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
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will build over the area today into Friday.
The high pressure axis will move offshore by late Friday. Dry
weather is expected through Friday.

Afternoon mixing heights will be just under 4000 ft today and
4500 to 5000 ft Friday. Transport winds will be from the east
at 5 to 10 mph today and southerly 5 to 10 mph Friday. Afternoon
RH values will be around 25 percent today and 35 to 40 percent
Friday. Early morning fog is not anticipated today due to good
low-level mixing. Dispersion tonight is expected to be fair.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-232145-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          62           44           70
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  NE  7        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   E  7         Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    27           87           41
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3700                      4800
Transport Wnd (mph)   E  9                      S 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    33300                     48000
ADI Early             26 Fair      27 Fair      16 Gen Poor
ADI Late              37 Fair      4 Very Poor  42 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       3            3            5
Max LVORI Late        1            4            2
Dispersion                         9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-232145-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          60           40           69
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  NE  5        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
Max/Min Humidity %    23           88           41
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4200                      5000
Transport Wnd (mph)   E  9                      S  9
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    37800                     45000
ADI Early             28 Fair      28 Fair      21 Fair
ADI Late              38 Fair      3 Very Poor  39 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            3            5
Max LVORI Late        1            4            2
Dispersion                         9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-232145-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          64           43           72
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  NE  8 G17    E  5         Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   E  8         Lgt/Var      SE  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    25           96           38
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3600                      4800
Transport Wnd (mph)   E 10                      S 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    36000                     57600
ADI Early             26 Fair      31 Fair      24 Fair
ADI Late              40 Fair      4 Very Poor  49 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       2            3            6
Max LVORI Late        2            5            1
Dispersion                         9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-232145-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          60           38           70
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  NE  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   E  6         Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    23           88           38
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4300                      5000
Transport Wnd (mph)   E  8                      S 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    34400                     50000
ADI Early             24 Fair      28 Fair      23 Fair
ADI Late              39 Fair      3 Very Poor  43 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       3            3            5
Max LVORI Late        2            4            1
Dispersion                         9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
West winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-232145-
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
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          62           41           71
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  NE  7 G17    E  5         Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   E  7         Lgt/Var      SE  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    22           95           39
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)4100                      4900
Transport Wnd (mph)   E 10                      S 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    41000                     49000
ADI Early             26 Fair      31 Fair      23 Fair
ADI Late              42 Gen Good  3 Very Poor  42 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       3            3            7
Max LVORI Late        2            5            2
Dispersion                         9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. 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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