388  
FNUS71 KCTP 290933  
FWSCTP  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR S219 TRAINING...PA GAME COMMISSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
533 AM EDT WED AUG 29 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0600 EDT ON AUGUST 29.  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...  
CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE EAST COAST WILL SUPPLY THE REGION WITH A  
CONTINUATION OF HOT AND HUMID WEATHER TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH  
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND THURSDAY, BRINGING A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5  
TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1200 FT AGL, INCREASING TO 6800-7500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 2 TO 8 MPH, INCREASING TO 15 TO 21  
MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........7 8 10 14 19 23 24 25 26 26 25 25  
WEATHER COV.....PTY PTY PTY  
WEATHER TYPE....FOG FOG FOG  
TSTM COV........  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............69 71 72 75 79 82 84 86 88 89 89 88  
RH..............97 93 93 87 79 74 67 63 57 56 56 55  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..1 1 2 3 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 5 4 6 10 13 13 13 13 13 14 14  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.1 0.1 0.1 1.2 2.7 4.2 5.3 6.3 6.9 7.5 7.5 6.8  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW SW SW W W W W W W SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.2 2 3 8 15 20 21 21 20 20 20 18  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...FITZGERALD  
REQUESTED BY...JOHN WAKEFIELD  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1815130.0/CTP  
.DELDT 08/29/18  
.EMAIL JOHWAKEFIE@PA.GOV  
 
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