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
240 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION TONIGHT
BRINGING SHOWERS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. WESTERLY SURFACE WINDS
WILL GUST FROM 25 TO 35 MPH ON MONDAY AS STRONG WINDS ALOFT MIX
DOWN IN A DEEP MIXING LAYER. NW TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE AROUND 35
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON AFTER THE FRONTAL PASSAGE.

WINDS STAY UP OVERNIGHT ON MONDAY ALLOWING FOR GOOD DISPERSION.
SURFACE WINDS BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE ON TUESDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE DOMINATES THE AREA. LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS SHIFT FROM N TO
S ON TUESDAY MORNING.

FOG IS NOT EXPECTED MONDAY MORNING DUE TO STRONG MIXING AT THE
SURFACE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-020930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
240 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           52           28           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  8 G18     W 13 G27     NW  8 G19    LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 12 G25    W 14 G29     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.56         0.06         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           40           76           27
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3000
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 37                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 155400                    21000
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  87 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  96 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-020930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
240 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          80           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           54           26           50
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  8 G18     W 13 G29     NW  8 G20    LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 12 G25    W 15 G29     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.43         0.06         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           38           76           25
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5500                      3100
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 35                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 192500                    21700
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  92 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      101 VERY GOOD4 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-020930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
240 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           56           28           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S 10 G20     W 17 G32     NW 10 G22    LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 14 G26    W 18 G32     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.34         0.05         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           39           77           26
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4600                      2900
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 35                     SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 161000                    17400
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      91 GOOD      34 FAIR      11 POOR
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      103 VERY GOOD4 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-020930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
240 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          52           57           26           48
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  9 G20     SW 15 G30    NW 11 G25    LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S 14 G27     W 18 G30     N  5         LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.06         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           40           77           26
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5800                      3000
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 33                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 191400                    21000
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      87 GOOD      38 FAIR      9 POOR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      108 VERY GOOD8 POOR       16 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-020930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
240 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        100          90           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           58           28           50
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)S  9 G20     SW 16 G31    NW 10 G24    LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW 14 G26    W 18 G31     N  5 G16     LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.22         0.07         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           39           75           28
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5700                      3000
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 33                     E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 188100                    18000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      81 GOOD      36 FAIR      11 POOR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      108 VERY GOOD5 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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