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

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FNUS52 KCAE 282016
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
316 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...A MOIST SOUTHWEST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS
EVENING...WITH VERY LIGHT BREEZE AND POOR DISPERSION AFTER NIGHTFALL.
AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAYTIME MONDAY MORNING BEFORE STALLING.
A REINFORCING SURGE OF DRY CANADIAN AIR WILL MOVE IN LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

AREAS OF RAIN WILL SPREAD BACK INTO THE AREA TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. LIGHT FOG IS POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF RAIN.

SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHERLY BEHIND THE FRONT
MONDAY...WITH LIGHT SPEEDS NEAR THE SURFACE AND 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
LOWERED MIXING LAYER...HEIGHTS UNDER 2000 FEET.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-291145-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
316 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           80           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          55           63           48           60
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.15         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          68           100          51
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1800                      2900
DISPERSION            6PM-10AM/PO               6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  6                      NE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10800                     29000
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  7 POOR       5 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  10 POOR      2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            7            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-291145-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
316 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           80           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           61           45           57
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.16         0.05         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       6            4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          68           100          55
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1700                      2100
DISPERSION            6PM-10AM/PO               6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  8                     NE 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 13600                     25200
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       9 POOR       6 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            8            9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-291145-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
316 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           100          20           0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           65           49           62
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.22         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            8            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          69           100          51
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1800                      2800
DISPERSION            6PM-10AM/PO               6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  7                     NE 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 12600                     33600
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       7 POOR       5 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  11 POOR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        8            4            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-291145-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
316 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           80           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          53           62           44           55
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  5        N  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      N  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.22         0.21         0.06         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       6            4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          67           100          56
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1700                      2000
DISPERSION            6PM-10AM/PO               6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 10                     NE 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 17000                     26000
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      11 POOR      10 POOR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            8            9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-291145-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
316 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           90           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           65           47           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.22         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            6            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          69           100          57
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1600                      2000
DISPERSION            6PM-10AM/PO               6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  9                      NE 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 14400                     26000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       8 POOR       7 POOR       18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  12 POOR      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            4            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION ABOVE 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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