377  
FNUS51 KPBZ 301900  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY  
AND BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF PRECIPITATION. A WARMING TREND WILL  
COMMENCE LATER THIS WORK WEEK.  
 
PAZ021-029-WVZ001>003-310930-  
ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PITTSBURGH METRO AREA...WASHINGTON...  
WEIRTON...BETHANY...WHEELING  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 90 40 0  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (0) 54 (+4) 28 53  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-3) 54 (+17) 93 37  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 8 G28 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 9 G24 W 11 G29 NW 7 G20 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.11 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 9 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2350 1510  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7710 4970  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 39 W 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 300690 24850  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 5 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ073>076-310930-  
WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENSBURG...LATROBE...LIGONIER...  
DONEGAL...UNIONTOWN...CHAMPION...OHIOPYLE  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 90 50 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (-1) 53 (+4) 26 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 86 (-9) 52 (+16) 95 38  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 G30 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 10 G27 W 13 G32 NW 8 G23 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.16 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 10 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1990 1460  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 6520 4800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 37 NW 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 241240 38400  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ059-069-PAZ031-WVZ004-012-021-022-310930-  
BELMONT-MONROE-GREENE-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. CLAIRSVILLE...WOODSFIELD...  
WAYNESBURG...MOUNDSVILLE...NEW MARTINSVILLE...FAIRMONT...  
MORGANTOWN  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 50 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 40 (+2) 59 (+7) 29 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 76 (-8) 46 (+12) 90 33  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 G29 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 8 G26 W 13 G30 NW 8 G23 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2520 1620  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8270 5320  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 33 SW 2  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 272910 10640  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ023-041-310930-  
GARRETT-PRESTON-TUCKER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKLAND MD...KINGWOOD...PARSONS  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 90 70 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (+4) 55 (+9) 26 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 74 (-25) 45 (+4) 89 36  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 11 G30 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 11 G30 W 15 G33 NW 10 G27 NW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.11 0.05 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2430 1730  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 7960 5670  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 40 NW 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 318400 51030  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039-048-057-058-068-310930-  
TUSCARAWAS-COSHOCTON-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-NOBLE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW PHILADELPHIA...COSHOCTON...  
ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...CALDWELL  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 40 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (+1) 59 (+7) 28 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 81 (-2) 49 (+9) 100 34  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 10 G30 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 G21 W 12 G30 NW 6 G19 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2490 1530  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8180 5010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 38 S 2  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 310840 10020  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ040-049-050-310930-  
CARROLL-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARROLLTON...CADIZ...STEUBENVILLE  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 70 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS NONE NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 37 (+1) 54 (+4) 27 55  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (-6) 57 (+17) 99 36  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 G28 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 8 G23 W 11 G28 NW 6 G18 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2480 1550  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 8150 5070  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 38 SW 2  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 309700 10140  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ041-PAZ013-014-020-310930-  
COLUMBIANA-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-BEAVER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALEM...NEW CASTLE...BUTLER...BEAVER  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 100 40 0  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (-2) 50 (+2) 25 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 93 (-4) 59 (+19) 98 39  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 6 G25 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 9 G25 NW 8 G25 NW 6 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.18 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 10 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2100 1530  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 6900 5010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 32 W 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 220800 25050  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 5 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-015-016-310930-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GROVE CITY...FRANKLIN...TIONESTA...  
CLARION...BROOKVILLE  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 100 50 0  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SNOW/RAIN SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 27 (-6) 43 (-1) 22 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (+7) 68 (+20) 99 46  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 8 G27 LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.29 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 12 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1290 1330  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4240 4370  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 25 NW 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 106000 30590  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ022-023-310930-  
ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KITTANNING...INDIANA  
300 PM EDT MON MAR 30 2015  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 100 50 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-3) 49 (+2) 24 48  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (-2) 60 (+20) 96 42  
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 5 G26 NW 5  
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 10 G27 W 8 G25 NW 6 G20 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.26 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 11 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 8 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1730 1290  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5680 4220  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 33 NW 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 187440 33760  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. COOLER. LOWS  
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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