967  
FNUS51 KPBZ 230702  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY WEATHER, CLEARING SKIES, AND SLIGHTLY WARMER AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES  
RETURN TODAY WITH BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE. THE WARMING TREND  
CONTINUES SUNDAY BEFORE OUR NEXT RAIN CHANCE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO  
MONDAY.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-232130-  
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  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45 (+7) 27 (0) 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 30 (-28) 74 (-14) 30  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 8 G20 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 8 G17 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1510 1330  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4940 4380  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 23 W 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 98800 96360  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-232130-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 48 (+7) 28 (-1) 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 29 (-31) 74 (-9) 28  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1540 1140  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5050 3750  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 20 W 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 85850 75000  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-232130-  
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  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (+8) 25 (0) 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 30 (-37) 68 (-21) 23  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 10 G30 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 10 G24 W 7 G19 SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1450 1290  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4750 4220  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 25 W 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 104500 88620  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-232130-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 47 (+6) 28 (-1) 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 30 (-28) 77 (-3) 33  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1480 1030  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4860 3370  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 17 W 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 72900 67400  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-232130-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 46 (+6) 27 (-1) 54  
RH % (24H TREND) 33 (-26) 76 (-10) 38  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1420 1060  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4670 3460  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 20 W 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 79390 65740  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-232130-  
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  
302 AM EDT SAT MAR 23 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR CLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42 (+6) 23 (-2) 53  
RH % (24H TREND) 30 (-34) 76 (-9) 36  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 9 G22 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 9 G20 W 5 SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1380 1320  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4510 4320  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 25 W 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 99220 99360  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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