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
212 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry through Sunday afternoon. A weak surface trough will slowly slip
to our south tonight, ushering in some drier air for Saturday. High
pressure will build east into our region Saturday and Sunday. The
high will slip to our east late Sunday and Sunday night, allowing
some moisture return and a chance of rain Sunday night.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-160915-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
212 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          30           56           34           61
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  6         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 %    81           32           89           40
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2500                      2600
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  7                     SW  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 17500                     18200
ADI Early             21 Fair      6 Very Poor  2 Very Poor  13 Gen Poor
ADI Late              4 Very Poor  19 Gen Poor  1 Very Poor  23 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            4            3            6
Max LVORI Late        3            2            5            2
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 50. Highs in
the lower 60s. Minimum RH 78 percent. Southwest winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 74 percent. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 52 percent. North
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 62 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 80 percent. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-160915-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
212 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          29           55           32           60
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 %    82           31           95           37
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2700                      2500
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  8                     SW  9
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 21600                     22500
ADI Early             12 Poor      11 Poor      2 Very Poor  14 Gen Poor
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  23 Fair      2 Very Poor  26 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            5            3            6
Max LVORI Late        4            2            6            2
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s.
Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 78 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 71 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs around 60. Minimum RH 44 percent. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Highs in the upper 50s.
Minimum RH 56 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 77 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-160915-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
212 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          31           57           33           64
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  7         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 %    79           30           91           39
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2600                      2700
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  6                     SW  8
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 15600                     21600
ADI Early             23 Fair      9 Poor       2 Very Poor  13 Gen Poor
ADI Late              5 Very Poor  18 Gen Poor  1 Very Poor  23 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            4            3            6
Max LVORI Late        3            2            6            2
Dispersion            11pm-7am/GD               7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower
50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 80 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 74 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 52 percent. North winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 64 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 77 percent.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-160915-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
212 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          31           54           32           60
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 %    78           31           89           37
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2800                      2700
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  9                     SW 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 25200                     27000
ADI Early             11 Poor      12 Poor      3 Very Poor  15 Gen Poor
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  28 Fair      2 Very Poor  32 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            4            3            6
Max LVORI Late        3            2            6            2
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s.
Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 76 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 67 percent.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs around 60. Minimum RH 40 percent. North winds around
5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 75 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-160915-
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
212 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          33           56           34           63
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  5         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 %    78           31           89           38
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          5            4            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             2900                      2800
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  7                     SW  9
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 20300                     25200
ADI Early             22 Fair      13 Gen Poor  2 Very Poor  14 Gen Poor
ADI Late              4 Very Poor  21 Fair      2 Very Poor  28 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            4            3            6
Max LVORI Late        3            2            6            2
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 78 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 71 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 46 percent. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 61 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 74 percent.
Southwest winds around 5 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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