074  
FNUS52 KGSP 281841  
FWFGSP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MUCH OF WRN NC...NW SC AND NE GA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
..ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A BERMUDA HIGH WILL BRING ALMOST SUMMER LIKE WEATHER TO THE WESTERN  
CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA FOR MOST OF THE WEEKEND, UNTIL A  
STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST SUNDAY NIGHT. THE COLD  
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS OUR REGION ON MONDAY. AFTER THE FRONT PASSES,  
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST FOR TUESDAY AND  
WEDNESDAY. HOWEVER, THE ATMOSPHERE WILL RELOAD WITH ANOTHER SLOW  
MOVING SYSTEM THAT MAY BRING WET WEATHER FOR LATE NEXT WEEK.  
 
NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 30 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 82 62 74  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 47 95 58  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 8 G18 SW 5 G15 S 6 G16 SE 5 G15  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 6 G18 S 8 G15 SE 5 G18 SE 7 G20  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0200 67/0900 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 6 6 4 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6700 5900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 17 SW 28  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 113900 165200  
ADI EARLY 68 GOOD 62 GOOD 60 GEN GOOD 59 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 7 POOR 80 GOOD 13 GEN POOR 79 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 9 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 1 6 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ048-052-053-064-065-507-509-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 30 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 61 82 62 75  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 43 96 54  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 8 G20 S 6 G17 S 6 G17 SE 5 G17  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 6 G20 S 9 G16 SE 6 G17 SE 8 G20  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0200 68/0900 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 6 5 3 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7700 6200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 17 S 30  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 130900 186000  
ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 73 GOOD 62 GOOD 78 GOOD  
ADI LATE 8 POOR 84 GOOD 13 GEN POOR 93 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 9 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 6 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM  
RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM  
RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ303-290900-  
NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 30 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 79 61 74  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 44 90 53  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 12 G26 S 9 G22 SE 9 G22 SE 10 G23  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 10 G26 S 10 G19 SE 9 G23 SE 12 G25  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7300 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 20 S 36  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 146000 201600  
ADI EARLY 54 GEN GOOD 65 GOOD 57 GEN GOOD 94 GOOD  
ADI LATE 15 GEN POOR 71 GOOD 16 GEN POOR 103 VERY GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 5 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS  
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM  
RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ051-058-059-062-063-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 30 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 80 62 75  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 45 93 52  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 9 G20 S 7 G17 SE 8 G19 SE 8 G21  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 7 G19 S 9 G17 SE 8 G19 SE 10 G23  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0400 60/0700 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 3 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7800 6300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 18 S 33  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 140400 207900  
ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 78 GOOD 55 GEN GOOD 92 GOOD  
ADI LATE 12 POOR 85 GOOD 12 POOR 101 VERY GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 9 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 5 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 2 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS  
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM  
RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM  
RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ035-056-068-502-504-506-508-510-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 20 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 87 65 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 51 97 60  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 4 S 4 S 4 S 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 3 S 7 S 3 S 5  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 71/0900 2300 66/0600  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4 4  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6300 4700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 16 SW 22  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 100800 103400  
ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 59 GEN GOOD 58 GEN GOOD 52 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 79 GOOD 7 POOR 61 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 1 7 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 0 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 2 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-037-057-290900-  
IREDELL-DAVIE-ROWAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATESVILLE, MOORESVILLE, FARMINGTON,  
FORK CHURCH, MOCKSVILLE, ADVANCE, AND SALISBURY  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 20 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 66 88 67 81  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 53 96 59  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 5 SW 6 S 4 S 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 5 SW 8 S 3 S 5  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 PM CONTINUING 10 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 4 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 2 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 69/0800 2200 67/0600  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 4  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5400 5200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 17 SW 17  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 91800 88400  
ADI EARLY 56 GEN GOOD 63 GOOD 53 GEN GOOD 55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 7 POOR 80 GOOD 6 VERY POOR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 8 5 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 1 7 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ069>072-082-290900-  
LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, CROUSE, GASTONIA, CHARLOTTE,  
HUNTERSVILLE, MATTHEWS, CONCORD, KANNAPOLIS, MONROE, TRINITY,  
INDIAN TRAIL, AND WEDDINGTON  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 20 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 67 89 67 82  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 48 95 56  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 5 S 6 S 4 S 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 5 S 8 S 4 S 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 PM CONTINUING 10 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 3 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 2 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2100 67/0700 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 5 5  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5700 5500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 14 S 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 79800 82500  
ADI EARLY 58 GEN GOOD 52 GEN GOOD 52 GEN GOOD 54 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 8 POOR 65 GOOD 8 POOR 58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 8 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 6 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 3 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 5 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ010-017-290900-  
RABUN-HABERSHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAYTON, PINE MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN CITY,  
CORNELIA, BALDWIN, DEMOREST, CLARKESVILLE, AND HOLLYWOOD  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 30 40  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 84 64 78  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 51 95 55  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 4 S 3 SE 4 SE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 SE 3 SE 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 68/0900 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 3 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7300 5300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 14 S 25  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 102200 132500  
ADI EARLY 56 GEN GOOD 58 GEN GOOD 42 GEN GOOD 62 GOOD  
ADI LATE 1 VERY POOR 65 GOOD 6 VERY POOR 74 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 10 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 10 1 6 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 1 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ018-026-028-029-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 30 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 66 89 68 85  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 50 93 49  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 3 LGT/VAR SE 4 SE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 6 SE 3 SE 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2200 73/0900 2300 68/0600  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 4 4  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7400 5200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 S 20  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 88800 104000  
ADI EARLY 49 GEN GOOD 35 FAIR 47 GEN GOOD 57 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 50 GEN GOOD 8 POOR 74 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 10 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 1 6 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM  
RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ001>003-290900-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN REST, WALHALLA, WESTMINSTER,  
PUMPKINTOWN, TIGERVILLE, GOWENSVILLE, CAESARS HEAD, CLEVELAND,  
AND MARIETTA  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 30 30 40  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 86 66 80  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 52 95 57  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 3 SW 3 SE 4 SE 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) W 3 S 6 SE 3 SE 5  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 71/0900 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7500 5500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 S 22  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 97500 121000  
ADI EARLY 55 GEN GOOD 53 GEN GOOD 39 FAIR 53 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 62 GOOD 7 POOR 66 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 10 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 10 1 7 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ004>008-010-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 20 30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 66 89 67 82  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 50 95 55  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 4 S 3 S 4 S 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 3 S 6 SE 3 S 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 3 3 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2100 73/0900 2300 67/0600  
HAINES INDEX 5 3 4 4  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6900 4500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 S 21  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 82800 94500  
ADI EARLY 50 GEN GOOD 41 GEN GOOD 46 GEN GOOD 53 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 56 GEN GOOD 8 POOR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 1 6 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 1 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ009-011>014-019-290900-  
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  
240 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 20 20  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 67 89 66 84  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 49 97 51  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 4 S 4 S 4 S 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 4 S 6 SE 4 S 7  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 PM CONTINUING 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 4 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 2 2  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 70/0800 2300 67/0600  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4 5  
DSI 3 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6400 5500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 S 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 76800 82500  
ADI EARLY 57 GEN GOOD 37 FAIR 45 GEN GOOD 51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 53 GEN GOOD 11 POOR 61 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 8 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 1 6 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 2 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 5 FOG 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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