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FPUS51 KBTV 151131
ZFPBTV
ZONE FORECAST PRODUCT FOR VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
631 AM EST FRI FEB 15 2013

VTZ006-152130-
LAMOILLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JOHNSON...STOWE
631 AM EST FRI FEB 15 2013
.TODAY...CLOUDY THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A
50 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. 
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 14.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH UNTIL MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 30 PERCENT. 
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2 ABOVE. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 12. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLD WITH LOWS AROUND ZERO. 
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. HIGHS AROUND 20.
LOWS AROUND ZERO. 
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 30S. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. 
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. 
$$

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ASUS41 KBTV 151130
RWRBTV
VERMONT REGIONAL WEATHER ROUNDUP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
600 AM EST FRI FEB 15 2013
NOTE: "FAIR" INDICATES FEW OR NO CLOUDS BELOW 12,000 FEET WITH NO 
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER AND/OR OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY.
* THESE REPORTS ARE NOT UNDER NWS QUALITY CONTROL AND/OR DO NOT
  REPORT WEATHER SUCH AS PRECIPITATION AND FOG.

VTZ001>019-151200-
_____VERMONT_____
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BURLINGTON     FLURRIES  36  29  75 S16G23    29.82S                  
MONTPELIER     CLOUDY    29  25  85 S7        29.87R                  
MORRISVILLE    LGT SNOW  27  23  86 CALM      29.84S FOG              
ST. JOHNSBURY*   N/A     26  22  84 MISG      29.86F                  
LYNDONVILLE*   CLOUDY    27  22  79 SE7       29.86R                  
RUTLAND*       CLOUDY    34  28  80 SE7       29.85F                  
SPRINGFIELD    PTCLDY    22  18  85 CALM      29.91R                  
HIGHGATE*      LGT SNOW  34  29  79 S6        29.80S                  
NEWPORT*       CLOUDY    29  20  70 S7        29.83R                  
BENNINGTON     CLOUDY    38  26  62 SW3       29.87S                  
SUTTON*          N/A     25 N/A N/A MISG        N/A                   
DANBY 4 CNRS*    N/A     30 N/A N/A MISG        N/A                   
MT. MANSFIELD*   N/A     25 N/A N/A W25G45      N/A  WCI   9          
_____LAKE CHAMPLAIN_____
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLCHESTER RF*   N/A     34  32  93 SW24        N/A                   
DIAMOND ISL*     N/A     34  32  93 S15         N/A                   
$$

