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
347 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND INTO THE CAROLINAS THROUGH FRIDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST OUT OF THE GULF OF MEXICO FRIDAY
NIGHT...AND THEN OFFSHORE THE CAROLINAS ON SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM
WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY WIDESPREAD RAIN AND BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES. WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN COOL AND CLOUDY
CONDITIONS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A LARGER STORM SYSTEM WILL
APPROACH FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

WIND PROFILE ANALYSIS/FIRE CONTROL OVER FLAT TERRAIN IS FAVORABLE.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-190100-
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
347 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          56           31           56
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  6         LGT/VAR      NW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         LGT/VAR      N  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             45/0900      1900         42/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        37           84           37
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2800                      2870
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      NW  7
VENTILATION RATE      8400                      20090
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-190100-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
347 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          55           31           56
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  5         LGT/VAR      N  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         LGT/VAR      N  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             44/0900      1900         40/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        35           85           38
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2770                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      N  6
VENTILATION RATE      8310                      19800
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-190100-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
347 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          58           32           60
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        LGT/VAR      N  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         LGT/VAR      N  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             44/0900      1900         42/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        34           86           40
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3170                      3390
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      N  5
VENTILATION RATE      9510                      16950
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WIND.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-190100-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
347 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          59           32           60
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  6         LGT/VAR      N  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  3        LGT/VAR      N  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             47/0900      1900         44/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        36           88           42
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2850                      3170
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      N  6
VENTILATION RATE      8550                      19020
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 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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