499  
FNUS52 KGSP 221941  
FWFGSP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MUCH OF WRN NC...NW SC AND NE GA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
...EXPECT SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A TRAIN OF GULF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL TRACK THROUGH OUR  
AREA ALONG A STALLED FRONT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT, BRINGING  
THUNDERSTORMS AND THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL. ANOTHER SYSTEM  
WILL MOVE THROUGH WEDNESDAY, AGAIN BRINGING WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN  
AND BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. A DRYING TREND WILL BEGIN BY THE END  
OF THE WORK WEEK AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEKEND.  
 
NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-230900-  
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-  
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF INGALLS, BANNER ELK, NEWLAND, SWISS,  
BURNSVILLE, CELO, MICAVILLE, RAMSEYTOWN, BUSICK,  
MOUNT MITCHELL STATE PARK, SPRUCE PINE, POPLAR, PATTERSON,  
JONAS RIDGE, ASHFORD, SUGAR HILL, WOODLAWN, AND OLD FORT  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 60 80  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 56 65 55 65  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 73 99 70  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 3 SE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 3 S 6  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 2 4  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.21 0.48 0.21 0.47  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 3 5  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3400 3700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 7 S 20  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 23800 74000  
ADI EARLY 29 FAIR 31 FAIR 20 GEN POOR 53 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 30 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 72 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 7 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 4 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM  
RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ048-052-053-064-065-507-509-230900-  
MADISON-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-  
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-POLK MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FAUST, MARS HILL, MARSHALL, WALNUT,  
ALLENSTAND, HOT SPRINGS, LUCK, WAYNESVILLE, WATERVILLE, CANTON,  
CRUSO, COVE CREEK, LAKE JUNALUSKA, ASHEVILLE, BREVARD,  
CEDAR MOUNTAIN, LITTLE RIVER, HENDERSONVILLE, FLETCHER, DANA,  
EAST FLAT ROCK, TUXEDO, ETOWAH, LAKE LURE, AND SALUDA  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 80 60 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 57 66 55 67  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 72 99 66  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 3 LGT/VAR S 4 S 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR N 3 S 3 S 7  
PRECIP DURATION 3 4 2 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.23 0.54 0.22 0.53  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 4 5  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3800 4800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 SW 21  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 30400 100800  
ADI EARLY 15 GEN POOR 33 FAIR 15 GEN POOR 70 GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 34 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 75 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 7 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 4 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ303-230900-  
NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 60 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 55 64 54 63  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 70 99 66  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 3 S 7 G17  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 4 SW 9 G17  
PRECIP DURATION 3 2 2 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.17 0.38 0.19 0.48  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 2 3 4 5  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 4  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3800 4600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 SW 21  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 45600 96600  
ADI EARLY 9 POOR 28 FAIR 21 FAIR 52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 28 FAIR 7 POOR 61 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 7 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 5 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ051-058-059-062-063-230900-  
SWAIN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWFOUND GAP, ALARKA, ALMOND,  
BRYSON CITY, LUADA, SMOKEMONT, WESSER, ROBBINSVILLE, STECOAH,  
CULLOWHEE, TUCKASEGEE, SYLVA, FRANKLIN, RAINBOW SPRINGS, KYLE,  
NANTAHALA LAKE, HIGHLANDS, WOLF MOUNTAIN, AND CASHIERS  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 70 60 80  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 56 66 55 65  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 68 100 66  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 3 S 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 3 SW 8 G15  
PRECIP DURATION 3 3 2 4  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.24 0.43 0.19 0.55  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 2 3 4 5  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 4  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4600 4900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 SW 20  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 46000 98000  
ADI EARLY 12 POOR 37 FAIR 28 FAIR 54 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 38 FAIR 6 VERY POOR 67 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 4 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
60S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM  
RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ035-056-068-502-504-506-508-510-230900-  
ALEXANDER-CATAWBA-CLEVELAND-GREATER CALDWELL-GREATER BURKE-  
EASTERN MCDOWELL-GREATER RUTHERFORD-EASTERN POLK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BETHLEHEM, ELLENDALE, MILLERSVILLE,  
TAYLORSVILLE, HIDDENITE, STONY POINT, HICKORY, NEWTON,  
ST. STEPHENS, SHELBY, KINGS MOUNTAIN, KINGS CREEK, LENOIR,  
SAWMILLS, GRANITE FALLS, MORGANTON, PLEASANT GROVE, VALDESE,  
MARION, NEBO, DYSARTSVILLE, FERO, GLENWOOD, FOREST CITY,  
RUTHERFORDTON, SPINDALE, TRYON, COLUMBUS, LAKE ADGER,  
AND MILL SPRING  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 70 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 61 69 59 71  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 73 99 72  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR N 3 NE 4 SE 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 3 LGT/VAR S 5  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 3 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.31 0.73 0.31 0.45  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 2 3 4  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 2 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3100 3200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 12 S 25  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 37200 80000  
ADI EARLY 31 FAIR 24 FAIR 28 FAIR 43 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 37 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 10  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 9 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-037-057-230900-  
IREDELL-DAVIE-ROWAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATESVILLE, MOORESVILLE, FARMINGTON,  
