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
424 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK FRONT WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE AREA BEFORE DISSIPATING ON
MONDAY. A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG THIS FRONT
LATE TONIGHT AND ON MONDAY. BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE WORK WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
NEXT WEEKEND. THE RISK FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
LATE IN THE WEEK AND NEXT WEEKEND.

WIND PROFILE ANALYSIS/FIRE CONTROL OVER FLAT TERRAIN IS UNFAVORABLE
AT THE IMMEDIATE COAST...TYPE 1-F...MAXIMUM WIND NEAR 1500 FT AGL...
DIRECTION S...SPEED 15 MPH.
OTHERWISE...WIND PROFILE ANALYSIS/FIRE CONTROL OVER FLAT TERRAIN IS
FAVORABLE.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-030030-
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
424 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           70           91
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  6         SW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  6        S  3         S  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.10         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
INVERSION             80/0900      2000         79/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        43           99           50
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   6070                      4970
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     NW 10
VENTILATION RATE      42490                     49700
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  9 POOR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-030030-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
424 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           72           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  6         SW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  8        S  3         S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.12         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
INVERSION             79/0900      2000         80/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        44           99           49
DSI                   3                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   5620                      5140
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     NW  9
VENTILATION RATE      50580                     46260
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       43 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              47 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-030030-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
424 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   1            3            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           70           94
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  6         E  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  5         LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.06
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
INVERSION             78/0900      2000         77/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        32           100          43
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7590                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     NW  9
VENTILATION RATE      53130                     55800
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       32 FAIR      10 POOR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           5            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-030030-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
424 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   1            3            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           71           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  6        LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.06
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
INVERSION             79/0900      2000         80/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        36           100          44
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7260                      6850
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      65340                     54800
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              47 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
96 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
97 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-030030-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON
424 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            2
MAX/MIN TEMP          96           70           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  3         SE  6        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  4         LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
INVERSION             77/0900      2000         78/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        28           98           39
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   8270                      7420
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      49620                     59360
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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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