141  
FNUS52 KGSP 211936  
FWFGSP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MUCH OF WRN NC...NW SC AND NE GA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
   
..INCREASING MOISTURE SUNDAY..THEN WET THROUGH TUESDAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES WILL MAINTAIN  
CONTROL OVER THE REGION THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. PRECIP  
CHANCES GRADUALLY INCREASE DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY AHEAD OF  
A STRONG AND SLOW-MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE LOWER  
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. A COLD RAINFALL WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD  
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY,  
RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS. THE REMAINTER OF THE WORK  
WEEK MAY REMAIN UNSETTLED DUE TO A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS.  
 
NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 60 90  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 42 58 43 49  
MAX/MIN RH % 84 45 92 80  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 4 S 4 SE 8 G22 E 12 G30  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 3 SE 7 G16 E 10 G25 E 15 G33  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 2 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.71  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0200 44/0800 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4500 2100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 14 SE 51  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 63000 107100  
ADI EARLY 27 FAIR 36 FAIR 31 FAIR 64 GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 36 FAIR 16 GEN POOR 82 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 4 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 2 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 9 7 6 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ048-052-053-064-065-507-509-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70 90  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 43 58 45 50  
MAX/MIN RH % 86 48 93 80  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 SE 4 SE 9 G23 E 14 G31  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 4 SE 8 G18 SE 12 G27 E 15 G31  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 3 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.23 1.03  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0500 43/0700 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION FAIR EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4400 2300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 22 SE 52  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 96800 119600  
ADI EARLY 34 FAIR 32 FAIR 49 GEN GOOD 78 GOOD  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 57 GEN GOOD 22 FAIR 88 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 4 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 5 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 6 FOG 5 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ303-220900-  
NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 70 80  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 43 57 45 50  
MAX/MIN RH % 82 54 94 77  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 4 SE 5 SE 11 G26 SE 17 G37  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 5 SE 8 G19 SE 14 G32 SE 18 G37  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 3 4  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.62  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
DISPERSION FAIR EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3500 2200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 31 SE 51  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 108500 112200  
ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 26 FAIR 53 GEN GOOD 79 GOOD  
ADI LATE 8 POOR 64 GOOD 27 FAIR 83 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 4 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 9 7 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM  
RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM  
RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ051-058-059-062-063-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 40 80 90  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 43 57 46 51  
MAX/MIN RH % 90 53 95 76  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 4 SE 5 SE 9 G23 SE 14 G31  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 4 SE 7 G17 E 13 G28 SE 14 G31  
PRECIP DURATION 0 4 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.87  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
DISPERSION FAIR EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4100 2600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 30 SE 49  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 123000 127400  
ADI EARLY 29 FAIR 35 FAIR 57 GEN GOOD 88 GOOD  
ADI LATE 7 POOR 68 GOOD 26 FAIR 91 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 2 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 6 FOG 6 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH  
62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ035-056-068-502-504-506-508-510-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50 100  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 45 65 48 54  
MAX/MIN RH % 84 43 90 80  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 4 NE 10 G18  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 5 E 6 E 12 G19  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 2 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.88  
PRECIP BEGIN CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 51/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5100 1800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 E 33  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 66300 59400  
ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 47 GEN GOOD 33 FAIR 55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 43 GEN GOOD 11 POOR 71 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 7 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-037-057-220900-  
IREDELL-DAVIE-ROWAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATESVILLE, MOORESVILLE, FARMINGTON,  
FORK CHURCH, MOCKSVILLE, ADVANCE, AND SALISBURY  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30 90  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 44 67 49 58  
MAX/MIN RH % 86 40 82 73  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 4 E 9 G17  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 6 E 5 E 13 G21  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.39  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2200 51/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5300 2700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 E 37  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 68900 99900  
ADI EARLY 22 FAIR 49 GEN GOOD 35 FAIR 58 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 50 GEN GOOD 9 POOR 93 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 4 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 7  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 7 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ069>072-082-220900-  
LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, CROUSE, GASTONIA, CHARLOTTE,  
HUNTERSVILLE, MATTHEWS, CONCORD, KANNAPOLIS, MONROE, TRINITY,  
INDIAN TRAIL, AND WEDDINGTON  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40 90  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 68 51 58  
MAX/MIN RH % 88 39 86 75  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 3 E 3 E 5 E 10 G18  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 6 E 7 E 14 G21  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.53  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2200 53/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 3 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5200 2200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 13 SE 44  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 67600 96800  
ADI EARLY 26 FAIR 48 GEN GOOD 39 FAIR 61 GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 47 GEN GOOD 18 GEN POOR 83 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 7  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 7 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ010-017-220900-  
RABUN-HABERSHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAYTON, PINE MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN CITY,  
CORNELIA, BALDWIN, DEMOREST, CLARKESVILLE, AND HOLLYWOOD  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 60 90 90  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 58 48 53  
MAX/MIN RH % 91 60 96 84  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 4 E 5 E 11 G23 E 13 G26  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 4 E 9 G16 E 14 G25 E 11 G22  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 6 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.87 1.38  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0200 48/0800 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION FAIR EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3100 2100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 24 E 43  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 74400 90300  
ADI EARLY 40 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 47 GEN GOOD 78 GOOD  
ADI LATE 8 POOR 56 GEN GOOD 19 GEN POOR 75 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 2 5 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 6 FOG 3 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ018-026-028-029-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 50 90 100  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 50 65 53 58  
MAX/MIN RH % 86 57 95 85  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 4 E 6 E 11 G19 E 13 G22  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 4 E 8 E 14 G22 E 9 G16  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 6 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.04 0.84 1.46  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 55/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION POOR EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 2 2  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 3000 1500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 23 SE 28  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 69000 42000  
ADI EARLY 42 GEN GOOD 41 GEN GOOD 45 GEN GOOD 62 GOOD  
ADI LATE 7 POOR 53 GEN GOOD 21 FAIR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 5 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 6 FOG 6 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM  
RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ001>003-220900-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN REST, WALHALLA, WESTMINSTER,  
PUMPKINTOWN, TIGERVILLE, GOWENSVILLE, CAESARS HEAD, CLEVELAND,  
AND MARIETTA  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 50 80 100  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 47 62 49 54  
MAX/MIN RH % 86 50 94 85  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 3 NE 4 E 9 G18 E 14 G23  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 3 E 6 E 12 G22 E 12 G23  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 4 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.59 1.66  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 49/0800 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4600 2000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 20 E 36  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 92000 72000  
ADI EARLY 33 FAIR 33 FAIR 43 GEN GOOD 71 GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 49 GEN GOOD 17 GEN POOR 72 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 9 8 4 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 6 FOG 4 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ004>008-010-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 80 100  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 66 51 57  
MAX/MIN RH % 85 45 94 83  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) E 3 NE 4 E 8 G18 E 14 G23  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) E 3 E 7 E 12 G22 E 13 G21  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 4 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.38 1.33  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 54/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 3 2  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 1300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 18 SE 44  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 88200 57200  
ADI EARLY 33 FAIR 35 FAIR 45 GEN GOOD 63 GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 51 GEN GOOD 16 GEN POOR 66 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 5 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 7 6 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ009-011>014-019-220900-  
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  
336 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 70 100  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 68 53 59  
MAX/MIN RH % 89 43 96 82  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SE 3 E 4 E 7 G16 E 13 G20  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 3 E 7 E 10 G19 E 12 G20  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 3 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.23 1.02  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 54/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 3 2  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 1400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 18 SE 48  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 88200 67200  
ADI EARLY 34 FAIR 37 FAIR 50 GEN GOOD 57 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 54 GEN GOOD 21 FAIR 71 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 5 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 8 6 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 8 7 6 FOG  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 74 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM  
RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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