470  
FNUS51 KPBZ 180710  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A SPOTTY SHOWER MAY PASS ACROSS OUR REGION IN ADVANCE OF AN  
APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS OF  
30-35MPH IS FORECASTED THIS AFTERNOON AS HIGH LOW LEVEL WINDS  
MIX TO THE SURFACE. RH VALUES WILL BE NEAR 30-35% FOR A SHORT  
PERIOD OF TIME.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-182115-  
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  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79 (+5) 61 (+6) 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 35 (-1) 80 (+8) 65  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 7 G21 S 9 G21  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 12 G23 S 6 G19 S 9 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.27  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2140 330  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7030 1090  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 33 SE 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 203870 21800  
DISPERSION 5 2  
LAL 1 1 5  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-182115-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 81 (+5) 62 (+5) 71  
RH % (24H TREND) 32 (-2) 79 (+10) 64  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 7 G20 S 9 G20  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 11 G23 S 7 G18 S 8 G20  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.04 0.28  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2150 320  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7050 1050  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 33 S 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 204450 18900  
DISPERSION 5 2  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-182115-  
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  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 80  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79 (+6) 59 (+6) 70  
RH % (24H TREND) 32 (-3) 84 (+10) 63  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 6 G20 S 10 G23  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 10 G21 S 9 G18 S 10 G22  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.41  
PRECIP DURATION 1 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2030 130  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)6650 420  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 30 SE 8  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 172900 2940  
DISPERSION 5 1  
LAL 1 1 5  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-182115-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79 (+4) 60 (+3) 69  
RH % (24H TREND) 39 (+4) 82 (+12) 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 8 G21 S 9 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 12 G24 S 6 G20 SW 8 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.11 0.27  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2190 1140  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7200 3750  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 35 S 35  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 216000 112500  
DISPERSION 5 5  
LAL 1 1 4  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-182115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 77 (+3) 59 (+2) 67  
RH % (24H TREND) 43 (+4) 83 (+11) 62  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 8 G22 S 8 G22  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 12 G26 S 6 G23 SW 8 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.14 0.30  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2160 660  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7080 2160  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 36 S 28  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 219480 51840  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 1 1 5  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-182115-  
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  
310 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 80  
TEMP (24H TREND) 76 (+7) 58 (+7) 68  
RH % (24H TREND) 43 (-10) 84 (+6) 64  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) S 8 G21 S 8 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 12 G25 S 6 G23 S 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.04 0.31  
PRECIP DURATION 1 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 2140 630  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)7010 2080  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 35 S 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 210300 47840  
DISPERSION 5 3  
LAL 1 1 5  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab OH Page
The Nexlab PA Page
The Nexlab WV Page
The Nexlab MD Page Main Text Page