830  
FNUS52 KGSP 222108  
FWFGSP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MUCH OF WRN NC...NW SC AND NE GA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A MOIST COLD FRONT WILL MOVE IN FROM THE NORTH TOMORROW AND PERSIST  
AS A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT THROUGH TUESDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS  
FORECAST TO PUSH INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY.  
THIS FRONT MAY EVENTUALLY CROSS OUR AREA, BRINGING SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE THE START OF THE WEEKEND.  
 
NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 50 50  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 71 60 65  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 75 100 82  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 4 E 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 3 E 4 E 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.10  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0100 62/0700 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4400 2800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 6 SE 10  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 26400 28000  
ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 15 GEN POOR 16 GEN POOR 18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 18 GEN POOR 5 VERY POOR 19 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 9 8 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 4 9 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 2 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 2 FOG 7  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS  
AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
64 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ048-052-053-064-065-507-509-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 40 50  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 76 61 68  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 65 99 74  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 4 SE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 4 SE 4 SE 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 2 3 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0400 66/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 4  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6600 3800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 S 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 52800 53200  
ADI EARLY 30 FAIR 24 FAIR 30 FAIR 27 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 38 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 34 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 9 7 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 9 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 2 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
63 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ303-230915-  
NORTH CAROLINA PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK-  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 40 40 40  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 61 74 61 67  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 64 97 77  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 3 SE 3 S 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) S 4 LGT/VAR S 5 S 7  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0500 63/0800 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 4 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 6300 4000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 S 16  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 50400 64000  
ADI EARLY 10 POOR 36 FAIR 28 FAIR 28 FAIR  
ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 39 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 40 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 9 7 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 7 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS  
AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 70.  
MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ051-058-059-062-063-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 30 40 40  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 61 76 61 68  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 64 100 76  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 3 SE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 3 SE 4 SE 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 0300 63/0800 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR VERY POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7300 4500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 9 S 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 65700 58500  
ADI EARLY 15 GEN POOR 29 FAIR 28 FAIR 32 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 38 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 9 7 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 8 4  
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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ035-056-068-502-504-506-508-510-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 30 40 50  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 66 76 63 71  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 66 100 78  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 4  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR E 3 NE 5 NE 5  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2100 66/0700 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2 2  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4300 2800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 3 E 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 12900 16800  
ADI EARLY 35 FAIR 9 POOR 15 GEN POOR 12 POOR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 12 POOR 7 POOR 16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 9 6 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 4 8 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 2 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ036-037-057-230915-  
IREDELL-DAVIE-ROWAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATESVILLE, MOORESVILLE, FARMINGTON,  
FORK CHURCH, MOCKSVILLE, ADVANCE, AND SALISBURY  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 30 40 50  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 65 72 63 71  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 81 100 82  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 3 NE 6 NE 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 5 NE 5  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 3 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 65/0600 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 2 3  
DSI 1 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2100 2300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 3 E 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 6300 20700  
ADI EARLY 27 FAIR 12 POOR 12 POOR 17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 8 POOR 7 POOR 17 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 9 7 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 5 8 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 5 FOG 3 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND  
80. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
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. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
64 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ069>072-082-230915-  
LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, CROUSE, GASTONIA, CHARLOTTE,  
HUNTERSVILLE, MATTHEWS, CONCORD, KANNAPOLIS, MONROE, TRINITY,  
INDIAN TRAIL, AND WEDDINGTON  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 30 40 40  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 67 79 65 74  
MAX/MIN RH % 99 65 99 73  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 5 NE 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 2 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 71/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 3400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 3 E 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 14700 27200  
ADI EARLY 20 GEN POOR 10 POOR 14 GEN POOR 12 POOR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 11 POOR 7 POOR 21 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 4 8 4  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 5 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
67 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. 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 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ010-017-230915-  
RABUN-HABERSHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLAYTON, PINE MOUNTAIN, MOUNTAIN CITY,  
CORNELIA, BALDWIN, DEMOREST, CLARKESVILLE, AND HOLLYWOOD  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 40 50  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 64 80 64 72  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 58 100 74  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 3 E 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 4 E 4 E 7  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 2 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2200 69/0900 2300 64/0700  
DISPERSION VERY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 2 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7100 3800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 SE 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 56800 53200  
ADI EARLY 23 FAIR 24 FAIR 22 FAIR 27 FAIR  
ADI LATE 1 VERY POOR 30 FAIR 6 VERY POOR 37 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 9 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 9 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 6 FOG 2 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
60 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
 
GAZ018-026-028-029-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 30 40  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 68 86 68 77  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 49 97 70  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 4 E 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 3 E 5 E 8  
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 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 73/0900 2000 68/0700  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7700 3800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 7 E 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 53900 49400  
ADI EARLY 18 GEN POOR 25 FAIR 25 FAIR 27 FAIR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 32 FAIR 6 VERY POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 7 5 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 6 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 4 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM  
RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.  
 

 
 
SCZ001>003-230915-  
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN REST, WALHALLA, WESTMINSTER,  
PUMPKINTOWN, TIGERVILLE, GOWENSVILLE, CAESARS HEAD, CLEVELAND,  
AND MARIETTA  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 30 40 50  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS RAIN  
MIN/MAX TEMP 66 81 65 73  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 58 99 72  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR E 4 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 3 NE 5 E 6  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2100 71/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7300 3600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 7 E 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 51100 32400  
ADI EARLY 23 FAIR 23 FAIR 21 FAIR 18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 1 VERY POOR 27 FAIR 6 VERY POOR 29 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 8 6 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 7 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 2 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
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER  
80S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ004>008-010-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 30 40  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 68 84 67 75  
MAX/MIN RH % 98 54 98 71  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 3 NE 6 NE 8  
PRECIP DURATION 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 2 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 73/0900 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
DSI 2 1  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7300 3300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 6 E 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 43800 42900  
ADI EARLY 21 FAIR 15 GEN POOR 18 GEN POOR 17 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 1 VERY POOR 23 FAIR 9 POOR 29 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 5 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 6 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 8 4 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ009-011>014-019-230915-  
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  
508 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 30 40  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
MIN/MAX TEMP 67 84 66 77  
MAX/MIN RH % 100 53 99 71  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 4 NE 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR E 3 NE 5 NE 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 1 1 1  
INVERSION(TEMP/TIME) 2000 73/0900 2000 67/0600  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 3  
DSI 2 2  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 7000 3800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 5 E 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 35000 34200  
ADI EARLY 16 GEN POOR 13 GEN POOR 19 GEN POOR 18 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 21 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 27 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 9 6 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 3 8 3  
MIN VSBY EARLY 7 5 FOG  
MIN VSBY LATE 6 FOG 8  
 
REMARKS: ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.  
LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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