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
313 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY
TONIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST.
DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA DURING SUNDAY IN THE
WAKE OF THE SYSTEM. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA
EARLY MONDAY...BRINGING COLDER TEMPERATURES TO THE AREA THROUGH MUCH
OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-241215-
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
313 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         NONE         NONE
LAL                   2            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           55           34           55
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    SE 13 G27    W 11 G20     W  6         W  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     SW 15 G27    W 13 G20     W  4         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.26         0.41         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       12           6
INVERSION             1900         53/0600      1900         42/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          67           86           39
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            2            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3750                      2820
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 25                      SW  9
VENTILATION RATE                   93750                     25380
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  41 GEN GOOD  15 GEN POOR  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      70 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            4            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. MAXIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-241215-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
313 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           52           32           55
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NE 11 G20    W  9         W  5         W  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NW  9 G20    W 12         W  3         SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.17         0.32         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       12           6
INVERSION             1900         46/0600      1900         40/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          70           89           41
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3710                      2950
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      SW 13
VENTILATION RATE                   89040                     38350
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  41 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       25 FAIR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      64 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        7            4            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. MAXIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. MAXIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ055-056-241215-
INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
313 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         NONE         NONE
LAL                   2            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           56           35           56
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    S 20 G33     W 13 G22     W  6         W  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     SW 17 G32    W 14 G22     W  5         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.20         0.28         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       12           5
INVERSION             1900         54/0600      1900         43/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        98           66           80           42
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3750                      2540
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 25                      SW 10
VENTILATION RATE                   93750                     25400
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      61 GOOD      15 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      68 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            4            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
82 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH 78 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-241215-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
313 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           53           33           57
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    E 10         W 10         W  5         W  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NW  8        W 12         W  4         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.05         0.23         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       12           4
INVERSION             1900         47/0600      1900         40/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          67           82           38
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          2            2            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3710                      2950
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      SW 14
VENTILATION RATE                   89040                     41300
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  48 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       21 FAIR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       65 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            7            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        7            4            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
78 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053-054-241215-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY
313 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        RAIN         NONE         NONE
LAL                   2            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           54           33           55
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    SE 15 G30    W 11         W  5         W  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     SW 13 G30    W 12         W  4         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.21         0.30         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       12           5
INVERSION             1900         51/0600      1900         41/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          72           87           43
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            5            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3720                      2560
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 26                      SW 12
VENTILATION RATE                   96720                     30720
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  54 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      69 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        6            4            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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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