989  
FNUS51 KPBZ 181835  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A STRENGTHENING RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE DRY WEATHER AND  
ABOVE-NORMAL TEMPERATURES INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 
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  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 49 (-5) 80 (+3) 50 83  
RH % (24H TREND) 88 (-3) 34 (+1) 87 37  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1370 1420  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4510 4650  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 7 SW 3  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 27060 13950  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4 4  
 
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  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 52 (-5) 81 (+1) 51 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 80 (-6) 32 (-1) 85 37  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1410 1480  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4620 4860  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 7 SW 3  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 27720 14580  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 4  
 
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  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 49 (-5) 77 (+3) 48 81  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (+3) 34 (-3) 85 35  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) E 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1220 1220  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4010 4010  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 8 W 2  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 28070 8020  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
 
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  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 54 (-4) 82 (+1) 54 85  
RH % (24H TREND) 80 (-8) 34 (+1) 86 40  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1460 1740  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4780 5710  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 8 SW 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 33460 22840  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 5 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-190915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 52 (-4) 80 (+1) 52 84  
RH % (24H TREND) 81 (-11) 37 (+4) 88 40  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1450 1670  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4770 5470  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 9 SW 6  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 38160 27350  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-190915-  
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  
235 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (-4) 78 (+3) 47 82  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (-2) 38 (+3) 94 41  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1210 1350  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 3980 4430  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 7 SW 5  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 23880 17720  
DISPERSION 2 2  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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