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
237 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG COLD FRONT IS MOVING THROUGH THE
FORECAST AREA THIS AFTERNOON. BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL BE
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FRONT. EXPECT AREAS OF FOG IN RAIN
THIS EVENING.THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BEHIND THE FRONT WILL
BE JUST NORTHWEST OF THE AREA FRIDAY. PATCHY FOG WILL ALSO
LIKELY DEVELOP FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING ASSOCIATED
WITH STABLE, COOL CONDITIONS AS HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES.
DRIER CONDITIONS WILL SETTLE IN ON SATURDAY, WITH MIN RH
VALUES APPROACHING 25-30 PERCENT. WINDS ON SATURDAY WILL
GENERALLY BE LIGHT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-060930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
237 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           48           30           60
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NW 12 G24    NE 11 G19    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N 12 G25     N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           38           81           25
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2600                      3000
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 13                     W 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33800                     39000
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      28 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              18 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
75 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-060930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
237 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          32           45           28           59
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) N 12 G24     NE  9 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE 11 G19    N  5         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           36           80           29
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2600                      3100
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 12                     SW 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31200                     43400
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      1 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-060930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
237 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          38           47           28           60
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) N 13 G24     NE 11        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE 13 G22    N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    87           40           83           27
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2600                      3000
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 12                      SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31200                     30000
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      27 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-060930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
237 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          31           43           26           57
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) N 15 G30     NE 11 G16    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N 13 G25     N  7         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           35           78           29
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2200                      3100
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 10                      SW 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 22000                     43400
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      26 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      25 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-060930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
237 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           45           27           59
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) N 14 G27     NE 11 G18    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE 13 G25    N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            3 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    88           39           80           29
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 2200                      3000
DISPERSION            11PM-7AM/GD               7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 12                      SW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 26400                     39000
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      29 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      28 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
68 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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