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FXUS61 KBTV 151144
AFDBTV
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
644 AM EST FRI FEB 15 2013
.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE PASSING NORTH OF THE REGION TODAY WILL BRING A ROUND
OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION TO THE AREA. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HIGH
PRESSURE FOR SATURDAY...AND ANOTHER LOW FOR SUNDAY THAT WILL
AFFECT MAINLY EASTERN PORTIONS OF VERMONT. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVER THE AREA FOR NEXT MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. ANOTHER LOW AFFECTS
THE AREA NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.
&&
.NEAR TERM /THROUGH TONIGHT/...
AS OF 644 AM EST FRIDAY...HAVE UPDATED FORECAST TO ACCT FOR
DECREASING AREAL COVERAGE/LACK OF EXPECTED -SW WITH SYSTEM. TEMPS
CVLY WESTWARD ARE IN THE 30S ATTM...W/ 20S OVER E VT. LACK OF
APPRECIABLE SNOW ACCUM NOT BEING HELPED BY STRONG WINDS AS WELL.
SO...HAVE DECR AMTS EXPECTED BUT KEPT POPS INTACT UNTIL LOW PASSES
NORTH OF CWA.
PREVIOUS DISCUSSION...CLOUDS ROLLING THRU THE AREA THIS
MORNING AS SFC LOW OVER SE ONTARIO MAKING TREK INTO SOUTHERN
QUEBEC BY THE DAYS END. LIGHT PRECIP CONTINUES TO PUSH INTO
PORTIONS OF N NY THIS MORNING...WITH AREAL COVERAGE TO INCR DURING
THE DAY AS LOW MVS INTO QUEBEC. FOCUS FOR ANY SNOW ACCUM WILL
OCCUR OVER N NY...ESPECIALLY IN THE SAINT LAW VALLEY...DUE TO
PROXIMITY OF LOW PASSAGE. CONTINUE TO FOLLOW MDL TREND/PREV
FORECAST WITH A DUSTING TO LESS THAN AN INCH FOR CVLY SOUTH...AND
1-2" POSSIBLE FOR N NY AND PORTIONS OF NE VT BY TNGT. OTHER WX
ISSUE FOR TODAY WILL BE STRONG GRADIENT AHEAD OF THIS LOW. GUSTS
OVER WESTERN NY NEAT LK ONTARIO ALREADY SHOWING 30-40MPH GUSTS
WHICH WILL WORK INTO OUR AREA DURING THE DAY...ESPECIALLY CVLY
WESTWARD. WILL MENTION GUSTS 25-40MPH THRU TNGT. GOING INTO
TNGT...EXPECTING ANY PRECIP TO TAPER OFF SHARPLY FROM S TO NORTH
AS SYSTEM LIFTS INTO EASTERN CANADA/QUEBEC. WNW FLOW WILL REMAIN
OVER THE CWA THRU THE OVERNGT PERIOD SO WILL KEEP MENTION OF --SW
FOR NORTHERN ZONES...ENDING BY 12Z SAT. TEMPS OVERALL ABV NORMAL
FOR HIGHS IN THE MID/UPPER 30S...W/ SW FLOW INITIALLY OVER AREA. CD
AIR SHOULD FILTER QUICKLY INTO AREA OVERNGT WITH APPROACH OF SFC
HIGH FROM THE WEST. EXPECTING GRADIENT TO TAPER OFF OVERNGT W/
SOME CLRING FROM W TO E. LOOKING FOR LOWS 5-10F IN VALLEYS...ZERO
TO -8F ELSEWHERE.
&&
.SHORT TERM /SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/...
AS OF 318 AM EST FRIDAY...RIDGE CONTINUES TO BUILD SLOWLY OVER
THE AREA GOING INTO SATURDAY...WITH SOME LINGERING MORNING --SW
OVER NE VT...OTHERWISE PSUNNY/MSUNNY COND WILL ENSUE. WITH MDLS
CONTINUING TO SHOW COASTAL LOW DEVELOPING SAT NGT AND MVG NORTH
THRU SUNDAY...WILL CONTINUE TREND OF -SW FOR MAINLY E VT FOR NOW
WITH SOME BLEED OVER IN TO THE CVLY/DACKS. BLOCKING RIDGE TO THE
WEST AND NORTH/SOUTH ORIENTATION OF BOUNDARY REMNANTS THAT THIS
LOW TRAVELS NORTH ON KEEPS AREAL COVERAGE OF SNOW IN CHECK.
NORTHERLY FETCH OVER AREA THRU THE WEEKEND WILL ALLOW FOR TEMPS TO
STAY AT OR BLW NORMAL BY A FEW DEGREES. N NY MAY SEE BIGGER DROP
FOR OVERNGT LOWS SAT DUE TO CLRING FIRST DUE TO RIDGE/LOW
PLACEMENT.
&&
.LONG TERM /SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY/...
AS OF 239 AM EST FRIDAY...NORTHWEST FLOW REGIME EXPECTED TO BE IN
PLACE SUN NIGHT AS DEEP SFC LOW PULLS AWAY THRU THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES. MAY SEE SOME LINGERING SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY ACROSS THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ALONG THE WRN SLOPES OF THE GREENS WITH
OROGRAPHICALLY BLOCKED FLOW...ESPECIALLY DURING THE FIRST HALF OF
THE NIGHT. OTHERWISE...SKIES WILL GRADUALLY CLEAR AS DRIER AIR
GRADUALLY MOVES IN FROM THE NW. PMSL GRADIENT REMAINS MODERATELY
STRONG THRU THE NIGHT...THUS IT WILL FEEL A BIT BRISK WITH NW
WINDS 10-20 MPH AND LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE
