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

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
253 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...A FEW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE
NORTHERN MIDLANDS AND PEE DEE THIS AFTERNOON. GUSTY WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH TOMORROW. GOOD DISPERSION TONIGHT
WITH WNW SURFACE WINDS.

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. NW TRANSPORT
WINDS ON TUESDAY WILL TRANSITION TO WEAK NORTHERLIES ON WEDNESDAY
AS THE HIGH MOVES OVER THE REGION. MIXING HEIGHTS HAVE BEEN
SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN MODEL GUIDANCE RECENTLY SO HAVE INCREASED
MIXING HEIGHTS DURING THE PERIOD.

WITH DECENT WIND SPEEDS OVERNIGHT FOG IS NOT EXPECTED TUESDAY OR
WEDNESDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-270945-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
253 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           51           29           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)W 12 G23     W  7         NW  7        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  8 G15     NW 10 G17    NW  5        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 %    74           32           83           25
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4500                      3300
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     N 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81000                     33000
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      56 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-270945-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
253 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           48           26           51
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 10 G20    W  6         NW  6        NW  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  6         NW  8 G15    NW  5        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 %    76           29           73           27
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      3200
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     N 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66000                     38400
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  10 POOR      24 FAIR
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  59 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-270945-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
253 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           53           29           53
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 13 G24    W  8 G17     NW  6        N  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  9 G17     NW 10 G20    NW  5        N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    76           29           80           26
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4700                      3200
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     N 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 84600                     41600
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      40 FAIR      10 POOR      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      56 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-270945-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
253 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           48           26           49
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 11 G20    NW  7 G15    NW  6        NW  7 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NW  8 G17    NW  9 G15    N  7         N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    75           27           73           28
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            6            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3300
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     N 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 71400                     46200
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  11 POOR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  59 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-270945-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
253 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           52           29           51
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NW 12 G23    NW  7 G15    NW  5        N  6 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  8 G17     NW  9 G17    NW  6        N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    73           27           72           28
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4600                      3200
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     N 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 73600                     48000
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       34 FAIR
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  57 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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