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 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Canadian high pressure building into the Mid-Atlantic states
today will bring several days of cool, dry weather to the
Carolinas. Temperatures should begin to warm up this weekend as
the high moves off the coast.

Fog potential for tonight...None.

NCZ105>110-181200-
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
348 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          43           73           51           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  6        NE  7        NE  7        NE  6
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  6        NE  7        N  6         NE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             1900         58/1000      1900         69/1100
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max/Min RH (%)        98           47           96           44
DSI                                2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)                4160                      4560
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 12                     NE  7
Ventilation rate                   49920                     31920
ADI early             41 Gen good  36 Fair      32 Fair      18 Gen poor
ADI late              4 Very poor  43 Gen good  4 Very poor  27 Fair
Max LVORI early       4            7            5            7
Max LVORI late        6            1            6            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 41 percent.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
94 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 47 percent.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH
97 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 53 percent. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds 10 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 67 percent. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

NCZ096-099-181200-
Bladen-Columbus-
Including the cities of Elizabethtown, Bladenboro, Whiteville,
Tabor City, Chadbourn, and Lake Waccamaw
348 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          42           73           49           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  5        NE  5        NE  4        NE  4
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  4        NE  6        NE  4        N  4
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             1900         56/1000      1900         67/1100
Dispersion            Poor                      Fair
Max/Min RH (%)        92           45           100          44
DSI                                2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)                3970                      4350
Transport wnd (mph)                E  7                      N  3
Ventilation rate                   27790                     13050
ADI early             41 Gen good  38 Fair      20 Gen poor  4 Very poor
ADI late              2 Very poor  40 Fair      2 Very poor  21 Fair
Max LVORI early       3            6            5            9
Max LVORI late        5            2            7            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH 99 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 40 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
96 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 43 percent.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 48 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

NCZ087-181200-
Robeson-
Including the city of Lumberton
348 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        Clear        MClear       Clear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          40           73           47           77
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  5        NE  5        NE  4        NE  4
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  4        NE  7        NE  4        N  3
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             1900         54/1000      1900         66/1100
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
Max/Min RH (%)        95           39           100          41
DSI                                2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)                3570                      4130
Transport wnd (mph)                E  5                      NW  2
Ventilation rate                   17850                     8260
ADI early             37 Fair      43 Gen good  14 Gen poor  15 Gen poor
ADI late              2 Very poor  47 Gen good  2 Very poor  19 Gen poor
Max LVORI early       3            7            5            9
Max LVORI late        6            2            7            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
90 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 38 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 39 percent.
Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 45 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 64 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ053>056-181200-
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
348 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        MClear       MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          43           73           51           76
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  6        NE  7        NE  6        NE  6
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  6        NE  8        NE  6        NE  5
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             1900         59/1000      1900         69/1100
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max/Min RH (%)        91           47           96           48
DSI                                2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)                4000                      4390
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 10                     NE  9
Ventilation rate                   40000                     39510
ADI early             42 Gen good  36 Fair      30 Fair      6 Very poor
ADI late              3 Very poor  41 Gen good  3 Very poor  36 Fair
Max LVORI early       3            6            4            6
Max LVORI late        5            1            5            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
95 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 44 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
91 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 49 percent.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH
97 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 55 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 70 percent. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 67 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ024-032-033-039-181200-
Dillon-Florence-Marion-Williamsburg-
Including the cities of Dillon, Florence, Marion, Mullins,
and Kingstree
348 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          41           74           49           76
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  5        NE  5        NE  4        NE  5
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  4        NE  7        NE  4        N  4
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             1900         56/1000      1900         66/1100
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max/Min RH (%)        88           41           98           45
DSI                                2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)                3920                      4110
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  7                     NE  6
Ventilation rate                   27440                     24660
ADI early             43 Gen good  38 Fair      19 Gen poor  4 Very poor
ADI late              2 Very poor  40 Fair      2 Very poor  21 Fair
Max LVORI early       3            5            5            9
Max LVORI late        4            2            6            3

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
94 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 39 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
96 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
43 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 49 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 67 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ017-023-181200-
Marlboro-Darlington-
Including the cities of Bennettsville, McColl, Hartsville,
Darlington, and North Hartsville
348 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud amount          Clear        Clear        MClear       Clear
Precip chc (%)        0            0            0            0
Precip type           None         None         None         None
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Min/Max Temp          39           73           47           76
Wnd20ft/early(mph)    NE  4        NE  5        NE  4        N  4
Wnd20ft/late(mph)     NE  4        NE  6        NE  3        N  3
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip duration
Inversion             1900         54/1000      1900         65/1100
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
Max/Min RH (%)        88           34           95           40
DSI                                2                         2
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing hgt (ft-AGL)                3430                      4000
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 10                     N  2
Ventilation rate                   34300                     8000
ADI early             33 Fair      35 Fair      16 Gen poor  5 Very poor
ADI late              2 Very poor  39 Fair      2 Very poor  15 Gen poor
Max LVORI early       3            5            4            7
Max LVORI late        4            2            6            2

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
89 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 37 percent.
North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
39 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
98 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 46 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southeast winds around
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs
around 80. Minimum RH 65 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Lows in the lower 60s. Maximum RH 100 percent. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 63 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation near 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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