Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS52 KCAE 281913 FWFCAE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC 213 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015 .DISCUSSION... HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPLY THE AREA WITH COOL AND DRY AIR THROUGH THURSDAY. A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT... WITH LITTLE OR NO PRECIPITATION EXPECTED. STRONG RADIATIONAL COOLING THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT WILL ALLOW THE INVERSION TO DEVELOP BY 6 PM...AND PERSIST UNTIL AROUND 10 AM THURSDAY MORNING. DISPERSION WILL BE POOR...BUT THE AIR MASS WILL REMAIN TOO DRY FOR FOG EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE FROM 25 TO 30 PERCENT THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WITH HIGH PRESSURE RETREATING OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST...SURFACE WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH...AND WINDS IN THE MIXING LAYER WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-291130- LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ... EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON 213 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015 TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLDY CLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 20 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SPRINKLES NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 27 57 39 56 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NW 6 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 G15 W 5 NW 7 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM PRECIP END 6 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 86 30 83 33 DSI 1 2 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2500 3600 DISPERSION 6PM-10AM/PO 7PM-8AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 N 13 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 45000 46800 ADI EARLY 2 VERY POOR 18 GEN POOR 7 POOR 29 FAIR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 45 GEN GOOD 6 VERY POOR 40 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 6 MAX LVORI LATE 5 2 5 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ020-021-026-291130- NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA... RIDGE SPRING 213 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015 TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI CLOUD COVER CLEAR PCLDY PCLDY CLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 10 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SPRINKLES NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 24 56 37 55 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NW 6 G15 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 8 G15 W 5 NW 9 G17 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN PRECIP END MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 92 30 82 35 DSI 1 2 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2700 3700 DISPERSION 6PM-10AM/PO 7PM-8AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 N 14 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 48600 51800 ADI EARLY 2 VERY POOR 20 GEN POOR 8 POOR 35 FAIR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 51 GEN GOOD 6 VERY POOR 47 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 3 5 MAX LVORI LATE 5 1 5 1 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-291130- RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO... SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL... WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK 213 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015 TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 20 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SHOWERS NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 26 58 41 57 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5 NW 8 G18 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 8 G15 SW 6 NW 9 G17 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM PRECIP END 6 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 88 29 85 33 DSI 1 2 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2700 3500 DISPERSION 6PM-10AM/PO 7PM-8AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 N 14 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 48600 49000 ADI EARLY 3 VERY POOR 17 GEN POOR 7 POOR 25 FAIR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 47 GEN GOOD 7 POOR 37 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 3 4 MAX LVORI LATE 5 2 4 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ015-016-022-029-291130- LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND... CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE 213 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015 TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 10 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SPRINKLES NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 24 55 36 54 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 6 NW 9 G20 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 8 G17 W 7 NW 12 G21 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN PRECIP END MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 88 28 79 34 DSI 1 2 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 6 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2700 3700 DISPERSION 6PM-10AM/PO 7PM-8AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 21 N 17 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 56700 62900 ADI EARLY 3 VERY POOR 20 GEN POOR 14 GEN POOR 29 FAIR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 54 GEN GOOD 7 POOR 40 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 3 6 MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 5 1 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 28 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ027-028-031-036>038-291130- LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON... RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS... MANNING...SUMMERTON 213 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015 TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 0 10 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SPRINKLES NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 25 57 40 57 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NW 9 G20 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 8 G15 SW 5 NW 10 G20 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN PRECIP END MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 87 27 80 32 DSI 1 2 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 2700 3400 DISPERSION 6PM-10AM/PO 7PM-8AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 N 15 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 48600 51000 ADI EARLY 3 VERY POOR 18 GEN POOR 8 POOR 26 FAIR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 50 GEN GOOD 7 POOR 37 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 3 6 3 5 MAX LVORI LATE 5 2 4 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ .OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS... TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL. $$ 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 $$ ACM

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