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
316 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE AREA LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. DRY AND COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW
FOR THE WEEKEND AND PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...MODERATE.

NCZ105>110-011130-
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
316 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           83           58           83
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  4         N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  4         NE  4        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         72/1000      1900         73/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          47           100          50
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3360                      4350
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  7                      W  8
VENTILATION RATE                   23520                     34800
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      29 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           5            10
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
97 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-011130-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
316 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           83           59           84
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        N  3         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  3        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         72/1100      1900         73/1100
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          47           100          48
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                4030                      5320
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      W 10
VENTILATION RATE                   24180                     53200
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      26 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            5            10
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            10           2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
MAXIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
80 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH
93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-011130-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
316 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           84           61           85
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  4         N  4         SE  3        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         NE  3        LGT/VAR      SE  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         74/1100      1900         74/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        99           49           100          50
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            5
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3840                      4490
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      W  5
VENTILATION RATE                   23040                     22450
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      30 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            5            10
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            10           2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH
78 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-011130-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
316 PM EDT TUE SEP 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           85           60           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         73/1100      1900         73/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        97           47           100          47
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                4310                      5260
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  2                     W  7
VENTILATION RATE                   8620                      36820
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            5            10
MAX LVORI LATE        8            2            10           2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
MAXIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH
93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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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