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
328 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.DISCUSSION...A cold and dry airmass will remain across the
the area today.  Winds will generally be around 10 mph, with
some gusts up to 15 mph still being possible through the
afternoon hours. The RH will fall down to near or below 30
percent this afternoon with the dry high pressure ridge over
the area. The air mass will moderate on Thursday and RH will
increase. No fog is expected.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-132115-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
328 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        Clear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          48           35           57
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  6         SW  6        SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  6        SW  6        W  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    28           80           44
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2800                      4200
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 17                     W 13
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    47600                     54600
ADI Early             24 Fair      12 Poor      37 Fair
ADI Late              55 Gen Good  11 Poor      51 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       2            2            4
Max LVORI Late        2            3            1
Dispersion                         11pm-7am/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Minimum RH 47 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Minimum RH 55 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 72 percent. West winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
60s. Minimum RH 58 percent. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-132115-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
328 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          46           34           56
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  5         SW  7        SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  7        SW  7        W  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    27           81           42
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2800                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 15                     W 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    42000                     45000
ADI Early             23 Fair      14 Gen Poor  30 Fair
ADI Late              59 Gen Good  13 Gen Poor  39 Fair
Max LVORI Early       3            2            4
Max LVORI Late        2            3            2
Dispersion                         11pm-7am/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Minimum RH 47 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 52 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs around 60. Minimum RH 71 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 60.
Minimum RH 57 percent. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-132115-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
328 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          48           34           60
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  6         SW  6        SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  7        SW  6        W  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    29           84           42
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2700                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 16                     W 15
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    43200                     67500
ADI Early             23 Fair      12 Poor      36 Fair
ADI Late              51 Gen Good  11 Poor      58 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       2            2            4
Max LVORI Late        2            3            1
Dispersion                         11pm-7am/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 50 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the mid 50s.
Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Minimum RH 54 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 72 percent. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
60s. Minimum RH 60 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-132115-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
328 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          45           33           56
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  5         SW  7        SW  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  7        SW  7        W  6
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    27           79           41
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3000                      4800
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 15                     W  8
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    45000                     38400
ADI Early             36 Fair      16 Gen Poor  30 Fair
ADI Late              59 Gen Good  16 Gen Poor  34 Fair
Max LVORI Early       2            2            4
Max LVORI Late        1            3            2
Dispersion                         11pm-7am/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
50s. Minimum RH 48 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Minimum RH 39 percent. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 52 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs around 60. Minimum RH 71 percent. Southwest winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs around 60.
Minimum RH 57 percent. West winds around 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-132115-
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
328 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Precip Type           None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          47           34           58
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  W  5         SW  7        SW  7
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  7        SW  7        W  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin
Precip End
Max/Min Humidity %    28           79           42
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2900                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 14                     W 13
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    40600                     58500
ADI Early             25 Fair      14 Gen Poor  35 Fair
ADI Late              54 Gen Good  14 Gen Poor  51 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       3            2            4
Max LVORI Late        2            3            1
Dispersion                         11pm-7am/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 50 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 50s. Minimum RH 41 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Minimum RH 53 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 72 percent. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower
60s. Minimum RH 60 percent. West winds around 5 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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