429  
FNUS51 KPBZ 182026  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WARM FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE SOUTH LATE TONIGHT, AND  
RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA MONDAY MORNING. DRIER WEATHER IS  
EXPECTED FOR MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. MUCH WARMER TEMPERATURES  
WILL TAKE HOLD FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-190915-  
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  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 80 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (+2) 61 (+21) 52 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 80 (-15) 70 (+6) 100 56  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 SW 10 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 S 9 S 8 SW 10  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.15 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 160 1130  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 530 3700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 5830 77700  
DISPERSION 1 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-190915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 60 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+2) 64 (+22) 54 76  
RH % (24H TREND) 81 (-14) 70 (+10) 97 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 SW 10 G17  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 10 S 8 SW 10 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.12 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 270 1270  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 890 4180  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 12 SW 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 8900 91960  
DISPERSION 1 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-190915-  
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  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 60 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+5) 62 (+22) 50 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 88 (-8) 67 (+7) 96 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 G17 SW 11 G20  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 7 G17 SW 9 G18 S 8 SW 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 580 1350  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1900 4420  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 24700 92820  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-190915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 70 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (+4) 64 (+22) 54 74  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-10) 71 (+9) 97 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 S 10  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 S 10 S 9 S 10  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.15 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 4 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 240 890  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 800 2940  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 18 SW 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 12800 58800  
DISPERSION 1 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-190915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS RAIN NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 80 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+4) 61 (+20) 54 72  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (-9) 72 (+11) 99 57  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 G17 SW 11 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 S 11 G18 S 9 S 11 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.29 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 240 610  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 790 2010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 20 SW 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 13430 46230  
DISPERSION 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-190915-  
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  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS RAIN RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 90 40 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (+3) 56 (+19) 49 70  
RH % (24H TREND) 82 (-14) 74 (+10) 100 63  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 8 SW 10 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 S 9 S 8 SW 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.51 0.07 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 8 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING 11 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 AM 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 240 670  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 800 2210  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 16 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 11200 46410  
DISPERSION 1 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-190915-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
326 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS RAIN NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 80 30 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (+2) 57 (+19) 49 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 83 (-14) 78 (+10) 100 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 9 SW 10 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 S 8 S 7 SW 10 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.28 0.04 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 270 920  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 900 3020  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 16 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 12600 63420  
DISPERSION 1 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
FREEZING RAIN. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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