405  
FNUS51 KPBZ 150716  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY UNDER HIGH PRESSURE. SHOWER AND  
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY WITH  
THE SLOW APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-152115-  
ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-  
FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PITTSBURGH METRO AREA, WASHINGTON,  
CANONSBURG, WAYNESBURG, MURRYSVILLE, GREENSBURG, NEW KENSINGTON,  
LIGONIER, DONEGAL, UNIONTOWN, CHAMPION, AND OHIOPYLE  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 85 (+9) 64 (+2) 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 49 (-21) 95 (-2) 59  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1900 1880  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6240 6160  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 9 SW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 49920 98560  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-152115-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 85 (+6) 65 (+3) 85  
RH % (24H TREND) 49 (-15) 93 (-2) 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR S 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.08  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1960 2030  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6430 6670  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 8 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 45010 120060  
DISPERSION 3 5  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-152115-  
GARRETT-MONONGALIA-  
RIDGES OF EASTERN MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON-PRESTON-  
EASTERN PRESTON-WESTERN TUCKER-EASTERN TUCKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, OAKLAND MD,  
GRANTSVILLE, MORGANTOWN, COOPERS ROCK, KINGWOOD, BRUCETON MILLS,  
TERRA ALTA, ROWLESBURG, HAZELTON, PARSONS, HENDRICKS,  
SAINT GEORGE, DAVIS, THOMAS, AND CANAAN VALLEY  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 83 (+11) 61 (0) 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 53 (-18) 95 (-1) 54  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1560 2120  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5120 6960  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 8 SW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 35840 97440  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-152115-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 85 (+4) 66 (+3) 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 50 (-7) 94 (-3) 60  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.14  
PRECIP DURATION 0 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2160 1220  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7090 4010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 9 SW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 56720 56140  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-152115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 85 (+4) 66 (+3) 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 50 (-6) 94 (-2) 63  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.22  
PRECIP DURATION 1 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2040 1350  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6700 4430  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 60300 79740  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-152115-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON-BEAVER-  
ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SHARON, HERMITAGE, GROVE CITY, OIL CITY,  
FRANKLIN, TIONESTA, NEW CASTLE, ELLWOOD CITY, BUTLER, CLARION,  
PUNXSUTAWNEY, BROOKVILLE, ALIQUIPPA, BEAVER FALLS, AMBRIDGE,  
MONACA, KITTANNING, FORD CITY, AND INDIANA  
316 AM EDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 83 (+6) 65 (+3) 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (-16) 97 (-1) 65  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR S 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.22  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1910 1210  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6260 3950  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 12 S 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 62600 43450  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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