275  
FNUS51 KPBZ 181907  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE BRINGS DRY WEATHER AND A WARMING TREND INTO  
SATURDAY. LIGHT RAIN CHANCES RETURN LATER IN THE WEEKEND, BEFORE  
A COLD FRONT BRINGS MORE WIDESPREAD RAIN BY MONDAY.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-190915-  
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  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 17 (+12) 38 (+11) 27 45  
RH % (24H TREND) 86 (-2) 49 (-7) 80 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 8 SW 10 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 10 G19 SW 9 SW 8 G17 SW 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 530 530  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1750 1740  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 22 SW 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 33250 33060  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-190915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 17 (+13) 40 (+12) 27 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-3) 44 (-8) 78 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 SW 8  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 8 SW 8 SW 8 SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 560 710  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1830 2330  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 20 SW 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 31110 46600  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-190915-  
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  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 18 (+16) 39 (+13) 27 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 77 (-9) 41 (-10) 71 49  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 11 G23 SW 12 G24  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 12 G27 SW 10 G21 SW 10 G22 SW 11 G23  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 550 600  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1810 1980  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 22 W 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 34390 41580  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-190915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 16 (+14) 39 (+10) 27 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 87 (-2) 47 (-6) 81 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 SW 8  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 8 SW 8 SW 7 SW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 510 570  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1680 1870  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 20 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 28560 33660  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-190915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 17 (+12) 36 (+9) 27 44  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (+2) 53 (-5) 83 59  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 8 SW 9  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 9 G17 SW 9 SW 9 SW 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 480 460  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1580 1520  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 22 SW 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 30020 28880  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-190915-  
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  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 16 (+11) 36 (+11) 26 42  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (-1) 56 (-7) 84 62  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 SW 9  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 9 SW 9 SW 8 SW 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 500 520  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1650 1700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 21 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 29700 30600  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-190915-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
207 PM EST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 17 (+12) 37 (+13) 27 43  
RH % (24H TREND) 89 (-1) 54 (-10) 83 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 SW 11 G20  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 10 G19 SW 9 SW 9 G17 SW 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 520 540  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1720 1770  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 23 W 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 34400 37170  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN, DRIZZLE AND  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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