Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS52 KILM 022021 FWFILM 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. $$ SC USERS NC USERS =================================================================== VENTILATION RATE BURN CATEGORY VENTILATION RATE =================================================================== 0 TO 17249 1 0 TO 33499 17250 TO 34499 2 33500 TO 44999 34500 TO 51749 3 45000 TO 59999 51750 TO 68999 4 60000 TO 111999 69000 OR GREATER 5 112000 OR GREATER SC USERS NC USERS =================================================================== FORECAST SURFACE WIND DISPERSION FORECAST SURFACE WIND =================================================================== STAGNANT NEAR CALM CALM VERY POOR 2 TO 4 MPH 2 TO 5 MPH POOR 5 TO 8 MPH 6 TO 8 MPH FAIR 9 TO 12 MPH 9 TO 13 MPH GOOD GREATER THAN 12 MPH 14 MPH OR MORE EXCELLENT ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS. LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX. $$ 29

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