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
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST TODAY INTO SATURDAY. A COLD
FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY...BRINGING A HIGHER RISK FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
THE COOL AIR BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA LATE
SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED
OVER THE NE STATES EXTENDS SOUTHWARD. LOOK FOR MORE COMFORTABLE
TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK.

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

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE TO LOW.

NCZ105>110-230045-
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
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            2            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          97           74           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  5        NW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  7        W  3         W  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.05         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2
INVERSION             82/0900      1900         81/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        44           92           51
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   5720                      5140
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 12                     NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      68640                     41120
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      22 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ096-099-230045-
BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   2            2            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          97           74           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         LGT/VAR      NW  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.03         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2
INVERSION             82/0900      1900         81/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        42           87           49
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7020                      5880
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 12                     NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      84240                     47040
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      33 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
93 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-230045-
ROBESON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   2            2            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          97           74           94
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      NW  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            1            2
INVERSION             82/0900      1900         81/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        41           86           48
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   6870                      6290
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  9                     NW  8
VENTILATION RATE      61830                     50320
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      37 FAIR      64 GOOD
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  62 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
93 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-230045-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           0            40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   3            1            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           74           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        NW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        SW  3        W  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       1                         2
INVERSION             82/0900      1900         82/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        43           91           48
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   6200                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     W  7
VENTILATION RATE      43400                     39900
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      56 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  65 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-230045-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           74           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        NW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         SW  3        NW  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
INVERSION             82/0900      1900         82/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        42           90           45
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7380                      6680
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  6                     NW  6
VENTILATION RATE      44280                     40080
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      59 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  62 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-230045-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON
436 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            3
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           74           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  4        NW  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      N  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION                                 2
INVERSION             82/0900      1900         82/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        40           86           45
DSI                   3                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   6820                      6740
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  6                     NW  6
VENTILATION RATE      40920                     40440
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      63 GOOD
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  69 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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