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
306 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING SLOWLY EAST WILL BE
CENTERED WEST AND NORTH OF THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH
SATURDAY. SEASONABLY COOL AND DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL
WITH A WEAKER PRESSURE GRADIENT.

POOR DISPERSION IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. THE DRY AIR MASS WILL PREVENT FOG
FROM FORMING IN MOST LOCATIONS.

SURFACE WINDS SATURDAY WILL BE FROM THE NORTH-NORTHEAST
LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER DAYBREAK...THEN BECOME NORTHEAST AND
INCREASE TO 5 TO 10 MPH BY LATE MORNING. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL BECOME NORTH AROUND 10 MPH. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL
DROP TO NEAR 35 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.

LIGHT RAIN IS POSSIBLE FOR SUNDAY MORNING AS A STRENGTHENING
LOW-LEVEL AIR FLOW FROM THE SOUTH PUMPS GULF AND ATLANTIC
MOISTURE OVER THE AREA.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-031145-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
306 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           60           43           48
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         0.56
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN                                    11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    79           35           90           65
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3600                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      E  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 18000                     21600
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            5            3
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                6PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-031145-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
306 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           58           40           47
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         0.26
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    81           37           93           66
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3100                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  7                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 21700                     18400
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            5            3
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                6PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-031145-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
306 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           61           42           51
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.43
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    81           32           81           59
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3700                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22200                     19200
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            3
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                6PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-031145-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
306 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           57           39           48
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         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           36           86           59
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3200                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  8                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 25600                     13800
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            3
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                6PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-031145-
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...SUMMERTON
306 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           59           40           48
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         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           35           84           61
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3400                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  8                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 27200                     16100
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            3
DISPERSION            6PM-9AM/PO                6PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

$$

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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

$$
ACM


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