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
251 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING INTO THE FORECAST AREA
FROM THE DELMARVA REGION TODAY WILL SLOWLY SHIFT FARTHER
OFFSHORE ON SUNDAY. ONSHORE FLOW INTO THE FORECAST AREA
ASSOCIATED WITH THE RIDGE WILL RESULT IN HIGHER HUMIDITY
AND BY MONDAY THIS MOISTURE COMBINED WITH HEATING AND
OROGRAPHIC LIFT MAY SPARK EXTREMELY ISOLATED AFTERNOON
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE PIEDMONT AND NORTHWEST
MIDLANDS.MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE 20 TO 25
30 PERCENT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...RISING TO 30-35 PERCENT
SUNDAY AND 40 PERCENT AND ABOVE ON MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY.

A FEW AREAS MAINLY NEAR WATER SOURCES WILL HAVE FOG IN
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ASSOCIATED WITH LIGHT WINDS...
RADIATIONAL COOLING...STABLE AIRMASS AND RISING HUMIDITIES.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-240930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
251 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           84           65           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           35           99           49
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 13                     SE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57200                     89600
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  29 FAIR      53 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  74 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-240930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
251 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           84           62           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           34           98           44
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4700                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 13                     SE 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 61100                     77000
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  68 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-240930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
251 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           85           64           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  E  5         E  5         E  6         E  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           37           100          45
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4900                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 16                     SE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 78400                     89600
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      30 FAIR      64 GOOD      39 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  73 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            9            1
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-240930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
251 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           85           61           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      SE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           33           100          41
DSI                                4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5000                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 13                     SE 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 65000                     78400
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  30 FAIR      58 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  66 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  66 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            7            1
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-240930-
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
251 PM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MEMORIAL DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           85           63           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      SE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           35           100          43
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4800                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 17                     SE 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81600                     82500
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR      62 GOOD      36 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  65 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  68 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            8            1
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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