724  
FNUS51 KPBZ 230806  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SUNSHINE AND MODERATING TEMPERATURES TODAY. RAIN CHANCES RETURN  
THIS WEEKEND WITH A CONTINUED WARMING TREND.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-232115-  
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  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 (+17) 36 (+15) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 18 (-10) 73 (+7) 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 5 SW 11 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1280 820  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4190 2690  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 6 SW 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 20950 53800  
DISPERSION 2 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-232115-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 56 (+17) 39 (+19) 64  
RH % (24H TREND) 17 (-10) 71 (+7) 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 10 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1240 890  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4050 2910  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 7 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 24300 52380  
DISPERSION 2 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-232115-  
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  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 52 (+16) 34 (+13) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 19 (-11) 71 (+8) 49  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 9 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 SE 6 SW 11 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1370 840  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4510 2760  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 7 SW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 27060 46920  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-232115-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 55 (+14) 40 (+20) 64  
RH % (24H TREND) 18 (-12) 72 (+8) 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) E 5 S 9 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 6 SE 5 SW 10 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1100 770  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3600 2540  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 10 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 32400 53340  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-232115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 54 (+17) 38 (+19) 63  
RH % (24H TREND) 18 (-15) 72 (+3) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 10 G21  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 6 SE 5 SW 12 G22  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1060 740  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3490 2430  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 10 SW 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 31410 53460  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-232115-  
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  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE FRZ RAIN SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (+16) 33 (+16) 60  
RH % (24H TREND) 19 (-13) 74 (+1) 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 SE 6 SW 11 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.03 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1200 800  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3930 2630  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 6 SW 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 19650 57860  
DISPERSION 2 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ023-232115-  
INDIANA-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF INDIANA  
406 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (+13) 34 (+16) 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 19 (-7) 76 (+5) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 7 SW 11 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1230 790  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4040 2580  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 5 SW 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 16160 51600  
DISPERSION 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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