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
252 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
CONTINUES TO PULL AWAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TONIGHT.
COLD DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS WILL DOMINATE THE MIDLANDS AND CSRA
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE NEAR
CRITICAL VALUES AT AROUND 25 PERCENT SATURDAY WITH SFC WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH...GUSTING TO 17 MPH IN THE NORTHERN MIDLANDS AND PEE
DEE. FIRE RISK WILL BE ELEVATED MOSTLY IN THE NORTHERN MIDLANDS
AND PEE DEE UNTIL SUNDAY AS WINDS EASE SLIGHTLY AND MINIMUM RH
RISES TO AROUND 30 PERCENT. NO FOG IS FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY.
THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT
WITH A POSSIBLE WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-130930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
252 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           47           24           42
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  5         NW  7        LGT/VAR      E  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  8        NW  7        NE  5        E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    78           26           59           30
DSI                                3                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 10                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36000                     22500
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       40 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       54 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            2            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-130930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
252 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          28           42           21           38
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NW  8        N  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  7        NW  7        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 %    85           24           59           29
DSI                                3                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 12                     E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43200                     19200
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       61 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            2            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY
OR A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-130930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
252 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           48           24           42
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  5         N  8 G15     N  5         E  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  8        NW  7        NE  6        E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    83           25           56           28
DSI                                3                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 12                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43200                     22500
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       54 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            2            2
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            2            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-130930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
252 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           40           20           36
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NW  9 G15    N  6         NE  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  7        NW  9 G15    NE  6        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 %    89           25           54           28
DSI                                3                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46800                     22500
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       48 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            2            2
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            2            2
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY
OR A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS...WARMER. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-130930-
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...SUMMERTON
252 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           46           22           40
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  9 G16     N  5         NE  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  7        NW  8 G15    NE  6        E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           24           54           28
DSI                                3                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3700                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     E  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 48100                     22500
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       47 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            2            2
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            2            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH 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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