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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
560
FNUS52 KCAE 270800
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...
FAIR WEATHER EXPECTED TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE, SURFACE AND ALOFT,
ALONG WITH DRIER AIR, BUILDS BACK WESTWARD ACROSS THE REGION TODAY.
LIGHT WINDS THIS MORNING EXPECTED TO BECOME GENERALLY SE THIS
AFTERNOON.

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE ATLANTIC, WHICH MAY BECOME TROPICAL,
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NW TOWARDS THE SC COAST SATURDAY, SPREADING
MOISTURE INTO MAINLY THE SOUTH AND EAST FORECAST AREA SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.  WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE E TO NE SATURDAY AS
THE OFFSHORE LOW APPROACHES.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-272115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           62           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    36           91           34
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 10                     E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57000                     34400
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 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 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-272115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          87           61           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    37           93           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    50400                     28000
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  35 FAIR      24 FAIR
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-272115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          89           62           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  5        LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    32           97           39
DSI                   4                         3
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 12                      NE 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    68400                     50400
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 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 53 PERCENT. NORTH 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 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-272115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          87           62           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  5        LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    35           95           39
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5400                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 10                     E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54000                     28800
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. MINIMUM RH 62 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 61 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-272115-
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
400 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           62           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  5        LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    33           95           43
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      3700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 12                     NE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    67200                     37000
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 63 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 59 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 MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.