944  
FNUS51 KPBZ 031824  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A CROSSING UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL INCREASE RAIN CHANCES FOR THE  
START OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. WARMER WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED FOR  
THE START OF THE NEW WEEK.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-040915-  
ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-  
FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PITTSBURGH METRO AREA...WASHINGTON...  
WAYNESBURG...GREENSBURG...LATROBE...LIGONIER...DONEGAL...  
UNIONTOWN...CHAMPION...OHIOPYLE  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 40 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62 (+8) 76 (0) 59 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+3) 58 (0) 100 49  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.47 0.13 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 7 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2400 2480  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7890 8130  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 5 N 1  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 39450 8130  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 2 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021>023-041-040915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-PRESTON-  
TUCKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEIRTON...BETHANY...WHEELING...  
MOUNDSVILLE...NEW MARTINSVILLE...FAIRMONT...MORGANTOWN...  
KINGWOOD...PARSONS  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 40 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 61 (+5) 78 (+3) 59 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+3) 60 (0) 100 52  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.50 0.13 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 8 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2610 2370  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8580 7770  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 9 NW 3  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 77220 23310  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 2 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-040915-  
GARRETT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKLAND MD  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 50 30 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+7) 73 (+1) 58 76  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (0) 66 (0) 100 61  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.73 0.26 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 11 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1540 2380  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5060 7820  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 7 NW 3  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 35420 23460  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 2 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-040915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE...CALDWELL...WOODSFIELD  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+3) 81 (+5) 60 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+3) 55 (-4) 100 50  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.14 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2730 2120  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8960 6960  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 10 N 2  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 89600 13920  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-040915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW PHILADELPHIA...CARROLLTON...SALEM...  
COSHOCTON...CADIZ...STEUBENVILLE  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (+5) 79 (+3) 59 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+5) 53 (-2) 100 46  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2610 2270  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8560 7440  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 8 NW 1  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 68480 7440  
DISPERSION 5 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 5 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-040915-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-  
ARMSTRONG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GROVE CITY...FRANKLIN...TIONESTA...  
NEW CASTLE...BUTLER...CLARION...BROOKVILLE...BEAVER...KITTANNING  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 30 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 61 (+10) 75 (-1) 56 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+3) 53 (+1) 100 47  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.28 0.09 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2540 2590  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8330 8500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 8 W 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 66640 42500  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 2 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-040915-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...INDIANA  
224 PM EDT FRI JUL 3 2015  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 50 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+6) 73 (-3) 58 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 61 (+3) 100 51  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.55 0.23 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 8 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1980 2300  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 6490 7540  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 3 NW 3  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 19470 22620  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 2 2 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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