837  
FNUS52 KILM 241913  
FWFILM  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST  
FOR NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
313 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING BRINGING  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. AN UPPER LEVEL LOW  
WILL PRODUCE SHOWERS ON WEDNESDAY. WEAK COLD FRONT EARLY THURSDAY  
AND AGAIN SATURDAY WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR MORE SHOWERS. SEASONABLE  
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW INLAND, MODERATE AT THE COAST.  
 
NCZ105>110-251115-  
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  
313 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 40 30 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS NONE SHOWERS  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 57 76 55 75  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 8 SW 6 W 6 N 3  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 5 SW 9 NW 3 SE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 0  
INVERSION 2000 64/0900 2000 65/1000  
DISPERSION FAIR POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 99 51 94 47  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5900 5340  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 14 S 13  
VENTILATION RATE 82600 69420  
ADI EARLY 66 GOOD 36 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 8 POOR  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 62 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 36 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 5 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 1 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ087-096-099-251115-  
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, ELIZABETHTOWN, BLADENBORO,  
WHITEVILLE, TABOR CITY, CHADBOURN, AND LAKE WACCAMAW  
313 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 40 20 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS NONE SHOWERS  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 57 77 55 75  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 7 SW 7 W 6 N 3  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 5 W 8 NW 3 S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.01 0.00 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1 0  
INVERSION 2000 62/0900 2000 64/1000  
DISPERSION FAIR POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 97 48 93 45  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6140 5780  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 13 S 12  
VENTILATION RATE 79820 69360  
ADI EARLY 72 GOOD 35 FAIR 43 GEN GOOD 8 POOR  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 61 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 6 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
86 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ054>056-058-059-251115-  
COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-CENTRAL HORRY-  
NORTHERN HORRY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MYRTLE BEACH, SOCASTEE, NORTH MYRTLE BEACH,  
GARDEN CITY, LITTLE RIVER, ANDREWS, GEORGETOWN, MURRELLS INLET,  
CONWAY, LONGS, BUCKSPORT, LORIS, GREEN SEA, AND AYNOR  
313 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 56 78 56 76  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 8 W 7 W 6 NE 4  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 6 W 9 NW 4 SE 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
INVERSION 2000 63/0900 2000 66/1000  
DISPERSION FAIR POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 99 49 92 49  
DSI 3 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6550 5520  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 13 S 13  
VENTILATION RATE 85150 71760  
ADI EARLY 61 GOOD 36 FAIR 43 GEN GOOD 15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 59 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 6 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 5 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
97 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ032-033-039-251115-  
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLORENCE, MARION, MULLINS, AND KINGSTREE  
313 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE SHOWERS  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 56 78 55 76  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 7 W 7 W 6 NE 4  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 7 W 9 NW 3 SE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
INVERSION 2000 62/0900 2000 65/1000  
DISPERSION FAIR POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 100 47 93 45  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6780 5640  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 14 S 10  
VENTILATION RATE 94920 56400  
ADI EARLY 75 GOOD 35 FAIR 45 GEN GOOD 17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 7 POOR 62 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 34 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ017-023-024-251115-  
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BENNETTSVILLE, MCCOLL, HARTSVILLE,  
DARLINGTON, NORTH HARTSVILLE, AND DILLON  
313 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP CHC (%) 20 20 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS NONE SHOWERS  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 56 78 55 76  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 6 W 7 NW 6 NE 4  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 6 W 8 N 4 S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.07  
PRECIP DURATION 0 1 0  
INVERSION 2000 61/0900 2000 64/1000  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 99 46 91 45  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6880 5810  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 13 S 10  
VENTILATION RATE 89440 58100  
ADI EARLY 78 GOOD 33 FAIR 46 GEN GOOD 15 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 6 VERY POOR 59 GEN GOOD 4 VERY POOR 34 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 7 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 5 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
85 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
94 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION BELOW 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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