477  
FNUS51 KCTP 201024  
FWFCTP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH MIDDAY. A  
POLAR PLUNGE OF ARCTIC AIR WITH FRIGID TEMPERATURES AND BLUSTERY  
WINDS WILL PRODUCE BITTER COLD TO DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS TONIGHT  
INTO MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL TREND MILDER ON TUESDAY WITH THE  
NEXT STORM SYSTEM BRINGING MIXED PRECIPITATION ON WEDNESDAY.  
 
PAZ004>006-010-011-202115-  
WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WARREN, BRADFORD, COUDERSPORT, ST. MARYS,  
RIDGWAY, AND EMPORIUM  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 10 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 18 (-9) -6 (-19) 7  
RH % (24H TREND) 66 (-5) 83 (-17) 54  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) N 14 G27 NW 13 G30  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 15 G29 NW 14 G29 NW 13 G30  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.11 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 6 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2640 1830 3040  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 31 NW 32 NW 30  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 74590 41040 92630  
DISPERSION 5 5 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6 BELOW. HIGHS IN THE MID  
20S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS AROUND 20.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. COLDER. LOWS  
AROUND 15. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS  
NEAR ZERO. HIGHS AROUND 14. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ012-017-018-202115-  
NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-NORTHERN CENTRE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RENOVO, DUBOIS, CLEARFIELD,  
AND PHILIPSBURG  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 27 (-2) -5 (-24) 9  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (-9) 83 (-17) 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) N 13 G31 NW 15 G32  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 16 G32 NW 16 G32 NW 15 G31  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.12 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2450 1940 3270  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 33 NW 36 NW 31  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 75540 56470 97870  
DISPERSION 5 5 5  
DSI 1 1 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 20S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. NOT AS COOL. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 30.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS  
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
2. HIGHS AROUND 15. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ024-033-202115-  
CAMBRIA-SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF JOHNSTOWN AND SOMERSET  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 20 10  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (-1) -1 (-22) 9  
RH % (24H TREND) 66 (-12) 87 (-13) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 15 G37 NW 17 G35  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 20 G39 NW 20 G38 NW 17 G34  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2660 2180 3070  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 40 NW 38 NW 35  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 99220 60090 95040  
DISPERSION 5 5 5  
DSI 1 1 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR ZERO. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 20S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR A CHANCE OF SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN. NOT AS  
COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
74 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS  
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
3. HIGHS AROUND 16. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ019-025>028-034-035-202115-  
SOUTHERN CENTRE-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-BEDFORD-FULTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATE COLLEGE, ALTOONA, HUNTINGDON,  
MOUNT UNION, LEWISTOWN, MIFFLINTOWN, BEDFORD, AND MCCONNELLSBURG  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/FZ RA NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 33 (+1) -1 (-27) 14  
RH % (24H TREND) 61 (-5) 83 (-17) 48  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 12 G36 NW 16 G34  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 18 G38 NW 18 G36 NW 16 G33  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2570 800 3350  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 38 NW 39 NW 36  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 103080 13580 115190  
DISPERSION 5 4 5  
DSI 1 1 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 2 4 5  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS IN THE MID  
20S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW OR A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. NOT AS  
COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH  
74 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 18.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ037-041-042-202115-  
TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MANSFIELD, WELLSBORO, TROUT RUN,  
AND LAPORTE  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/FZ RA NONE SNOW SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 0 10  
TEMP (24H TREND) 28 (+1) -8 (-27) 7  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (-3) 83 (-17) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) N 13 G31 NW 16 G32  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 17 G32 NW 17 G31 NW 17 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.21 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 7 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM 7 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2190 1500 2970  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 36 NW 36 NW 37  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 72530 37450 101680  
DISPERSION 5 5 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 3 BELOW. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 20S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. NOT AS COOL. LOWS AROUND 18. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 30.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS  
AROUND 18. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 2. HIGHS AROUND 15.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ045-046-049>053-202115-  
SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-  
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOCK HAVEN, WILLIAMSPORT, LEWISBURG,  
SELINSGROVE, DANVILLE, SUNBURY, SHAMOKIN, BLOOMSBURG, AND BERWICK  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/FZ RA NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 35 (+3) -3 (-29) 12  
RH % (24H TREND) 61 (-3) 76 (-24) 46  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 10 G30 NW 14 G30  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 16 G32 NW 16 G31 NW 16 G30  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 4 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2550 1120 3600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 35 NW 37 NW 35  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 86340 10590 116920  
DISPERSION 5 4 5  
DSI 1 1 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 1. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. NOT AS COOL. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS AROUND 20.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ036-056-057-059-063>066-202115-  
FRANKLIN-PERRY-DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHAMBERSBURG, NEWPORT, HARRISBURG,  
HERSHEY, LEBANON, CARLISLE, GETTYSBURG, YORK, AND LANCASTER  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/FZ RA NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42 (+8) 2 (-27) 15  
RH % (24H TREND) 59 (-5) 73 (-27) 44  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 9 G33 NW 16 G33  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 19 G36 NW 18 G34 NW 17 G33  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 1 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2780 1200 3620  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 39 NW 40 NW 38  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 103010 11290 132590  
DISPERSION 5 4 5  
DSI 1 1 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 6. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 40.  
MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
20S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ058-202115-  
SCHUYLKILL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF POTTSVILLE  
524 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHTMARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SNOW/RAIN NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 36 (+4) -3 (-30) 12  
RH % (24H TREND) 61 (0) 75 (-25) 45  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) N 7 G27 NW 16 G32  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 18 G35 NW 19 G34 NW 17 G32  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.32 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END 4 PM  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2290 2110 3390  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 39 NW 40 NW 39  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 81280 69160 119880  
DISPERSION 5 5 5  
DSI 1 1 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 4  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 3. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.  
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. NOT AS COOL. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS  
AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
30S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.  
HIGHS AROUND 30. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 8. HIGHS AROUND  
20. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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