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
418 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FRONTAL ZONE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE SOUTHEAST
COAST THROUGH SUNDAY. THE FRONT PLUS AN UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE
WILL HELP SUPPORT RAIN MAINLY EARLY TODAY. MOISTURE WILL BE
SHALLOW TONIGHT WITH A DIMINISHED RAIN CHANCE. SUPPORT FOR RAIN
WILL INCREASE SOMEWHAT SUNDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER DISTURBANCE BUT
THE BULK OF THE MOISTURE WILL PROBABLY HOLD OFF UNTIL SUNDAY
NIGHT.

EXPECT AREAS OF FOG IN RAIN TODAY. WIDESPREAD FOG MAY DEVELOP
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE SUNDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL FOG MAY OCCUR
IN SCATTERED AREAS OF RAIN SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE BUT MAINLY FROM THE NORTHEAST
THROUGH SUNDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-202130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
418 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           10           30
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          50           37           53
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       6            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    75           100          60
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1600                      2200
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  5                     E  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    8000                      19800
ADI EARLY             3 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            10           3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
92 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-202130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
418 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           10           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           35           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    65           100          56
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1600                      2200
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  5                     E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    8000                      17600
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       2 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. MINIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
81 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-202130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
418 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        90           10           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          50           39           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       6            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    80           100          58
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1600                      2000
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  5                     E  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    8000                      18000
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            8            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
87 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-202130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
418 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        70           10           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           35           52
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  5        LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       3            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    67           96           56
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1500                      2200
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     E  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    9000                      19800
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              10 POOR      2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
80 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-202130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
418 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           10           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         RAIN
MAX/MIN TEMP          49           36           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM                      9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    72           100          57
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1400                      2100
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  7                     NE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    9800                      21000
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      3 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 84 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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