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
259 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY AIR WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE ON FRIDAY.
MOISTURE WILL INCREASE LATE FRIDAY AS WIDESPREAD LIGHT RAIN MOVES
INTO THE AREA SATURDAY. EXPECT LIGHT AND VARIABLE SURFACE WINDS
WITH TRANSPORT WINDS GENERALLY OUT OF THE EAST. MINIMUM RH VALUES
STAY ABOVE CRITICAL VALUES. PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING MAINLY IN FOG PRONE LOCATIONS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-190930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
259 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            80           100
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           59           42           47
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.12         0.21
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            8
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    85           39           100          82
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3400                      2000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  5                     SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 17000                     12000
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  12 POOR      6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  19 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            7

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-190930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
259 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            70           100
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           58           41           45
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.09         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            3            8
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           39           87           75
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      1900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  5                     SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 18000                     11400
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  9 POOR       6 VERY POOR  8 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  12 POOR      2 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-190930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
259 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            80           100
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          36           62           43           49
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.09         0.21
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            8
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           34           99           81
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      1900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  6                     E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 21600                     15200
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR  10 POOR      9 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  11 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-190930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
259 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            60           100
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          34           58           39           46
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2            8
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           37           85           71
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3700                      2000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 18500                     14000
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  11 POOR      7 POOR       8 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            4            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-190930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
259 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            80           100
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         RAIN         RAIN
MIN/MAX TEMP          35           60           42           47
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.07         0.23
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            4            8
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    89           37           91           78
DSI                                2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3600                      2000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  6                     NE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 21600                     16000
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  9 POOR       9 POOR       8 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR  4 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 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

$$





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