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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
321 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2006

...HEAVY RAIN HAS CHANGED OVER TO HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF NORTHERN NEW YORK THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BECOME SNOW
ACROSS NORTHERN VERMONT BY THIS EVENING...

.STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTERED ACROSS CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS WILL
QUICKLY MOVE INTO THE GULF OF MAINE BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
THIS TRACK WILL CONTINUE TO PULL PLENTY OF ATLANTIC MOISTURE INTO
NORTHERN NEW YORK AND VERMONT THROUGH THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...AS
COLDER AIR INTERACTS WITH THIS MOISTURE THE RAIN HAS CHANGED TO
WET SNOW ACROSS THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS. MEANWHILE...THE
RAIN WILL CHANGE TO WET SNOW ACROSS NORTHERN VERMONT MOUNTAINS BY
6 PM THIS EVENING.

LATEST OBSERVATIONS AND SPOTTERS HAVE INDICATED SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
BETWEEN A DUSTING AND ONE INCH ACROSS THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN
ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON.

SNOW FALL ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS
ABOVE 1500 FEET WILL BE 3 TO 5 INCHES BY MIDNIGHT. MEANWHILE...
TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE
NORTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT ABOVE 1500 FEET WILL BE 2 TO
4 INCHES WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NEAR JAY PEAK.

THIS HEAVY WET SNOW WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE
MILE AND CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE ADIRONDACKS AND NORTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS. IN ADDITION...THIS
WET SNOW WILL STICK TO TREES AND POWER LINES...AND WHEN COMBINED
WITH NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL CAUSE
SOME TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES TO COME DOWN.

VTZ003-006-016-017-210800-
/O.CON.KBTV.WW.Y.0008.061020T2000Z-061021T0900Z/
ORLEANS-LAMOILLE-EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...JOHNSON...STOWE...
ENOSBURG FALLS...RICHFORD...UNDERHILL
321 PM EDT FRI OCT 20 2006

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
SATURDAY.

RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES WILL QUICKLY CHANGE TO MODERATE TO HEAVY
SNOW ACROSS THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS BY
6 PM THIS EVENING. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE 2 TO
4 INCHES ABOVE 1500 FEET BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH SOME
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THIS HEAVY WET SNOWFALL MAY CAUSE TREE LIMBS AND
POWER LINES TO COME DOWN IN SOME LOCATIONS.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR
GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS
WEATHER SITUATION.




Extended Forecast for Mt. Mansfield...this looks really nice.  That's a 
high probability of snow from this far out...Tuesday through Thursday baby.

Monday: A chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with 
a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 22. 
Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tuesday: Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Chance of 
precipitation is 70%.

Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. 
Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Wednesday: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance 
of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low 
around 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Thursday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. 
Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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