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
245 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.DISCUSSION...
DRY CONDITIONS TODAY...WILL BECOME WET ESPECIALLY IN THE EASTERN
MIDLANDS AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFFSHORE...AND RAPIDLY
INTENSIFIES AND TRACKS NE LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THIS WILL SPREAD
RAIN WITH A POSSIBLE EARLY MORNING MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN INTO MAINLY
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA LATE TONIGHT AND
THROUGH MID-DAY SUNDAY...THE INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL ALSO
LEAD TO INCREASING WIND SPEEDS AS WELL ESPECIALLY IN THE MIXED LAYER.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-070915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
245 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          33           55           36           54
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      SW  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NW  7        W  5         W 10 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           31           81           31
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3700                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 13                      W 28
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 48100                     184800
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  30 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       49 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  93 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            3            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-070915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
245 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           53           35           53
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      SW  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      N  7         LGT/VAR      SW 10 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM                                  7 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                             CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           30           83           33
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3500                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 13                      W 28
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 45500                     162400
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
ADI LATE              8 POOR       48 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  88 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-070915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
245 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           20           0            20
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           53           35           56
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        N  8 G18     W  5         SW  7 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   N  6         NW 10 G19    W  6         SW 12 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                7 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 AM                     CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           31           84           28
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3400                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 14                      W 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47600                     180000
ADI EARLY             7 POOR       39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  40 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  97 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-070915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
245 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           0            30
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           50           33           54
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      N  8 G18     LGT/VAR      SW  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  6        N  9 G17     LGT/VAR      SW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          9 PM         CONTINUING                7 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 PM                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           36           88           33
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2900                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 14                      SW 26
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40600                     145600
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  83 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-070915-
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
245 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        CLEAR        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           40           0            30
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    SNOW/RAIN    NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           50           34           55
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        N  9 G20     NW  5        SW  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   N  7         N 10 G20     W  5         SW 12 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2                         0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING                7 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 PM                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           35           85           29
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3200                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 16                      SW 26
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 51200                     145600
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       42 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       21 FAIR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  81 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            4            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

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