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This is what I'm talking about folks...I do not just make this stuff up, as
much as I would love to ;)

Make plans for this weekend.  Usual suspects for upslope snowfall include,
MRG, SB, Stowe, Bolton, Smuggs, Jay, and Whiteface.  I'll keep you informed
as always.

-Scott

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
345 PM EST WED MAR 1 2006

.SHORT TERM /TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT/...
... LOCAL RESEARCH FOR UPSLOPE SNOW EVENTS SUGGESTS A 
WELL DEFINED EVENT COULD TAKE PLACE STARTING FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND 
CONTINUING INTO EARLY SATURDAY NIGHT.  UPPER LOW TO THE 
EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE REGION...LOW LEVEL 850 MB FLOW GREATER THAN 25 
KNOTS...MOISTURE THROUGH 700 MB... AND STEEP LAPSE RATES ALL POINT 
TO THE UPSLOPE EVENT.  WILL INCLUDE THIS SCENARIO IN THE FORECAST 
AND INDICATE SNOW LIKELY WITH SOME ACCUMULATIONS FOR THE FAVORED 
REGIONS IN THE FORECAST AREA.  LONG DURATION OF THE EVENT SUGGESTS 
SITUATION WILL HAVE TO BE MONITORED FOR ANY POTENTIAL HIGHLIGHTS IN 
THE FORECAST.  TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL 
WITH NORTHWEST FLOW...COLDER AIR ALOFT...AND PLENTY OF CLOUD COVER. 

VTZ003-006-008-016>018-021015-
ORLEANS-LAMOILLE-WASHINGTON-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-
EASTERN ADDISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...JOHNSON...STOWE...MONTPELIER...
ENOSBURG FALLS...RICHFORD...UNDERHILL...BRISTOL...RIPTON
346 PM EST WED MAR 1 2006

.TONIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT 
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER TEENS. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 5 ABOVE. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW 
ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE. HIGHS AROUND 10 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION 
POSSIBLE. LOWS AROUND 5 ABOVE. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE 
OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. 
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE TEENS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY LIGHT SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 5 TO 10 ABOVE. 
CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.

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