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Weather Activity Planner

Graphical display of select weather forecast elements for a particular location to assist with activity planning.

 

 

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Hourly Weather Graph

Graphical display of various forecast elements every hour through the next 7 days for a particular location.

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Quick Forecast

Graphical display of the forecast for a particular location for the next 7 days.
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Interactive Forecast Map

Includes options for various ways to view the forecast through the next 7 days for a particular location.

 


 

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Graphical Forecast

Graphical forecasts depicting various weather elements such as temperature, wind, relative humidity, and probability of precipitation across the area through the next 7 days.


 

Enhanced Graphics

View several parameters of the local forecast via high-resolution, easy-to-read graphics.

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Zone Forecasts

View forecast across the area through the next 7 days in a simplied text format.


 

Area Forecast Matrices

View several parameters of the local forecast via high-resolution, easy-to-read graphics.


 

Area Forecast Discussions

 Wilmington NC Discussion
 Morehead City NC Discussion
 Raleigh NC Discussion
 Charleston SC Discussion
 Columbia SC Discussion
 Greenville/Spartanburg SC Discussion
 Wakefield VA Discussion

Zone Forecasts

 NWS Wilmington, NC (ILM)
 NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC (MHX)
 NWS Raleigh, NC (RAH)
 NWS Charleston, SC (CHS)
 NWS Columbia, SC (CAE)
 NWS Greenville/Spartanburg, SC (GSP)
 NWS Wakefield, VA (AKQ

 

Forecast Matrices

Area Forecast Matrices (AFM)

 NWS Wilmington, NC (ILM)
 NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC (MHX)
 NWS Raleigh, NC (RAH)
 NWS Charleston, SC (CHS)
 NWS Columbia, SC (CAE)
 NWS Greenville/Spartanburg, SC (GSP)
 NWS Wakefield, VA (AKQ)

Point Forecast Matrices (PFM)

 NWS Wilmington, NC (ILM)
 NWS Newport/Morehead City, NC (MHX)
 NWS Raleigh, NC (RAH)
 NWS Charleston, SC (CHS)
 NWS Columbia, SC (CAE)
 NWS Greenville/Spartanburg, SC (GSP)
 NWS Wakefield, VA (AKQ)

*How to read the AFM/PFM

Graphical Forecasts

 Graphical Forecast

 Graphical Forecast Images

State Forecasts

 North Carolina
 South Carolina

Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) Products

Forecasts

Short Range Forecasts (Days 1-2)

Medium/Extended Range Forecasts (Days 3-7)

Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts

Excessive Rainfall/Winter Weather Forecasts

Selected Cities and Traveler's Forecasts

Discussions:

Model Diagnostic Discussion

Short Range Forecast Discussion (Days 1-2)

Extended Forecast Discussion (Days 3-7)

Quantitative Precipitation Forecast Discussion

Excessive Rainfall Potential

Heavy Snow/Icing Discussion

 

HPC National Graphics:

  Forecast Maps:
  12 hr || 24 hr || 48 hr || 3 day || 4 day || 5 day || 6 day || 7 day
  High Temperature Forecasts:
  3 day || 4 day || 5 day || 6 day || 7 day
  Low Temperature Forecasts:
  3 day || 4 day || 5 day || 6 day || 7 day
  Precipitation Amount Forecasts:
  0-6 hr || 6-12 hr || 12-18 hr || 18-24 hr || 24-48 hr || 3 day || 4-5 day

 Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) Homepage

Climate Outlooks

 6-10 Day Outlook
 8-14 Day Outlook
 Monthly Outlook
 Seasonal Outlooks
 U.S. Hazards Assessment


 

Wilmington NC Text Products

Routine Products

   AFDILM-Area Forecast Discussion
   ZFPILM-Zone Forecast Product
   NOWILM-Short Term Forecast
   HWOILM-Hazardous Weather Outlook
   CCFILM-Code Cities Forecast
   AFMILM-Area Forecast Matrices
   PFMILM-Point Forecast Matrices

 

Climate Products

 

