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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Pennsylvania
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.Discussion...

Sharply colder temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills
expected through Wednesday. A few lake-effect snow bands will
bring localized accumulating snow, with a more widespread snow
event expected to bring several inches to the region Wednesday
afternoon into Wednesday night.

PAZ021-029-031-073>076-130930-
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
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     60           60           80           40
Temp (24h trend)      11 (-20)     25 (-11)     16           29
RH % (24h trend)      82 (-5)      51 (-5)      100          66
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W 11 G23                  NW  7 G18
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 12 G28     W  9 G22     SW  9 G20    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.04         0.01         0.22         0.02
Precip Duration       9            2            10           2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   5 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1330                      1380
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4370                      4520
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 28                     NW 14
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  104880                    54240
Dispersion                         4                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

WVZ001>004-012-021-130930-
Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-
Including the cities of Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling,
Moundsville, New Martinsville, and Fairmont
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     20           40           60           30
Temp (24h trend)      13 (-18)     32 (-4)      18           31
RH % (24h trend)      76 (-12)     40 (-12)     100          55
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W  9 G17                  NW  7 G17
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 11 G24     W  8 G17     SW  8 G22    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.01         0.01         0.18         0.02
Precip Duration       1            1            4            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   1 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1180                      1350
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3870                      4430
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 24                      NW 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  81270                     39870
Dispersion                         4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MDZ001-WVZ509>514-130930-
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
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     70           60           80           50
Temp (24h trend)      8 (-23)      27 (-10)     16           29
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+6)      44 (-11)     96           57
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W 13 G28                  W  9 G32
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 15 G34     W 11 G25     SW 11 G23    W  5
Precip Amount         0.06         0.02         0.20         0.06
Precip Duration       9            3            10           2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1200                      1250
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3930                      4100
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 32                     NW 16
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  110040                    57400
Dispersion                         5                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ057>059-068-069-130930-
Muskingum-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-
Including the cities of Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry,
St. Clairsville, Caldwell, and Woodsfield
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     30           50           60           30
Temp (24h trend)      13 (-17)     32 (-1)      19           30
RH % (24h trend)      79 (-11)     43 (-10)     100          58
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W  8                      NW  6
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  NW 10 G23    SW  7        S  8 G19     Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.01         0.02         0.15         0.01
Precip Duration       2            1            4            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         11 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            5 AM         Continuing   Continuing   12 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1060                      1320
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3480                      4330
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 17                     NW  9
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  52200                     34640
Dispersion                         4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ039>041-048>050-130930-
Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton,
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz,
and Steubenville
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     30           80           90           30
Temp (24h trend)      12 (-17)     26 (-5)      16           27
RH % (24h trend)      85 (-4)      55 (-5)      100          70
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W  8 G18                  NW  6
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  NW 11 G26    W  7 G17     S  8 G17     Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.02         0.04         0.21         0.02
Precip Duration       4            5            8            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   1 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1080                      1370
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3550                      4490
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 18                      NW 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  56800                     44900
Dispersion                         4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-130930-
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
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     80           80           90           40
Temp (24h trend)      11 (-18)     23 (-8)      12           25
RH % (24h trend)      95 (0)       58 (-10)     100          69
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W 11 G22                  N  6
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 11 G25     W  9 G21     SW  9        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.10         0.06         0.19         0.02
Precip Duration       11           10           10           1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   1 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1420                      1350
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4670                      4440
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 24                      NW 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  98070                     66600
Dispersion                         4                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ023-130930-
Indiana-
Including the city of Indiana
304 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers Snow         Snow         Snow
Chance Precip (%)     70           70           90           40
Temp (24h trend)      11 (-20)     22 (-13)     14           26
RH % (24h trend)      90 (-1)      57 (-6)      100          72
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W 13 G23                  NW  6
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 12 G28     W 11 G23     W 10         NW  5
Precip Amount         0.05         0.03         0.23         0.03
Precip Duration       7            5            10           1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1430                      1290
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4690                      4220
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 29                      NW 20
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  117250                    71740
Dispersion                         5                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Lows around 15.
Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow. Lows around 20.
Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the mid 20s.
Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Lows
around 30. Highs around 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain or snow. Lows around
30. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$



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