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
242 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT BECOMING HEAVIER AND MORE WIDESPREAD ON TUESDAY. SURFACE
WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE ON TUESDAY. TRANSPORT WINDS PICK
UP ON WEDNESDAY AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES. EXPECT MORE
RAIN WITH A CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM. SOUTHERLY WINDS
AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL GUST FROM 15 TO 20 MPH AT THE SURFACE. THE
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PASS THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

FOG AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT WITH SUFFICIENT
MOISTURE AT THE SURFACE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-230930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
242 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           90           90           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           55           54           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6        S 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.36         1.04         0.70
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            6            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          96           100          73
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 800                       1300
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      S 23
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 6400                      29900
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       9 POOR       6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  8 POOR       9 POOR       32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            9            5
MAX LVORI LATE        9            8            7            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-230930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
242 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           80           90           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           52           52           66
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6        S 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.20         0.98         0.67
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            6            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          95           100          77
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 800                       1400
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  7                      S 25
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 5600                      35000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       8 POOR       5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  7 POOR       8 POOR       35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            9            6
MAX LVORI LATE        9            9            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-230930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
242 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           90           90           90
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           58           58           68
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5        S 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.34         0.98         0.73
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            6            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          97           100          75
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 700                       1400
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      S 24
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 5600                      33600
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       8 POOR       5 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  8 POOR       10 POOR      34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            9            5
MAX LVORI LATE        9            9            7            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-230930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
242 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           80           90           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           53           53           68
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6        S 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.19         0.92         0.64
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            6            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          94           100          77
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 700                       1400
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      S 26
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 4200                      36400
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       7 POOR       5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  8 POOR       36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            9            5
MAX LVORI LATE        9            9            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-230930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
242 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           80           100          90
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           57           57           69
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5        S 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.24         0.91         0.71
PRECIP DURATION       2            4            8            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          96           100          76
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 700                       1700
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  7                      S 25
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 4900                      42500
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       5 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  10 POOR      37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            9            5
MAX LVORI LATE        9            9            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...LOWS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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