Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
201 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...A PRESSURE RIDGE IN THE FORECAST AREA WILL CONTINUE
WEAKENING TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING WARM FRONT. THE FRONT
WILL LIFT NORTH DESTABILIZING THE AREA AND A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES
WILL AFFECT THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH PERIODS OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG ARE EXPECTED TO FORM
ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND SHOWER ACTIVITY LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-200930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
201 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           50           50           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           72           57           69
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  5         SW  5        LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.09         0.17         0.81
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           62           100          70
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2200                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     S 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35200                     30400
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      7 POOR       11 POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       32 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            8            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-200930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
201 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           60           50           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           70           56           68
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  5        SW  5        LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.08         0.09         0.63
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           64           100          69
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2100                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 17                     S 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35700                     24700
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       34 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            9            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-200930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
201 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           50           40           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           74           58           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  6         LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  5         SW  7        LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.08         0.00         0.92
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN          10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           59           100          69
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2300                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 18                     S 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41400                     28500
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  24 FAIR      7 POOR       13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       37 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            8            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-200930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
201 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           50           30           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           68           55           68
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.09         0.00         0.56
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           61           100          68
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2000                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 18                      S 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36000                     19000
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            8            4
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-200930-
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
201 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           50           30           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           73           57           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  7        LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.09         0.00         0.84
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          58           100          70
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2300                      2000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 20                      S 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46000                     24000
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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