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
256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure off the coast with low level moisture across
the area. A warm frontal boundary will move into the region
late Tuesday ahead of an approaching low pressure system.
Moisture will increase across the area Tuesday night through
Wednesday. Ridge building in from the north Thursday but
low level moisture remains although chance of rain should diminish.
Relatively dry air mass Tuesday afternoon with increasing humidity
Tuesday night into Wednesday. Widespread showers and a few thunderstorms
expected on Wednesday. Poor dispersion next couple nights with
fog possible especially in the CSRA.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-190930-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            60           80
Min/Max Temp          48           70           59           66
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   W  5         W  5         Lgt/Var      SW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.35
Precip Duration       0            0            2            4
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    100          38           99           77
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            3
Haines Index          5            5            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             1600                      2400
Transport Wnd (mph)                W  9                      SW 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 14400                     55200
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  13 Gen Poor  5 Very Poor  39 Fair
ADI Late              5 Very Poor  20 Gen Poor  5 Very Poor  52 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       7            7            3            7
Max LVORI Late        7            2            6            4
Dispersion            9pm-7am/PO                9pm-7am/PO

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Northeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 71 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 67 percent.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 74 percent. South
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 64 percent. West
winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-190930-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            70           80
Min/Max Temp          44           70           58           64
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  5        Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  5        Lgt/Var      SW  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.10         0.67
Precip Duration       0            0            3            4
Precip Begin                                    6 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    100          34           99           82
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             1500                      1700
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  8                     SW 16
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 12000                     27200
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  11 Poor      7 Poor       18 Gen Poor
ADI Late              5 Very Poor  16 Gen Poor  7 Poor       26 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            8            3            7
Max LVORI Late        8            2            6            4
Dispersion            9pm-7am/PO                9pm-7am/PO

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 60 percent. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs around 60. Minimum
RH 67 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around
50. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 68 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 73 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 64 percent. West
winds around 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-190930-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            50           80
Min/Max Temp          49           71           59           68
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      W  5         SW  5        SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  6         Lgt/Var      SW  8
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.02         0.22
Precip Duration       0            0            2            4
Precip Begin                                    8 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    99           37           100          72
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            3
Haines Index          5            5            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             1600                      2900
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 10                      SW 26
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 16000                     75400
ADI Early             6 Very Poor  9 Poor       6 Very Poor  44 Gen Good
ADI Late              6 Very Poor  21 Fair      5 Very Poor  60 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            7            4            8
Max LVORI Late        7            2            8            3
Dispersion            9pm-7am/PO                9pm-7am/PO

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 63 percent. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 70 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Minimum RH 66 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 73 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 64 percent. West
winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-190930-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            60           80
Min/Max Temp          45           68           56           62
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      E  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.10         0.95
Precip Duration       0            0            2            4
Precip Begin                                    7 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    100          34           98           81
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
Haines Index          4            5            5            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             1500                      1400
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  8                     SE 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 12000                     16800
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  6 Very Poor  5 Very Poor  8 Poor
ADI Late              4 Very Poor  16 Gen Poor  5 Very Poor  18 Gen Poor
Max LVORI Early       7            8            3            8
Max LVORI Late        9            2            6            5
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                9pm-7am/PO

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 68 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 66 percent.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 72 percent. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 64 percent. West winds around
5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-190930-
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
256 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MCldy        Cloudy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            60           80
Min/Max Temp          49           71           58           67
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      SW  5        SW  5
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  5         SW  5        SW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.41
Precip Duration       0            0            2            4
Precip Begin                                    7 PM         Continuing
Precip End                                      Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    98           36           98           75
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            3
Haines Index          5            5            5            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             1600                      2600
Transport Wnd (mph)                W  9                      SW 22
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 14400                     57200
ADI Early             6 Very Poor  9 Poor       6 Very Poor  31 Fair
ADI Late              7 Poor       18 Gen Poor  7 Poor       49 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            7            4            7
Max LVORI Late        7            2            6            4
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                9pm-7am/PO

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 59 percent. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 68 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 70s. Minimum RH 65 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 72 percent.
Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 65 percent. West 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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