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
250 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE ON SATURDAY AS
A LOW IN THE GULF COAST BRINGS MOISTURE IN OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL
BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE ON SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE LINGERS IN THE AREA.
THERE IS A CHANCE OF RAIN SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCE
IN THE UPSTATE. SHOWERS ALONG THE COLD FRONT WILL WORK IN FROM THE
WEST ON SUNDAY WITH SW TRANSPORT WINDS RANGING FROM 15 TO 20 MPH.

PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE AGAIN SATURDAY MORNING WITH LIGHT SURFACE WINDS
AND DRY AIR ALOFT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-270930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
250 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           63           46           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.22         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          47           100          78
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1900                      1300
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 13300                     20800
ADI EARLY             1 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            7            10
MAX LVORI LATE        10           3            10           4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-270930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
250 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           63           44           64
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.16         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           40           100          71
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2000                      1300
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16000                     20800
ADI EARLY             1 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            6            10
MAX LVORI LATE        8            2            10           3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-270930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
250 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           65           47           69
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.13         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          44           100          69
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2300                      1700
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 16100                     27200
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            10           3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-270930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
250 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           64           45           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.08         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          39           100          70
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2200                      1600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 10                     SW 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22000                     27200
ADI EARLY             1 VERY POOR  7 POOR       3 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            10           3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-270930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
250 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           65           48           68
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.09         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          43           100          70
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2400                      1800
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 19200                     28800
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            7            10
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            10           3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 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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