Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
431 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FRONTAL ZONE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE SOUTHEAST
COAST THROUGH TUESDAY. A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL
MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ALONG THIS FRONT. EXPECT OCCASIONAL DRIZZLE
WITH SCATTERED AREAS OF RAIN TODAY AND TONIGHT. RAIN WILL LIKELY
BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD TUESDAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BUT MAINLY FROM THE NORTHEAST THROUGH TUESDAY. EXPECT AREAS OF
FOG IN DRIZZLE AND RAIN.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-222130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
431 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           90
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          49           46           55
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        NE  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.06         0.36
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    76           100          91
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1300                      1000
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  8                     E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    10400                     7000
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  10 POOR      5 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              12 POOR      5 VERY POOR  9 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            9            7

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-222130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
431 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          47           43           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        NE  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.06         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    71           100          87
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1400                      1000
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     NE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    14000                     8000
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  9 POOR       4 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  7 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        4            8            6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-222130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
431 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           90
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          51           47           58
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.06         0.34
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    76           100          87
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1100                      1000
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  9                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    9900                      9000
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  10 POOR      3 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              10 POOR      3 VERY POOR  9 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            9            6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-222130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
431 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           50           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          45           42           53
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  9        NE  6        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.06         0.19
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    69           100          89
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1300                      1000
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 12                     E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    15600                     7000
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  10 POOR      4 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            9            7

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-222130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
431 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           60           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           45           57
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.06         0.24
PRECIP DURATION       3            2            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    76           100          88
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1200                      900
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    12000                     8100
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  9 POOR       3 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            10           6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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

$$

ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.

1-6..... VERY POOR
7-12.... POOR
13-20... GENERALLY POOR
21-40... FAIR
41-60... GENERALLY GOOD
61-100.. GOOD
>100.... VERY GOOD

LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

LVORI RANGES FROM 1 TO 10 WHERE 1 REPRESENTS THE LOWEST RISK
AND 10 REPRESENTS THE HIGHEST RISK

$$





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