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
247 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FRONTAL ZONE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE SOUTHEAST
COAST THROUGH SUNDAY. MOISTURE WILL BE SHALLOW TONIGHT WITH
A DIMINISHED RAIN CHANCE. EXPECT MOST OF THE DAY ON SUNDAY TO
REMAIN RAIN FREE WITH SUPPORT FOR RAIN INCREASING LATE SUNDAY
EVENING. MOISTURE INCREASES AHEAD OF ANOTHER DISTURBANCE
WITH THE BULK OF THE MOISTURE MOVING IN SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING.

WIDESPREAD FOG MAY DEVELOP OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE SUNDAY MORNING.
ADDITIONAL FOG MAY OCCUR IN SCATTERED AREAS OF RAIN SUNDAY EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE BUT MAINLY FROM THE NORTHEAST
THROUGH SUNDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-210945-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
247 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           80           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           53           43           50
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  6        NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.17         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          60           100          86
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2200                      1700
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      NE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22000                     10200
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           9            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        10           3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN WITH DRIZZLE LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-210945-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
247 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            80           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          37           52           41           47
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.13         0.16
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            3
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           56           100          88
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2300                      1600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      NE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 23000                     11200
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  12 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            9            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN WITH DRIZZLE LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 81 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-210945-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
247 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           80           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           53           44           53
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  5        NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.15         0.16
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           57           100          84
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2200                      1600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 13                      N  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 28600                     9600
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            8            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN WITH DRIZZLE LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-210945-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
247 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            80           80
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           51           42           47
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  7        NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.12         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            4
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           56           100          86
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2400                      1600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      N  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 28800                     12800
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        8            2            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN WITH DRIZZLE LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS...WARMER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-210945-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
247 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           80           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          39           52           44           50
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.15         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           56           100          87
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2300                      1600
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 12                     N  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 27600                     12800
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  12 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            7            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...RAIN WITH DRIZZLE LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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