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
1256 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT WITH
ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A BRIEF LIGHT RAIN SHOWER OR SPRINKLE.
WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SW TO NW BEHIND THE FRONT. NW SURFACE AND
TRANSPORT WINDS FRIDAY WILL BRING DRIER AIR INTO THE REGION. DRY
HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY...RESULTING IN LIGHT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS...AND
LOWER MIXING HEIGHTS SATURDAY. NO FOG TONIGHT/EARLY FRIDAY MORNING
DUE TO WIND AND CLOUDS. NO FOG LATE FRIDAY NIGHT/EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING DUE TO DRY AIR.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-300915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
1256 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           56           27           53
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  6        NW  8 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         NW  9 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    88           23           84           24
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      2900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/FA                6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 22                     SW  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 88000                     14500
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       43 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       63 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  12 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-300915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
1256 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           54           24           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  6        NW  8 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         NW 11 G18    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           23           91           24
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      3000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/FA                6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     W  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 98900                     18000
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      51 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      7 POOR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       61 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-300915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
1256 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           57           27           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  7        NW 10 G18    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  8         NW 11 G18    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    89           23           89           21
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3900                      2900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/FA                6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     SW  2
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 89700                     5800
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       7 POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      51 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-300915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
1256 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           53           24           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  7        NW 11 G21    N  5         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  8         NW 14 G23    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    81           24           81           22
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4700                      3100
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/FA                6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 29                     W  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 136300                    24800
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  58 GEN GOOD  12 POOR      10 POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       74 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-300915-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
1256 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           56           26           53
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  7        NW 10 G21    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  9         NW 13 G21    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           23           83           22
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      3000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/FA                6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 25                     W  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 107500                    15000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       53 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      8 POOR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       62 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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