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
448 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...A WARM FRONT WILL EXTEND THROUGH THE FORECAST
AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT AHEAD OF STRONG LOW PRESSURE. THE
LOW WILL BE CLOSE TO THE AREA SUNDAY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR WITH SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE...
FOG WILL OCCUR IN SHOWERS. IT WILL BE BREEZY SUNDAY WITH
GUSTS AROUND 20 MPH.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-212130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON
448 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     80           80           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           60           73
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  5        S  8
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  5         LGT/VAR      S  7 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.69         0.86         0.64
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    73           100          63
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2000                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 17                      SW 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34000                     129000
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  38 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      9 POOR       83 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            8            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-212130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING
448 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     80           80           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           59           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  5         S  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.18         0.78         0.68
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    74           99           66
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2000                      3700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 14                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28000                     114700
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      8 POOR       80 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            7            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-212130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,
AND DENMARK
448 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     80           80           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           60           75
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  7        S  9
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  7         S  5         S 10 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         1.05         0.67         0.72
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    69           100          60
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2200                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 16                      SW 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35200                     126000
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      10 POOR      81 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            7            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-212130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE
448 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     80           80           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           59           72
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  6         S  7
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.75         0.56         0.74
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    70           99           65
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2000                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    24000                     108500
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  12 POOR      37 FAIR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      9 POOR       80 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-212130-
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
448 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     80           80           90
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           60           74
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      S  7         S  8
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  6         SW  5        S 10 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.69         0.56         0.80
PRECIP DURATION       4            4            6
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    70           100          63
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)2200                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28600                     111600
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR  40 FAIR
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      9 POOR       79 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            8            3
DISPERSION                         NONE/EX

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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