891  
FNUS51 KPBZ 221918  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
UNSEASONABLY WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED UNTIL THE PASSAGE OF A  
COLD FRONT TONIGHT.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-230930-  
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  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 50 40 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (0) 48 (-15) 25 34  
RH % (24H TREND) 89 (-7) 64 (+6) 86 58  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 10 G29 W 8 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 7 SW 13 G29 W 13 G28 W 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.27 0.10 0.04 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1450 1510  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4740 4960  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 38 W 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 156420 94240  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-230930-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 40 40 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (-1) 46 (-19) 27 35  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-11) 63 (+10) 84 58  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 10 G26 W 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 8 SW 12 G26 W 11 G23 W 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.28 0.09 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 2 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1410 1510  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4610 4970  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 36 W 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 142910 89460  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-230930-  
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  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 60 60 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43 (-1) 46 (-17) 22 33  
RH % (24H TREND) 87 (-8) 65 (+13) 88 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 11 G32 W 10 G24  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 8 G18 W 14 G35 W 15 G34 W 9 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.26 0.11 0.08 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 4 3 6 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1310 1380  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4290 4530  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 38 W 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 141570 99660  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-230930-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 40 40 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42 (-3) 44 (-19) 27 34  
RH % (24H TREND) 87 (-7) 66 (+8) 84 58  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 11 G25 W 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 9 SW 12 G25 W 11 G23 W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.06 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 2 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1360 1550  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4460 5070  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 35 W 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 133800 86190  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-230930-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 50 40 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42 (-1) 43 (-18) 26 32  
RH % (24H TREND) 87 (-8) 69 (+7) 85 58  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 11 G26 W 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 9 SW 13 G27 W 12 G25 W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.21 0.08 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6 2 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1310 1480  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4310 4870  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 35 W 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 129300 82790  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-230930-  
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  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 60 50 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43 (+2) 44 (-14) 22 30  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (-6) 72 (+4) 90 62  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 G25 W 8  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 8 SW 12 G25 W 12 G24 W 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.29 0.13 0.05 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 6 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1440 1360  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4730 4460  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 36 NW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 146630 75820  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-230930-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
218 PM EST MON JAN 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 70 40 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (+1) 46 (-14) 25 31  
RH % (24H TREND) 95 (-4) 70 (+4) 86 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 G26 W 10 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 8 SW 13 G27 W 13 G27 W 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.30 0.12 0.04 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 3 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1410 1380  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4640 4520  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 40 W 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 162400 85880  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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