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

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FNUS52 KCAE 180919
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
419 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK COLD FRONT IN THE FORECAST AREA
TODAY WILL BE SOUTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT. RIDGING WILL EXTEND
THROUGH THE REGION IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY. A FEW LOCATIONS WILL HAVE FOG DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS TODAY AND THURSDAY. IT WILL BE BREEZY TODAY
WITH WEST WIND GUSTING TO AROUND 20 MPH.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-182130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
419 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          76           48           68
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  7 G15     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            11 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    35           84           41
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2700                      2000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      SE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43200                     14000
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-182130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
419 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          76           44           65
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  8 G15     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  7 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            11 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    33           84           41
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3700                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 15                     E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    55500                     13300
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              61 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-182130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
419 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          78           49           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  8 G15     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W 10 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    40           90           38
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3300                      2200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      SE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    56100                     15400
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      7 POOR       17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-182130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
419 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           42           63
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  9 G15     N  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  9 G20    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM
PRECIP END            11 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    33           85           40
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3800                      2000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 17                     E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    64600                     12000
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-182130-
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
419 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           10           10
MIN/MAX TEMP          78           46           67
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  9 G18     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W 10 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    35           83           38
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)3700                      2000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      NE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    62900                     14000
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      7 POOR       19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            2
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/PO

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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