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
321 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COOL HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY...THEN A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT. WEDNESDAY WILL FEATURE A DRAMATIC WARM UP ONLY TO BE
FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER EVEN COLDER AIR MASS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THE
WEEKEND WILL BRING A VERY GRADUAL WARM UP AS WELL ALONG WITH AN
INCREASE IN CLOUDS AND RAIN CHANCES.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.

NCZ105>110-031230-
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
321 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            40           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           51           45           75
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NE  7        NE  7        SE  5        SW 13 G21
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NE  8        E  5         SW  9        SW 16 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.02         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            1
INVERSION             0300         CONTINUED    CONTINUED    63/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        81           59           99           63
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1960                      1910
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SW 23
VENTILATION RATE                   19600                     43930
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       22 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  10 POOR      47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            8            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            4            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
74 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-031230-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
321 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            50           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           47           41           76
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NE  6        E  6         SE  3        SW 13 G23
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NE  7        E  4         SW  6        SW 17 G26
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.03         0.03
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            1
INVERSION             0300         CONTINUED    CONTINUED    64/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        75           57           99           60
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1860                      2890
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      SW 25
VENTILATION RATE                   16740                     72250
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  8 POOR       63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            8            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
34 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. MAXIMUM RH
74 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-031230-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
321 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           53           45           79
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NE  8        E  9         SE  4        SW 13 G22
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NE 10        E  6         SW  7        SW 17 G25
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.03         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            1            1
INVERSION             0300         CONTINUED    CONTINUED    65/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        87           65           100          55
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1890                      2840
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      SW 22
VENTILATION RATE                   22680                     62480
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       23 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      9 POOR       55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            9            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            4            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
MUCH COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-031230-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
321 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           50           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           50           42           77
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NE  7        E  7         SE  3        SW 12 G23
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NE  8        E  5         SW  5        SW 17 G26
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.04         0.02         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            2            1
INVERSION             0300         CONTINUED    CONTINUED    66/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        84           60           100          55
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1980                      3740
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 10                     SW 25
VENTILATION RATE                   19800                     93500
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       23 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  20 GEN POOR  7 POOR       67 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            8            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM
RH 59 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
MUCH COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
34 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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.

$$

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