Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 201005
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
505 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...A WARM FRONT IN THE FORECAST AREA THIS MORNING
WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. ANOTHER WARM FRONT
WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE INTO THE REGION SATURDAY AHEAD OF STRONG
LOW PRESSURE. A FEW LOCATIONS WILL HAVE FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.
WIDESPREAD FOG MAY DEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY
MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-202115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
505 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           57           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.68
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    60           100          73
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2600                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 15                     S 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39000                     32300
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      7 POOR       11 POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-202115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
505 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           20           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           56           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.56
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    63           100          73
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2100                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 15                     S 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    31500                     26600
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-202115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
505 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          76           58           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        LGT/VAR      S  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.73
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    59           100          69
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3000                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 18                     S 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54000                     30400
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      7 POOR       13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            3
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
COOLER. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-202115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
505 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           20           70
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           55           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.37
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            5 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    61           100          70
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2200                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      S 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37400                     22800
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-202115-
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
505 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           57           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  8        LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.56
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    58           100          69
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2900                      2000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 17                     S 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    49300                     26000
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS, COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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