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
259 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
STRONG LOW PRESSURE AFFECTING NEW ENGLAND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
NORTH AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE CAROLINAS TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN CAROLINAS
THURSDAY NIGHT. MOISTURE WILL RETURN TO THE REGION ON SUNDAY AHEAD
OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE SOUTHEAST EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE

NCZ105>110-281200-
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
259 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           44           21           51
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NW  5        N  7         N  3         LGT/VAR
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     NW  7        N  8         LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         34/1000      1900         47/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        71           31           84           29
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3510                      2560
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 17                      SW 17
VENTILATION RATE                   59670                     43520
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  61 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM
RH 69 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH
83 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-281200-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
259 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           45           24           55
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NW  5        N  8         LGT/VAR      E  3
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     N  8         N  7         LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         33/0900      1900         49/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        69           32           85           34
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3520                      2920
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 16                      S 16
VENTILATION RATE                   56320                     46720
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       41 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       57 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM
RH 67 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MAXIMUM RH 82 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-281200-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
259 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           44           22           51
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NW  4        N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     N  7         N  6         LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         32/0900      1900         45/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        70           32           86           31
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3580                      2690
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 15                      SW 18
VENTILATION RATE                   53700                     48420
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. MAXIMUM
RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
35 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-281200-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON
259 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          25           46           25           52
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NW  5        N  7         LGT/VAR      SE  3
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     N  7         N  6         LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         33/0900      1900         47/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        68           28           85           31
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          5            3            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3760                      2790
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 14                      SW 18
VENTILATION RATE                   52640                     50220
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       51 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM
RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
33 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 82 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ032-033-039-281200-
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
259 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD AMOUNT          CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
LAL                   1            1            1            1
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           47           25           56
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH)    NW  4        N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT/LATE(MPH)     N  7         N  6         LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
INVERSION             1900         34/1000      1900         49/1200
MAX/MIN RH (%)        69           30           87           31
DSI                                2                         1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                3760                      3030
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 16                      SW 17
VENTILATION RATE                   60160                     51510
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       58 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
88 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
35 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
MAXIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MAXIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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