Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FWFCAE

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central South Carolina
and East Central Georgia
National Weather Service Columbia SC
331 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

.DISCUSSION...It will be windy ahead of a cold front today.
southwest wind will gust to 20 to 25 mph late this morning
and 25 to 35 mph this afternoon. Minimum relative humidity will
be 35 to 40 percent. Thunderstorms associated with the front
will likely remain northwest of the area trough today.

The front will move through the area tonight and bring
numerous showers and thunderstorms. It will remain
breezy with southwest to west wind gusting to around 25 mph.
However, much stronger wind may occur near any thunderstorms.

There will be less wind Thursday but it will be very dry.
wind will be northwest to north at 10 to 20 mph with
minimum relative humidity around 20 percent.

Other than in showers...fog is not forecast through Thursday.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-012130-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
331 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        NONE
Precip Chance (%)     20           80           10
Min/Max Temp          83           54           66
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  7 G18    SW  9 G23    NW  7 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW 12 G25    W  8 G22     NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.36         0.00
Precip Duration       0            4            0
Precip Begin          3 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   5 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    38           97           20
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          5            4            6
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4900                      4900
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 39                     NW  9
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    191100                    44100
ADI Early             69 Good      36 Fair      47 Gen Good
ADI Late              117 Very Good17 Gen Poor  46 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            4            2
Max LVORI Late        1            5            2
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 70.
South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-012130-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
331 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        NONE
Precip Chance (%)     30           80           10
Min/Max Temp          84           54           65
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  8 G18    SW 10 G23    N  7 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW 13 G25    NW  8 G22    NW  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.34         0.00
Precip Duration       0            4            0
Precip Begin          3 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   5 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    39           99           19
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            4            6
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)5000                      5100
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 41                     NW 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    205000                    61200
ADI Early             69 Good      37 Fair      53 Gen Good
ADI Late              122 Very Good20 Gen Poor  55 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            5            1
Max LVORI Late        1            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-012130-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
331 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           NONE         tstms        NONE
Precip Chance (%)     20           70           10
Min/Max Temp          86           58           67
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  9 G19    SW 11 G23    N  9 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW 15 G25    W  9 G22     N  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.29         0.00
Precip Duration       0            3            0
Precip Begin          5 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    37           93           21
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            3            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)5400                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 39                     NW  9
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    210600                    40500
ADI Early             69 Good      33 Fair      40 Fair
ADI Late              122 Very Good19 Gen Poor  45 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            3            3
Max LVORI Late        1            4            2
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower
70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-012130-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
331 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MClear
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        NONE
Precip Chance (%)     20           70           10
Min/Max Temp          84           55           65
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW 10 G19    SW 12 G23    NW  9 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW 15 G25    W 11 G22     NW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.36         0.00
Precip Duration       0            3            0
Precip Begin          3 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    39           98           20
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)5200                      5100
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 41                     NW 13
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    213200                    66300
ADI Early             72 Good      37 Fair      47 Gen Good
ADI Late              128 Very Good20 Gen Poor  61 Good
Max LVORI Early       5            4            1
Max LVORI Late        1            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-012130-
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, and Summerton
331 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           NONE         tstms        NONE
Precip Chance (%)     20           70           20
Min/Max Temp          86           58           66
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW 10 G19    SW 11 G23    N  9 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW 15 G25    W  9 G22     NW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.29         0.00
Precip Duration       0            3            0
Precip Begin          4 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   8 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    37           90           20
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)5300                      4900
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 39                     NW 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    206700                    49000
ADI Early             67 Good      32 Fair      41 Gen Good
ADI Late              124 Very Good19 Gen Poor  52 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            3            2
Max LVORI Late        1            4            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper 60s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 70.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid
70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 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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