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
453 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFFSHORE TODAY ALLOWING
MOISTURE TO INCREASE OVERNIGHT. THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS WILL
INCREASE ACROSS THE PIEDMONT AND UPPER SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OVERNIGHT.
SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AS A COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE REGION.

WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE TODAY WITH MIXING HEIGHTS AROUND
2000 FEET AND MIN RH VALUES 40 TO 50 PERCENT. PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE
LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-272130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
453 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           48           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    47           100          79
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1900                      1900
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  3                      SW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    5700                      28500
ADI EARLY             1 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       1 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           8            10
MAX LVORI LATE        3            10           5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-272130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
453 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          62           47           64
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.04         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    43           100          73
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      1900
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  5                      SW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    10000                     28500
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-272130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
453 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          65           48           69
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    46           100          69
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2300                      2100
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  5                     SW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    11500                     31500
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  1 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           8            10
MAX LVORI LATE        3            10           4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-272130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
453 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           46           65
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    40           100          69
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2200                      2000
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  5                      SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    11000                     32000
ADI EARLY             2 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              10 POOR      1 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           6            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-272130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
453 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          64           47           68
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    47           100          68
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2300                      2100
DISPERSION                         6PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  3                      SW 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    6900                      29400
ADI EARLY             1 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  1 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           8            10
MAX LVORI LATE        3            10           4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 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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