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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NORTHERN VERMONT AND
NORTHERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
523 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...PERIODS OF RAIN EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK STATE EARLY THIS MORNING
WILL SPREAD FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST ACROSS OUR AREA BEGINNING
AROUND 800 AM. THE RAIN WILL BECOME A BIT MORE SCATTERED IN NATURE
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...THEN BECOME FAIRLY WIDESPREAD AGAIN
ON MONDAY AS A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE REGION. TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR TODAY THROUGH MONDAY WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE
ONE HALF TO ONE INCH RANGE. WITH PLENTY OF CLOUDS AND MOISTURE
AROUND DURING THIS PERIOD...HIGHER HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED. THIS
SHOULD HELP LIMIT ANY FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS. SOME DRYING TAKES
PLACE ON TUESDAY WITH NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED AND AFTERNOON
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES GETTING DOWN INTO THE 30 PERCENT RANGE. THE
DRYING TREND HOWEVER WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE MOVES TOWARD THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND BECOMES CUTOFF
TO OUR SOUTH ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL HELP TO
BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO THE AREA WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
THIS WILL HELP TO KEEP AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ABOVE ANY
CRITICAL LEVELS AND THUS FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WILL CONTINUE TO BE
LIMITED.

NYZ028-035-VTZ001-002-005-009-012130-
EASTERN CLINTON-EASTERN ESSEX-GRAND ISLE-WESTERN FRANKLIN-
WESTERN CHITTENDEN-WESTERN ADDISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PLATTSBURGH...PORT HENRY...
TICONDEROGA...ALBURGH...SOUTH HERO...ST. ALBANS...BURLINGTON...
MIDDLEBURY...VERGENNES
523 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           80           
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          51           43           49           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SE  8 G15    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  7        S  6         
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.35         0.10         0.44         
PRECIP DURATION       6            6            8           
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          51           97           58           
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5830                      3590         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  7                      SE  5        
VENTILATION RATE      43970                     33550        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

VTZ003-004-006>008-010-016>018-012130-
ORLEANS-ESSEX-LAMOILLE-CALEDONIA-WASHINGTON-ORANGE-
EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...ISLAND POND...JOHNSON...
STOWE...ST. JOHNSBURY...MONTPELIER...BRADFORD...RANDOLPH...
ENOSBURG FALLS...RICHFORD...UNDERHILL...BRISTOL...RIPTON
523 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           80           
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          49           40           47           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SE  9    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       LGT/VAR      SE  8        S  5 G15     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.26         0.10         0.41         
PRECIP DURATION       5            6            8           
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          50           96           59           
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            7290                      4010         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  8                      SE  7        
VENTILATION RATE      60200                     32590        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

VTZ011-012-019-012130-
WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-EASTERN RUTLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION...EAST WALLINGFORD...KILLINGTON
523 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           80           80           
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           39           51           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SE  9 G15    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SE  6        SE 10        SE  9 G19    
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.15         0.31         
PRECIP DURATION       5            6            7            
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          58           97           54           
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5920                      3510         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 10                      NE  8        
VENTILATION RATE      74200                     18440        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ026-027-087-012130-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...OGDENSBURG...
POTSDAM...GOUVERNEUR
523 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           80           
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           44           48           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       E  6                      LGT/VAR      
20FTWND PM(MPH)       E  8         E  7         NW  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.35         0.10         0.42         
PRECIP DURATION       6            6            10           
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          65           100          54           
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5440                      5230         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 13                     N  8         
VENTILATION RATE      74340                     44340        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ029>031-034-012130-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...
TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA...LAKE PLACID
523 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           80           
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          46           41           46           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       SE  5                     SE  6 G15    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SE  8        SE  8        SW  5        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.40         0.12         0.40         
PRECIP DURATION       6            6            10           
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          61           100          57           
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5600                      4820         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 18                      N  5         
VENTILATION RATE      109780                    40860        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 

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

$$

EVENSON
----- FIRE WEATHER FORECAST FROM NWS ALBANY -----

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
MUCH OF THE DAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES. THE DAMP...WET
WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY AS THE SYSTEM CROSSES THE REGION.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM
AROUND A HALF OF AN INCH TO AROUND AN INCH. OUR WEATHER WILL
REMAIN UNSETTLED THROUGH THE WEEK INTO NEXT WEEKEND.

BENNINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAMFORD...BENNINGTON...
WOODFORD STATE PARK...POWNAL
420 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           70           70           
TEMP (24H TREND)      48 (-11)     36 (-4)      52           
RH % (24H TREND)      59 (+18)     99 (+18)     70           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)       S  7 G19                  SE 10        
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       SE 12        SE 12 G19    S  7 G17     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.39         0.21         0.31         
PRECIP DURATION       6            5            7            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4410                      2620         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 15                      N  3         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     42610                     7970         
DISPERSION            5                         3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

WESTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STRATTON...LONDONDERRY
420 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           70           70           
TEMP (24H TREND)      50 (-10)     36 (-6)      50           
RH % (24H TREND)      55 (+12)     99 (+19)     72           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)       S  7                      E  9         
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       SE 11        SE  9 G17    NE  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.20         0.25         
PRECIP DURATION       6            5            7            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4490                      2270         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 17                      N  5         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     47590                     7960         
DISPERSION            5                         3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRATTLEBORO...GUILFORD CENTER...
WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
420 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON          

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           60           60           
TEMP (24H TREND)      51 (-12)     38 (-5)      52           
RH % (24H TREND)      52 (+12)     96 (+19)     71           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)       S  5                      E  6         
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       SE  9        SE  7        NE  6        
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.33         0.19         0.21         
PRECIP DURATION       5            4            7            
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4540                      2140         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 17                     E  5         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)     42240                     9850         
DISPERSION            5                         4            
LAL                   1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 

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

$$