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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
303 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...WITH HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED WELL OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST...A MOIST SOUTH-SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA THROUGH THURSDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE TIMES OF MAXIMUM HEATING.

THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN WEAK WITH DISPERSION POOR.
CLOUDINESS SHOULD LIMIT FOG DEVELOPMENT...WITH AREAS OF LIGHT
FOG DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS THURSDAY.

WINDS DURING THE DAY THURSDAY WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT NEAR THE
SURFACE...WITH SOME VARIATION IN DIRECTION MOSTLY FAVORING SOUTH
IN THE MORNING AND SOUTHEAST FOR THE AFTERNOON. IN THE MIXING
LAYER...MAINLY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL HAVE SPEEDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE GENERALLY AROUND 50 PERCENT.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-281100-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
303 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           86           65           84
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         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          50           98           42
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37800                     44800
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-281100-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
303 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           86           66           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          50           100          44
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37100                     44000
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           2            8            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-281100-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
303 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           30           30           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           86           65           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          44           97           39
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43200                     42400
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-281100-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
303 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           30           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           86           65           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          48           97           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37100                     42400
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  28 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-281100-
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
303 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           30           30           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           86           65           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          46           97           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37100                     42400
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 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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