Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 271905
FWFCAE

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central South Carolina
and East Central Georgia
National Weather Service Columbia SC
305 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Breezy and warm conditions persist ahead of an approaching
front that will push into the area late afternoon and this
evening. Scattered showers and thunderstorms could impact
the western and central Midlands and central Savannah River
Area.  Winds will be gusty from the south. There could be a
brief wind shift to the west behind the front before it stalls.
Fog is not expected to be an issue this morning but fog and
low clouds will be possible Friday morning.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-281300-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
305 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        None         None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     70           0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          65           88           67           91
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var      S  5
Precip Amount         0.29         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       3            0            0            0
Precip Begin          6 PM                                   12 PM
Precip End            3 AM                                   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    100          47           99           42
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   5            1            1            4
Haines Index          4            5            5            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4900                      4500
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 14                      S 16
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 68600                     72000
ADI Early             53 Gen Good  23 Fair      38 Fair      23 Fair
ADI Late              3 Very Poor  60 Gen Good  3 Very Poor  60 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            9            4            8
Max LVORI Late        8            2            7            2
Dispersion            9pm-7am/FA                7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 47 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
55 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 32 percent. West winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 39 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 62 percent.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-281300-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
305 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        None         None         Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     70           0            0            20
Min/Max Temp          64           87           67           89
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  7 G18    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         Lgt/Var      S  7
Precip Amount         0.26         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2            0            0            0
Precip Begin          6 PM                                   1 PM
Precip End            4 AM                                   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    100          46           100          43
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   5            1            1            3
Haines Index          4            5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4900                      3900
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 15                     S 16
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 73500                     62400
ADI Early             54 Gen Good  24 Fair      41 Gen Good  24 Fair
ADI Late              5 Very Poor  64 Good      4 Very Poor  60 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            9            4            9
Max LVORI Late        9            1            8            1
Dispersion            11pm-7am/GD               9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 50 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
55 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 33 percent. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Minimum RH 39 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 63 percent.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-281300-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
305 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     50           0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          65           90           68           91
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  7 G17    Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         Lgt/Var      S  7
Precip Amount         0.17         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2            0            0            0
Precip Begin          6 PM
Precip End            3 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    100          40           100          39
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   5            1            1            3
Haines Index          5            5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4800                      4300
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 16                     S 16
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 76800                     68800
ADI Early             63 Good      23 Fair      41 Gen Good  30 Fair
ADI Late              6 Very Poor  65 Good      5 Very Poor  62 Good
Max LVORI Early       4            8            4            8
Max LVORI Late        7            1            6            1
Dispersion            11pm-7am/GD               9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 44 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH
49 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 31 percent. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 38 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 56 percent.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-281300-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
305 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     50           0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          64           88           67           90
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  S  8 G18     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      S  5
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  6         Lgt/Var      S  8
Precip Amount         0.16         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       2            0            0            0
Precip Begin          6 PM
Precip End            5 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    100          43           100          44
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   5            1            1            3
Haines Index          4            5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4800                      3600
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 16                     S 17
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 76800                     61200
ADI Early             54 Gen Good  23 Fair      45 Gen Good  32 Fair
ADI Late              9 Poor       68 Good      6 Very Poor  56 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            8            4            8
Max LVORI Late        7            1            6            1
Dispersion            11pm-7am/GD               9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 50 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH
54 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 35 percent. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs around 80.
Minimum RH 40 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 60 percent.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-281300-
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, and Summerton
305 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017

                      Tonight      Fri          Fri Night    Sat

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        None         None         None
Precip Chance (%)     40           0            0            0
Min/Max Temp          66           89           69           90
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  S  8 G18     Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  7        Lgt/Var      S  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0            0
Precip Begin          6 PM
Precip End            4 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    98           43           100          43
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   5            1            1            3
Haines Index          4            5            5            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)             4800                      3700
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 16                     S 17
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 76800                     62900
ADI Early             57 Gen Good  27 Fair      41 Gen Good  32 Fair
ADI Late              7 Poor       65 Good      6 Very Poor  56 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            7            4            7
Max LVORI Late        6            1            6            1
Dispersion            11pm-7am/GD               9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 47 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 80s.
Minimum RH 51 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 34 percent. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 39 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the lower 60s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 58 percent. South
winds 5 to 10 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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