119  
FNUS51 KPBZ 221845  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WARMING PATTERN WILL START AND CONTINUE INTO THE END OF NEXT  
WEEK AS OUR REGION SITS OVER AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE. THERE IS A  
SMALL CHANCE OF STRONG STORMS THIS EVENING, THEY ARE EXPECTED TO  
BE FOCUSED NORTH OF PITTSBURGH. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN  
TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND WILL ONCE AGAIN BRING SEVERE WEATHER.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-230915-  
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  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 50 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 63 (+16) 81 (+4) 56 75  
RH % (24H TREND) 86 (-1) 60 (+13) 89 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 NW 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 5 SW 10 W 8 NW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.14 0.09 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 6 AM CONTINUING 2 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1370 1420  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4490 4650  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 26 NW 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 103270 60450  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 3 4 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-230915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 60 50 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 65 (+15) 81 (0) 57 78  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (+7) 61 (+13) 91 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 W 7 W 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.16 0.12 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 3 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM 11 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING 2 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1520 1400  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4980 4610  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 29 NW 14  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 124500 55320  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 3 4 4 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-230915-  
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  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 60 60 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 61 (+12) 79 (+4) 56 75  
RH % (24H TREND) 82 (+5) 61 (+12) 92 48  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 8 G17 NW 8 G19  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) S 6 W 11 G18 W 10 G18 NW 9 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.12 0.25 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM 12 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1330 1360  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4370 4450  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 29 NW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 109250 80100  
DISPERSION 5 4  
LAL 2 4 4 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-230915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 50 30 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 66 (+17) 82 (0) 57 77  
RH % (24H TREND) 89 (+6) 59 (+8) 93 49  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 W 7 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.15 0.08 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING 2 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1530 1290  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5000 4240  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 31 NW 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 135000 38160  
DISPERSION 5 3  
LAL 3 4 4 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-230915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 40 30 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 66 (+18) 81 (+2) 54 76  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (+6) 59 (+7) 89 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 11 G18 W 8 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.08 0.02 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 8 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 5 AM CONTINUING 11 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1510 1270  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4960 4160  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 35 NW 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 148800 37440  
DISPERSION 5 3  
LAL 3 3 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-230915-  
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  
245 PM EDT WED MAY 22 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 50 40 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 59 (+16) 79 (+6) 52 72  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (+1) 61 (+16) 88 51  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) SW 6 NW 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) SE 5 SW 10 G18 W 8 NW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.10 0.10 0.04 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 1 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 850 1370  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2780 4500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 22 NW 15  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 52820 58500  
DISPERSION 4 4  
LAL 3 4 3 1  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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