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
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Canadian high pressure building into the Mid-Atlantic states
today will bring several days of cool, dry weather to the
Carolinas. Temperatures should begin to warm up this weekend as
the high moves off the coast.

Wind profile analysis/fire control over flat terrain is Favorable.

Fog potential for tonight...None.

NCZ105>110-182300-
Inland Pender-Coastal Pender-Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-
Inland Brunswick-Coastal Brunswick-
Including the cities of Burgaw, Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro,
Myrtle Grove, Ogden, Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes,
Leland, Shallotte, Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport,
and Sunset Beach
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud amount          MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          72           50           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  6        NE  6        N  6
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  7        N  6         NE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             56/1000      1900         62/1000
Dispersion                         Fair
Max/Min RH (%)        46           99           47
DSI                   2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)   3860                      4810
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  8                     NE  7
Ventilation rate      30880                     33670
ADI early             35 Fair      20 Gen poor  24 Fair
ADI late              36 Fair      3 Very poor  29 Fair
Max LVORI early       6            6            9
Max LVORI late        2            7            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 39 percent.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 98 percent.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 47 percent.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH
97 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 53 percent. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds 10 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 67 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

NCZ096-099-182300-
Bladen-Columbus-
Including the cities of Elizabethtown, Bladenboro, Whiteville,
Tabor City, Chadbourn, and Lake Waccamaw
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          72           48           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  4        N  4         NE  4
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  6        NE  4        N  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             54/1000      1900         60/1000
Dispersion                         Poor
Max/Min RH (%)        43           100          45
DSI                   1                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)   3840                      4090
Transport wnd (mph)   E  7                      N  6
Ventilation rate      26880                     24540
ADI early             30 Fair      17 Gen poor  18 Gen poor
ADI late              33 Fair      2 Very poor  22 Fair
Max LVORI early       6            6            9
Max LVORI late        2            8            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
100 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 38 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Light and variable wind.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 43 percent.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 48 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

NCZ087-182300-
Robeson-
Including the city of Lumberton
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          71           46           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  5        NE  3        NE  5
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  7        NE  3        N  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             53/1000      1900         57/1000
Dispersion                         Poor
Max/Min RH (%)        39           100          40
DSI                   1                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)   3600                      3830
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  8                     NW  6
Ventilation rate      28800                     22980
ADI early             42 Gen good  20 Gen poor  19 Gen poor
ADI late              42 Gen good  2 Very poor  22 Fair
Max LVORI early       8            6            9
Max LVORI late        2            9            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
99 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 36 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Light and variable wind.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 39 percent.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 45 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 64 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ053>056-182300-
Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Conway, Red Hill, Myrtle Beach, Socastee,
North Myrtle Beach, Garden City, Little River, Andrews, Georgetown,
and Murrells Inlet
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          73           50           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  6        N  4         N  6
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  7        N  4         NE  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             57/1000      1900         61/1000
Dispersion                         Fair
Max/Min RH (%)        44           99           48
DSI                   1                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)   3850                      4660
Transport wnd (mph)   E  8                      N  8
Ventilation rate      30800                     37280
ADI early             32 Fair      22 Fair      23 Fair
ADI late              34 Fair      3 Very poor  31 Fair
Max LVORI early       5            5            6
Max LVORI late        2            6            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 42 percent.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 97 percent.
East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 49 percent.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH
97 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 55 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 70 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 67 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ024-032-033-039-182300-
Dillon-Florence-Marion-Williamsburg-
Including the cities of Dillon, Florence, Marion, Mullins,
and Kingstree
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          73           48           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  5        N  4         NE  5
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  7        NE  3        N  6
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             55/1000      1900         59/1000
Dispersion                         Poor
Max/Min RH (%)        39           100          44
DSI                   1                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)   3830                      4340
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  8                     N  7
Ventilation rate      30640                     30380
ADI early             32 Fair      20 Gen poor  20 Gen poor
ADI late              35 Fair      2 Very poor  26 Fair
Max LVORI early       5            5            9
Max LVORI late        2            6            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH 94 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 37 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 97 percent.
Light and variable wind.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
43 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 49 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 67 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ017-023-182300-
Marlboro-Darlington-
Including the cities of Bennettsville, McColl, Hartsville,
Darlington, and North Hartsville
249 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       Clear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          72           45           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  4        NE  3        N  5
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  6        N  3         N  4
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             53/1000      1900         57/1000
Dispersion                         Poor
Max/Min RH (%)        34           100          39
DSI                   1                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)   3490                      3830
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  9                     NW  5
Ventilation rate      31410                     19150
ADI early             31 Fair      22 Fair      20 Gen poor
ADI late              36 Fair      2 Very poor  22 Fair
Max LVORI early       6            4            9
Max LVORI late        1            7            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
92 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 34 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH 97 percent. Light
and variable wind.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
39 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 46 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 65 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 63 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below 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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