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

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL MOVE NW TOWARDS THE SC
COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT, MOVE SLIGHTLY INLAND THEN STALL OR MOVE
SLOWLY UP THE COAST SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT MAINLY THE E/SE FORECAST AREA (FA)
THIS EVENING, THEN SPREADING OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST AREA
SUNDAY. SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE NE TO N SUNDAY
...BECOMING NW-N MONDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-290930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           82           66           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  6         N  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      N  7         LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           51           89           39
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   3            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 18                      N 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 77400                     76500
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-290930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     70           80           60           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           78           66           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  6         N  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      N  7         LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.45         0.44         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            4            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           63           94           46
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3700                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 17                      N 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 62900                     72000
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  38 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       52 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       48 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-290930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           70           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           81           67           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  9 G16     N  7         N  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  6        N  9 G16     N  5         N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.47         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 %    100          53           94           42
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   3            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 20                      N 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84000                     78400
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  63 GOOD      11 POOR      49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-290930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     70           90           70           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           79           68           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  5        N  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  6        N  5         N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         1.15         1.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            4            3            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          71           97           55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3100                      3900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 16                     NE 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 49600                     54600
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      31 FAIR      32 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-290930-
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
248 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     80           80           60           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           78           68           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  8 G15     N  6         N  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   N  6         N  8 G15     N  5         N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.73         1.55         0.82         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          71           97           52
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3300                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 17                     N 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 56100                     60000
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  48 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            3            6            2
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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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