354  
FNUS51 KPBZ 180904  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING WINTRY PRECIPITATION  
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AND EVENTUALLY MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES.  
 
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  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE FRZ DRZL NONE SNOW/FZ RA  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 0 100  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (+2) 26 (-5) 35  
RH % (24H TREND) 80 (+2) 92 (-6) 82  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 E 7 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR E 9 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.38  
PRECIP DURATION 1 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 8 AM  
PRECIP END 1 PM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 760 420  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2510 1380  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 14 SE 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 30120 23460  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 2  
 
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  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/FZ RA  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 100  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (+1) 28 (-4) 39  
RH % (24H TREND) 79 (0) 92 (-5) 82  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 E 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 8 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.46  
PRECIP DURATION 8  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 740 240  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2440 800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 14 SE 9  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 29280 6400  
DISPERSION 3 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 2  
 
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  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/FZ RA NONE SNOW/RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 0 100  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+3) 25 (-4) 37  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (+3) 93 (-4) 82  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 7 SE 8 G18  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 7 LGT/VAR SE 12 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.53  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 8 AM  
PRECIP END 1 PM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 640 270  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2110 890  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 16 SE 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 29540 14240  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 2  
 
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  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/FZ RA  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 100  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (0) 28 (-5) 36  
RH % (24H TREND) 78 (-5) 90 (-9) 85  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR E 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.43  
PRECIP DURATION 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 740 250  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2430 810  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 12 SE 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 24300 8910  
DISPERSION 2 1  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-182115-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/FZ RA  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 100  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (0) 26 (-5) 33  
RH % (24H TREND) 77 (-2) 89 (-9) 85  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 E 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 5 LGT/VAR E 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.41  
PRECIP DURATION 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 750 390  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2470 1280  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 13 E 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 27170 16640  
DISPERSION 3 2  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-182115-  
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  
404 AM EST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW NONE SNOW/FZ RA  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 0 100  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (+2) 22 (-6) 29  
RH % (24H TREND) 78 (+6) 91 (-6) 80  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) W 5 E 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) W 6 LGT/VAR E 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.36  
PRECIP DURATION 1 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 6 AM  
PRECIP END 10 AM CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 810 520  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2670 1690  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 15 SE 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 34710 27040  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
SNOW, RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS  
AROUND 19. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 3.  
HIGHS AROUND 13. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.  
LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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