166  
FNUS51 KPBZ 241849  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THE CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION RETURNS MAINLY FROM PITTSBURGH TO THE  
SOUTH OVERNIGHT AND MONDAY. DRY CONDITIONS, A WARMING TREND IN  
TEMPERATURES, AND ABUNDANT SUNSHINE CAN THEN BE EXPECTED THROUGH  
MUCH OF THE WEEK.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-250915-  
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  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 50 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 37 (+11) 49 (-8) 23 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (+19) 41 (+16) 65 25  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 6 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 980 1470  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 3210 4830  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 7 N 12  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 19260 48300  
DISPERSION 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-250915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 20 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (+11) 49 (-10) 24 48  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (+16) 43 (+21) 67 23  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 6 N 6 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.15 0.03 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 7 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 10 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 830 1420  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2710 4660  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 10 N 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 24390 51260  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-250915-  
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  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 80 60 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (+10) 49 (-8) 23 46  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (+25) 61 (+39) 80 24  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.26 0.08 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 8 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 4 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 510 1460  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 1670 4800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 2 N 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 3340 43200  
DISPERSION 1 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-250915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 60 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 39 (+12) 48 (-11) 23 47  
RH % (24H TREND) 91 (+12) 41 (+16) 63 24  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NE 5 NE 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 8 N 7 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.10 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 870 1410  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 2850 4630  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 15 N 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 37050 50930  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-250915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 30 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 34 (+7) 47 (-9) 22 45  
RH % (24H TREND) 92 (+13) 35 (+8) 67 27  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) N 5 NE 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 8 N 7 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1120 1410  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 3660 4630  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 N 13  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 43920 50930  
DISPERSION 3 4  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-250915-  
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  
249 PM EDT SUN MAR 24 2019  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (+6) 47 (-6) 20 44  
RH % (24H TREND) 90 (+10) 28 (-4) 68 25  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 6 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 4 PM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1270 1490  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4180 4880  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 9 N 10  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 33440 43920  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 5  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. COOLER.  
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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