100  
FNUS51 KPBZ 201941  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED TODAY BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL  
RAIN BY TONIGHT FOR MOST LOCATIONS. DRY WEATHER SHOULD RETURN  
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNDER BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-210915-  
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  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+8) 45 (+7) 25 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (+2) 60 (-1) 92 57  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 9 G23 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 8 G25 W 10 G23 W 6 G19 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 5 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 820 670  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2710 2210  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 24 N 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 56910 8840  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-210915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (+7) 47 (+5) 26 48  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (-2) 56 (-4) 90 54  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 8 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 7 W 8 G17 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.26 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 4 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 830 590  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2720 1920  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 21 NE 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 48960 7680  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-210915-  
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  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ RAIN NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (+5) 46 (+8) 26 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+5) 56 (-12) 89 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 11 G25 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 10 G27 W 11 G25 W 7 G23 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.49 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 740 540  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2440 1780  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 28 N 3  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 58560 5340  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-210915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (+5) 46 (+4) 26 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 98 (0) 58 (-7) 91 53  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 7 G17 W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.20 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 1 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 810 540  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2660 1760  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 20 NE 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 45220 8800  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-210915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (+7) 43 (+3) 24 45  
RH % (24H TREND) 97 (+2) 61 (-3) 91 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 8 G17 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 7 W 8 G18 W 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.21 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 1 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 900 670  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2940 2210  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 22 NE 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 55860 8840  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-210915-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-  
ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-  
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, FORD CITY, AND INDIANA  
241 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/FZ RA NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (+9) 42 (+7) 21 43  
RH % (24H TREND) 96 (+6) 62 (+3) 93 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 10 G21 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 9 G23 W 10 G22 W 6 G17 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.36 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 4 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 980 820  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 3200 2680  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 28 N 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 76800 10720  
DISPERSION 4 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
BREEZY, RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN, SLEET, FREEZING  
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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