Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

388
FNUS52 KILM 010857
FWFILM

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
FOR NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
357 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE AND DRY
WEATHER WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FROM THE GULF COAST AND THEN BE
REINFORCED FROM THE NORTHWEST FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. A STORM
SYSTEM MAY BRING UNSETTLED WEATHER EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.

NCZ105>110-020100-
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
357 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           38           59
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  8         NW  5        N  6
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  8         N  5         NW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       1
INVERSION             62/0600      1800         51/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        41           89           38
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3370                      3330
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      53920                     26640
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-020100-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, ELIZABETHTOWN, BLADENBORO,
WHITEVILLE, TABOR CITY, CHADBOURN, AND LAKE WACCAMAW
357 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           37           59
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  9         NW  4        NW  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  9         NW  3        W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             60/0600      1800         50/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        38           91           37
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3220                      3350
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      45080                     26800
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-020100-
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
357 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           37           60
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  9         W  5         N  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  9         NW  4        NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0
INVERSION             60/0600      1800         52/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        36           90           39
DSI                   1                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3000                      3280
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      NW  7
VENTILATION RATE      45000                     22960
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
60S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-020100-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLORENCE, MARION, MULLINS, AND KINGSTREE
357 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           36           61
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W 10         W  5         N  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  9         NW  4        NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             58/0600      1800         51/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        32           90           34
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3070                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      NW  7
VENTILATION RATE      42980                     23100
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-020100-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BENNETTSVILLE, MCCOLL, HARTSVILLE,
DARLINGTON, NORTH HARTSVILLE, AND DILLON
357 AM EST THU DEC 1 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           36           60
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    W  9         NW  4        NW  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     W  8         NW  4        W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             57/0600      1800         49/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        37           90           34
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3200                      3350
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      W  7
VENTILATION RATE      41600                     23450
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTH 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.

$$

27



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.