959  
FNUS51 KPBZ 180808  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WELL ABOVE NORMAL INTO THE WEEKEND, WITH  
RAIN SHOWERS FROM TIME TO TIME.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-182115-  
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...  
OHIOPYLE  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45 (-13) 34 (-6) 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 70 (-10) 98 (+4) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 9 G17 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 8 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 890 590  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2930 1920  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 21 SW 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 61530 11520  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-182115-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEIRTON...FOLLANSBEE...WELLSBURG...  
WHEELING...MOUNDSVILLE...NEW MARTINSVILLE...FAIRMONT  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45 (-14) 34 (-7) 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 69 (-12) 96 (+3) 53  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 8 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 12 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 940 550  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3080 1810  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 21 SW 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 64680 10860  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-182115-  
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...CANAAN VALLEY  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (-11) 32 (-7) 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 71 (-10) 95 (0) 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 10 G21 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 9 G19 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 840 550  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2760 1800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 24 SW 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 66240 9000  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-182115-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...  
MARTINS FERRY...ST. CLAIRSVILLE...CALDWELL...WOODSFIELD  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (-17) 33 (-7) 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 70 (-6) 96 (+6) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 8 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 11 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 800 530  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2610 1730  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 18 S 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 46980 10380  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-182115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW PHILADELPHIA...DOVER...CARROLLTON...  
MALVERN...EAST LIVERPOOL...SALEM...COLUMBIANA...COSHOCTON...  
CADIZ...STEUBENVILLE  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43 (-17) 33 (-5) 50  
RH % (24H TREND) 72 (-2) 96 (+5) 54  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 8 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 12 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 710 500  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2340 1650  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 14 SW 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 32760 11550  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-182115-  
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...FORD CITY  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42 (-11) 32 (-6) 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 79 (-5) 97 (0) 58  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 710 470  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2330 1530  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 18 W 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 41940 10710  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-182115-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...INDIANA  
308 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43 (-13) 34 (-5) 48  
RH % (24H TREND) 81 (-6) 99 (0) 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 9 G17 W 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 9 G17 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 780 510  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2550 1670  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 21 W 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 53550 13360  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS  
AROUND 50. EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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