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Spot Forecast for Glasser Farm...PA Game Commission
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
327 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 EDT on October 18.
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...

High pressure will result in dry weather and a warming trend
through the end of the week. With light wind and relative humidity
levels expected to remain above 40 percent through the day, no
significant contraindications to burning are foreseen.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 65.
Min humidity........45 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds, becoming southwest
                    around 5 mph early in the afternoon, then
                    becoming light and variable late.
Mixing height.......100-1800 ft AGL, increasing to 2300-3300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 3 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5...or low to moderate potential for large
                    plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   5
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............38  39  43  49  54  58  60  62  64  65  64
RH..............99  97  88  75  65  56  52  48  46  45  47
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind spd..3   2   3   3   4   4   4   5   5   4   4
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.2 0.6 1.2 1.8 2.3 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.0
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.3   3   5   6   6   7   7   7   8   8   8
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........79 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds.
Mixing height.......1000-2100 ft AGL, decreasing to 0-200 ft AGL
                    early in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southwest 2 to 6 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5...or low to moderate potential for large
                    plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........5   5   5   5   6   6   6   7   7   7   7   7
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............61  57  54  52  51  50  49  49  48  47  47  46
RH..............52  59  67  71  73  73  74  75  76  76  77  79
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   2   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (kft)...2.1 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   SW
Transp wind spd.6   3   2   2   3   5   5   3   3   3   3   3
Haines index....5   5   5   5   5   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds, becoming southwest 6
                    to 9 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......0-1300 ft AGL, increasing to 2000-3700 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Southwest 3 to 8 mph, increasing to west 22 to
                    23 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5...or low to moderate potential for large
                    plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........8   8   8   9   10  10  11  12  13  13  13  13
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............45  44  45  48  53  58  61  63  64  65  66  65
RH..............84  88  86  78  68  60  53  50  48  47  47  49
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind spd..4   4   4   6   6   7   8   8   9   8   8   7
20 FT wind gust.                    11  12  13  13  13  12  12
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.1 0.2 0.7 1.3 2.0 2.6 3.0 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.4
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.3   3   5   8   13  16  20  21  22  23  23  22
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   5   5   5   4

$$
Forecaster...CL
Requested by...John Wakefield
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717402.0/PBZ
.EMAIL johwakefie@pa.gov



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