Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 191048
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
548 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...A PRESSURE RIDGE IN THE FORECAST AREA WILL
WEAKEN TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING WARM FRONT. THE FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA
FRIDAY. FOG IS NOT FORECAST THROUGH TODAY. THERE WILL BE
AREAS OF FOG IN SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-192130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
548 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           60           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           55           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.11         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    46           100          66
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2500                      2200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    17500                     46200
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      5 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      8 POOR       41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            3
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-192130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
548 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           60           60
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           52           70
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SE  5        SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.10         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    44           100          71
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2500                      2100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    15000                     37800
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              19 GEN POOR  8 POOR       42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-192130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
548 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           55           74
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S  5         SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    43           100          63
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2700                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    18900                     41400
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      5 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      7 POOR       43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            3
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-192130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
548 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           50           68
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.07         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    42           100          71
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2600                      2000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    15600                     40000
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      4 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              18 GEN POOR  7 POOR       40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            4
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-192130-
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, AND SUMMERTON
548 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           50           50
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           52           73
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    41           100          63
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2700                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  6                     SW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    16200                     46000
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      4 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            3
DISPERSION                         6PM-9AM/FA

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION BELOW 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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