751  
FNUS52 KILM 231852  
FWFILM  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST  
FOR NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
252 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. MOSTLY DRY  
CONDTIONS UNDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL FROM TUESDAY THROUGH THE  
END OF THE WEEK. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR RAIN MAY ARRIVE LATE IN THE  
WEEKEND.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...NONE.  
 
NCZ105>110-241100-  
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  
252 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 80 60 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 78 51 68  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 13 G23 SW 8 W 5 NW 6  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) S 12 G22 SW 9 W 6 NW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.42 0.16 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 10 2  
INVERSION NONE N/A 1900 55/0900  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT FAIR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 100 56 91 41  
DSI 1 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 5 4  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 3170 3170  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 NW 15  
VENTILATION RATE 57060 47550  
ADI EARLY 49 GEN GOOD 38 FAIR 24 FAIR 26 FAIR  
ADI LATE 12 POOR 51 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 48 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 8 6 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 2 5 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
79 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
89 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
89 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 81 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ087-096-099-241100-  
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, ELIZABETHTOWN, BLADENBORO,  
WHITEVILLE, TABOR CITY, CHADBOURN, AND LAKE WACCAMAW  
252 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 90 50 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 77 48 67  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 12 SW 5 SW 6 NW 5  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) S 9 SW 8 NW 6 NW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.49 0.05 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 9 1  
INVERSION NONE N/A 1900 53/0900  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT FAIR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 100 49 86 37  
DSI 2 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 5 4  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 4240 3430  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 13 NW 12  
VENTILATION RATE 55120 41160  
ADI EARLY 53 GEN GOOD 39 FAIR 28 FAIR 22 FAIR  
ADI LATE 11 POOR 53 GEN GOOD 4 VERY POOR 39 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 5 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
83 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ053>056-241100-  
INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-COASTAL GEORGETOWN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CONWAY, RED HILL, MYRTLE BEACH, SOCASTEE,  
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, GARDEN CITY, LITTLE RIVER, ANDREWS, GEORGETOWN,  
AND MURRELLS INLET  
252 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 90 40 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 78 49 67  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 13 G23 SW 6 W 6 NW 6  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 9 G20 SW 7 NW 8 NW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.44 0.04 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 9 1  
INVERSION NONE N/A 1900 54/0900  
DISPERSION EXCELLENT FAIR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 100 50 86 41  
DSI 2 2  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 5 4  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 3980 3220  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 10 NW 14  
VENTILATION RATE 39800 45080  
ADI EARLY 43 GEN GOOD 32 FAIR 24 FAIR 25 FAIR  
ADI LATE 12 POOR 46 GEN GOOD 6 VERY POOR 44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 5 4  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
80 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
86 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-241100-  
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BENNETTSVILLE, MCCOLL, HARTSVILLE,  
DARLINGTON, NORTH HARTSVILLE, DILLON, FLORENCE, MARION, MULLINS,  
AND KINGSTREE  
252 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 90 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE NONE  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 57 77 46 66  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) S 12 SW 5 W 7 NW 5  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 7 SW 8 NW 6 W 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.47 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 7  
INVERSION NONE N/A 1900 51/0900  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 100 44 84 37  
DSI 2 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 4 4  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 4530 3760  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 13 W 12  
VENTILATION RATE 58890 45120  
ADI EARLY 43 GEN GOOD 38 FAIR 31 FAIR 23 FAIR  
ADI LATE 9 POOR 59 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 40 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 9 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 4 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
84 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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