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
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH TONIGHT
LIFTING THE MOIST UNSTABLE AIRMASS IN PLACE. SCATTERED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF AND ALONG THE FRONT. STRONG
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR NEAR THUNDERSTORMS. THERE WILL BE FOG
AT TIMES IN RAIN-SOAKED AIR OVERNIGHT.

SIGNIFICANT DRYING AND INITIALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL SETTLE IN
WEDNESDAY...WITH A REINFORCING FRONT EXPECTED TO BRING IN EVEN
COOLER AIR THROUGH THURSDAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL DROP TO
AROUND 35 PERCENT WITH WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 15
MPH AND TRANSPORT WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-040930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           76           51           68
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  6         NW  5        W  6         W  9 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  9         W  5         NW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   12 PM
PRECIP END            4 AM                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           33           82           36
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7100                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     NW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 120700                    128100
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      59 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  67 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  69 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-040930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           76           51           67
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  5         W  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  7         W  5         NW  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                             CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           35           81           36
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6800                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     NW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 102000                    104400
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  73 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. 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 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-040930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          60           78           53           69
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  6 G15     NW  6        W  7         W  9 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  9 G15     W  6         NW 12 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                             CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           33           79           35
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6700                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     NW 22
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 113900                    134200
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  54 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              7 POOR       63 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  75 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-040930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           20           0            30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          59           76           53           68
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NW  5        LGT/VAR      NW  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR      NW  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   10 AM                     CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           40           83           38
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7100                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     NW 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 106500                    86700
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      54 GEN GOOD  46 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  71 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


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

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-040930-
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
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           77           54           69
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5 G15    NW  5        W  6         W  8 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  8         W  5         W 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                                   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                             CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           35           79           35
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6800                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     NW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 108800                    114000
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      53 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  74 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 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 AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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