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
225 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
FAIR WEATHER ASSOCIATED WITH A OFFSHORE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING
INTO THE NC/SC BORDER CONTINUES TONIGHT. SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE UNTIL
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE ATLANTIC...WHICH MAY BECOME TROPICAL MOVES
TOWARDS THE SC COAST SATURDAY AND POSSIBLY INLAND SUNDAY.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED WITH THE APPROACH OF THE LOW BEGINNING
LATE SATURDAY...WINDS WILL SHIFT EAST TO NORTHEAST SATURDAY...THEN BECOME
NORTHWESTERLY ON SUNDAY. WINDS IN THE MIXED LAYER WILL BE 10-15 MPH AFTER
INVERSION BREAK. BEFORE THEN...WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT AND DISPERSION
POOR WITH SHALLOW PATCHY FOG POSSIBLE IN LOW-LYING AREAS AND NEAR BODIES OF
WATER EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. NW FLOW AND BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
SUNDAY WITH LITTLE TO NO MORNING FOG EXPECTED OUTSIDE OF THUNDERSTORM AND
RAIN SHOWER CORES.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-281000-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
225 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           84           66           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           37           88           45
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            3            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  9                     NW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 38700                     54600
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      32 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-281000-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
225 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          61           83           66           82
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           38           92           52
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            5            5
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  8                     N 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 32000                     46800
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      27 FAIR      21 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      10 POOR      32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            4            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-281000-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
225 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           83           66           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      N  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           42           91           48
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            5
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 13                     NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54600                     57000
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      32 FAIR      28 FAIR      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      7 POOR       39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-281000-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
225 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            30           40           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           83           67           79
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         NE  5        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.32
PRECIP DURATION       0            0                         2
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           39           97           66
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            5            5
HAINES INDEX          5            6            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  9                     N  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 32400                     25200
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      27 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-281000-
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
225 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            40           50           60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           82           67           81
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  5        N  6         N  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.13         0.50
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           44           97           60
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            5            5
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3700                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 12                     NW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44400                     42900
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      28 FAIR      25 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      12 POOR      34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            5            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST 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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