782  
FNUS51 KCTP 191636  
FWFCTP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE A SUNNY DAY. AFTERNOON RH WILL BE IN  
THE 40S. THE WIND WILL PICK UP OVER THE ALLEGHENIES THIS AFTERNOON  
AND STAY UP AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH TONIGHT. LIGHT  
RAIN WILL FALL OVER MAINLY THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE TONIGHT  
AS A WEAK TROUGH PASSES THROUGH. A FEW SURGES OF COLDER AIR WILL  
MOVE THROUGH ON SATURDAY. RAIN SHOWERS COMING OFF THE LAKE ON  
SATURDAY WILL TURN TO SNOW SHOWERS SAT NIGHT. AN INCH OR TWO OF  
SNOW IS LIKELY BY SUNDAY MORNING OVER THE ALLEGHENIES AND LAURELS.  
 
PAZ004>006-010-011-192100-  
WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WARREN, BRADFORD, COUDERSPORT, ST. MARYS,  
RIDGWAY, AND EMPORIUM  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 80  
TEMP (24H TREND) 55 (+10) 42 (+13) 51  
RH % (24H TREND) 31 (-16) 86 (-14) 60  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 5 G18 W 10 G25  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 10 G22 SW 8 G27 W 13 G25  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.15  
PRECIP DURATION 1 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1780 230 4450  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 20 SW 33 W 30  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 32890 0 114460  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS  
AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ012-017-018-192100-  
NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-NORTHERN CENTRE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RENOVO, DUBOIS, CLEARFIELD,  
AND PHILIPSBURG  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (+9) 44 (+12) 53  
RH % (24H TREND) 33 (-7) 89 (-7) 61  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 10 G24  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 8 G20 SW 7 G24 W 13 G24  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.06  
PRECIP DURATION 1 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2120 200 5000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 17 W 33 W 29  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 31670 5160 126080  
DISPERSION 5 3 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ024-033-192100-  
CAMBRIA-SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF JOHNSTOWN AND SOMERSET  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 80 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 (+11) 45 (+13) 52  
RH % (24H TREND) 31 (-10) 89 (-11) 64  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 13 G26  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 7 G18 SW 9 G31 W 15 G26  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.14 0.11  
PRECIP DURATION 4 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2210 0 4600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 SW 23 W 30  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 29650 0 124870  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 0  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ019-025>028-034-035-192100-  
SOUTHERN CENTRE-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-BEDFORD-FULTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATE COLLEGE, ALTOONA, HUNTINGDON,  
MOUNT UNION, LEWISTOWN, MIFFLINTOWN, BEDFORD, AND MCCONNELLSBURG  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 50 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (+7) 46 (+13) 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 33 (-4) 89 (-11) 59  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 10 G24  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 7 G17 SW 6 G24 W 13 G24  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.04 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2430 10 5470  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 14 SW 30 W 28  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 35130 0 143240  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ037-041-042-192100-  
TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MANSFIELD, WELLSBORO, TROUT RUN,  
AND LAPORTE  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 70  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 (+13) 43 (+12) 53  
RH % (24H TREND) 32 (-5) 83 (-17) 58  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 11 G24  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 9 G22 SW 7 G22 W 13 G25  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06  
PRECIP DURATION 1 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1710 50 4580  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 20 SW 32 W 28  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 30760 0 106360  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
40S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ045-046-049>053-192100-  
SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-  
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOCK HAVEN, WILLIAMSPORT, LEWISBURG,  
SELINSGROVE, DANVILLE, SUNBURY, SHAMOKIN, BLOOMSBURG, AND BERWICK  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 50 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 57 (+6) 46 (+14) 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 36 (+11) 89 (-11) 57  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 7 G21  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 G17 LGT/VAR W 11 G22  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2370 80 4580  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 17 SW 31 W 25  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 34960 0 111800  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ036-056-057-059-063>066-192100-  
FRANKLIN-PERRY-DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHAMBERSBURG, NEWPORT, HARRISBURG,  
HERSHEY, LEBANON, CARLISLE, GETTYSBURG, YORK, AND LANCASTER  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 90 20  
TEMP (24H TREND) 60 (+7) 49 (+16) 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 37 (+6) 93 (-7) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 7 G23  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 6 G18 S 5 G18 W 12 G24  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.14 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2690 0 5620  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 SW 31 W 28  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 44710 0 138440  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ058-192100-  
SCHUYLKILL-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF POTTSVILLE  
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 80 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 58 (+8) 47 (+16) 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 40 (+2) 93 (-7) 59  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 6 G21  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SW 7 G18 SW 5 G17 W 11 G22  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.12 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 5 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2430 50 5070  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 17 SW 30 W 26  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 41580 0 115850  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 0 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS NO TSTMS  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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