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
318 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry weather will continue through Saturday. High pressure ridging
in from the north will keep light northeast to east transport winds
at 3-8 mph while surface winds will be generally light and variable.
Afternoon RH will drop down to 25-30 percent Friday. RH will increase
slightly Saturday as flow shifts east to southeast. Moist onshore flow
strengthens Sunday ahead of an approaching cold front.

Strong nighttime inversions and very poor dispersion. Patchy morning
fog is possible along rivers and other bodies of water, burning off
quickly after sunrise the next few days.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-201200-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
318 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          46           81           48           81
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      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 %    100          26           100          34
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3100                      3100
Transport Wnd (mph)                E  6                      E  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 18600                     21700
ADI Early             14 Gen Poor  9 Poor       16 Gen Poor  10 Poor
ADI Late              2 Very Poor  23 Fair      2 Very Poor  23 Fair
Max LVORI Early       5            8            3            9
Max LVORI Late        8            2            8            2
Dispersion            7pm-8am/VP                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.
Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 72 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 57 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-201200-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
318 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          45           81           48           81
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      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 %    100          26           100          33
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3200                      3400
Transport Wnd (mph)                NE  3                     E  6
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 9600                      20400
ADI Early             12 Poor      8 Poor       9 Poor       7 Poor
ADI Late              1 Very Poor  18 Gen Poor  1 Very Poor  21 Fair
Max LVORI Early       5            9            4            9
Max LVORI Late        10           2            8            2
Dispersion            7pm-8am/VP                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 74 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 61 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
60s. Minimum RH 43 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-201200-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
318 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          47           82           48           83
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      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 %    99           27           100          35
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3200                      3200
Transport Wnd (mph)                E  7                      E  8
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 22400                     25600
ADI Early             17 Gen Poor  15 Gen Poor  16 Gen Poor  14 Gen Poor
ADI Late              2 Very Poor  24 Fair      2 Very Poor  27 Fair
Max LVORI Early       5            8            4            10
Max LVORI Late        8            2            10           2
Dispersion            7pm-8am/VP                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH
69 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 61 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 41 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-201200-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
318 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          45           82           49           81
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      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 %    100          27           100          33
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3300                      3500
Transport Wnd (mph)                NE  5                     E  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 16500                     24500
ADI Early             13 Gen Poor  11 Poor      13 Gen Poor  8 Poor
ADI Late              2 Very Poor  20 Gen Poor  2 Very Poor  24 Fair
Max LVORI Early       5            9            4            9
Max LVORI Late        9            2            7            2
Dispersion            7pm-8am/VP                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
Minimum RH 53 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 71 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 67 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 43 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-201200-
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
318 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          48           81           50           82
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      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 %    100          27           100          34
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             3300                      3400
Transport Wnd (mph)                NE  5                     E  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 16500                     23800
ADI Early             16 Gen Poor  13 Gen Poor  13 Gen Poor  10 Poor
ADI Late              2 Very Poor  22 Fair      2 Very Poor  24 Fair
Max LVORI Early       6            8            4            9
Max LVORI Late        8            2            8            2
Dispersion            7pm-8am/VP                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 55 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 70 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 65 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 44 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below 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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