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
137 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK WARM FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE SAVANNAH RIVER LIFTS NORTHWARD
TODAY...INCREASING WARM AIR ADVECTION AND MOISTURE ACROSS THE REGION.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL
AID ISOLATED RAINSHOWER DEVELOPMENT. AREAS OF FOG ARE EXPECTED TO FORM
AGAIN TONIGHT...BUT MAY NOT BE AS EXTENSIVE DUE TO SLIGHTLY HIGHER
LOW LEVEL WINDS. AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS WILL AVERAGE AROUND 3000 FEET
WEDNESDAY...LOWERING SLIGHTLY ON THURSDAY. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE FROM
THE WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 15-20 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST AT LESS THAN 10 MPH THURSDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-180930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
137 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           20           10           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           73           52           65
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  7 G18    W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  5        W  9 G19     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 AM                      7 AM
PRECIP END                         4 PM                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           57           93           59
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3200                      2200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 20                      SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64000                     13200
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       49 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-180930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
137 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           20           10           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           74           49           62
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5        SW  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        W  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 AM                      7 AM
PRECIP END                         10 AM                     CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           48           85           53
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2900                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      SE  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 49300                     11500
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       33 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      47 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  12 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-180930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
137 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10           20
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           74           53           67
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  7         W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  5        W 10         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           57           93           55
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3300                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 21                      SE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 69300                     16800
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       54 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-180930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
137 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           74           46           61
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  6        SW  9        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        W  9         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           47           84           50
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2900                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     SE  2
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46400                     5000
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       31 FAIR      7 POOR       13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              10 POOR      43 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  9 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-180930-
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, AND SUMMERTON
137 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           75           50           65
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  8 G19    NW  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  5        W 11 G21     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           53           87           51
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             3100                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 23                      SE  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 71300                     11500
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      12 POOR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  11 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

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