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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/NORTHERN VERMONT AND
NORTHERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
527 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION TODAY. A
FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE EAST FROM THE GREAT LAKES TODAY BRINGING
INCREASING HIGH CLOUDS TO THE REGION TODAY. THIS FRONTAL SYSTEM 
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH COUNTRY TONIGHT, BRINGING RAIN SHOWERS
TO THE REGION TONIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY.

NYZ028-035-VTZ001-002-005-009-262130-
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
527 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            70           20           
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          65           52           68           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SW  5 G21    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       S  9 G19     S  9 G24     LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.10         0.03         
PRECIP DURATION                    3            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          34           90           50           
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5320                      8490         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW  7        
VENTILATION RATE      62410                     93400        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

VTZ003-004-006>008-010-016>018-262130-
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
527 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            60           40           
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           48           65           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR      
20FTWND PM(MPH)       S  5         S  7 G20     LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.08         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION                    3            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
HUMIDITY (%)          30           96           54           
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5830                      8910         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  8                      SW  8        
VENTILATION RATE      50710                     84280        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

VTZ011-012-019-262130-
WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-EASTERN RUTLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUTLAND...SPRINGFIELD...
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION...EAST WALLINGFORD...KILLINGTON
527 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            60           40           
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           52           67           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR      
20FTWND PM(MPH)       S  7         S  9 G21     LGT/VAR      
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.09         0.05         
PRECIP DURATION                    2            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   2 PM         
HUMIDITY (%)          36           96           49           
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            6010                      7990         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 12        
VENTILATION RATE      53340                     82250        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ026-027-087-262130-
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MASSENA...MALONE...OGDENSBURG...
POTSDAM...GOUVERNEUR
527 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            90           30           
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           51           67           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       SE  6                     SW  5 G24    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       SE 10 G24    SE 10 G21    SW  9 G23    
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.10         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION                    4            2            
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         6 AM         
PRECIP END                         5 AM         6 PM         
HUMIDITY (%)          39           97           51           
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5450                      7990         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 14                      SW 18        
VENTILATION RATE      65450                     140380       

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

NYZ029>031-034-262130-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-
WESTERN ESSEX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAR LAKE...SARANAC LAKE...
TUPPER LAKE...DANNEMORA...LAKE PLACID
527 AM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE          

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       CLOUDY       PCLDY        
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            80           20           
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
MAX/MIN TEMP          62           49           64           
20FTWND AM(MPH)       LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G20    
20FTWND PM(MPH)       S 10 G20     S 12 G28     SW  6 G18    
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.13         0.02         
PRECIP DURATION                    4            1            
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 PM         6 AM         
PRECIP END                         5 AM         6 PM         
HUMIDITY (%)          34           94           48           
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            
LAL                   1            1            1            
MIXING HGT            5750                      9120         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 12        
VENTILATION RATE      61500                     95900        

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

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

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

$$
----- FIRE WEATHER FORECAST FROM NWS ALBANY -----

.DISCUSSION...
A PERIOD OF SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH THE PASSAGE OF A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY. DRIER WEATHER RETURNS FOR TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT BEFORE ADDITIONAL MOISTURE AND SHOWER POTENTIAL INCREASES
FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THIS WEEK. 

THE RH VALUES HAVE AN EXCELLENT RECOVERY TO 90 TO 100 PERCENT
WITH THE SHOWERS TONIGHT. EXPECT A LOWERING OF THE RH VALUES ONCE
AGAIN TO 35 TO 50 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

THE WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH AT 5 TO 15 MPH INTO TONIGHT
WITH SOME GUSTS IN THE 20 TO 25 MPH RANGE EARLY IN THE EVENING.
THE WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST TO WEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH FOR
TUESDAY.

BENNINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAMFORD...BENNINGTON...
WOODFORD STATE PARK...POWNAL
325 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           40           20           20           
TEMP (24H TREND)      51 (+17)     69 (+8)      46           63           
RH % (24H TREND)      96 (+2)      48 (+6)      97           66           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    W  5 G20                  E 11 G28     
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       S 10 G31     W  5 G20     LGT/VAR      E 12 G28     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.04         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            0            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING   3 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4970                      3630         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     E 20         
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  24850                     61710        
DISPERSION                         4                         5            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

WESTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STRATTON...LONDONDERRY
325 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           50           20           20           
TEMP (24H TREND)      51 (+16)     71 (+11)     46           60           
RH % (24H TREND)      96 (0)       48 (+7)      99           74           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   E  8 G21     
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       S  8 G23     W  5         LGT/VAR      E 10 G21     
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.06         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            0            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING   3 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5030                      2800         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     NE 20        
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  25150                     47600        
DISPERSION                         4                         5            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRATTLEBORO...GUILFORD CENTER...
WEST BRATTLEBORO...BELLOWS FALLS
325 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED          

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           50           20           20           
TEMP (24H TREND)      51 (+15)     72 (+9)      48           62           
RH % (24H TREND)      97 (-2)      50 (+11)     99           70           
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    LGT/VAR                   NE  8 G18    
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       S  6         W  5         LGT/VAR      NE  8 G18    
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.06         0.00         0.01         
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            0            1            
PRECIP BEGIN          10 PM        CONTINUING   3 AM         CONTINUING   
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5160                      2530         
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      NE 16        
VENT RATE (KT-FT)                  30960                     35420        
DISPERSION                         3                         5            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            2            

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 

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

$$