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
306 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP DRY CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA
THROUGH TONIGHT...BEFORE MOVING EAST AND OFFSHORE ON SUNDAY. A COLD
FRONT APPPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST SUNDAY NIGHT WILL CROSS THE
AREA BY LATE MONDAY MORNING.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA FROM WEST
TO EAST SUNDAY EVENING...AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

POOR DISPERSION IS EXPECTED TONIGHT...WITH THE INVERSION DEVELOPING
AROUND 6 PM AND CONTINUING THROUGH ABOUT 9 AM SUNDAY MORNING.
THE DRY AIRMASS WILL PREVENT ANY FOG FROM FORMING LATE TONIGHT INTO
THE MORNING.

WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN MOISTURE DURING THE DAY SUNDAY...
MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE FROM ABOUT 40 TO
45 PERCENT.  WITH INCREASING CLOUDS...MAX MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RANGE
FROM ABOUT 3000 TO 4000 FEET. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST
WITH SPEEDS AROUND 10 MPH NEAR THE SURFACE...AND 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
MIXING LAYER.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-011145-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
306 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           80           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           60           47           51
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G17     W 15 G30
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  7 G15     SW 12 G22    NW 15 G30
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.43         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           49           100          39
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3300                      4300
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                7PM-8AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 18                      NW 37
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 59400                     159100
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      25 FAIR      79 GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  98 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            6            6            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-011145-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
306 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           70           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           58           49           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G17     W 15 G29
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  8         SW 14 G22    NW 15 G30
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.43         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       4 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    85           42           100          34
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3200                      4900
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                7PM-8AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 18                      NW 33
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57600                     161700
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      24 FAIR      79 GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      99 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            5            5            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-011145-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
306 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            70           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           63           51           56
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S 10 G20     W 18 G33
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S 10 G17     SW 14 G25    NW 18 G34
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.26         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           44           100          33
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      4700
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                7PM-8AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 21                      NW 39
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84000                     183300
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      36 FAIR      94 GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      113 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-011145-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
306 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            70           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           59           51           57
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  5        S 10 G20     W 17 G30
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  9 G16     SW 16 G25    NW 18 G31
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.31         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    82           38           99           35
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      5700
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                7PM-8AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 20                      NW 35
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 72000                     199500
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      33 FAIR      93 GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR      117 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-011145-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
306 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            70           60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           61           51           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S 10 G20     W 18 G33
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  9 G16     SW 15 G25    NW 19 G34
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.23         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           40           100          32
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3900                      5200
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                7PM-8AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 21                      NW 36
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81900                     187200
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      36 FAIR      93 GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      22 FAIR      116 VERY GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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