797  
FNUS52 KGSP 171845  
FWFGSP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MUCH OF WRN NC...NW SC AND NE GA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WEAK SURFACE COOL FRONT WILL SLOWLY CROSS OUR AREA FROM THE  
NORTHWEST AND SHOULD BE ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST BY WEDNESDAY  
MORNING. THE FRONT WILL SETTLE JUST SOUTH OF THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY  
WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS DOWN FROM THE NORTH FOR THE LATTER HALF  
OF THE WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST AND MOVE  
SLOWLY ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 
NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 81 61 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 46 91 55  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 5 NW 4 N 3 E 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 4 NW 5 NE 3 SE 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM  
PRECIP END 4 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0400 65/0700 0100 63/0700  
DISPERSION FAIR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6900 5800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 6 S 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 41400 52200  
ADI EARLY 32 FAIR 29 FAIR 31 FAIR 31 FAIR  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 28 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 31 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 6 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 2 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 2 FOG 9 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
 
NCZ048-052-053-064-065-507-509-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 65 81 62 80  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 46 91 53  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 5 N 4 N 4 E 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) N 5 N 5 LGT/VAR SE 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 8 AM  
PRECIP END 4 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE 0400 64/0700  
DISPERSION FAIR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6600 5500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 S 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 52800 38500  
ADI EARLY 35 FAIR 30 FAIR 38 FAIR 33 FAIR  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 37 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 33 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 6 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 1 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 3 FOG 9 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
 
NCZ303-180900-  
NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 63 78 61 78  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 48 91 55  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 4 NE 3 N 4 SE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 4 N 6 SE 3 S 4  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.16 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM  
PRECIP END 4 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0400 64/0700 0400 64/0800  
DISPERSION POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6100 5500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 SW 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 48800 38500  
ADI EARLY 32 FAIR 24 FAIR 29 FAIR 27 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 29 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 28 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 6 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 1 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 2 FOG 9 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ051-058-059-062-063-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 81 62 79  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 46 92 54  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 4 NE 3 N 3 SE 3  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 3 NW 4 E 3 S 4  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.11 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) NONE NONE 0400 65/0800  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 5 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7200 5800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 SW 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 57600 34800  
ADI EARLY 32 FAIR 26 FAIR 34 FAIR 28 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 36 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 27 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 7 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 1 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 2 FOG 9 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ035-056-068-502-504-506-508-510-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 69 88 67 85  
MAX/MIN RH % 94 43 86 48  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 3 N 4 LGT/VAR NE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) N 3 NE 3 NE 3 E 4  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM  
PRECIP END 1 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 73/0800 2300 73/0900  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7200 6200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 3 SE 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 21600 31000  
ADI EARLY 23 FAIR 36 FAIR 23 FAIR 32 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 35 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 31 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 6 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 2 5 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 4 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 8 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM  
RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-037-057-180900-  
IREDELL-DAVIE-ROWAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATESVILLE, MOORESVILLE, FARMINGTON,  
FORK CHURCH, MOCKSVILLE, ADVANCE, AND SALISBURY  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 69 89 66 88  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 42 88 45  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 3 N 5 NE 3 NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 5 NE 3 E 4  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 10 AM  
PRECIP END 2 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 77/0900 2200 74/0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
DSI 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7300 6700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 6 E 3  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 43800 20100  
ADI EARLY 24 FAIR 48 GEN GOOD 25 FAIR 50 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 46 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 49 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 2 5 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 6 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 8 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ069>072-082-180900-  
LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, CROUSE, GASTONIA, CHARLOTTE,  
HUNTERSVILLE, MATTHEWS, CONCORD, KANNAPOLIS, MONROE, TRINITY,  
INDIAN TRAIL, AND WEDDINGTON  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 71 90 69 89  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 44 86 43  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) W 4 N 5 NE 3 NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 5 NE 3 E 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 78/0900 2200 76/0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7100 6900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 5 E 3  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 35500 20700  
ADI EARLY 30 FAIR 51 GEN GOOD 23 FAIR 51 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 50 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 6 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 2 5 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 5 FOG 9  
MIN VSBY LATE 5 FOG 8 9  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ010-017-180900-  
RABUN-HABERSHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAYTON, PINE MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN CITY,  
CORNELIA, BALDWIN, DEMOREST, CLARKESVILLE, AND HOLLYWOOD  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 67 84 65 83  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 53 92 56  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 5 NE 3 LGT/VAR NE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NW 4 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 7 AM  
PRECIP END 12 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 73/0900 2300 72/0900  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 3  
DSI 1 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5900 4800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 8 SE 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 47200 38400  
ADI EARLY 34 FAIR 11 POOR 36 FAIR 30 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 48 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 29 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 8 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 6 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 2 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 4 FOG 9 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ018-026-028-029-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 72 90 71 88  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 50 91 52  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) W 6 N 3 LGT/VAR NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) W 3 NE 3 LGT/VAR E 6  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 2 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 79/0900 0200 77/0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6300 5500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 5 E 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 31500 38500  
ADI EARLY 44 GEN GOOD 29 FAIR 21 FAIR 30 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 27 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 31 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 8 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 2 7 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 5 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 9 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ001>003-180900-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN REST, WALHALLA, WESTMINSTER,  
PUMPKINTOWN, TIGERVILLE, GOWENSVILLE, CAESARS HEAD, CLEVELAND,  
AND MARIETTA  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 30  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 70 85 69 83  
MAX/MIN RH % 93 52 86 56  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 4 N 4 LGT/VAR NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) N 4 LGT/VAR N 3 E 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 7 AM  
PRECIP END 12 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2300 73/0800 0000 72/0800  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6200 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 5 SE 3  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 31000 16800  
ADI EARLY 24 FAIR 18 GEN POOR 19 GEN POOR 37 FAIR  
ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 22 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 35 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 6 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 2 5 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 4 FOG 10  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 8 10  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ004>008-010-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 72 90 71 88  
MAX/MIN RH % 97 46 89 51  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) W 4 NE 4 LGT/VAR NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 3 E 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 1 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0100 78/0900 2300 77/0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6600 6000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 3 E 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 19800 30000  
ADI EARLY 29 FAIR 38 FAIR 18 GEN POOR 39 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 36 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 6 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 6 FOG 9  
MIN VSBY LATE 7 8 9  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ009-011>014-019-180900-  
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  
244 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE TSTMS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 72 90 70 89  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 47 95 47  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 4 N 4 LGT/VAR NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4 LGT/VAR E 5  
PRECIP DURATION 2 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END 3 AM CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 3  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0000 78/0900 2000 77/0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4  
DSI 2 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6500 6500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 5 E 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 32500 39000  
ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 40 FAIR 19 GEN POOR 38 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 38 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 2 7 2  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 6 FOG 9  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 8 9  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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