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
300 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER TROUGH WILL USHER A COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARY
ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING...FOLLOWED BY ONE OR TWO REINFORCING
FRONTAL BOUNDARIES DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS WILL PROVIDE A
COLDER AND DRY WEATHER PATTERN...WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS AT TIMES
DUE IN PART TO A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT.

BECAUSE OF THIS...GOOD DISPERSION IS EXPECTED BOTH TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH NO FOG EXPECTED. SURFACE WINDS ON TUESDAY
BEHIND THE MAIN FRONT WILL BE FROM THE WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH
WITH PEAK GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH. TRANSPORT WIND SPEEDS WILL
GENERALLY BE IN THE 20 TO 25 MPH RANGE. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
WILL BE NEAR 30 PERCENT TUESDAY AFTERNOON.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-091130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
300 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           44           26           43
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  9 G16     W  9 G20     W  8 G17     W 10 G20
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8         W 12 G21     W  8         W 13 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            10 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    74           33           71           23
DSI                                3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6100                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      W 25
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 146400                    142500
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      65 GOOD      34 FAIR      69 GOOD
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  79 GOOD      15 GEN POOR  81 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/GD                11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-091130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
300 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           45           25           43
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  7 G15     W  9 G20     W  8 G17     W  8 G20
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8         W 12 G21     W  8         W 12 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           30           70           24
DSI                                3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      W 23
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 148800                    142600
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      62 GOOD      31 FAIR      62 GOOD
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  79 GOOD      14 GEN POOR  76 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/GD                11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 27 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-091130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
300 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           46           26           45
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W 10 G19     W 11 G22     W 10 G19     W 11 G22
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W 10         W 15 G23     W  9         W 15 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    74           30           68           22
DSI                                3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 26                      W 28
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 161200                    151200
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      75 GOOD      36 FAIR      71 GOOD
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  86 GOOD      23 FAIR      86 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            2
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/GD                11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 28 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-091130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
300 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           46           25           43
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  8 G17     W 10 G21     W  9 G18     W  8 G19
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8         W 13 G22     W  8         W 12 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           30           70           23
DSI                                3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 24                      W 22
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 148800                    143000
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      61 GOOD      31 FAIR      59 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  79 GOOD      16 GEN POOR  73 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/GD                11PM-7AM/GD

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 28 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-091130-
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
300 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           47           27           45
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  9 G18     W 12 G22     W 10 G19     W 10 G22
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W 10         W 15 G23     W  9         W 15 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    78           30           71           22
DSI                                3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 28                      W 26
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 173600                    150800
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      73 GOOD      37 FAIR      71 GOOD
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  90 GOOD      22 FAIR      87 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            2            2
MAX LVORI LATE        3            1            3            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/GD                11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN
THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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

$$
ACM



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