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
353 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THE CENTER OF DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TONIGHT. RETURN
FLOW BEHIND THIS HIGH WILL BRING INCREASING MOISTURE AND WARMER
TEMPERATURES FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE
AREA ON MONDAY...INCREASING RAIN CHANCES. COOL AND DRY HIGH
PRESSURE WILL FOLLOW FOR THE MID-WEEK PERIOD AND THE BEGINNING OF
THE NEW YEAR.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-281300-
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
353 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30           60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           69           55           63
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  6        W  4         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.03         0.10
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            2
INVERSION             1700         66/1200      1700         63/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          68           99           76
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1830                      1350
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     E  5
VENTILATION RATE                   23790                     6750
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  9 POOR       10 POOR      6 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           7            10
MAX LVORI LATE        10           4            7            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM
RH 81 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-281300-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
353 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           50           60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           69           54           64
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  4        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  6        W  3         NE  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.05         0.11
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            6
INVERSION             1700         65/1300      1700         60/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          68           98           76
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2090                      1600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     N  2
VENTILATION RATE                   31350                     3200
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  11 POOR      9 POOR       5 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           7            8
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            7            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH
80 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
82 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-281300-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
353 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           71           55           66
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  7        SW  3        NW  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            2
INVERSION             1700         69/1300      1700         65/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          67           100          77
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1870                      1630
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     NE  1
VENTILATION RATE                   24310                     1630
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  11 POOR      10 POOR      6 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            10           8            10
MAX LVORI LATE        10           4            9            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM
RH 85 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
85 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-281300-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
353 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           40           60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           71           55           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  5        S  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  7        SW  3        NW  3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.04         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2            2
INVERSION             1700         67/1300      1700         63/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          67           100          77
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2180                      1700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 14                     NW  3
VENTILATION RATE                   30520                     5100
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  12 POOR      12 POOR      8 POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           9            10
MAX LVORI LATE        10           3            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM
RH 85 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
80 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-281300-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON
353 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           50           60
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           67           53           64
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        SW  5        NE  3
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  6        W  3         N  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.04         0.07         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            2            6
INVERSION             1700         63/1300      1700         60/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        100          69           100          75
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                1980                      1510
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     W  3
VENTILATION RATE                   29700                     4530
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  12 POOR      13 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           8            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            7            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH
74 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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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