502  
FNUS51 KPBZ 161906  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
RAIN IS LIKELY WITH A THURSDAY COLD FRONT. TEMPERATURES WILL  
STAY WARM THROUGH THE SEVEN DAY FORECAST.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-170915-  
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  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 63 (-1) 85 (+2) 69 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (-1) 59 (+8) 98 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.09 0.31 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 2 7 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1350 1940  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4430 6370  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 SW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 44300 89180  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 3 4 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-170915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 50 70 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 65 (0) 85 (+2) 69 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (+2) 62 (+7) 97 62  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.10 0.30 0.07  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 7 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1600 1940  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5240 6380  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 SW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 47160 89320  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 3 4 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-170915-  
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  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 40 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62 (-1) 83 (+4) 65 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (0) 60 (-2) 97 65  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.04 0.13 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 5 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1390 1740  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4560 5700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 9 W 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 36480 68400  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 3 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-170915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 60 70 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 66 (0) 84 (0) 69 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (+4) 65 (+8) 97 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 S 5 SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.16 0.35 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 0 3 8 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1760 2140  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5780 7030  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 14 SW 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 69360 105450  
DISPERSION 4 5  
LAL 1 4 4 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-170915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 60 70 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 64 (-1) 84 (0) 69 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (+2) 62 (+12) 97 62  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 S 5 SW 9 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.20 0.50 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 3 8 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1660 2220  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5440 7280  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 14 SW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 65280 116480  
DISPERSION 4 5  
LAL 1 4 4 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-170915-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON-BEAVER-  
ARMSTRONG-  
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, AND FORD CITY  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (-1) 84 (+3) 66 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (-2) 56 (+9) 97 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 SW 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.11 0.45 0.12  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1660 2160  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5450 7070  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 SW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 59950 113120  
DISPERSION 4 5  
LAL 1 3 4 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-170915-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
306 PM EDT WED AUG 16 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62 (0) 84 (+2) 68 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 94 (-5) 58 (+10) 98 65  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 S 5 SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.07 0.26 0.13  
PRECIP DURATION 1 7 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1270 1890  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4160 6210  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 10 SW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 37440 86940  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 3 4 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND  
80. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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