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
230 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COLD PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BE CENTERED NORTHWEST
OF THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. THE RIDGE WILL EXTEND THROUGH THE
AREA TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL CONTINUE
TO RELAX TODAY AS THE RIDGE GETS CLOSER TO THE AREA. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR SATURDAY WITH MINIMUM
VALUES AROUND 20 PERCENT. FOG IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-062115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
230 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          48           28           62
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  9        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N  6         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    40           88           20
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3200                      3100
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  7                      W 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    22400                     31000
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 22 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
76 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 75 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-062115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
230 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          45           26           60
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  9        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    35           98           23
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3000                      2900
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  7                      SW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    21000                     37700
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  10 POOR
ADI LATE              18 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 23 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
67 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-062115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
230 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          47           27           62
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE 11 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N  6         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    38           91           22
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3000                      3000
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 10                      W  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30000                     27000
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 20 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
72 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-062115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
230 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          43           25           58
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE 10 G16    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  6        LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    28           83           22
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2500                      2700
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      SW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    22500                     35100
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  10 POOR
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 23 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-062115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
230 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          45           25           59
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE 10 G16    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N  6         LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    35           88           23
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2400                      2900
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 10                      SW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    24000                     34800
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 21 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 72 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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