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
512 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH THE FORECAST
AREA TODAY. THE FRONT WILL BE IN THE AREA TONIGHT. DRYING
WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE FRONT WEDNESDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL OCCUR TODAY AND THIS EVENING. GENERAL WIND GUSTS WILL BE
AROUND 20 MPH TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...BUT MUCH STRONGER WIND
MAY OCCUR NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND THIS EVENING.
EXCEPT FOG AT TIMES ASSOCIATED WITH SHOWERS TODAY AND TONIGHT.
IT WILL BE DRY WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AROUND 30 PERCENT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-032115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
512 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          85           58           78
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  6         W  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W 10 G20     LGT/VAR      W 12 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    50           88           29
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      7100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      NW 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    89600                     120700
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  61 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-032115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
512 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           57           77
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  6        SW  6        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 10 G20    LGT/VAR      W  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION                    0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    48           89           29
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      6800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    95200                     102000
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  65 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-032115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
512 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           60           79
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5        W  6         NW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W 11 G20     LGT/VAR      W 12 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.37         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    51           94           29
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5200                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      NW 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    88400                     113900
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       61 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-032115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
512 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           59           78
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 10 G20    LGT/VAR      W  8 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   5 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    52           93           33
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5300                      7100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    84800                     106500
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  54 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-032115-
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...SUMMERTON
512 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           61           79
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  6        SW  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 12 G20    LGT/VAR      W  9 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.36         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2                         0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    50           97           30
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   5            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5300                      6800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      NW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    90100                     108800
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  66 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 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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