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
336 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING JUST OFFSHORE WILL BRING A FEW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID EVENING. A COLD FRONT
APPROACHING FROM THE WEST WILL STALL THROUGH MID-WEEK BEFORE MOVING
ACROSS THE AREA ON THURSDAY, MAINTAINING WARM AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS.
COOL AND DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA BY THE WEEKEND.


FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...MODERATE TO HIGH

NCZ105>110-281145-
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...SUNSET BEACH
336 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           84           68           82
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    SE  3        S  4         S  6         SW  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  7         S  5         S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.13         0.21         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            2
INVERSION             1800         76/0900      1800         74/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          62           100          56
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                5050                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 16                      S 15
VENTILATION RATE                   80800                     79500
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       25 FAIR      26 FAIR      39 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            9            9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
97 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
84 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-281145-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...BLADENBORO...
WHITEVILLE...TABOR CITY...CHADBOURN...LAKE WACCAMAW
336 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           50           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           84           67           83
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    S  3         S  4         S  6         S  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  7         S  4         S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.36         0.35         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            2
INVERSION             1800         74/0900      1800         73/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        99           61           100          52
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                5390                      4950
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 15                      S 14
VENTILATION RATE                   80850                     69300
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       29 FAIR      26 FAIR      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            10           9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-281145-
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...MURRELLS INLET
336 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           86           68           83
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    S  4         S  4         S  7         SW  5
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  7         S  6         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.16         0.20         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            2
INVERSION             1800         75/0900      1800         74/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          59           99           55
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                5700                      4490
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      SW 14
VENTILATION RATE                   79800                     62860
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      23 FAIR      52 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-281145-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...MULLINS...KINGSTREE
336 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           86           67           84
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    S  3         S  4         S  6         SW  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     S  3         S  7         S  5         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.27         0.17         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            1
INVERSION             1800         74/0900      1800         72/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          57           97           49
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                6200                      4850
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     S 10
VENTILATION RATE                   80600                     48500
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      32 FAIR      11 POOR      45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH
89 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
90 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-281145-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...MCCOLL...HARTSVILLE...
DARLINGTON...NORTH HARTSVILLE...DILLON
336 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           50           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
LAL                   3            3            3            3
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           85           66           83
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    S  3         S  4         S  6         S  4
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     S  3         S  7         S  4         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.40         0.19         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            1
INVERSION             1800         73/0900      1800         71/0900
MAX/MIN RH (%)        99           60           99           47
DSI                                2                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                5610                      5030
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      S 13
VENTILATION RATE                   78540                     65390
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      31 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH
86 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH
93 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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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