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
236 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FREEZE WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MID-MORNING SUNDAY...

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING SOUTHEAST WILL CONTINUE TO
SPREAD COLD AND DRY CANADIAN AIR ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT OUT OF THE NORTH OVERNIGHT...
THEN BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE DURING THE DAY SUNDAY. FOG IS NOT
EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING DUE TO THE DRY AIR MASS.

IN ADDITION TO THE LIGHT SURFACE WINDS...TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE
MOSTLY FROM THE SOUTHWEST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND LESS THAN 10 MPH.
HOWEVER...VERY DRY AIR WILL YIELD MINIMUM RELATIVE VALUES BETWEEN
15 AND 20 PERCENT.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-291100-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
236 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           58           43           67
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NW  6 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         W 10 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    64           17           73           44
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3300
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      W 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 29400                     66000
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            2            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-291100-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
236 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          27           56           41           65
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5        W  9 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    63           16           75           45
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      3200
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     W 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35200                     57600
ADI EARLY             59 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      7 POOR       49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-291100-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
236 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           57           42           68
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NW  6 G16    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  9 G18
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N  4         LGT/VAR      S  5         W 14 G22
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    66           16           81           44
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3600
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  6                      W 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 25200                     75600
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      10 POOR      55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-291100-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
236 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          26           56           39           62
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G16
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N  4         LGT/VAR      SW  6        W 11 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    3 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    65           17           80           49
DSI                                3                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      3500
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     W 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 34400                     59500
ADI EARLY             67 GOOD      18 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      10 POOR      54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-291100-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
236 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          30           56           40           65
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  9 G17
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  N  4         LGT/VAR      S  5         W 13 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    67           16           79           47
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3500
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  7                     W 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 29400                     70000
ADI EARLY             64 GOOD      17 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      10 POOR      53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            3            2            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 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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