Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS State College, PA

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central Pennsylvania
National Weather Service State College PA
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Expect a mild start today with periods of rain this morning. The
weather will turn windy later this afternoon will falling
temperatures changing rain to snow showers over the Alleghenies.
The colder pattern will continue through midweek with scattered
snow showers lingering over parts of the western Alleghenies.
MinRH values are forecast to drop into the mid to low 30s over
east-central PA on Thursday. Another mild trend is forecast into
the weekend.


PAZ004>006-010-011-232115-
Warren-McKean-Potter-Elk-Cameron-
Including the cities of Warren, Bradford, Coudersport, St. Marys,
Ridgway, and Emporium
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     MCldy       Cloudy        MCldy
Precip Type                   Showers Snow Showers Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)                  80           70           40
Temp (24h trend)              46 (-3)     19 (-22)           28
RH % (24h trend)              65 (-9)      92 (-8)           55
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)        SW  8 G25                 NW 11 G22
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)        SW 13 G27     W 13 G27    NW  9 G19
Precip Amount                    0.11         0.06         0.01
Precip Duration                     8            9            3
Precip Begin                     6 AM   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                 Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           4830         2010         3380
Transport Wnd (mph)             SW 32         W 31        NW 15
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              166880        29320        53270
Dispersion                          5            5            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            3
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper
20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Not as cool. Lows around 16. Highs in
the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows around 30.
Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Colder.
Lows in the mid 20s. Highs around 30. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.

$$

PAZ012-017-018-232115-
Northern Clinton-Clearfield-Northern Centre-
Including the cities of Renovo, DuBois, Clearfield,
and Philipsburg
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                   Showers      Showers Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)                  90           50           20
Temp (24h trend)              47 (-3)     23 (-18)           30
RH % (24h trend)              62 (-4)     89 (-11)           53
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)        SW  7 G26                 NW 12 G27
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)         W 14 G32     W 14 G30    NW 10 G22
Precip Amount                    0.10         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration                     4            2            1
Precip Begin                     6 AM   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                 Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           5410         2690         3460
Transport Wnd (mph)              W 35        NW 26        NW 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              183830        47820        57480
Dispersion                          5            5            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            3
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 18. Highs around 30.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Not as cool. Lows around 19. Highs in
the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and rain. Colder.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

PAZ024-033-232115-
Cambria-Somerset-
Including the cities of Johnstown and Somerset
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                   Showers      Showers Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)                  80           60           30
Temp (24h trend)              49 (-9)     23 (-21)           30
RH % (24h trend)              58 (+9)      96 (-4)           56
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)        SW 11 G36                  W 14 G32
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)         W 17 G39     W 17 G36     W 12 G24
Precip Amount                    0.07         0.06         0.02
Precip Duration                     4            9            2
Precip Begin                     6 AM   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                 Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           5630         2160         3250
Transport Wnd (mph)              W 39         W 39        NW 21
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              218450        45750        71350
Dispersion                          5            5            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            3
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the upper
20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Not as cool. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs
in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow and rain. Colder. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds 15 to
20 mph.

$$

PAZ019-025>028-034-035-232115-
Southern Centre-Blair-Huntingdon-Mifflin-Juniata-Bedford-Fulton-
Including the cities of State College, Altoona, Huntingdon,
Mount Union, Lewistown, Mifflintown, Bedford, and McConnellsburg
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                   Showers      Showers Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)                  90           20           10
Temp (24h trend)               53 (0)     27 (-16)           36
RH % (24h trend)              54 (+3)      92 (-8)           50
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)        SW  7 G29                 NW 12 G27
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)         W 14 G34     W 12 G31    NW 10 G22
Precip Amount                    0.11         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                     4            2            1
Precip Begin                     6 AM   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                 Continuing   Continuing         1 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           5870         2890         3540
Transport Wnd (mph)              W 37        NW 29        NW 18
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              207580        52310        66690
Dispersion                          5            5            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            4
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the upper 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Colder. Lows
in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 15 to
20 mph.

$$

PAZ037-041-042-232115-
Tioga-Northern Lycoming-Sullivan-
Including the cities of Mansfield, Wellsboro, Trout Run,
and Laporte
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type                   Showers      Showers Snow Showers
Chance Precip (%)                  90           30           20
Temp (24h trend)              48 (+3)     23 (-15)           30
RH % (24h trend)              65 (-8)     88 (-12)           53
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)         S  7 G18                 NW 12 G25
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)        SW 12 G27     W 12 G26    NW 10 G20
Precip Amount                    0.18         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                     4            2            1
Precip Begin                     6 AM   Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                 Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           4340         2420         3420
Transport Wnd (mph)              W 29        NW 24        NW 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              123120        44980        57830
Dispersion                          5            5            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            3
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 16. Highs in the upper
20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 15. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in
the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely. Colder. Lows
in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.

$$

PAZ045-046-049>053-058-232115-
Southern Clinton-Southern Lycoming-Union-Snyder-Montour-
Northumberland-Columbia-Schuylkill-
Including the cities of Lock Haven, Williamsport, Lewisburg,
Selinsgrove, Danville, Sunbury, Shamokin, Bloomsburg, Berwick,
and Pottsville
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                   Showers         None         None
Chance Precip (%)                 100            0            0
Temp (24h trend)              52 (+6)     27 (-11)           35
RH % (24h trend)              63 (-5)     85 (-15)           51
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)             S  5                 NW 11 G24
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)         W 10 G27     W 10 G24    NW  9 G20
Precip Amount                    0.31         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                     4
Precip Begin                     6 AM
Precip End                       5 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           4410          760         3800
Transport Wnd (mph)              W 26         W 22        NW 17
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              139930         1340        64010
Dispersion                          5            1            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            4
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the
lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 18. Highs in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Lows in the lower
30s. Highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

PAZ036-056-057-059-063>066-232115-
Franklin-Perry-Dauphin-Lebanon-Cumberland-Adams-York-Lancaster-
Including the cities of Chambersburg, Newport, Harrisburg,
Hershey, Lebanon, Carlisle, Gettysburg, York, and Lancaster
440 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

                                Today      Tonight          Wed

Cloud Cover                     PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type                   Showers         None         None
Chance Precip (%)                 100            0            0
Temp (24h trend)              58 (+4)     30 (-13)           39
RH % (24h trend)               56 (0)     82 (-18)           48
20ft Wnd-Val/AM(mph)        SW  8 G20                 NW 11 G23
20ft Wnd-Rdg/PM(mph)         W 12 G29     W 10 G24    NW 10 G21
Precip Amount                    0.31         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                     3
Precip Begin                     6 AM
Precip End                       1 PM
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)           5440          120         3580
Transport Wnd (mph)              W 30         W 21        NW 18
Vent Rate (kt-ft)              185770         1070        63960
Dispersion                          5            1            5
DSI                                 1            0            1
LAL                          NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS     NO TSTMS
Haines Index                        3            3            4
RH Recovery                 Excellent    Excellent    Excellent

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
30s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
upper 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows around 40. Highs
in the lower 50s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow. Lows in the
mid 30s. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures above normal.  Precipitation above normal.

$$


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