470  
FNUS51 KPBZ 221955  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A CLEAR AND COLD NIGHT WILL BE FOLLOWED BY SUNSHINE AND  
MODERATING TEMPERATURES THURSDAY. RAIN CHANCES RETURN BY THE END  
OF THE WEEK WITH A CONTINUED WARMING TREND.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-230915-  
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  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 11 (-15) 48 (+8) 35 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 72 (+2) 16 (-15) 66 49  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 8 G17  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 11 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 3 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1730 770  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5670 2510  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 9 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 45360 45180  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-230915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 14 (-13) 51 (+9) 36 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 70 (+1) 17 (-13) 71 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 9  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 10 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1630 810  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5350 2660  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 37450 47880  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-230915-  
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  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 12 (-12) 50 (+13) 33 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (-16) 16 (-24) 72 48  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 9 G20  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR SE 5 SW 10 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1730 750  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5680 2460  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 10 SW 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 51120 54120  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-230915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 15 (-11) 52 (+9) 39 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 71 (+3) 17 (-16) 69 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G17  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 5 SE 5 LGT/VAR SW 10 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 1 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 10 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1410 780  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4630 2570  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 46300 46260  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-230915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 13 (-12) 49 (+9) 36 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 77 (+6) 17 (-16) 68 54  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 G20  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 5 SE 6 SE 5 SW 11 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1390 770  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4560 2530  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 SW 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 45600 50600  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-230915-  
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  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE FRZ RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 60 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 10 (-12) 45 (+9) 32 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 78 (+2) 17 (-15) 67 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR SE 5 SW 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1540 590  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5040 1950  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 SW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 35280 33150  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-230915-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
355 PM EDT WED MAR 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 11 (-13) 46 (+9) 33 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 76 (+3) 17 (-14) 66 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR SE 6 SW 9 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.09  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 4 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1630 590  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5330 1940  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 9 SW 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 42640 36860  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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