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
1256 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...A WARM FRONT IN THE FORECAST AREA CONTINUES TO
LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. ANOTHER WARM FRONT WILL
DEVELOP AND MOVE INTO THE REGION SATURDAY AHEAD OF STRONG
LOW PRESSURE. CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE SATURDAY FOR STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS AND RAINSHOWERS. SOME LOCATIONS WILL HAVE FOG
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS
THE AREA ON SUNDAY WITH SIGNIFICANT ENERGY AND ISOLATED SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-210930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
1256 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           80           90           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           70           59           71
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6         S  9
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S  5         S  5         SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.68         1.08         0.43
PRECIP DURATION       0            4            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          74           100          55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             1900                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 17                      SW 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 32300                     132000
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       11 POOR      13 GEN POOR  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      9 POOR       84 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            9            7            6
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            8            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-210930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
1256 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           70           90           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           70           58           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         S  8
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.56         0.91         0.52
PRECIP DURATION       0            3            6            6
PRECIP BEGIN          3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          74           100          60
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             1900                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 14                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26600                     127100
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  12 POOR      12 POOR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      8 POOR       84 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            9            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            8            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-210930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
1256 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           80           80           80
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           72           59           73
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7         S 11 G19
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S  7         S  7         SW 11 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.73         1.08         0.36
PRECIP DURATION       0            4            4            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          71           100          53
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             1900                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 16                      SW 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 30400                     120000
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       13 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      10 POOR      81 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            8            7            5
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            8            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-210930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
1256 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           70           90           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           70           58           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         S  8 G17
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 11 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.37         0.71         0.53
PRECIP DURATION       0            3            6            6
PRECIP BEGIN          4 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          72           100          60
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             1900                      3900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 12                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22800                     120900
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  9 POOR       10 POOR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  9 POOR       83 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            9            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            9            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-210930-
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
1256 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           80           90           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           72           59           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6         S 10 G19
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S  6         S  6         SW 12 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.56         0.87         0.32
PRECIP DURATION       0            4            6            6
PRECIP BEGIN          2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          71           100          57
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)             2000                      3900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 13                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26000                     120900
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  12 POOR      15 GEN POOR  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      9 POOR       82 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            6            6
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            8            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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