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
416 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

.DISCUSSION...A PRESSURE RIDGE EXTENDING THROUGH THE FORECAST
AREA TODAY WILL SHIFT OFF THE COAST TONIGHT WITH A WARM FRONT
DEVELOPING SOUTH OF THE AREA. THE WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD
AND INTO THE AREA MONDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT.

IT WILL BE VERY DRY TODAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
15 TO 20 PERCENT. WIND WILL BE NORTHEAST TO EAST NEAR 10 MPH.

NO FOG IS FORECAST EXCEPT POSSIBLY IN PRECIPITATION MONDAY.
A LITTLE FREEZING RAIN MAY OCCUR LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
MONDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-142130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
416 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          44           31           45
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    19           78           64
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2700                      900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    18900                     6300
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  7 POOR
ADI LATE              17 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-142130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
416 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           70
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           28           41
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        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            3
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    16           75           59
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2800                      1000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    16800                     6000
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  5 VERY POOR  9 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            5
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-142130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
416 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            10           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           32           49
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  8        E  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    19           79           64
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2600                      900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    18200                     6300
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              23 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  9 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-142130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
416 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           27           42
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  6        E  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         NE  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    16           78           59
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2700                      1000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      NE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    16200                     8000
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  10 POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            6
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-142130-
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
416 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            10           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           30           47
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    18           78           61
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2700                      900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      NE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    18900                     6300
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  9 POOR
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            5
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

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