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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Pennsylvania
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.Discussion...
A period of above-normal temperature and increasing chances for
rain is expected through early next week.

PAZ021-029-031-073>076-240915-
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
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Frz Rain     None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     50           40           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      35 (+21)     64 (+20)     50           68
RH % (24h trend)      94 (+13)     49 (+28)     94           53
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               S  8 G19                  Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SE  5        SW 10 G18    SW  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.02         0.03         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       1            1                         1
Precip Begin          3 AM         Continuing                6 AM
Precip End            Continuing   11 AM                     6 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              790                       890
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2600                      2920
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 23                     S  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  52000                     17520
Dispersion                         3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

WVZ001>004-012-021-240915-
Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-
Including the cities of Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling,
Moundsville, New Martinsville, and Fairmont
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None         None
Chance Precip (%)     30           30           0            0
Temp (24h trend)      39 (+24)     65 (+18)     50           71
RH % (24h trend)      79 (+3)      46 (+29)     91           49
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               S  7                      Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  Lgt/Var      SW  9        SW  6        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       1            0
Precip Begin          3 AM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   9 AM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              830                       1400
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2720                      4580
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 21                     S  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  48960                     32060
Dispersion                         3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

MDZ001-WVZ509>514-240915-
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
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Frz Rain     Frz Rain     None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     40           40           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      32 (+17)     64 (+22)     47           68
RH % (24h trend)      100 (+23)    48 (+26)     90           49
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               SW  8 G21                 SW  5
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SE  5        SW 10 G20    SW  7 G18    Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       1            1                         1
Precip Begin          3 AM         Continuing                6 AM
Precip End            Continuing   11 AM                     3 PM
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              820                       1270
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2690                      4170
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 21                     S  7
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  48420                     25020
Dispersion                         3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            3            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ057>059-068-069-240915-
Muskingum-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-
Including the cities of Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry,
St. Clairsville, Caldwell, and Woodsfield
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     30           30           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      42 (+27)     65 (+18)     51           69
RH % (24h trend)      75 (-8)      50 (+31)     89           51
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               S  8                      Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  Lgt/Var      SW  9 G17    S  6         S  5
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       1            0                         0
Precip Begin          11 PM        Continuing                2 PM
Precip End            Continuing   8 AM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              710                       1200
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2320                      3940
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 21                     S 10
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  41760                     35460
Dispersion                         3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            3            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ039>041-048>050-240915-
Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton,
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz,
and Steubenville
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Showers      None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     40           30           0            20
Temp (24h trend)      38 (+24)     64 (+20)     51           67
RH % (24h trend)      86 (-2)      54 (+33)     90           55
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               S  9 G20                  Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  Lgt/Var      SW 11 G20    SW  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.02         0.01         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       1            0                         1
Precip Begin          11 PM        Continuing                1 PM
Precip End            Continuing   9 AM                      Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              670                       1100
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2210                      3600
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 23                     S 12
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  44200                     36000
Dispersion                         3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-240915-
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
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Frz Rain     Showers      Showers
Chance Precip (%)     70           60           20           30
Temp (24h trend)      33 (+21)     62 (+22)     49           65
RH % (24h trend)      96 (+9)      47 (+24)     96           62
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               S  8 G17                  Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SE  5        SW 10 G18    SW  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.03         0.06         0.01         0.04
Precip Duration       1            2            1            2
Precip Begin          3 AM         Continuing   11 PM        Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   1 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              730                       800
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2390                      2640
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 22                     S  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  45410                     18480
Dispersion                         3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ023-240915-
Indiana-
Including the city of Indiana
307 PM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      Frz Rain     None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     70           60           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      33 (+21)     61 (+20)     49           65
RH % (24h trend)      98 (+9)      48 (+26)     97           61
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)               S  7                      Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SE  6        SW 10 G17    SW  7        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.03         0.09         0.00         0.04
Precip Duration       1            3                         2
Precip Begin          3 AM         Continuing                6 AM
Precip End            Continuing   11 AM                     Continuing
Mixing Hgt(m-agl/msl)              730                       520
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2400                      1720
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 22                     S  8
Vent Rate (kt-ft)                  45600                     12040
Dispersion                         3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 50.
Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 50.
Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
mid 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$



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