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
309 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING INTO THE REGION FROM THE
ATLANTIC WILL CONTINUE A MOIST ONSHORE FLOW IN THE LOW LEVELS
SUNDAY...SWITCHING MORE SOUTHERLY BY MONDAY. THE UPPER LEVEL
HIGH WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN IN RESPONSE TO TROUGHING DIGGING INTO
THE MS VALLEY BRINGING INCREASING INSTABILITY AND MORE OF A CHANCE
FOR SCATTERED DIURNAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT..WITH SPEEDS OF 5 TO 10 MPH BY
AFTERNOON NEAR THE SURFACE...DROPPING TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE
OVERNIGHT. FLOW WILL BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY AT 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER
INVERSION BREAK SUNDAY AND MONDAY. IN THE MIXING LAYER...SOUTHERLY
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH DURING THE DAY.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE FROM 40 TO 50 PERCENT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-310930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
309 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           90           67           89
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         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          45           100          47
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5900                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      S 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47200                     62000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      26 FAIR      38 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            8            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-310930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
309 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           89           67           88
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
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          44           100          46
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      S 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43200                     59000
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      25 FAIR      37 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            10           4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            9            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH 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 MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-310930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
309 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           90           67           90
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        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         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          44           100          46
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5700                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      S 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 45600                     62000
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR      37 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            8            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-310930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
309 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           90           67           90
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        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         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          41           100          43
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5900                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      S 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53100                     74400
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            9            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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 50 PERCENT. SOUTH 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 MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-310930-
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
309 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           90           68           90
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SE  5        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         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          42           100          44
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      S 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44800                     60000
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            9            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            9            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH 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 MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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