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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Pennsylvania
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.Discussion...

Accumulating snow is forecast in most areas tonight as low
pressure crosses. Snow showers linger on Thursday, with a break
from the snow Thursday night into Friday. Below normal
temperatures will continue into the weekend, with some
moderation thereafter.

PAZ021-029-031-073>076-140915-
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
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     80           40           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      19 (+6)      29 (+5)      14           30
RH % (24h trend)      91 (+12)     58 (+1)      95           55
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               NW  8 G19                 Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  S  7         NW  7        Lgt/Var      SW  7
Precip Amount         0.15         0.03         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       9            1                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                10 AM
Precip End            Continuing   5 PM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1300                      1510
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4260                      4950
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 15                     W 24
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  55380                     103950
Dispersion                         4                         5
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

WVZ001>004-012-021-140915-
Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-
Including the cities of Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling,
Moundsville, New Martinsville, and Fairmont
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     60           30           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      22 (+7)      31 (+5)      17           32
RH % (24h trend)      90 (+13)     58 (+7)      89           52
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               NW  7                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  S  7 G17     NW  5        Lgt/Var      SW  7
Precip Amount         0.09         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       5            1                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                1 PM
Precip End            Continuing   4 PM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1360                      1590
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4450                      5210
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 14                     W 25
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  53400                     114620
Dispersion                         4                         5
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MDZ001-WVZ509>514-140915-
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
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     80           70           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      20 (+9)      30 (+5)      16           31
RH % (24h trend)      84 (+1)      64 (+7)      94           56
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               W 13 G29                  SW  5
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SW  9 G24    NW  8 G19    Lgt/Var      SW  7
Precip Amount         0.14         0.06         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       7            3                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                11 AM
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1220                      1430
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4010                      4680
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 17                     W 25
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  60150                     102960
Dispersion                         4                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ057>059-068-069-140915-
Muskingum-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-
Including the cities of Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry,
St. Clairsville, Caldwell, and Woodsfield
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     60           20           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      22 (+5)      30 (+2)      17           31
RH % (24h trend)      89 (+10)     57 (+8)      87           51
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               NW  7                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  S  8         NW  5        Lgt/Var      SW  8
Precip Amount         0.06         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       5            0                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                1 PM
Precip End            Continuing   10 AM                     Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1300                      1560
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4270                      5110
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW  8                     W 26
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  29890                     117530
Dispersion                         3                         5
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ039>041-048>050-140915-
Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton,
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz,
and Steubenville
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     90           30           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      19 (+4)      29 (+4)      13           30
RH % (24h trend)      92 (+13)     59 (+1)      92           55
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               NW  7                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  S  7         NW  5        Lgt/Var      SW  8
Precip Amount         0.12         0.01         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration       9            1                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                10 AM
Precip End            Continuing   12 PM                     Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1320                      1430
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4350                      4700
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 12                     W 26
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  43500                     108100
Dispersion                         3                         5
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-140915-
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
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     100          30           0            50
Temp (24h trend)      14 (+2)      25 (+4)      9            27
RH % (24h trend)      96 (+7)      63 (-3)      95           62
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               NW  7                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  S  6         NW  7        Lgt/Var      SW  7
Precip Amount         0.23         0.03         0.00         0.03
Precip Duration       11           2                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                9 AM
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1270                      1170
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4160                      3840
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 18                     SW 22
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  66560                     72960
Dispersion                         4                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ023-140915-
Indiana-
Including the city of Indiana
255 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow         Snow Showers None         Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)     100          40           0            40
Temp (24h trend)      17 (+4)      26 (+4)      12           28
RH % (24h trend)      93 (+7)      63 (+1)      97           63
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               NW  8                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  S  5         NW  8        Lgt/Var      SW  7
Precip Amount         0.27         0.04         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration       11           2                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                10 AM
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              1160                      1260
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3800                      4140
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 21                     W 23
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  68400                     82800
Dispersion                         4                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          2            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

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

$$



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