Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS52 KCAE 251857 FWFCAE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC 257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015 .DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OFF THE COAST OF THE CAROLINAS WILL DIRECT AN ONSHORE FLOW ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA GOING INTO MIDWEEK. A MOIST SOUTH-SOUTHEAST LOW-LEVEL FLOW... COMBINED WITH ATMOSPHERIC INSTABILITY FROM AFTERNOON HEATING AND POSSIBLE SHORTWAVE ENERGY...WILL PRODUCE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THIS ACTIVITY WILL FAVOR THE PIEDMONT... NORTHWEST MIDLANDS AND THE CSRA. A WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SUPPORT POOR DISPERSION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...ALTHOUGH SOME CLOUDINESS WILL INHIBIT FOG FORMATION. ONLY LIGHT FOG IS EXPECTED. WINDS BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE GENERALLY FROM THE SOUTH... WITH SPEEDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH NEAR THE SURFACE AND 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE MIXING LAYER. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE IN THE 45 TO 50 PERCENT RANGE. GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-261100- LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ... EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON 257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015 TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PRECIP CHANCE (%) 40 40 40 50 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS MIN/MAX TEMP 69 86 68 85 20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.43 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END 1 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 98 51 98 52 DSI 2 2 LAL 2 4 3 4 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4800 4700 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 S 7 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 38400 32900 ADI EARLY 66 GOOD 28 FAIR 32 FAIR 25 FAIR ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 42 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 34 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 5 8 5 9 MAX LVORI LATE 6 2 9 2 DISPERSION 9PM-8AM/PO 9PM-8AM/PO .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ020-021-026-261100- NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO... WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING 257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015 TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 30 30 50 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS MIN/MAX TEMP 68 87 66 85 20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.29 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 2 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 9 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 97 49 98 51 DSI 3 3 LAL 2 4 3 4 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 4800 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 SW 9 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 39200 43200 ADI EARLY 63 GOOD 29 FAIR 31 FAIR 28 FAIR ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 42 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 40 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 4 8 5 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 9 1 DISPERSION 9PM-8AM/PO 9PM-8AM/PO .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-261100- RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN... NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG... DENMARK 257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015 TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 30 30 40 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS MIN/MAX TEMP 68 89 67 87 20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR SE 6 LGT/VAR 20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END 1 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 98 46 98 48 DSI 3 3 LAL 2 4 3 4 HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 5000 4900 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 9 S 7 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 45000 34300 ADI EARLY 66 GOOD 29 FAIR 36 FAIR 25 FAIR ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 42 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 33 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 4 9 4 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 9 2 DISPERSION 9PM-8AM/PO 9PM-8AM/PO .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ015-016-022-029-261100- LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL... CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE 257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015 TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 20 20 30 PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS MIN/MAX TEMP 67 87 66 87 20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR S 7 S 5 20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 LGT/VAR SW 5 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 98 47 98 48 DSI 3 3 LAL 1 4 3 4 HAINES INDEX 4 5 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 4800 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 10 SW 10 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 49000 48000 ADI EARLY 63 GOOD 29 FAIR 38 FAIR 32 FAIR ADI LATE 4 VERY POOR 47 GEN GOOD 7 POOR 43 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 4 8 4 8 MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 8 1 DISPERSION 9PM-8AM/PO 9PM-8AM/PO .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ027-028-031-036>038-261100- 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 257 PM EDT MON MAY 25 2015 TONIGHT TUE TUE NIGHT WED CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 20 20 30 PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS MIN/MAX TEMP 68 88 66 87 20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR SE 7 LGT/VAR 20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR S 6 LGT/VAR S 5 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 98 46 98 49 DSI 3 3 LAL 2 4 2 4 HAINES INDEX 5 5 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 4900 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 10 S 9 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 49000 44100 ADI EARLY 67 GOOD 26 FAIR 37 FAIR 29 FAIR ADI LATE 3 VERY POOR 42 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 37 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 4 9 4 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 9 2 DISPERSION 9PM-8AM/PO 9PM-8AM/PO .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 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. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST 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 $$ ACM

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