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
337 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE INTO THE CAROLINAS THROUGH FRIDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE WESTERN GULF COAST ON FRIDAY AND
TRACK EAST ALONG THE GULF COAST...MOVING OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
BY SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS SHOULD BRING A PERIOD OF RAIN AND BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES. A WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN COOL
AND CLOUDY CONDITIONS INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. AN OFFSHORE STORM
SYSTEM MAY BRING RAIN ON MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
AREA TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. COLD AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED
ON CHRISTMAS.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.

NCZ105>110-191245-
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
337 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           55           39           50
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  4         N  3         N  4         NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  3         N  4         NE  5        NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.12
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            8
INVERSION             1800         47/1000      1800         47/1100
MAX/MIN RH (%)        86           37           76           59
DSI                                1                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2140                      2150
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     N  5
VENTILATION RATE                   14980                     10750
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  11 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. MAXIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY...COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-191245-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
337 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           55           38           48
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      N  3         NE  3        NE  4
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  4         NE  3        NE  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            8
INVERSION             1800         45/1000      1800         44/1100
MAX/MIN RH (%)        84           37           77           60
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2300                      1770
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  7                      NE  3
VENTILATION RATE                   16100                     5310
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
100 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-191245-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON
337 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           56           39           47
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      N  3         LGT/VAR      NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  4        NE  4        NE  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.09
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            8
INVERSION             1800         45/1000      1800         43/1100
MAX/MIN RH (%)        88           35           77           63
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2470                      1610
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      NE  3
VENTILATION RATE                   12350                     4830
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-191245-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
337 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           80
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           59           41           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        N  3         NE  4        NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  5         NE  5        NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.16
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            10
INVERSION             1800         48/1000      1800         47/1100
MAX/MIN RH (%)        92           37           78           65
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2220                      2070
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      N  3
VENTILATION RATE                   13320                     6210
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. MAXIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-191245-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
337 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           80
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           59           41           50
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  3        N  3         NE  3        NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  4        NE  4        NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.13
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            10
INVERSION             1800         47/1000      1800         45/1100
MAX/MIN RH (%)        90           36           79           66
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            2
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                2360                      1780
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      NE  3
VENTILATION RATE                   11800                     5340
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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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