768  
FNUS51 KPBZ 260710  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY UNDER HIGH PRESSURE. RAIN CHANCES  
RETURN WITH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH CROSSING AREAS OF LOW  
PRESSURE AND COLD FRONTS.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-262115-  
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, AND OHIOPYLE  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62 (+4) 42 (+1) 64  
RH % (24H TREND) 38 (-36) 94 (0) 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1340 2120  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4380 6950  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 7 W 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 26280 90350  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-262115-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 65 (+7) 43 (+2) 66  
RH % (24H TREND) 35 (-36) 91 (-2) 44  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1410 2200  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4620 7200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 5 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 18480 100800  
DISPERSION 2 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 5 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-262115-  
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, AND CANAAN VALLEY  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62 (+5) 41 (+2) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 36 (-39) 93 (-2) 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1220 2020  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4000 6630  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 8 W 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 28000 92820  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-262115-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 64 (+7) 43 (+1) 66  
RH % (24H TREND) 38 (-32) 89 (-5) 42  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1510 2410  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4940 7890  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 5 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 19760 118350  
DISPERSION 2 5  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-262115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 62 (+7) 41 (+1) 65  
RH % (24H TREND) 38 (-34) 89 (-5) 44  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1430 2410  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4680 7890  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 5 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 18720 118350  
DISPERSION 2 5  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-262115-  
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, AND FORD CITY  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+5) 38 (-2) 62  
RH % (24H TREND) 39 (-39) 93 (-1) 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 6 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1400 2140  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4600 7030  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 9 W 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 36800 84360  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-262115-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
310 AM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+2) 40 (-1) 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 44 (-32) 93 (-1) 59  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 6 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1290 2050  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4230 6710  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 10 W 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 38070 73810  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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