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...UPDATED
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
512 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...

A TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER THE ATLANTIC WILL MOVE NW TOWARDS THE SC
COAST TODAY AND TONIGHT, THEN STALL OR MOVE SLOWLY UP THE COAST
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWER ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO
AFFECT MAINLY THE E/SE FORECAST AREA (FA) THIS AFTERNOON, WITH
INCREASING CHANCES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE MAINLY E TO NE TODAY, AND NE TO N SUNDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-282115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
512 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          84           66           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    37           88           45
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  8                      N 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40800                     51600
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      22 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 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.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-282115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
512 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            40           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          83           66           80
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.28
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           92           52
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      3700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  8                      N 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    32000                     37000
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY 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-SCZ030-035-041-282115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
512 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          84           66           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  5        LGT/VAR      N  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.38
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    42           91           48
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4500                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     N 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45000                     58800
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      36 FAIR
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      8 POOR       43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
52 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...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.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-282115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
512 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           60           70
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          84           67           78
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  8
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         NE  5        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.28         0.77
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           97           66
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3600                      3100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  9                      NE 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    32400                     46500
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              25 FAIR      7 POOR       37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            3
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
61 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 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>038-282115-
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 SAT MAY 28 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           60           70
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          82           67           80
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  8 G18
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  5        N  6         NE  8 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.40         0.91
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    43           97           60
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3700                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 10                      N 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37000                     49500
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      36 FAIR
ADI LATE              31 FAIR      9 POOR       41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 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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