037  
FNUS51 KPBZ 222101  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LOW PRESSURE IN THE MIDWESTERN STATES WILL BRING WARMER  
TEMPERATURES AND RAIN TO THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.  
AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND GUSTY WINDS WILL  
ACCOMPANY THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT ON CHRISTMAS DAY.  
 
PAZ021-029-WVZ001>003-230930-  
ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PITTSBURGH METRO AREA...WASHINGTON...  
WEIRTON...BETHANY...WHEELING  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 40 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (+8) 56 (+7) 47 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 80 (-15) 54 (+5) 100 69  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 7 SE 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 6 SE 5 LGT/VAR SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.09 0.20 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 300 440  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 990 1440  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 7 S 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 6930 12960  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ073>076-230930-  
WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENSBURG...LATROBE...LIGONIER...  
DONEGAL...UNIONTOWN...CHAMPION...OHIOPYLE  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (+6) 54 (+9) 45 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 82 (-10) 60 (+4) 100 67  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 9 G17 SE 7 G17  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 7 SE 6 SE 5 SE 8 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.19 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 320 500  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1050 1640  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 6 S 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 6300 14760  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ059-069-PAZ031-WVZ004-012-021-022-230930-  
BELMONT-MONROE-GREENE-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. CLAIRSVILLE...WOODSFIELD...  
WAYNESBURG...MOUNDSVILLE...NEW MARTINSVILLE...FAIRMONT...  
MORGANTOWN  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 50 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 37 (+11) 59 (+7) 47 64  
RH % (24H TREND) 82 (-12) 55 (+5) 100 63  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 7 SE 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 5 S 5 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.20 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 560 490  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1840 1620  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 6 S 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 11040 14580  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ023-041-230930-  
GARRETT-PRESTON-TUCKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKLAND MD...KINGWOOD...PARSONS  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN FRZ RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (+5) 55 (+17) 43 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 96 (+3) 65 (-7) 100 62  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 7 SE 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 7 S 5 LGT/VAR S 10 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.21 0.19  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 830 570  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2720 1880  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 7 S 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 19040 16920  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039-048-057-058-068-230930-  
TUSCARAWAS-COSHOCTON-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-NOBLE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW PHILADELPHIA...COSHOCTON...  
ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...CALDWELL  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 50 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (+12) 56 (+7) 48 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 93 (-1) 62 (+8) 96 69  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 7 SE 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 5 S 6 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.14 0.20 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 340 440  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1110 1430  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 7 S 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 7770 12870  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ041-PAZ013-014-020-230930-  
COLUMBIANA-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-BEAVER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALEM...NEW CASTLE...BUTLER...BEAVER  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 50 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (+8) 52 (+7) 44 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-9) 65 (+13) 99 69  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 8 SE 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 7 SE 6 LGT/VAR SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.12 0.19 0.16  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 190 350  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 620 1160  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 SE 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 8060 9280  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ040-049-050-230930-  
CARROLL-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARROLLTON...CADIZ...STEUBENVILLE  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 50 100 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+10) 55 (+8) 47 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 83 (-12) 59 (+6) 99 72  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 7 SE 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 6 S 5 LGT/VAR SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.12 0.20 0.16  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 270 430  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 890 1410  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 6 S 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 5340 11280  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-015-016-230930-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GROVE CITY...FRANKLIN...TIONESTA...  
CLARION...BROOKVILLE  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 50 80 100  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 29 (+7) 48 (+10) 41 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 87 (-8) 71 (+8) 98 66  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 9 SE 6  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 7 SE 7 SE 5 SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.11 0.19 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 190 150  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 640 510  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 SE 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 8320 4590  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ022-023-230930-  
ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTANNING...INDIANA  
401 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 40 90 100  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN RAIN RAIN RAIN  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (+7) 49 (+8) 44 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (-9) 65 (+4) 100 69  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 9 SE 7  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 7 SE 6 LGT/VAR SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.06 0.18 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 5 12  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 190 250  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 610 830  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 SE 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 7930 5810  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY...BREEZY. RAIN SHOWERS
 
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND  
FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
30S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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