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
518 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD AND AWAY FROM THE CAROLINAS
TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP A LOW AS 25 TO 30 PERCENT
THIS AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY
NIGHT...BRINGING A RISK OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL FOLLOW ON WEDNESDAY...MOVING OFFSHORE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AND
THEN RIDGING BACK ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND. TEMPERATURES
WILL GENERALLY BE ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

WIND PROFILE ANALYSIS/FIRE CONTROL OVER FLAT TERRAIN IS UNFAVORABLE
THROUGH THE MORNING...TYPE 1-B. MAXIMUM WIND NEAR 1800 FT AGL...
DIRECTION N...SPEED 25 MPH INLAND AND UP TO 40 MPH ALONG THE COAST.
THE WIND PROFILE WILL BECOME FAVORABLE THIS AFTERNOON.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW TO MODERATE.

NCZ105>110-220130-
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
518 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            2
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           49           82
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N 12 G23     N  4         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  9 G20     LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION                                 0
INVERSION             58/1000      2000         61/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        35           100          37
DSI                   2                         2
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3580                      3910
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 17                      SW 14
VENTILATION RATE      60860                     54740
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      23 FAIR      39 FAIR
ADI LATE              62 GOOD      1 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        1            10           1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

NCZ087-096-099-220130-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...WHITEVILLE
518 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            2
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           49           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N 10         NW  3        SW  4
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  7         LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
INVERSION             55/1000      2000         60/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        29           100          38
DSI                   2                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3660                      5090
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 14                      W 16
VENTILATION RATE      51240                     81440
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  38 FAIR
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  65 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            10           1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ053>056-220130-
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...
MURRELLS INLET
518 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD AMOUNT          PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            2
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           49           82
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N 11 G21     NW  4        SW  4
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  8         W  3         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
INVERSION             57/1000      2000         62/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        33           100          41
DSI                   2                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3720                      4410
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 15                      W 17
VENTILATION RATE      55800                     74970
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  58 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  1 VERY POOR  76 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        1            10           1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-220130-
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...
FLORENCE...MARION...KINGSTREE
518 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD AMOUNT          MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
LAL                   1            1            2
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           48           82
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N 10         NW  3        SW  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) N  7         W  3         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
INVERSION             55/1000      2000         60/0900
MIN/MAX RH (%)        24           98           37
DSI                   2                         3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   3520                      5010
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 10                      W 20
VENTILATION RATE      35200                     100200
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  68 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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