842  
FNUS52 KGSP 051904  
FWFGSP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MUCH OF WRN NC...NW SC AND NE GA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
   
..COOL AND BREEZY FRIDAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
UNSEASONABLY COOL AIR WILL FILTER IN FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY IN THE  
WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. THE WEATHER WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED AS A DEEP  
UPPER LOW CENTER MOVES DOWN ACROSS THE CAROLINAS TODAY AND  
TONIGHT...AND THEN MOVES AWAY TO THE NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY. ANOTHER  
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL JUST TO OUR NORTH ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  
THE FRONT SHOULD LIFT BACK TO THE NORTH ON MONDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE  
OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST EXPANDS AND WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW RETURNS.  
 
NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-060900-  
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...OLD FORT  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 40 30 20  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 41 57 45 69  
MAX/MIN RH % 96 47 85 37  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 11 G24 NW 10 G22 NW 10 G21 NW 10 G23  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 10 G23 NW 12 G22 NW 9 G23 NW 12 G23  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.14 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE 0000 45/0600  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7100 6600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 26 NW 25  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 184600 165000  
ADI EARLY 78 GOOD 78 GOOD 80 GOOD 73 GOOD  
ADI LATE 16 GEN POOR 84 GOOD 15 GEN POOR 78 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 5 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 2 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ048-052-053-064-065-507-509-060900-  
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...  
DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE...BREVARD...CEDAR MOUNTAIN...LITTLE RIVER...  
HENDERSONVILLE...FLETCHER...DANA...EAST FLAT ROCK...TUXEDO...  
ETOWAH...LAKE LURE...SALUDA  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 30 30 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 42 59 45 72  
MAX/MIN RH % 96 45 85 37  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 12 G25 NW 11 G22 NW 9 G20 N 10 G21  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 10 G24 NW 12 G21 N 9 G21 N 12 G23  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM  
LAL 1 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7100 8000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 24 NW 22  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 170400 176000  
ADI EARLY 75 GOOD 83 GOOD 78 GOOD 71 GOOD  
ADI LATE 18 GEN POOR 83 GOOD 13 GEN POOR 78 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ303-060900-  
NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 40 30 20  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 38 55 44 70  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 49 83 39  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 11 G23 NW 9 G19 N 10 G21 N 9 G19  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 9 G23 NW 11 G20 N 9 G21 NW 12 G23  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.14 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0000 39/0600 0000 44/0600  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6800 7200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 23 NW 23  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 156400 165600  
ADI EARLY 56 GEN GOOD 82 GOOD 71 GOOD 64 GOOD  
ADI LATE 12 POOR 82 GOOD 14 GEN POOR 75 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 6 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 2 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ051-058-059-062-063-060900-  
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...CASHIERS  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 30 20 20  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 40 58 44 71  
MAX/MIN RH % 95 43 85 38  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 10 G22 NW 9 G21 NW 9 G20 N 8 G18  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 9 G22 N 11 G20 N 8 G20 NW 12 G21  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 11 PM 6 PM  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0000 40/0600 NONE NONE  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7700 7700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 23 NW 21  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 177100 161700  
ADI EARLY 65 GOOD 94 GOOD 75 GOOD 67 GOOD  
ADI LATE 13 GEN POOR 92 GOOD 11 POOR 72 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 5 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ035-056-068-502-504-506-508-510-060900-  
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...  
MILL SPRING  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 20 20 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 47 67 48 77  
MAX/MIN RH % 85 39 85 33  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 7 NW 7 G16 NW 6 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 5 NW 12 G18 LGT/VAR NW 9  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 PM  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0500 48/0600 0000 48/0600  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 8300 7800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 21 NW 16  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 174300 124800  
ADI EARLY 68 GOOD 75 GOOD 71 GOOD 59 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 6 VERY POOR 77 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 74 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-037-057-060900-  
IREDELL-DAVIE-ROWAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STATESVILLE...MOORESVILLE...  
FARMINGTON...FORK CHURCH...MOCKSVILLE...ADVANCE...SALISBURY  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 30 20 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS TSTMS NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 47 67 49 76  
MAX/MIN RH % 89 44 84 37  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 6 NW 8 G17 NW 6 NW 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 5 NW 12 G18 LGT/VAR NW 9  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
LAL 2 3 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0400 54/0900 2300 51/0700  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7500 7800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 18 NW 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 135000 117000  
ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 66 GOOD 57 GEN GOOD 65 GOOD  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 69 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 75 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ069>072-082-060900-  
LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...CROUSE...GASTONIA...  
CENTER CITY CHARLOTTE...EASTLAND MALL...SOUTHPARK MALL...  
UNC CHARLOTTE...CONCORD...KANNAPOLIS...MONROE...TRINITY...  
INDIAN TRAIL...WEDDINGTON  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 30 20 10  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 68 50 77  
MAX/MIN RH % 87 42 82 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 6 NW 8 G17 NW 6 W 6 G15  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 6 NW 11 G17 LGT/VAR W 10 G18  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.16 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
LAL 2 3 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0500 49/0700 2300 56/0800  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7900 7700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 18 NW 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 142200 107800  
ADI EARLY 55 GEN GOOD 58 GEN GOOD 62 GOOD 59 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 11 POOR 64 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 70 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ010-017-060900-  
RABUN-HABERSHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...PINE MOUNTAIN...  
MOUNTAIN CITY...CORNELIA...BALDWIN...DEMOREST...CLARKESVILLE...  
HOLLYWOOD  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 45 65 47 76  
MAX/MIN RH % 85 35 81 37  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 11 G21 N 11 G22 NW 8 G19 NW 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 10 G21 N 11 G20 NW 7 G16 NW 10 G18  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE 0200 48/0600  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 5  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 8700 7700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 22 NW 17  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 191400 130900  
ADI EARLY 78 GOOD 86 GOOD 78 GOOD 68 GOOD  
ADI LATE 19 GEN POOR 87 GOOD 7 POOR 75 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ018-026-028-029-060900-  
STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOYDVILLE...TOCCOA...ROYSTON...  
WHITWORTH...LAVONIA...FRANKLIN SPRINGS...CANON...HARTWELL...  
NUBERG...REED CREEK...ELBERTON...FORTSONIA...MIDDLETON...  
RUCKERSVILLE  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 10 10 0  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 72 51 80  
MAX/MIN RH % 79 33 80 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 9 G16 NW 6 NW 6 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 6 NW 9 LGT/VAR W 11 G18  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 2 AM  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0500 48/0600 2300 53/0700  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4 5  
DSI 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 9900 7700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 17 W 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 168300 107800  
ADI EARLY 84 GOOD 81 GOOD 86 GOOD 42 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 6 VERY POOR 86 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 52 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 3 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ001>003-060900-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN REST...WALHALLA...  
WESTMINSTER...PUMPKINTOWN...TIGERVILLE...GOWENSVILLE...  
CAESARS HEAD...CLEVELAND...MARIETTA  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 47 68 48 78  
MAX/MIN RH % 77 34 81 35  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 8 G17 NW 9 G20 NW 7 G15 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 8 G17 N 10 G19 NW 5 W 8 G16  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE 0100 49/0600  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4 5  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 9500 8400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 18 W 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 171000 117600  
ADI EARLY 79 GOOD 81 GOOD 82 GOOD 51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 15 GEN POOR 78 GOOD 4 VERY POOR 62 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ004>008-010-060900-  
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-  
CHEROKEE-ANDERSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SENECA...OAKWAY...EASLEY...DACUSVILLE...  
CLEMSON...DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE...TAYLORS...GREER...MAULDIN...  
FORK SHOALS...SIMPSONVILLE...BEREA...SPARTANBURG...GAFFNEY...  
ANDERSON  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 10 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 70 50 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 81 34 80 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 7 NW 6 G15 NW 6 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 5 N 10 G15 LGT/VAR W 9 G18  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0200 49/0700 2300 52/0700  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 9800 7700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 16 NW 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 156800 100100  
ADI EARLY 69 GOOD 79 GOOD 70 GOOD 44 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 75 GOOD 2 VERY POOR 58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 3 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ009-011>014-019-060900-  
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...  
NINETY SIX  
303 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 20 10 10  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 71 50 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 83 36 82 33  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 7 NW 6 NW 5 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) W 5 NW 9 G15 LGT/VAR W 9 G16  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0500 49/0700 2300 56/0800  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5  
DSI 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 9700 7500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 16 NW 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 155200 97500  
ADI EARLY 65 GOOD 63 GOOD 64 GOOD 55 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 6 VERY POOR 65 GOOD 2 VERY POOR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 4 1  
MIN VSBY EARLY 10 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 10 10  
 
REMARKS...ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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