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
237 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.DISCUSSION...A MOIST SOUTHERLY TO SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW CONTINUES INTO
THE MIDLANDS AND CSRA AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. THE FRONT
WILL BE IN THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH TUESDAY...MOVING THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT. EXPECT NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY IN THE
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
OCCUR NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. OVERALL DISPERSIONS WILL BE FAIR EXCEPT
THERE WILL BE FOG AT TIMES IN RAIN-SOAKED AIR IN AND IN THE WAKE OF
STRONGER THUNDERSTORM CORES. EXPECT DRYING CONDITIONS AND A WESTERLY
WINDSHIFT ON WEDNESDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-030930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
237 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           80           58           76
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  6         SW  5        SW  5        W  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  7         LGT/VAR      W  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.20         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           48           90           37
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   5            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      W 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84000                     106000
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  46 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  83 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            5            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-030930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
237 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           50           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           81           57           76
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  7         SW  6        SW  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  5        W  8         LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.22         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           46           94           38
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   5            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      W 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 89600                     90100
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  54 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  68 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-030930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
237 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           82           60           77
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  6         SW  5        SW  6        W  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  5         W  9 G15     LGT/VAR      W 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.28         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           50           92           37
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   5            5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5200                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      W 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 83200                     100000
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      29 FAIR      40 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-030930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
237 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           50           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           82           59           76
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  8         SW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        SW 10 G17    LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.49         0.42         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           49           96           42
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   5            5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 15                      W 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 79500                     83200
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              10 POOR      51 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  66 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            1
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-030930-
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
237 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           50           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           82           61           78
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  7         SW  6        SW  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  6         SW 10 G16    LGT/VAR      W  8 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.43         0.40         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2                         0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           50           95           37
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   5            5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      W 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84800                     88200
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              8 POOR       56 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       62 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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

$$


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