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
450 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...
ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING CRITICALLY LOW AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AND CHILLY TEMPERATURES TODAY. TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY
LEVELS WILL MODERATE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST
SATURDAY WITH A WARM AND MOIST RETURN FLOW BRINGING WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS SUNDAY. UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE UNTIL A COLD FRONT
CROSSES THE AREA DURING TUESDAY.

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

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

NCZ105>110-200200-
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
450 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          46           28           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  3        W  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SW  4        SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             37/1000      1800         48/1000
MIN/MAX RH (%)        22           89           27
DSI                   1                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3110                      3350
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  2                     W 18
VENTILATION RATE      6220                      60300
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
76 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WARMER. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-200200-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
450 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          46           26           57
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SW  3        SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             35/1000      1800         45/1000
MIN/MAX RH (%)        22           73           28
DSI                   2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3240                      3090
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  5                      SW 16
VENTILATION RATE      16200                     49440
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      5 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. HIGHS AROUND
70. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-200200-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
450 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          50           28           60
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         W  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SW  4        SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             39/1000      1800         48/1000
MIN/MAX RH (%)        21           79           26
DSI                   2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3380                      3480
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  5                     W 21
VENTILATION RATE      16900                     73080
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND
70. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WARMER. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-200200-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON
450 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          47           26           58
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  4         SW  5        SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             35/1000      1800         44/1000
MIN/MAX RH (%)        22           71           29
DSI                   2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3370                      2990
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  8                      SW 18
VENTILATION RATE      26960                     53820
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
35 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-200200-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
450 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1
MAX/MIN TEMP          49           26           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  3         SW  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  3         SW  4        SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             38/1000      1800         46/1000
MIN/MAX RH (%)        21           71           27
DSI                   2                         2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3430                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      W 18
VENTILATION RATE      20580                     59400
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
84 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 82 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70.
MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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