857  
FNUS52 KILM 270720  
FWFILM  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST  
FOR NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC  
320 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AN UPPER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A FEW SHOWERS LATER TODAY,  
FOLLOWED BY DRIER AND SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR THROUGH MID WEEK.  
SUMMER WARMTH AND HUMIDITY WILL RETURN LATE WEEK AND INTO  
THE WEEKEND WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MIX.  
 
WIND PROFILE ANALYSIS/FIRE CONTROL OVER FLAT TERRAIN IS FAVORABLE  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW  
 
NCZ105>110-272330-  
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  
320 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 20 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
LAL 2 2 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 86 61 87  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 4 LGT/VAR NE 4  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 4 LGT/VAR E 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
INVERSION 77/1000 2000 77/1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 39 86 35  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 9390 9260  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 3 E 5  
VENTILATION RATE 28170 46300  
ADI EARLY 21 FAIR 14 GEN POOR 32 FAIR  
ADI LATE 21 FAIR 1 VERY POOR 33 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
89 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ087-096-099-272330-  
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LUMBERTON, ELIZABETHTOWN, BLADENBORO,  
WHITEVILLE, TABOR CITY, CHADBOURN, AND LAKE WACCAMAW  
320 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY CLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 20 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
LAL 2 2 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 86 60 87  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 3 LGT/VAR NE 4  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) N 3 LGT/VAR E 4  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 0  
INVERSION 75/1000 2000 75/1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 39 88 33  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 9780 9380  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 3 E 2  
VENTILATION RATE 29340 18760  
ADI EARLY 23 FAIR 13 GEN POOR 32 FAIR  
ADI LATE 24 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 33 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 3 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ053>056-272330-  
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  
320 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 0 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS NONE  
LAL 1 2 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 88 62 87  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 4 LGT/VAR NE 6  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 4 LGT/VAR E 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
INVERSION 77/1000 2000 78/1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 40 86 40  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 9430 9090  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 2 E 7  
VENTILATION RATE 18860 63630  
ADI EARLY 20 GEN POOR 13 GEN POOR 41 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 19 GEN POOR 2 VERY POOR 39 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 5 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
97 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ032-033-039-272330-  
FLORENCE-MARION-WILLIAMSBURG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLORENCE, MARION, MULLINS, AND KINGSTREE  
320 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 20 20 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
LAL 2 2 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 88 61 88  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 3 LGT/VAR NE 5  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) N 3 LGT/VAR E 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
INVERSION 76/1000 2000 77/1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 38 86 35  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 10170 9760  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 3 E 3  
VENTILATION RATE 30510 29280  
ADI EARLY 18 GEN POOR 13 GEN POOR 42 GEN GOOD  
ADI LATE 22 FAIR 1 VERY POOR 39 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 4 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 5 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
95 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ017-023-024-272330-  
MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BENNETTSVILLE, MCCOLL, HARTSVILLE,  
DARLINGTON, NORTH HARTSVILLE, AND DILLON  
320 AM EDT TUE JUN 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD AMOUNT PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHC (%) 20 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
LAL 2 1 1  
MIN/MAX TEMP 87 60 88  
WND20FT/EARLY(MPH) NW 3 LGT/VAR NE 6  
WND20FT/LATE(MPH) N 3 LGT/VAR E 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
INVERSION 74/1000 2000 76/1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX/MIN RH (%) 37 86 33  
DSI 3 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 10160 9880  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 5 S 2  
VENTILATION RATE 50800 19760  
ADI EARLY 21 FAIR 16 GEN POOR 33 FAIR  
ADI LATE 25 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 32 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 3 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 5 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
88 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE 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  
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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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