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
459 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...A MOIST SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW WILL BE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY. AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MAKE ITS WAY ACROSS
THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THE BEST CHANCE FOR RAIN
WILL BE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MIDLANDS AND UPSTATE TODAY THEN
SPREAD SOUTH AND EAST TONIGHT INTO MONDAY.

SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT SOUTHWEST THIS
MORNING...INCREASING AROUND 15 MPH BY AFTERNOON. MAX MIXING HEIGHTS
BE AT OR BELOW 2000 FEET.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-282115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
459 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           50           50
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          66           55           63
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.13         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    78           100          68
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1600                      1800
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 16                     NE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28800                     10800
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  11 POOR      8 POOR
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  9 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            8            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-282115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
459 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           50           50
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           53           61
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.19         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    80           100          68
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1400                      1700
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 16                     NE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    25200                     13600
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-282115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
459 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           58           66
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    71           100          68
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1700                      1800
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 15                     N  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28900                     12600
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  12 POOR      8 POOR
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  11 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            7            8
MAX LVORI LATE        4            8            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-282115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
459 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           50           50
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           53           62
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  7        LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.20         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    76           100          67
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1600                      1700
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 16                    NE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28800                     17000
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            9            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-282115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
459 AM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          68           57           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.08         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    71           100          69
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1900                      1600
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 15                     N  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34200                     14400
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  11 POOR      9 POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  12 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            8
MAX LVORI LATE        4            9            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 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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