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
347 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
STRONG LOW PRESSURE MOVING THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY WILL PUSH A COLD
FRONT OFF THE CAROLINA COAST EARLY THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVERHEAD THROUGH FRIDAY...PUSHING OFFSHORE THIS WEEKEND.
SEVERAL AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ALONG A STALLED FRONT NEAR
THE AREA SUNDAY THROUGH NEXT WEDNESDAY...BRINGING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF
UNSETTLED WEATHER.

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

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT....LOW.

NCZ105>110-260100-
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
347 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          61           32           62
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             55/0700      1700         53/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        47           98           40
DSI                   1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2790                      2700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 14                     SW  2
VENTILATION RATE      39060                     5400
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  10 POOR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  11 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...EARLY MORNING SHOWERS SHOULD BE OFFSHORE BEFORE SUNRISE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ096-099-260100-
BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
347 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          61           33           63
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             NONE         1700         52/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        43           96           40
DSI                   2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3300                      2750
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 14                     SW  5
VENTILATION RATE      46200                     13750
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...EARLY MORNING SHOWERS SHOULD BE OFFSHORE BEFORE SUNRISE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-SCZ017-023-024-260100-
ROBESON-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...
DILLON
347 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           33           62
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             NONE         1700         51/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        42           95           41
DSI                   2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3480                      2730
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 12                     SW  5
VENTILATION RATE      41760                     13650
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-260100-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
347 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          61           33           63
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             NONE         1700         52/1100
MIN/MAX RH (%)        43           97           42
DSI                   2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3390                      2820
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 12                     SW  2
VENTILATION RATE      40680                     5640
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  10 POOR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-260100-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
347 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          61           32           63
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 11 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  7        LGT/VAR      E  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             NONE         1700         53/1000
MIN/MAX RH (%)        45           99           44
DSI                   1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3120                      2790
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     SW  2
VENTILATION RATE      31200                     5580
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            3

REMARKS...EARLY MORNING SHOWERS SHOULD BE OFFSHORE BEFORE SUNRISE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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