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy PCldy PCldy
Precip Type Showers None None
Chance Precip (%) 50 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 41 (-12) 19 (-14) 36
RH % (24h trend) 55 (+29) 92 (-8) 41
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 5-9 G18 NW 3-7
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 12-16 G23 NW 10-14 G24 W 4-8
Precip Amount 0.04 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 3
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 6 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3850 3260
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 24 NW 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 89350 40180
DSI 1 2 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ038-039-043-222100-
Bradford-Susquehanna-Wyoming-
Including the cities of Sayre, Towanda, Hallstead, Montrose,
and Tunkhannock
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover MCldy PCldy PCldy
Precip Type Showers None None
Chance Precip (%) 60 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 40 (-13) 21 (-14) 39
RH % (24h trend) 55 (+25) 96 (+7) 46
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 6-10 G19 LGT/VAR
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 11-15 G22 NW 6-10 G19 W 3-7
Precip Amount 0.04 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 3
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 12 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4570 3860
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 23 W 9
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 100070 43180
DSI 1 2 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 3 3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ044-047-222100-
Lackawanna-Luzerne-
Including the cities of Scranton, Hazleton, and Wilkes-Barre
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover PCldy MClear PCldy
Precip Type Showers None None
Chance Precip (%) 30 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 43 (-11) 21 (-14) 39
RH % (24h trend) 50 (+28) 92 (-8) 44
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 5-9 G21 LGT/VAR
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 12-16 G23 NW 7-11 G21 W 3-7
Precip Amount 0.01 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 1
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 12 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4350 3530
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 25 NW 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 96710 33710
DSI 1 2 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 4 3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ040-048-072-222100-
Northern Wayne-Pike-Southern Wayne-
Including the cities of Damascus, Equinunk, Milford,
and Honesdale
551 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

Today Tonight Thu

Cloud Cover PCldy MClear PCldy
Precip Type Showers None None
Chance Precip (%) 30 0 0
Temp (24h trend) 44 (-9) 21 (-15) 39
RH % (24h trend) 55 (+29) 88 (-8) 39
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph) NW 5-9 G18 NW 4-8
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph) NW 12-16 G23 NW 10-14 G21 W 4-8
Precip Amount 0.02 0.00 0.00
Precip Duration 1
Precip Begin 6 AM
Precip End 1 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3480 3190
Transport Wnd (mph) NW 26 NW 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft) 80900 38070
DSI 1 1 1
LAL No tstms No tstms No tstms
Haines Index 2 4 4

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow and rain
showers. Colder. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 30s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow showers.
Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Warmer. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs
around 50. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures above normal. Precipitation near normal.

$$



 

 

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