FORK CHURCH, MOCKSVILLE, ADVANCE, AND SALISBURY  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 70 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 70 59 73  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 72 99 72  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 5 E 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 3 S 6  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 3 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.37 0.76 0.38 0.36  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 3 4  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0100 62/0700 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 2 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2700 3000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 16 S 24  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 43200 72000  
ADI EARLY 34 FAIR 18 GEN POOR 30 FAIR 31 FAIR  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 38 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 57 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 5 10  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 9 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ069>072-082-230900-  
LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, CROUSE, GASTONIA, CHARLOTTE,  
HUNTERSVILLE, MATTHEWS, CONCORD, KANNAPOLIS, MONROE, TRINITY,  
INDIAN TRAIL, AND WEDDINGTON  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 70 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 72 61 74  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 74 98 70  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 4 SE 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR N 3 SE 3 S 7  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 3 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.46 0.94 0.49 0.36  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 3 3 4  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 3 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2800 3400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 22 S 23  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 61600 78200  
ADI EARLY 22 FAIR 21 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 36 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 69 GOOD 4 VERY POOR 61 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 5 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM  
RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ010-017-230900-  
RABUN-HABERSHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAYTON, PINE MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN CITY,  
CORNELIA, BALDWIN, DEMOREST, CLARKESVILLE, AND HOLLYWOOD  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 60 80  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 70 58 69  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 74 99 68  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 3 S 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 6  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 2 4  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.34 0.58 0.23 0.64  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 3 4 5  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3500 4700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 9 SW 28  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 31500 131600  
ADI EARLY 21 FAIR 46 GEN GOOD 25 FAIR 54 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 40 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 77 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 9 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 4 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ018-026-028-029-230900-  
STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BOYDVILLE, TOCCOA, ROYSTON, WHITWORTH,  
LAVONIA, FRANKLIN SPRINGS, CANON, HARTWELL, NUBERG, REED CREEK,  
ELBERTON, FORTSONIA, MIDDLETON, AND RUCKERSVILLE  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 70 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 65 74 63 75  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 73 99 66  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 4 S 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 5 LGT/VAR SW 7  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 3 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.36 1.03 0.35 0.58  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 4 4 4  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3500 4600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 13 SW 22  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 45500 101200  
ADI EARLY 32 FAIR 50 GEN GOOD 26 FAIR 75 GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 44 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 74 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 6 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ001>003-230900-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN REST, WALHALLA, WESTMINSTER,  
PUMPKINTOWN, TIGERVILLE, GOWENSVILLE, CAESARS HEAD, CLEVELAND,  
AND MARIETTA  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 60 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 71 60 72  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 75 98 67  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 3 SE 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 6  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 2 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.35 0.74 0.27 0.63  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 3 4 5  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3600 5000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 8 SW 22  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 28800 110000  
ADI EARLY 31 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 19 GEN POOR 70 GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 37 FAIR 3 VERY POOR 72 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 8 7 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ004>008-010-230900-  
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-  
CHEROKEE-ANDERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SENECA, OAKWAY, EASLEY, DACUSVILLE,  
CLEMSON, GREENVILLE, TAYLORS, GREER, MAULDIN, FORK SHOALS,  
SIMPSONVILLE, BEREA, SPARTANBURG, GAFFNEY, AND ANDERSON  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 70 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 72 61 74  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 75 99 68  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 4 SE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 3 SE 3 S 7  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 3 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.36 1.01 0.36 0.48  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 4 4 4  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3200 4000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 15 SW 21  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 48000 84000  
ADI EARLY 37 FAIR 43 GEN GOOD 32 FAIR 66 GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 42 GEN GOOD 4 VERY POOR 70 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM  
RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ009-011>014-019-230900-  
YORK-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-UNION-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CATAWBA, ROCK HILL, ABBEVILLE,  
CALHOUN FALLS, LAURENS, CLINTON, UNION, MONARCH MILLS,  
BLACKSTOCK, CHESTER, CORNWELL, GREAT FALLS, WARE SHOALS,  
AND NINETY SIX  
340 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 80 70 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 65 74 62 75  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 74 100 70  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 S 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 4 S 3 S 8  
PRECIP DURATION 4 4 3 3  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.44 1.08 0.45 0.39  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 4 4 4  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3200 3600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 22 SW 22  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 70400 79200  
ADI EARLY 40 FAIR 38 FAIR 41 GEN GOOD 55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 63 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 67 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 9 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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