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
250 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...DEEP LOW PRESSURE OVER EASTERN NC CONTINUES TO LIFT
NORTHEAST UP AND AWAY FROM OUR REGION...WITH AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
PASSING THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT PRODUCING VERY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS TONIGHT WILL REMAIN ELEVATED OUT
OF THE NORTHWEST...COMBINED WITH DRY AIR KEEPING DISPERSION FAIR...
NO FOG IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE NEXT 48 HRS.

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH DRY WEATHER
EXPECTED. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN TIGHT ON SATURDAY WITH
NORTHWEST WINDS AT DAYBREAK SLOWLY BECOMING MORE WESTERLY BY EVENING.
SURFACE SPEEDS WILL BE GENERALLY 5-10 10 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON DURING PEAK MIXING. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE PRIMARILY
WESTERLY AT 17-20 MPH. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL DROP TO 25-30 PERCENT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-070930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
250 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           81           60           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  5        NW  5        W  6         W  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  7 G15     W  5         W  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    87           29           85           27
DSI                                4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            6            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7000                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      W 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 119000                    93500
ADI EARLY             69 GOOD      46 GEN GOOD  67 GOOD      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  75 GOOD      6 VERY POOR  67 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-070930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
250 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           80           60           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  5        W  5         SW  7        W  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  8 G15     W  7         W  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           31           85           29
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            6            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6800                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      W 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 115600                    93600
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      46 GEN GOOD  66 GOOD      42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  74 GOOD      7 POOR       67 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-070930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
250 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           82           59           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  6        NW  5        W  7         W  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  9 G16     W  6         W 10 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           26           85           26
DSI                                4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6500                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     W 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 110500                    95200
ADI EARLY             56 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-070930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
250 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          50           78           59           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  6        W  6         SW  7        W  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  9 G16     W  7         W  8 G15
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 %    89           30           87           31
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6700                      4600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 18                      W 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 120600                    78200
ADI EARLY             62 GOOD      41 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      8 POOR       63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-070930-
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
250 PM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           80           59           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  5        NW  6        SW  7        W  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      W  9 G16     W  6         W  9 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            9 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           28           88           27
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6500                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      W 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 110500                    95400
ADI EARLY             57 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       61 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
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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