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
434 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Fair and dry today with light winds. Surface high pressure
ridge over the region this morning will weaken today ahead
of a cold front that will come through late tonight and
Wednesday morning, and bring a chance of light snow. Light
snow accumulations of up to one inch will be possible for
the northern Midlands of SC, while a dusting as far south
as the central Midlands will be possible. Winds will shift
to NW behind the frontal passage Wednesday.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-162130-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
434 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Snow/rain    Snow
Precip Chance (%)     0            40           30
Min/Max Temp          53           29           38
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      W  6
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      W  5         NW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin                       11 PM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   12 PM
Max/Min Humidity %    34           84           35
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3800                      3500
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW  9                     NW 15
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    34200                     52500
ADI Early             11 Poor      5 Very Poor  31 Fair
ADI Late              35 Fair      11 Poor      52 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            3            4
Max LVORI Late        2            4            1
Dispersion                         9pm-7am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the upper 40s.
Minimum RH 26 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 29 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 51 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 61 percent. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-162130-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
434 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Snow/rain    Snow
Precip Chance (%)     0            50           40
Min/Max Temp          52           30           35
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  5
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin                       12 AM        Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   1 PM
Max/Min Humidity %    30           92           40
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3600                      3300
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW  9                     N 15
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    32400                     49500
ADI Early             10 Poor      3 Very Poor  29 Fair
ADI Late              34 Fair      9 Poor       53 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            3            5
Max LVORI Late        2            4            2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
Minimum RH 27 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 29 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
Minimum RH 42 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 49 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 60 percent. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-162130-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
434 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Rain         Snow/rain
Precip Chance (%)     0            20           30
Min/Max Temp          54           31           39
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  7
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  8
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin                       2 AM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   1 PM
Max/Min Humidity %    30           84           36
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          3            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3300                      3100
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW  7                     NW 18
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    23100                     55800
ADI Early             8 Poor       2 Very Poor  29 Fair
ADI Late              25 Fair      9 Poor       57 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            3            4
Max LVORI Late        2            4            2
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
Minimum RH 27 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 60s.
Minimum RH 39 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
upper 60s. Minimum RH 49 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 61 percent. South winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-162130-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
434 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         Snow/rain    Snow/rain
Precip Chance (%)     0            40           50
Min/Max Temp          52           32           35
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  5
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  7
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.07
Precip Duration       0            0            2
Precip Begin                       2 AM         Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   5 PM
Max/Min Humidity %    28           94           46
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3100                      3000
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW  7                     N 18
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    21700                     54000
ADI Early             5 Very Poor  3 Very Poor  30 Fair
ADI Late              21 Fair      4 Very Poor  57 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            3            5
Max LVORI Late        2            5            3
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows around 20. Highs in the mid 40s. Minimum
RH 27 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the lower
50s. Minimum RH 30 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 60.
Minimum RH 41 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. Minimum RH 48 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 59 percent. South winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-162130-
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
434 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MClear       MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Snow/rain
Precip Chance (%)     0            0            40
Min/Max Temp          54           34           38
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  5
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      NW  8
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin                                    Continuing
Precip End                                      4 PM
Max/Min Humidity %    28           88           48
DSI                   2                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3100                      3100
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW  5                     NW 16
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    15500                     49600
ADI Early             6 Very Poor  2 Very Poor  32 Fair
ADI Late              18 Gen Poor  5 Very Poor  55 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            3            4
Max LVORI Late        2            4            3
Dispersion                         7pm-8am/VP

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Highs in the mid 40s.
Minimum RH 28 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the mid
50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 60s.
Minimum RH 39 percent. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. Minimum RH 47 percent. South winds around 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 59 percent. South 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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