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Spot Forecast for SGL 095...Pennsylvania game commission
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
724 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 EST on February 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (412) 262-1485, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.Discussion...

Warm weather will continue until the passage of a Saturday cold
front. A few scattered showers are possible, mainly this afternoon.
Relative humidity should not be problematic, and any southwest wind
gusts will be 15 MPH or less.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Isolated showers
                    late. Scattered showers late.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 6 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3...or very low.

TIME (EST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........85  85  86  86  85  85  83  82  80  81
Weather cov.....                            ISO ISO SCT
Weather type....                            RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10  10  10  10  10  10  10  20  20  30
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............54  55  56  58  59  61  62  63  65  63
RH..............93  91  88  85  83  80  75  73  70  75
20 FT wind dir..S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind spd..5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   5
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.8 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.8 2.1 2.1 1.6
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.14  15  16  16  16  16  16  15  14  10
Haines index....2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). A chance of showers
                    early in the evening...then a slight chance of
                    showers in the late evening and overnight.
                    Patchy fog after midnight.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 51.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 6 mph early in the
                    evening...becoming light and variable.
Mixing height.......200-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 3 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3...or very low.

TIME (EST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........82  83  85  87  89  89  90  90  91  93  94  89
Weather cov.....CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RNF RNF RNF RNF RNF RNF
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).30  30  30  30  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............60  58  55  53  52  51  51  51  51  51  51  51
RH..............80  84  92  97  100 100 100 100 98  96  95  93
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   SE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..5   4   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
20 FT wind gust.10  5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.9 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.3
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.7   5   3   3   5   6   8   9   10  10  10  9
Haines index....3   3   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning. A slight chance of showers
                    early in the morning.
Chance of pcpn......20 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........52 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds...becoming south 5 to
                    8 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......200-1400 ft AGL...increasing to 2000-3700 ft
                    AGL late in the morning...then decreasing to
                    500-1000 ft AGL late.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 15 mph...increasing to 16 to 23 mph
                    in the late morning and early afternoon...then
                    decreasing to 9 to 12 mph late.
Haines Index........2 to 4...or very low to low potential for large
                    plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........83  78  73  68  62  62  57  53  50  41  43  39
Weather cov.....SCH SCH
Weather type....RNF RW
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).20  20  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............51  52  54  58  60  63  65  68  71  73  71  69
RH..............90  90  86  80  76  71  66  62  57  52  56  59
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..2   2   3   3   4   5   5   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5       10  10  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.2 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.4 2.3 3.2 3.7 3.1 2.0 1.0 0.5
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.7   7   10  15  20  22  23  23  20  16  12  9
Haines index....2   2   2   2   3   3   3   4   4   4   3   3

$$
Forecaster...CL
Requested by...Robert Hall
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702685.0/PBZ
.EMAIL shopper@pa.gov


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