192  
FNUS51 KPBZ 200715  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
PERIODIC PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH PART OF SUNDAY WITH  
THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. DRY AND COOL WEATHER  
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT WORK WEEK UNDER HIGH PRESSURE.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-202100-  
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  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 80 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 56 (-2) 33 (-9) 45  
RH % (24H TREND) 62 (+21) 91 (-5) 52  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 9 G18 W 10 G23  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 10 G24 W 11 G31 W 9 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.18 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 2 7 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 3 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1340 1510  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4380 4940  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 28 NW 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 105120 93860  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-202100-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 80 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (-2) 33 (-10) 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 59 (+18) 86 (-10) 46  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 W 9 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 10 G24 W 12 G30 W 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.13 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1300 1440  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4280 4730  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 28 NW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 102720 75680  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-202100-  
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  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 80 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 53 (-6) 28 (-13) 42  
RH % (24H TREND) 68 (+32) 89 (-5) 57  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 9 G22 NW 12 G32  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 11 G32 W 13 G32 W 11 G23  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.15 0.30 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 5 10 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1100 1320  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3590 4350  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 31 NW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 96930 91350  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-202100-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 80 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (-1) 31 (-11) 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (+11) 83 (-13) 44  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 NW 8 G17  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 11 G25 NW 13 G29 W 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.10 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2110 1390  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6910 4560  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 29 NW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 172750 63840  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-202100-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 80 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 56 (-1) 32 (-9) 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 53 (+10) 90 (-5) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 8 NW 9 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 11 G25 NW 13 G30 NW 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.12 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 2 7 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1860 1380  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6110 4540  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 29 NW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 152750 72640  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-202100-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON-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  
315 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 54 (-2) 31 (-10) 42  
RH % (24H TREND) 62 (+17) 94 (0) 60  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 9 NW 9 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 9 G22 W 9 G29 W 9 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.17 0.06  
PRECIP DURATION 4 8 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1470 1410  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4830 4620  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 26 NW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 111090 97020  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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