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
213 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...High pressure centered off the Southeast Coast will
continue to dominate through Saturday. There will be just a slight
chance of showers in a moist southerly flow.

A frontal system will bring showers Sunday and Monday. Generally
light rainfall amounts are forecast.

There will be areas of fog during the early morning hours Saturday
and Sunday, and also in Showers later Sunday and Monday.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-241000-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
213 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     0            20           0            60
Min/Max Temp          61           82           63           78
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  7         S  5         SW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.15
Precip Duration       0            0            0            2
Precip Begin                       11 AM                     Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing                Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    97           44           93           55
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             5100                      4400
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 15                     SW 25
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 76500                     110000
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  39 Fair      13 Gen Poor  60 Gen Good
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  65 Good      9 Poor       103 Very Good
Max LVORI Early       4            7            4            5
Max LVORI Late        6            1            5            1
Dispersion            7pm-9am/PO                7pm-9am/fa

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs around 70. Minimum RH 61 percent. West winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 69 percent.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 57 percent.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-241000-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
213 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     0            20           0            60
Min/Max Temp          60           80           63           77
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5         SW  7
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  7        S  6         SW  8
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.10
Precip Duration       0            0            0            2
Precip Begin                       10 AM                     7 AM
Precip End                         Continuing                Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    97           47           95           57
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4800                      4400
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 15                     SW 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 72000                     101200
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  41 Gen Good  12 Poor      59 Gen Good
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  57 Gen Good  11 Poor      70 Good
Max LVORI Early       4            7            4            5
Max LVORI Late        6            1            5            1
Dispersion            7pm-9am/PO                7pm-9am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 62 percent. West winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 38 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 57 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-241000-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
213 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            50
Min/Max Temp          61           83           62           82
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5         SW  6 G17
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  7         S  5         SW  8 G17
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.10
Precip Duration       0            0            0            2
Precip Begin                                                 7 AM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    98           42           99           48
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             5100                      4400
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 14                     SW 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 71400                     101200
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  39 Fair      9 Poor       59 Gen Good
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  58 Gen Good  8 Poor       78 Good
Max LVORI Early       4            8            4            6
Max LVORI Late        7            1            6            1
Dispersion            9pm-7am/po                9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 63 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs around 70.
Minimum RH 40 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs around 70. Minimum RH 64 percent. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 56 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 41 percent. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-241000-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
213 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     0            20           0            40
Min/Max Temp          59           80           62           80
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5         SW  7 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  7        S  7         SW 10 G20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin                       11 AM                     7 AM
Precip End                         6 PM                      Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    99           45           98           51
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A
Haines Index          4            4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             5000                      4400
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 16                     SW 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 80000                     101200
ADI Early             6 Very Poor  50 Gen Good  11 Poor      45 Gen Good
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  58 Gen Good  11 Poor      70 Good
Max LVORI Early       4            8            4            6
Max LVORI Late        7            1            5            1
Dispersion            9pm-7am/po                9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s.
Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 63 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 36 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 63 percent. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 57 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 43 percent. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-241000-
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
213 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            40
Min/Max Temp          60           82           62           82
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  6         SW  6 G18
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  7        S  6         SW 10 G20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0            0
Precip Begin                                                 7 AM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    99           43           98           46
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            N/A          N/A
Haines Index          4            4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             5100                      4400
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 13                     SW 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 66300                     101200
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  42 Gen Good  10 Poor      46 Gen Good
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  49 Gen Good  11 Poor      73 Good
Max LVORI Early       4            8            4            6
Max LVORI Late        7            1            5            1
Dispersion            7pm-9am/po                7pm-9am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 63 percent. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 37 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 62 percent.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 56 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 41 percent. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 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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