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
330 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...
BRINGING A RETURN TO SUMMERTIME HEAT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE
NORTHWEST LATE THURSDAY...STALLING OVER THE CAROLINAS OVER THE WEEKEND.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...MODERATE.

NCZ105>110-231130-
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
330 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           90           73           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  6         W  3         SW  8        SW  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  3        SW  8        SW  7        SW 11
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.11         0.03         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       5            2            1            2
INVERSION             2000         80/1000      2000         82/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        93           59           97           54
DSI                                2                         3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3460                      5010
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     SW 14
VENTILATION RATE                   41520                     70140
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      7 POOR       41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-231130-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
330 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           91           73           94
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  6        W  3         S  8         SW  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  7         SW  6        SW 11
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.10         0.03         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1            2
INVERSION             2000         79/1000      2000         83/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        98           60           99           53
DSI                                2                         3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3910                      4850
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     SW 13
VENTILATION RATE                   23460                     63050
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  7 POOR       38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-231130-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
330 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           91           72           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  4         LGT/VAR      SW  6        SW  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  5        SW  5        SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.08         0.03         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            1            1
INVERSION             2000         79/1000      2000         82/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        95           56           100          51
DSI                                3                         3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                5380                      6190
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     SW 13
VENTILATION RATE                   32280                     80470
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  30 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            7            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-231130-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
330 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           92           72           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  4        LGT/VAR      SW  6        SW  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  5        SW  5        SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.07         0.02         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            1            1
INVERSION             2000         79/1000      2000         82/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        96           55           99           48
DSI                                3                         3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                5880                      6370
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  8                      W 14
VENTILATION RATE                   47040                     89180
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      36 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            7            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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