Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
FOR NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
324 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER ACROSS THE CAROLINAS THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN
CHANCES WILL INCREASE BY FRIDAY NIGHT AND THIS WEEKEND AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TO OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. A
WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL SETTLE OVER THE CAROLINAS FOR MUCH OF
NEXT WEEK.

WIND PROFILE ANALYSIS/FIRE CONTROL OVER FLAT TERRAIN IS FAVORABLE.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-182330-
INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-
INLAND BRUNSWICK-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BURGAW...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL BEACH...
WILMINGTON...CAROLINA BEACH...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...
BOLIVIA...SHALLOTTE...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...
SOUTHPORT
324 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           100          80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          67           51           61
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 10        NE 12 G24    NE 12
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 10 G21    NE 10        NE 15 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         1.38         0.77
PRECIP DURATION       1            10           11
INVERSION             60/1100      2100         58/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        53           99           59
DSI                   2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2550                      1530
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 18                     NE 21
VENTILATION RATE      45900                     32130
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      34 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-182330-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
324 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           100          80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          65           48           58
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 10        NE 11        NE 12
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 11        NE 12        NE 13
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         1.44         0.65
PRECIP DURATION       1            10           7
INVERSION             58/1100      2100         54/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        52           94           59
DSI                   2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2320                      1380
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 17                     NE 21
VENTILATION RATE      39440                     28980
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      33 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-182330-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
324 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           100          60
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           51           62
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 10        NE 13 G22    NE 11
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 12 G21    NE 11        NE 12
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         1.55         0.63
PRECIP DURATION       2            10           7
INVERSION             60/1100      2100         59/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        55           99           62
DSI                   2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2060                      1430
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 20                     NE 21
VENTILATION RATE      41200                     30030
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      31 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-182330-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
324 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           100          70
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           48           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 10        NE 12        NE 13
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 11        NE 12        NE 14 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         1.34         0.45
PRECIP DURATION       2            10           7
INVERSION             58/1100      2100         54/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        54           97           56
DSI                   1                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   1870                      1300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 18                     NE 21
VENTILATION RATE      33660                     27300
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      32 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.

$$


     SC USERS                               NC USERS
===================================================================
VENTILATION RATE         BURN CATEGORY  VENTILATION RATE
===================================================================
    0 TO 17249                 1             0 TO 33499
17250 TO 34499                 2         33500 TO 44999
34500 TO 51749                 3         45000 TO 59999
51750 TO 68999                 4         60000 TO 111999
69000 OR GREATER               5        112000 OR GREATER

     SC USERS                               NC USERS
===================================================================
FORECAST SURFACE WIND    DISPERSION    FORECAST SURFACE WIND
===================================================================
                         STAGNANT       NEAR CALM
CALM                     VERY POOR      2 TO 4 MPH
2 TO 5 MPH                 POOR         5 TO 8 MPH
6 TO 8 MPH                 FAIR         9 TO 12 MPH
9 TO 13 MPH                GOOD         GREATER THAN 12 MPH
14 MPH OR MORE           EXCELLENT

ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

$$

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