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
322 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE WEDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN
PLACE TODAY...WITH PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE....COOL
TEMPERATURES...HIGH RH VALUES...AND VERY LOW MIXING HEIGHTS.
FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN AREAS THIS MORNING. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY THROUGH MONDAY AND STALL JUST TO
OUR SOUTH AND WEST MONDAY NIGHT.  AHEAD OF THE FRONT...THE
LOW LEVEL WEDGE IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY SCOUR OUT LATE
TONIGHT. WARMER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED MONDAY AHEAD OF THE
FRONT. THE FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL LEAD TO SHIFTING WINDS MONDAY
INTO MONDAY EVENING...ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

EXPECT FOG AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE
TODAY...BUT DENSE FOG NOT EXPECTED. FOG POSSIBLE LATE
TONIGHT/MONDAY MORNING...BUT UNCERTAINTIES EXIST REGARDING
WHETHER IT COULD BE DENSE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-012115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
322 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          42           39           65
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    74           100          60
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1100                      2200
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  2                     NW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    2200                      15400
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       5 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN. WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. COOLER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-012115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
322 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          40           38           61
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    75           100          61
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    900                       2300
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  2                      NE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    1800                      16100
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  6 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            8
MAX LVORI LATE        8            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. COOLER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-012115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
322 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          43           40           66
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  8 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    77           100          58
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1100                      2300
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     NW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    6600                      29900
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      3 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       4 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-012115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
322 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           50           0
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     RAIN         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          39           37           60
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  7        LGT/VAR      W  5
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  5         N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    74           100          55
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    800                       2500
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     N  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    4800                      22500
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       5 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       6 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WARMER. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. COOLER.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-012115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
322 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     RAIN         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          42           38           63
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    74           100          60
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1000                      2400
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  8                     N  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    8000                      21600
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       4 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       4 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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