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
407 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...A COOLER AIRMASS WILL BE OVER THE REGION TODAY AND
FRIDAY. COLD AIR ALOFT WILL PROVIDE ENOUGH INSTABILITY FOR SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE HEATING HOURS. THERE WILL
ALSO BE DEEP MIXING BREEZY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS FROM 20 TO 25 MPH. SURFACE AND TRANSPORT
WINDS WILL BE NW DURING THE PERIOD. DESPITE DIRER AIR...RH VALUES
WILL REMAIN ABOVE CRITICAL AND SHOULD NOT FALL BELOW 30 PERCENT.

FOG IS NOT EXPECTED THIS MORNING NOR FRIDAY MORNING DUE TO DRY
AIR AND MIXING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-052130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
407 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           48           73
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  8 G16    NW  8 G18    NW  6 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW 11 G19    NW  5        NW 10 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    30           83           33
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7200                      7400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 24                     NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    172800                    111000
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  76 GOOD      52 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              87 GOOD      8 POOR       53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1
DISPERSION                         11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-052130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
407 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           48           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  8 G15    NW  7 G15    NW  6 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW  9 G16    W  5         NW  9 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    33           87           37
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7200                      7300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 20                     NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    144000                    109500
ADI EARLY             62 GOOD      64 GOOD      51 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              72 GOOD      7 POOR       51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-052130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
407 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           47           73
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  9 G18    NW  9 G21    NW  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW 12 G22    NW  5        NW  9 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   7 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    28           85           34
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7300                      7200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 25                      NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    182500                    108000
ADI EARLY             60 GEN GOOD  77 GOOD      50 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              89 GOOD      8 POOR       52 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            2            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1
DISPERSION                         11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-052130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
407 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           48           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  8 G15    NW  7 G18    W  7 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW 10 G19    NW  5        NW 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.05         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           89           41
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7200                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 20                     NW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    144000                    94500
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  61 GOOD      52 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              66 GOOD      10 POOR      51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1
DISPERSION                         11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-052130-
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
407 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           10
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           48           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NW  8 G16    W  8 G18     W  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NW 11 G21    W  5         NW  8 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    30           87           38
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7300                      6900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 22                      NW 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    160600                    96600
ADI EARLY             57 GEN GOOD  67 GOOD      49 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              78 GOOD      9 POOR       49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1
DISPERSION                         11PM-7AM/GD


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 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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