922  
FNUS51 KPBZ 171909  
FWFPBZ  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT, MAINLY NORTH OF  
PITTSBURGH, THANKS TO A PASSING COLD FRONT. DRY WEATHER RETURNS  
WITH HIGH PRESSURE FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.  
 
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-180915-  
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  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-9) 48 (-5) 32 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (-9) 49 (0) 86 44  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 10 G24 W 6 LGT/VAR SW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1390 750  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4570 2460  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 15 SW 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 59410 39360  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
WVZ001>004-012-021-180915-  
HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEIRTON, FOLLANSBEE, WELLSBURG, WHEELING,  
MOUNDSVILLE, NEW MARTINSVILLE, AND FAIRMONT  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-9) 49 (-6) 32 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 84 (-10) 47 (+2) 85 42  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 8 G20 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1400 750  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4590 2460  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 12 SW 20  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 45900 41820  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-180915-  
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  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 29 (-9) 46 (-5) 31 58  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-9) 49 (-2) 83 35  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 13 G33 NW 7 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1300 970  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4270 3180  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 15 SW 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 55510 44520  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ057>059-068-069-180915-  
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ZANESVILLE, CAMBRIDGE, MARTINS FERRY,  
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, CALDWELL, AND WOODSFIELD  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 30 (-9) 49 (-6) 33 56  
RH % (24H TREND) 85 (-6) 44 (-1) 86 45  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 8 G19 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1350 760  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4430 2480  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 9 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 35440 44640  
DISPERSION 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
OHZ039>041-048>050-180915-  
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CARROLLTON,  
MALVERN, EAST LIVERPOOL, SALEM, COLUMBIANA, COSHOCTON, CADIZ,  
AND STEUBENVILLE  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 31 (-8) 48 (-6) 32 55  
RH % (24H TREND) 86 (0) 45 (-2) 84 45  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 8 G20 W 5 LGT/VAR SW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1340 760  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4380 2490  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 13 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 48180 44820  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-023-180915-  
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON-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  
309 PM EDT WED OCT 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 0 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 32 (-6) 46 (-4) 31 55  
RH % (24H TREND) 88 (-3) 52 (-4) 88 46  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 9 G21 W 6 LGT/VAR SW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL) 1370 820  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4480 2700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 16 SW 21  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 62720 48600  
DISPERSION 4 3  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID  
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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