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
311 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL LINGER ACROSS THE CAROLINAS TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE DURING THE WEEKEND AS A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO AND INTO THE
ATLANTIC OCEAN. A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL SETTLE OVER THE
CAROLINAS FOR MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.

NCZ105>110-181115-
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
311 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            50           100          60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           67           51           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 10        NE 10        NE 10        NE  9
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 10        NE 10        NE  8        NE 13 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.52         0.96
PRECIP DURATION                    1            10           7
INVERSION             2000         61/1100      2200         59/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        91           49           89           59
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2510                      1930
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 17                     NE 17
VENTILATION RATE                   42670                     32810
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      23 FAIR      32 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-181115-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
311 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            50           90           60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           65           48           64
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  8        NE  9        NE  9        NE 11
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  8        NE  9        NE 10        NE 12
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.44         0.63
PRECIP DURATION                    1            10           4
INVERSION             2000         58/1100      2200         55/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        92           49           83           59
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            2            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2370                      1690
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 17                     NE 22
VENTILATION RATE                   40290                     37180
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      24 FAIR      33 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-181115-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
311 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            80           90           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           66           51           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  8        NE 12 G20    NE 12 G20    NE 11
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 10        NE 12        NE 11        NE 14 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.91         0.67
PRECIP DURATION                    4            12           4
INVERSION             2000         60/1100      2200         59/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        95           56           90           62
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2480                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 18                     NE 20
VENTILATION RATE                   44640                     38000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      24 FAIR      34 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-181115-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
311 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            80           90           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           64           48           64
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        NE 11        NE 12        NE 14 G22
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  8        NE 11        NE 13        NE 16 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.66         0.48
PRECIP DURATION                    4            12           4
INVERSION             2000         58/1100      2200         54/1000
MAX/MIN RH (%)        90           52           89           56
DSI                                1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            2            2            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2480                      1850
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 15                     NE 21
VENTILATION RATE                   37200                     38850
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      23 FAIR      30 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              12 POOR      35 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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