Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS52 KCAE 291908 FWFCAE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC 308 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015 .DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NEARLY OVER THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON WILL SLOWLY MOVE SOUTHEAST AND OFF THE COAST BY TONIGHT. MOIST SOUTHERLY AIR WILL SPREAD NORTHEAST AHEAD OF A WEAK APPROACHING COLD FRONT MONDAY MORNING...WITH A FEW SHOWERS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA. DRIER AIR WILL MOVE BACK IN BEHIND THE FRONT LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY. THE AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE TO BE DRY ENOUGH TONIGHT TO PREVENT ANY FOG FROM DEVELOPING. DISPERSION WILL BE POOR THIS EVENING...AND IMPROVE TO FAIR OVERNIGHT AS A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT ALLOWS SOME LOW-LEVEL MIXING TO DEVELOP. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL NOT BE NEARLY AS LOW AS THIS AFTERNOON/S...WITH READINGS BETWEEN 40 AND 45 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO WEST AND VEERING SOME BEHIND THE FRONT IN THE AFTERNOON...WITH SPEEDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH NEAR THE SURFACE...AND 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE MIXING LAYER. GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-301100- LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ... EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON 308 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 0 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 43 68 43 73 20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6 G15 W 5 LGT/VAR 20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR W 9 G16 LGT/VAR SW 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM PRECIP END 4 PM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 73 40 80 26 DSI 2 3 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 4 6 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4700 4800 DISPERSION 7PM-8AM/PO 9PM-7AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 20 SW 12 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 94000 57600 ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 29 FAIR 49 GEN GOOD 19 GEN POOR ADI LATE 6 VERY POOR 65 GOOD 2 VERY POOR 41 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 2 3 2 4 MAX LVORI LATE 3 1 3 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ020-021-026-301100- NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA... RIDGE SPRING 308 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 0 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 40 65 41 72 20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 7 G15 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR W 8 G16 LGT/VAR SW 8 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM PRECIP END 3 PM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 76 43 78 26 DSI 2 3 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 4 5 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4700 4900 DISPERSION 7PM-8AM/PO 9PM-7AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 18 SW 12 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 84600 58800 ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 29 FAIR 44 GEN GOOD 23 FAIR ADI LATE 7 POOR 60 GEN GOOD 2 VERY POOR 46 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 2 3 3 4 MAX LVORI LATE 3 1 3 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-301100- RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO... SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL... WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK 308 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 0 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 41 69 44 74 20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 8 G18 W 5 LGT/VAR 20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR W 12 G20 LGT/VAR SW 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM PRECIP END 4 PM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 81 41 82 25 DSI 2 3 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 5 5 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4000 4800 DISPERSION 7PM-8AM/PO 9PM-7AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 21 SW 12 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 84000 57600 ADI EARLY 22 FAIR 33 FAIR 48 GEN GOOD 22 FAIR ADI LATE 8 POOR 55 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 42 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 3 4 MAX LVORI LATE 3 1 4 1 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ SCZ015-016-022-029-301100- LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND... CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE 308 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 50 0 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 39 63 41 71 20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 8 G16 NW 5 LGT/VAR 20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 5 W 10 G17 LGT/VAR SW 9 G15 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 2 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM PRECIP END 3 PM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 75 45 81 26 DSI 2 3 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 4 5 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4500 4900 DISPERSION 7PM-8AM/PO 9PM-7AM/FA TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 17 SW 14 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 76500 68600 ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 31 FAIR 45 GEN GOOD 26 FAIR ADI LATE 8 POOR 64 GOOD 2 VERY POOR 46 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 2 3 3 4 MAX LVORI LATE 3 1 3 1 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ SCZ027-028-031-036>038-301100- LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON... RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS... MANNING...SUMMERTON 308 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015 TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR PRECIP CHC (%) 0 40 0 0 PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS NONE NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 40 66 44 73 20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 8 G18 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR W 12 G20 LGT/VAR SW 7 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.10 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM PRECIP END 4 PM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 79 43 83 25 DSI 2 3 LAL 1 1 1 1 HAINES INDEX 5 5 5 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4100 4800 DISPERSION 7PM-8AM/PO 7PM-8AM/PO TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 20 SW 12 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 82000 57600 ADI EARLY 21 FAIR 32 FAIR 46 GEN GOOD 25 FAIR ADI LATE 7 POOR 51 GEN GOOD 2 VERY POOR 46 GEN GOOD MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 3 4 MAX LVORI LATE 3 1 4 1 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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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