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 FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
244 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AHEAD OF DEVELOPING
LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO. THE LOW WILL MOVE
SLOWLY ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND BE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. EXPECT THE RAIN TO BECOME MORE SCATTERED
BY SATURDAY NIGHT. NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE...AND
POSSIBLY BECOME BREEZY AT TIMES THROUGH THE PERIOD.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-190915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
244 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           59           51           71
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 13 G21    NE 13 G18    N 12 G18     N 11 G18
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 14 G20    NE 14 G19    N 11         NE 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.31         0.37         0.06         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       8            4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           67           87           33
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1500                      4700
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 22                     NE 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33000                     94000
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      29 FAIR      32 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      36 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-190915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
244 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           57           50           69
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 13 G20    NE 12 G18    N 13 G18     N 11 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 14 G20    NE 14        N 11         N 11 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.05         0.38         0.07         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6                         0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           71           87           36
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1600                      4600
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 22                     NE 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35200                     82800
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      29 FAIR      33 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  52 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-190915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
244 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           50           30
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           60           52           71
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 14 G21    NE 13 G18    N 13 G18     N 13 G20
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 14 G21    NE 13        N 12 G18     N 14 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.63         0.44         0.12         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           70           90           36
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1400                      4500
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 22                     NE 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 30800                     94500
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      26 FAIR      30 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      32 FAIR      18 GEN POOR  60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-190915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
244 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           57           50           68
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 12 G19    NE 13        N 14 G20     N 15 G23
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 15        NE 14        N 15 G21     NE 14 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.99         0.47         0.15         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           70           90           35
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1600                      4700
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 23                     NE 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36800                     98700
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      29 FAIR      34 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  36 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  56 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-190915-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
244 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           50           30
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           59           51           69
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE 12 G20    NE 13 G18    NE 13 G20    N 15 G23
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 14 G20    NE 13        N 14 G23     N 13 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.55         0.55         0.14         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           72           91           38
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1500                      4400
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 22                     NE 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33000                     88000
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      26 FAIR      32 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  33 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

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