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
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES NORTHWARD AWAY FROM
THE CAROLINAS. DRY WEATHER AND WARM TEMPERATURES RETURN FOR THE
WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK...WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-070000-
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...SUNSET BEACH
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
LAL                   2            2            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           49           76
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  7         NW  5        W  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  8         W  3         W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            1
INVERSION             51/0800      2100         59/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        49           99           37
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   5100                      7090
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      W 17
VENTILATION RATE      66300                     120530
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      31 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  83 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ096-099-070000-
BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELIZABETHTOWN...BLADENBORO...WHITEVILLE...
TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...LAKE WACCAMAW
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
LAL                   2            2            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           49           76
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  7         NW  3        W  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8        W  3         W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
INVERSION             52/0800      2100         57/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        49           100          36
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   4950                      6800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      W 16
VENTILATION RATE      69300                     108800
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      31 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  77 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-070000-
ROBESON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LUMBERTON
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           30           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
LAL                   2            2            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           50           76
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8        NW  5        W  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9        W  4         W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
INVERSION             53/0800      2100         58/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        47           97           35
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   4670                      6660
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      W 15
VENTILATION RATE      65380                     99900
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      31 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  70 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-070000-
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...MURRELLS INLET
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
LAL                   2            2            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           49           77
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  7         NW  5        W  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8        NW  3        W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
INVERSION             53/0800      2100         59/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        45           98           35
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   4710                      7120
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      W 17
VENTILATION RATE      61230                     121040
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      29 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  85 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ024-032-033-039-070000-
DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DILLON...FLORENCE...MARION...MULLINS...
KINGSTREE
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           30           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
LAL                   2            2            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           49           77
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W  7         NW  5        W  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  9        NW  3        W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
INVERSION             53/0800      2100         58/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        44           96           34
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   4570                      6810
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      W 17
VENTILATION RATE      59410                     115770
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      30 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  80 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
84 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-070000-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...MCCOLL...HARTSVILLE...
DARLINGTON...NORTH HARTSVILLE
348 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           30           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
LAL                   2            2            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           50           77
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW  8        NW  6        W  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW 10        NW  4        W  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            1
INVERSION             52/0800      2100         57/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        45           92           33
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   4670                      6590
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 14                     W 16
VENTILATION RATE      65380                     105440
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      31 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  75 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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