830  
FNUS52 KILM 261904  
FWFILM  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST  
FOR NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
304 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND,  
BRINGING DRY WEATHER AND INCREASING HEAT. A COLD FRONT WILL  
REACH INTO THE CAROLINAS EARLY NEXT WEEK, MOVING OFF  
SHORE BY MID WEEK.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.  
 
NCZ105>110-271115-  
INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-  
INLAND BRUNSWICK-COASTAL BRUNSWICK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BURGAW, SURF CITY, WILMINGTON, MASONBORO,  
MYRTLE GROVE, OGDEN, CAROLINA BEACH, SEAGATE, BOILING SPRING LAKES,  
LELAND, SHALLOTTE, OAK ISLAND, LONG BEACH, SOUTHPORT,  
AND SUNSET BEACH  
304 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 20 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
LAL 1 1 2 3  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 91 68 90  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 6 SW 6 SW 8 W 6  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 4 SW 14 G24 W 8 SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 1 0  
INVERSION 2000 74/0900 2000 77/0900  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 89 39 94 50  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5800 5350  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 SW 6  
VENTILATION RATE 104400 32100  
ADI EARLY 52 GEN GOOD 57 GEN GOOD 34 FAIR 19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 61 GOOD 8 POOR 18 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 6 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ087-096-099-271115-  
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, ELIZABETHTOWN, BLADENBORO,  
WHITEVILLE, TABOR CITY, CHADBOURN, AND LAKE WACCAMAW  
304 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 20 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
LAL 1 1 2 3  
MIN/MAX TEMP 61 92 68 90  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 5 SW 6 SW 8 NW 4  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 3 SW 13 G23 SW 7 SW 4  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
INVERSION 2000 72/0900 2000 75/0900  
DISPERSION POOR FAIR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 90 38 95 51  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6230 5900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 20 SW 6  
VENTILATION RATE 124600 35400  
ADI EARLY 38 FAIR 71 GOOD 37 FAIR 18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 72 GOOD 6 VERY POOR 23 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ053>056-271115-  
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CONWAY, RED HILL, MYRTLE BEACH, SOCASTEE,  
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, GARDEN CITY, LITTLE RIVER, ANDREWS, GEORGETOWN,  
AND MURRELLS INLET  
304 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 92 68 91  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 5 SW 6 SW 8 W 8  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 3 SW 14 G23 SW 7 SW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
INVERSION 2000 73/0900 2000 76/0900  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 89 37 93 50  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 5 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5300 4850  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 SW 9  
VENTILATION RATE 95400 43650  
ADI EARLY 39 FAIR 54 GEN GOOD 33 FAIR 27 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 60 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 35 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-271115-  
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BENNETTSVILLE, MCCOLL, HARTSVILLE,  
DARLINGTON, NORTH HARTSVILLE, DILLON, FLORENCE, MARION, MULLINS,  
AND KINGSTREE  
304 PM EDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 92 67 91  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 5 SW 6 SW 9 W 5  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 4 SW 13 G23 W 7 SW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
INVERSION 2000 72/0900 2000 75/0900  
DISPERSION POOR GOOD  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 91 37 93 50  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5960 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 21 SW 12  
VENTILATION RATE 125160 67200  
ADI EARLY 36 FAIR 65 GOOD 36 FAIR 33 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 74 GOOD 6 VERY POOR 40 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 3 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 6 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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  
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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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