052  
FNUS51 KPBZ 200722  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
OUTSIDE OF ISOLATED FLURRIES TODAY, HIGH PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN  
DRY CONDITIONS, WITH MODERATING TEMPERATURE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-202115-  
ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-  
FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PITTSBURGH METRO AREA, WASHINGTON,  
CANONSBURG, WAYNESBURG, MURRYSVILLE, GREENSBURG, NEW KENSINGTON,  
LOWER BURRELL, LATROBE, MONESSEN, LIGONIER, DONEGAL, UNIONTOWN,  
CHAMPION, AND OHIOPYLE  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE FLURRIES NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-7) 13 (-8) 36  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+5) 75 (-1) 30  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 6 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM  
PRECIP END 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1520 1150  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5000 3770  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 13 W 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 55000 37700  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-202115-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (-7) 14 (-8) 36  
RH % (24H TREND) 44 (+5) 72 (-4) 29  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 5 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1500 1180  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4930 3880  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 12 W 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 49300 31040  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-202115-  
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  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE FLURRIES NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (-5) 11 (-9) 34  
RH % (24H TREND) 48 (+2) 74 (-3) 30  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 5 N 6 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 PM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1410 1070  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4620 3510  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 12 NW 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 46200 31590  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-202115-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-9) 14 (-8) 36  
RH % (24H TREND) 45 (+8) 73 (-8) 28  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 6 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1500 1150  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4920 3770  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 W 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 59040 30160  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-202115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 28 (-8) 14 (-6) 35  
RH % (24H TREND) 46 (+5) 74 (-6) 28  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) N 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1570 1100  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5140 3600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 W 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 61680 39600  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-202115-  
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  
222 AM EST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
TODAY TONIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE FLURRIES NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 28 (-6) 12 (-6) 35  
RH % (24H TREND) 51 (+8) 80 (-2) 31  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 2 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1550 1080  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5080 3560  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 14 W 17  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 60960 53400  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

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

 
 
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