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
515 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
RISING UPPER LEVEL HEIGHTS COUPLED WITH A SLIGHTLY MORE STABLE
AIRMASS AND A SOMEWHAT DRIER AIRMASS WILL KEEP THE THREAT OF
FOG IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING. THE MORNING INVERSION WILL BREAK
BETWEEN 9 AM AND 10 AM. MIN RH WILL BE 30 TO 40 PERCENT TODAY
WITH SOUTHEAST TRANSPORT WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH AND MAX MIXING
HEIGHTS AROUND 5000 FEET.

THE CHANCE FOR DIURNAL CONVECTION WILL RETURN SATURDAY. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL AGAIN BE SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH MAX MIXING HEIGHTS 5000 TO
6000 FEET AND MIN RH 40 TO 50 PERCENT. AT LEAST PATCHY FOG IS LIKELY
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-292130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
515 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           65           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    33           100          41
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45000                     38500
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      36 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              43 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-292130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
515 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           64           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    37           100          42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45900                     43200
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      36 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-292130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
515 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           64           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    35           100          44
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45000                     46400
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      36 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-292130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
515 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           65           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    37           100          43
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45900                     50400
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      36 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2
DISPERSION                         9PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-292130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEVEN OAKS...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...
LEXINGTON...RED BANK...OAK GROVE...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...
ORANGEBURG...BROOKDALE...ST. MATTHEWS...MANNING...SUMMERTON
515 AM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           66           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    36           100          45
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45900                     51300
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      37 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2
DISPERSION                         9PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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