Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS52 KCAE 050807 FWFCAE 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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