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
312 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS WILL COME TO AN END BY THIS EVENING AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW
SLOWLY LIFTS OFF TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH TONIGHT. WARMER AND DRIER
WEATHER FOR MID WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILD INTO THE AREA. A COLD
FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THURSDAY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE.
MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND A DRY WEATHER PATTERN MOVE IN NEXT
WEEKEND.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.

NCZ105>110-241215-
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
312 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   2            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           63           41           70
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  6         NW 10 G20    W  5         SW  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NW  9        NW 12 G20    LGT/VAR      SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2
INVERSION             1800         48/0800      1800         53/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        86           45           92           37
DSI                                3                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                4410                      2390
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 26                     SW 17
VENTILATION RATE                   114660                    40630
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       77 GOOD      7 POOR       26 FAIR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      81 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM
RH 80 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-241215-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, ELIZABETHTOWN, BLADENBORO,
WHITEVILLE, TABOR CITY, CHADBOURN, AND LAKE WACCAMAW
312 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           64           41           70
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  6         NW  8        W  3         SW  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NW  7        NW 10        LGT/VAR      SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
INVERSION             1800         47/0800      1800         51/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        89           46           92           36
DSI                                3                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                4550                      2330
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 25                     SW 20
VENTILATION RATE                   113750                    46600
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       80 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              12 POOR      84 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM
RH 81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-241215-
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
312 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           65           42           71
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  7         NW 10        W  4         SW  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  9         NW 12        LGT/VAR      SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
INVERSION             1800         49/0800      1800         53/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        86           45           92           36
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                4280                      2420
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     SW 17
VENTILATION RATE                   98440                     41140
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      77 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       72 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
80 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-241215-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BENNETTSVILLE, MCCOLL, HARTSVILLE,
DARLINGTON, NORTH HARTSVILLE, DILLON, FLORENCE, MARION, MULLINS,
AND KINGSTREE
312 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           66           41           71
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  7         W  9         W  3         SW  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  8         NW 11        LGT/VAR      SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0
INVERSION             1800         48/0800      1800         51/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        88           43           91           35
DSI                                3                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                4450                      2480
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 21                     SW 18
VENTILATION RATE                   93450                     44640
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      66 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       66 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM
RH 81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

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

$$

RGZ



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