Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 200758
FWFCAE

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central South Carolina
and East Central Georgia
National Weather Service Columbia SC
358 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will continue over the area through
Saturday promoting dry weather. Minimum RH values this afternoon
will be around 25 percent and around 35 percent on Saturday.
Surface winds will be light and variable through the period, but
direction will generally be out of the northeast/east. Above
normal high temperatures expected both days, in the lower 80s. Patchy
fog will be possible early Saturday morning mainly near bodies of
water, but should improve rapidly with sunrise.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-202115-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
358 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          81           48           81
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    25           100          34
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3000                      4300
Transport Wnd (mph)   E  6                      E  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    18000                     30100
ADI Early             9 Poor       12 Poor      12 Poor
ADI Late              18 Gen Poor  2 Very Poor  26 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            3            9
Max LVORI Late        2            8            2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.
Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 72 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 55 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 41 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-202115-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
358 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          81           48           81
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    24           100          33
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3200                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)   NE  3                     E  6
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    9600                      27000
ADI Early             9 Poor       10 Poor      11 Poor
ADI Late              17 Gen Poor  1 Very Poor  23 Fair
Max LVORI Early       6            4            9
Max LVORI Late        2            8            2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 74 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 57 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 40 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-202115-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
358 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          81           48           83
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    29           100          35
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3100                      4600
Transport Wnd (mph)   E  7                      E  8
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    21700                     36800
ADI Early             13 Gen Poor  15 Gen Poor  15 Gen Poor
ADI Late              23 Fair      2 Very Poor  32 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            4            10
Max LVORI Late        2            10           2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 54 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH
69 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 56 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 39 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-202115-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
358 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          81           49           81
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    26           100          33
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3300                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)   NE  5                     E  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    16500                     31500
ADI Early             12 Poor      13 Gen Poor  14 Gen Poor
ADI Late              18 Gen Poor  2 Very Poor  26 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            4            9
Max LVORI Late        2            7            2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
Minimum RH 53 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 71 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Minimum RH 61 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper
60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
mid 60s. Minimum RH 41 percent. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-202115-
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
358 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          81           50           82
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    26           100          34
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3100                      4600
Transport Wnd (mph)   NE  5                     E  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    15500                     32200
ADI Early             12 Poor      13 Gen Poor  14 Gen Poor
ADI Late              19 Gen Poor  2 Very Poor  27 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            4            9
Max LVORI Late        2            7            2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 55 percent. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 70 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Minimum RH 59 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 40 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 41 percent. Northwest winds around 5 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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