ZERO ACROSS VERMONT...AND LOCALLY 0 TO -10F ACROSS NRN NY WITH
WINDS DIMINISHING LATE. COULD SEE SOME WIND CHILL READINGS NEAR
ADVISORY LEVELS OF 20 BELOW SUNDAY NIGHT AND WILL BE SOMETHING TO
MONITOR.
MONDAY WILL BE A SEASONABLY COLD DAY...BUT FAIR AND DRY AS MOBILE 
SFC RIDGE AXIS CRESTS OVER THE REGION DURING THE AFTN HRS. HIGH 
TEMPS GENERALLY IN THE LOW-MID 20S AND POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR AMPLE 
SUNSHINE ESPECIALLY MONDAY AFTN. 
MONDAY NIGHT SHOULD BE DRY AND COLD WITH GOOD RADIATIONAL COOLING. 
RIDGE AXIS SLIDES TO THE EAST OF THE REGION LATE AND MAY ALLOW A 
LIGHT SOUTH WIND TO DEVELOP...STEADYING TEMPS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME 
INCR IN HIGH CLOUDS PSBL LATE ACROSS NRN NY. AT THIS POINT...HAVE 
FORECAST LOWS OF 0 TO 10 ABOVE...BUT LOCAL READINGS BELOW ZERO ARE 
EXPECTED IN FAR NERN VT WHERE WINDS WILL BE CALM.
TUESDAY WILL FEATURE A LARGE CLOSED LOW AND FILLING SFC LOW MOVING 
EWD FROM THE GREAT LKS REGION. LOW WILL PASS NORTH OF THE REGION 
DURING TUESDAY NIGHT/EARLY WED. AT THIS POINT...IT APPEARS AN 
OCCLUDED BNDRY WILL PASS THRU THE NORTH COUNTRY LATE 
TUESDAY/TUESDAY NIGHT BRINGING A SEVERAL HR PERIOD OF GENERALLY 
LIGHT SNOW. COULD SEE SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ESPECIALLY 
ACROSS NRN NY AND N-CENTRAL VT. TEMPS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL 
MODERATE INTO THE MID 30S FOR DAYTIME HIGHS...AND GENERALLY 
OVERCAST SKIES WILL KEEP OVERNIGHT LOWS TUESDAY NIGHT MOSTLY IN THE 
20S. WEAKENING UPR TROUGH LINGERS ACROSS THE AREA THRU THURSDAY 
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY...PRIMARILY ACROSS THE 
NRN MTNS. HIGHS ON THURSDAY ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO BE IN THE LOW 
TO MID 30S.
&&
.AVIATION /12Z FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY/...
THROUGH 12Z SATURDAY...WARM FRONT CROSSING THE REGION FROM SW-NE
WILL BRING PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW TO THE TAF SITES THROUGH 12Z FRI.
INTERVALS OF MVFR VSBY EXPECTED...AND MAY SEE BRIEF IFR CONDITIONS
ESPECIALLY AT SLK 06-10Z. MINIMAL IMPACT TO GROUND BASED
OPERATIONS EXPECTED WITH ACCUMULATIONS A DUSTING TO 2"...HIGHEST
ACROSS THE ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY AROUND KMSS. WINDS LIGHT AND
VARIABLE THRU THE REMAINDER OF THE OVERNIGHT...BUT THEN BECOMING
SW 15-20 KTS WITH GUSTS 25-30 KTS...HIGHEST AT KMSS/KSLK 14-22Z AS
SFC LOW PASSES TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE REGION. CEILINGS
GENERALLY VFR DURING THE DAYLIGHT HRS. CEILINGS MAY LOCALLY DROP
INTO THE MVFR CATEGORY AT KSLK 00-12Z SAT WITH UPSLOPE WESTERLY
FLOW DEVELOPING...ALONG WITH THE CHANCE FOR A FEW SNOW SHOWERS. 
OUTLOOK 12Z SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
12Z SATURDAY THRU 06Z SUNDAY...MAINLY VFR.
06Z SUNDAY THRU 12Z MONDAY...PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE IN
ASSOCIATION WITH UPR TROUGH. MAY SEE PERIODS OF MVFR CONDITIONS. 
12Z MONDAY THRU 12Z TUESDAY...VFR UNDER HIGH PRESSURE.
12Z TUESDAY ONWARD...VFR/MVFR IN PERIODS OF LIGHT MIXED
PRECIPITATION WITH LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND OCCLUDED FRONT APPROACHING
FROM THE WEST.
&&
.EQUIPMENT...
AS OF 300 AM EST FRIDAY...THE TEMPERATURE SENSOR AT AUTOMATED
SURFACE OBSERVING SYSTEM (ASOS) AT PLATTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT (KPBG) IN PLATTSBURGH NEW YORK HAD REPORTED AN ERRONEOUS
TEMPERATURE OF 52 DEGREES AT 5 PM EST TODAY. OUR ELECTRONICS
TECHNICIANS HAVE A PART ON ORDER TO PERMANENTLY FIX THIS PROBLEM.
THEY HAVE RECYCLED THE POWER TO THE TEMPERATURE SENSOR AND THE
SENSOR IS NOW REPORTING A TEMPERATURE OF 30 DEGREES. UNTIL THIS
PROBLEM IS PERMANENTLY FIXED...USE THE TEMPERATURE DATA FROM
PLATTSBURGH (KPBG) WITH CAUTION.
&&
.BTV WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
VT...NONE.
NY...NONE.
&&
$$
SYNOPSIS...JN
NEAR TERM...JN
SHORT TERM...JN
LONG TERM...BANACOS
AVIATION...BANACOS
EQUIPMENT...

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