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
417 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST WILL MOVE
NORTH TODAY ALLOWING HIGH PRESSURE TO BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT.
THE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
WITH A COLD FRONT CROSSING THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING.

FOR TODAY...TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE WEST TO NORTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH
WITH MIN RH AROUND 40 PERCENT AND MAX MIXING HEIGHTS 2500 TO 3500 FEET.
NO SIGNIFICANT FOG IS EXPECTED TONIGHT DUE TO A DRY AIRMASS.

FOR WEDNESDAY...TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
MIN RH 35 TO 40 PERCENT AND MAX MIXING HEIGHTS 2500 TO 3000 FEET.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-242130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
417 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           40           71
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  7         LGT/VAR      SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           90           41
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2800                      2900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 12                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    33600                     60900
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-242130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
417 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           40           71
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  6         LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  6         LGT/VAR      SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           87           38
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3500                      2800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 14                     SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    49000                     58800
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-242130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
417 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           40           73
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  7         LGT/VAR      SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           92           37
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3000                      2900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      SW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39000                     58000
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-242130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
417 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           41           71
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  7         LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8         LGT/VAR      SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    40           88           36
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4100                      2700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 16                     SW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    65600                     54000
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              55 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-242130-
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
417 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           41           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  8         LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8         LGT/VAR      SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           87           37
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3600                      2900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 15                     SW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54000                     58000
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              47 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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