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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Pennsylvania
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

.Discussion...

Snow showers will continue this morning, mainly north of
Pittsburgh. Temperatures will begin to moderate to near seasonal
averages this weekend.

PAZ021-029-031-073>076-162115-
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
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     30           0            40
Temp (24h trend)      40 (+12)     24 (+3)      44
RH % (24h trend)      56 (-4)      98 (+13)     60
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  SW  9 G18                 Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SW  9 G19    SW  5        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration       1                         1
Precip Begin          6 AM                      11 AM
Precip End            2 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
Haines Index          2            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

WVZ001>004-012-021-162115-
Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-
Including the cities of Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling,
Moundsville, New Martinsville, and Fairmont
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            40
Temp (24h trend)      44 (+14)     26 (+3)      45
RH % (24h trend)      51 (-4)      93 (+10)     57
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  SW  7                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SW  8        SW  5        Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.02
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    11 AM
Precip End                                      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
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

MDZ001-WVZ509>514-162115-
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
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     30           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      41 (+15)     25 (+4)      45
RH % (24h trend)      53 (-11)     91 (+3)      52
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  W 11 G23                  SW  5
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W 11 G24     W  9 G20     Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       1                         1
Precip Begin          6 AM                      12 PM
Precip End            1 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
Haines Index          3            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ057>059-068-069-162115-
Muskingum-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-
Including the cities of Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry,
St. Clairsville, Caldwell, and Woodsfield
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     0            0            50
Temp (24h trend)      46 (+16)     27 (+4)      43
RH % (24h trend)      52 (-3)      93 (+8)      61
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  SW  7                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SW  7        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    11 AM
Precip End                                      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
Haines Index          3            4            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

OHZ039>041-048>050-162115-
Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-
Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton,
Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz,
and Steubenville
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     20           0            50
Temp (24h trend)      42 (+14)     24 (+3)      42
RH % (24h trend)      58 (-2)      97 (+11)     65
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  SW  8                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  SW  7        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.04
Precip Duration       1                         1
Precip Begin          6 AM                      11 AM
Precip End            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
Haines Index          2            3            4

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ007>009-013>016-020-022-162115-
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
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     60           0            40
Temp (24h trend)      36 (+11)     19 (+1)      39
RH % (24h trend)      66 (+4)      100 (+11)    72
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  SW  9                     Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W  7         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.06         0.00         0.03
Precip Duration       3                         1
Precip Begin          6 AM                      11 AM
Precip End            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
Haines Index          3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

$$

PAZ023-162115-
Indiana-
Including the city of Indiana
231 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Snow Showers None         Showers
Chance Precip (%)     40           0            30
Temp (24h trend)      36 (+10)     22 (+3)      41
RH % (24h trend)      63 (0)       100 (+11)    67
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)  W 10 G18                  Lgt/Var
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)  W  9 G18     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.03         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration       2                         1
Precip Begin          6 AM                      11 AM
Precip End            6 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
Haines Index          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.

$$



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