   CLIILM-Daily Climate Report (Wilmington)
   CLICRE-Daily Climate Report (North Myrtle Beach)
   CLIFLO-Daily Climate Report (Florence)
   CLILBT-Daily Climate Report (Lumberton)
   CF6ILM-Preliminary Local Climatological Data (Wilmington)
   CF6MYR-Preliminary Local Climatological Data (North Myrtle Beach)
   CF6FLO-Preliminary Local Climatological Data (Florence)
   CF6LBT-Preliminary Local Climatological Data (Lumberton)
   SCDILM-Supplementary Climatological Data
   OSOILM-Local Mesonet Observations
   RERILM- Record Event Report
   RERFLO- Record Event Report

Marine Products

 

   SRFILM-Surfzone (Beach) Forecast
   TIDILM-Tidal Information
   CWFILM-Coastal Waters Forecast
   OFFNT2-Offshore Waters Forecast (ANZ088)
   OFFNT2-Offshore Waters Forecast (ANZ086)
   SMWILM-Special Marine Warning
   MWWILM-Marine Weather Warning
   MWSILM-Marine Weather Statement
   CFWILM- Coastal Hazard Message
   OMRILM-Other Marine Report

Severe Weather Products

 

  LSRILM- Preliminary Local Storm Report
  WCNILM- Severe Thunderstorm/Tornado Watch
  SVRILM- Severe Thunderstorm Warning
  TORILM- Tornado Warning
  SVSILM- Severe Weather Statement
  SPSILM- Special Weather Statement

Tropical Products

 

  TWOAT-Tropical Weather Outlook
  TWDAT-Tropical Weather Discussion
  TWSAT-Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
  DSAAT- Special Tropical Disturbance Statement
  TCPAT1- Public Advisory (Storm #1)
  TCPAT2- Public Advisory (Storm #2)
  TCPAT3- Public Advisory (Storm #3)
  TCPAT4- Public Advisory (Storm #4)
  TCPAT5- Public Advisory (Storm #5)
  TCDAT1- Tropical Discussion (Storm #1)
  TCDAT2- Tropical Discussion (Storm #2)
  TCDAT3- Tropical Discussion (Storm #3)
  TCDAT4- Tropical Discussion (Storm #4)
  TCDAT5- Tropical Discussion (Storm #5)
  PWSAT1- Wind Probabilities (Storm #1)
  PWSAT2- Wind Probabilities (Storm #2)
  PWSAT3- Wind Probabilities (Storm #3)
  PWSAT4- Wind Probabilities (Storm #4)
  PWSAT5- Wind Probabilities (Storm #5)
  HLSILM- Hurricane Local Statement
  PSHILM- Post Tropical Cyclone Report

Aviation Products

 

  TAFILM- Terminal Aviation Forecast for KILM
  TAFMYR- Terminal Aviation Forecast for KMYR
  TAFCRE- Terminal Aviation Forecast for KCRE
  TAFFLO- Terminal Aviation Forecast for KFLO
  TAFLBT- Terminal Aviation Forecast for KLBT

Fire Weather Products

 

  FWFILM- Fire Weather Planning Forecast
  FWMILM- NFDRS Forecast
  FWSILM- Spot Forecast
  RFWILM- Fire Weather Watch/Red Flag Warning

Hydrological Products

 

  HYDILM- Daily And Precipitation Summary
  RR1ILM- Hydro-Met-Data Report Part 1
  RR3ILM- Hydro-Met-Data Report Part 3
  DGTILM- Drought Information Statement
  RVDILM- Daily River And Lake Summary
  RVAILM- Hydrologic Summary
  FFAILM- Flood/Flash Flood Watch
  FFSILM- Flash Flood Statement
  FFWILM- Flash Flood Warning
  FLSILM- Flood Statement
  FLWILM- Flood Warning

Winter Weather Products

  NPWILM- Non-Precipitation Watch/Warning/Advisory
  WSWILM- Winter Storm Watch/Warning/Advisory

Miscellaneous Products

 

  PNSILM- Public Information Statement
  FTMLTX- LTX Radar Outage (Free Text Message)
  AQAILM- Air Quality Alert Message

Tsunami Products

 

  TSUAT1- Tsunami Message
  TIBAT- Tsunami Information Statement
  EQIAT1- Tsunami Seismic Information Statement