979  
FNUS51 KCTP 201517  
FWFCTP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL REMAIN  
IN PLACE OVER THE COMMONWEALTH THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. THIS  
DOMINANT WEATHER FEATURE WILL PROVIDE FAIR, UNSEASONABLY WARM  
AND MAINLY DRY WEATHER THROUGHOUT THIS ENTIRE PERIOD.  
 
HURRICANE JOSE WILL MEANDER VERY SLOWLY TO THE NORTHEAST OVER  
THE NEXT 4 DAYS, JUST A FEW HUNDRED MILES SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST  
OF NANTUCKET ISLAND.  
 
THIS STORM WILL HAVE LITTLE OR NO ADVERSE EFFECT ON OUR LOCAL  
WEATHER OUTSIDE OF SOME CLOUDS AND A LIGHT TO MODERATE  
NORTHERLY BREEZE ACROSS THE FAR EASTERN PART OF THE STATE.  
 
PAZ004>006-010-011-202115-  
WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WARREN, BRADFORD, COUDERSPORT, ST. MARYS,  
RIDGWAY, AND EMPORIUM  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 80 (+2) 55 (0) 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (0) 100 (0) 46  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5590 0 3740  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 7 N 5 NE 3  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 52130 0 17370  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ012-017-018-202115-  
NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-NORTHERN CENTRE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RENOVO, DUBOIS, CLEARFIELD,  
AND PHILIPSBURG  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 81 (+3) 57 (+1) 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 51 (+1) 100 (0) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5650 0 3250  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 8 N 3 NE 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 54270 0 16760  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ024-033-202115-  
CAMBRIA-SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF JOHNSTOWN AND SOMERSET  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78 (+2) 58 (+2) 80  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (-2) 100 (0) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5390 0 4330  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 8 NW 5 N 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 47100 0 26370  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ025-026-034>036-202115-  
BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-BEDFORD-FULTON-FRANKLIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALTOONA, HUNTINGDON, MOUNT UNION,  
BEDFORD, MCCONNELLSBURG, AND CHAMBERSBURG  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 82 (+3) 58 (+1) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (-4) 100 (0) 44  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR N 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5070 0 3600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 10 NW 3 N 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 54020 0 34250  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ037-041-042-202115-  
TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MANSFIELD, WELLSBORO, TROUT RUN,  
AND LAPORTE  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79 (+2) 57 (+1) 80  
RH % (24H TREND) 56 (+2) 100 (0) 49  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 6 LGT/VAR N 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5180 80 2250  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 N 8 N 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 60230 0 18900  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ045-046-049>053-058-202115-  
SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-  
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-SCHUYLKILL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOCK HAVEN, WILLIAMSPORT, LEWISBURG,  
SELINSGROVE, DANVILLE, SUNBURY, SHAMOKIN, BLOOMSBURG, BERWICK,  
AND POTTSVILLE  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 82 (+2) 59 (0) 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 51 (-1) 100 (0) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 6 LGT/VAR N 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5140 0 2920  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 N 6 N 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 64350 0 29580  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ056-057-059-063>066-202115-  
PERRY-DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWPORT, HARRISBURG, HERSHEY, LEBANON,  
CARLISLE, GETTYSBURG, YORK, AND LANCASTER  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 83 (+3) 61 (-1) 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 51 (-1) 97 (-3) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 7 LGT/VAR N 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4800 0 2010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 NW 3 N 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 63930 0 27970  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ019-027-028-202115-  
SOUTHERN CENTRE-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATE COLLEGE, LEWISTOWN, AND MIFFLINTOWN  
1117 AM EDT WED SEP 20 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 82 (+3) 58 (+1) 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 49 (-5) 100 (0) 46  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5090 0 3280  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 12 N 3 N 7  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 56570 0 26440  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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