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
310 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...A WARM FRONT WILL EXTEND THROUGH THE FORECAST
AREA TODAY AHEAD OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE. THE LOW WILL BE NEAR
THE AREA TONIGHT. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND
THIS EVENING. THE LOW WILL BEGIN TO LIFT NORTH OF THE REGION
MONDAY. THERE WILL BE AREAS OF FOG IN RAIN SOAKED AIR TODAY
AND THIS EVENING. IT WILL BE WINDY MAINLY NEAR SHOWERS TODAY
AND GENERALLY WINDY TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-222130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
310 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     100          90           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           50           61
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  6         S 11 G22     SW  9 G22
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  7 G18    SW  9 G21    W 12 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.76         0.22         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    69           91           59
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3200                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 23                     W 29
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    73600                     101500
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      60 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  79 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-222130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
310 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     100          90           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           50           61
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        S  9 G22     SW  7 G19
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  5        SW  8 G21    W  9 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.74         0.28         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    70           98           60
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2800                      3400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 23                     W 26
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    64400                     88400
ADI EARLY             45 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  53 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  69 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-222130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
310 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     100          90           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           50           61
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  8 G18     SW 13 G23    SW 11 G22
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  8 G21     SW  9 G21    W 14 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.82         0.19         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    68           93           59
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3100                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 24                     W 29
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    74400                     101500
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      64 GOOD
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  83 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            4            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-222130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
310 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     100          90           40
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           51           61
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        SE 10 G22    SW  7 G18
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  6 G18     SW  8 G21    W  8 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.69         0.40         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            6            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    69           100          61
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2900                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 23                     W 25
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    66700                     87500
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR  55 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  71 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            2
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-222130-
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
310 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     100          90           30
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           51           61
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  7 G17     S 12 G22     SW  9 G21
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  8 G20     SW  9 G21    W 11 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.79         0.24         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       8            4            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    69           99           62
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2900                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 24                     W 28
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    69600                     98000
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  60 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              55 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR  77 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            2
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST 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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