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
312 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE FORECAST
AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. WIND WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE BUT
MAINLY SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH THIS MORNING, AND MORE
PREDOMINATELY SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 30 PERCENT.
A FEW LOCATIONS NEAR BODIES OF WATER WILL HAVE FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING.

WIND TONIGHT WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE EXPECT A SOUTH OR
SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH ASSOCIATED WITH A SEA BREEZE FRONT MAY
OCCUR IN THE EVENING. A FEW LOCATIONS WILL HAVE FOG DURING THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS THURSDAY. WIND WILL BE MAINLY SOUTHWEST
OR SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH THURSDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
NEAR 35 PERCENT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-252130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
312 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           64           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 5         LGT/VAR      S 5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    31           90           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6000                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    60000                     41300
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      40 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.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. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-252130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
312 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           64           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 5         LGT/VAR      S 5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    31           91           38
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5900                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    59000                     40600
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      15 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-252130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
312 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           64           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 5         LGT/VAR      S 5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    30           96           35
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     S  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    62000                     46400
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              47 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-252130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
312 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           64           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 5         LGT/VAR      S 5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    4 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    32           94           38
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6100                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     S  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    61000                     48000
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-252130-
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
312 AM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           64           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW 5         LGT/VAR      S 5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    32           99           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6000                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     S  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54000                     47200
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      40 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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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