Fire Weather Planning


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FNUS51 KPBZ 151958
FWFPBZ
Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Pennsylvania
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
.Discussion...
Upper level system will bring the chance for snow showers tonight
and early Saturday, though accumulation will be light. Temperatures
will begin to moderate to near seasonal averages for the weekend.
PAZ021-029-031-073>076-160915-
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
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow Showers None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     40           30           0            40           
Temp (24h trend)      20 (+6)      39 (+11)     24           44           
RH % (24h trend)      86 (-6)      56 (-5)      98           60           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               SW  9 G19                 Lgt/Var      
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 10 G23     SW  8 G19    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.02         
Precip Duration       2            1                         1            
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                11 AM        
Precip End            Continuing   1 PM                      Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              910                       370          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2990                      1210         
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 23                      SW 10        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  59800                     10890        
Dispersion                         4                         1            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            2            3            4            
REMARKS...None.
$$
WVZ001>004-012-021-160915-
Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-
Including the cities of Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling, 
Moundsville, New Martinsville, and Fairmont
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     30           0            0            40           
Temp (24h trend)      23 (+5)      42 (+12)     26           45           
RH % (24h trend)      83 (-5)      51 (-7)      93           57           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               SW  7                     Lgt/Var      
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W  9 G20     SW  7        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02         
Precip Duration       1                                      1            
Precip Begin          6 PM                                   11 AM        
Precip End            6 AM                                   Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              970                       310          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3190                      1010         
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 22                      SW  9        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  60610                     8080         
Dispersion                         4                         1            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            4            
REMARKS...None.
$$
MDZ001-WVZ509>514-160915-
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
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow Showers None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     50           30           0            30           
Temp (24h trend)      18 (0)       39 (+13)     26           45           
RH % (24h trend)      91 (0)       53 (-15)     91           52           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W 12 G25                  SW  5        
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 12 G34     W 11 G24     SW  7 G17    Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.01         
Precip Duration       2            1                         1            
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                12 PM        
Precip End            Continuing   12 PM                     Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              950                       290          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3120                      940          
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 28                      SW  8        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  74880                     6580         
Dispersion                         4                         1            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            3            4            
REMARKS...None.
$$
OHZ057>059-068-069-160915-
Muskingum-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-
Including the cities of Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry, 
St. Clairsville, Caldwell, and Woodsfield
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     20           0            0            50           
Temp (24h trend)      23 (+7)      42 (+12)     27           43           
RH % (24h trend)      85 (-4)      52 (-4)      93           61           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               SW  6                     Lgt/Var      
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W  8 G17     SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03         
Precip Duration       1                                      1            
Precip Begin          6 PM                                   11 AM        
Precip End            12 AM                                  Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              860                       280          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2820                      910          
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 20                     SW  9        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  47940                     7280         
Dispersion                         3                         1            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            4            4            
REMARKS...None.
$$
OHZ039>041-048>050-160915-
Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton, 
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz, 
and Steubenville
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow Showers None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     30           20           0            50           
Temp (24h trend)      22 (+10)     39 (+11)     24           42           
RH % (24h trend)      86 (-4)      58 (-2)      97           65           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               SW  7                     Lgt/Var      
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W  9 G18     SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.04         
Precip Duration       2            1                         1            
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                11 AM        
Precip End            Continuing   1 PM                      Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              780                       380          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2550                      1240         
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 20                      SW 12        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  43350                     12400        
Dispersion                         3                         1            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            2            3            4            
REMARKS...None.
$$
PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-160915-
Mercer-Venango-Forest-Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Jefferson-Beaver-
Armstrong-
Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, 
Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, 
Punxsutawney, Brookville, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Ambridge, 
Monaca, Kittanning, and Ford City
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow Showers None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     70           50           0            40           
Temp (24h trend)      18 (+9)      34 (+9)      19           39           
RH % (24h trend)      88 (-4)      66 (+3)      100          72           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W  8                      Lgt/Var      
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 10 G21     W  6         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.06         0.05         0.00         0.03         
Precip Duration       4            3                         1            
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                11 AM        
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM                      Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              890                       410          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2940                      1350         
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 20                      SW 12        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  49980                     13500        
Dispersion                         4                         2            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            2            3            
REMARKS...None.
$$
PAZ023-160915-
Indiana-
Including the city of Indiana
258 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017
                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun          
Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy        
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow Showers None         Showers      
Chance Precip (%)     60           40           0            30           
Temp (24h trend)      18 (+8)      36 (+10)     22           41           
RH % (24h trend)      89 (-3)      63 (-2)      100          67           
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W  9 G18                  Lgt/Var      
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W  9 G23     W  8 G17     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      
Precip Amount         0.04         0.02         0.00         0.01         
Precip Duration       3            2                         1            
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                11 AM        
Precip End            Continuing   5 PM                      Continuing   
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              980                       440          
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3220                      1430         
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 26                      SW 14        
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  74060                     17160        
Dispersion                         4                         2            
LAL                   1            1            1            1            
Haines Index          3            3            2            3            
REMARKS...None.
$$
.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in
the mid 30s. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to
15 mph. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs
in the upper 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers.
Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph. 
$$