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
110 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER
THE CENTRAL PLAINS...WILL RIDGE DOWN THE EASTERN SEABOARD INTO
OUR REGION LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A
GENERAL NE SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WIND TONIGHT. WIND SPEEDS WILL
STAY UP SOME TONIGHT AND THEN INCREASE SATURDAY. FOG FORMATION
NOT EXPECTED EARLY SATURDAY. SLIGHTLY COOLER AND DRIER AIR WILL
ENTER THE REGION SATURDAY. AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS GENERALLY
AOB 3000 FEET SATURDAY. NOT MUCH IMPROVEMENT SUNDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE BEGINS TO WEDGE IN FROM THE NORTH WITH INCREASING
MOISTURE. AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE BELOW 2500 FEET
SUNDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-280915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
110 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           46           34           44
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  6        NE  9 G15    NE  7        NE  6
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  6        NE  8 G15    NE  7        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           43           85           67
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2800                      2200
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 17                      NE 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47600                     28600
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      28 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       43 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 83 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-280915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
110 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         FRZ RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          29           43           31           43
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  6        NE  7        NE  6        NE  5
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7        NE  7        NE  6        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           45           82           62
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2800                      2200
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 15                     NE 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 42000                     28600
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      25 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       41 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-280915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
110 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           47           34           47
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  6        NE 10 G17    NE  9 G15    NE  8 G15
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7 G15    NE 11 G17    NE 10 G16    NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           42           84           65
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2600                      2200
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 20                     E 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 52000                     46200
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      31 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              10 POOR      38 FAIR      9 POOR       32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-280915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
110 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           41           30           43
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  8        NE  9 G16    NE  7 G15    NE  7
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7 G15    NE  8 G16    NE  7        NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           44           77           59
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2600                      2200
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 16                     E 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41600                     39600
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  34 FAIR      28 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       38 FAIR      7 POOR       38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-280915-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
110 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           46           32           45
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  7        NE  9 G17    NE  9 G15    NE  8 G15
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7 G15    NE 10 G17    NE  9 G15    NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    89           41           83           64
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2800                      2300
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 17                     E 24
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47600                     55200
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      29 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              9 POOR       38 FAIR      8 POOR       44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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