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
300 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH ACROSS THE
AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...THEN STALL JUST TO THE
SOUTH TONIGHT. LIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
INTO TUESDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE WEDGES DOWN FROM THE NORTH.

THE FRONT WILL BEGIN LIFTING BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY
EVENING.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-031130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
300 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           51           51           76
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      SW  7 G15
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7        LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.14         0.04         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           80           99           51
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1200                      3900
DISPERSION            7PM-9AM/FA                7PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      SW 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10800                     117000
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      9 POOR       7 POOR       57 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              8 POOR       9 POOR       7 POOR       88 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            6            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-031130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
300 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           46           46           74
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  6        E  5         LGT/VAR      SW  9 G15
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  E  7         LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 13 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.13         0.04         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           76           99           52
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1300                      3800
DISPERSION            7PM-9AM/FA                7PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10400                     117800
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      10 POOR      6 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              9 POOR       10 POOR      8 POOR       89 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-031130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
300 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           50           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           54           54           77
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      SW  8 G16
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7        E  5         S  6         SW 13 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.10         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          77           98           49
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1200                      4200
DISPERSION            7PM-9AM/FA                7PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      SW 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10800                     126000
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      11 POOR      6 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              9 POOR       12 POOR      8 POOR       90 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        6            5            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-031130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
300 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           50           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           45           45           74
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  8        E  6         LGT/VAR      SW 11 G19
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7        E  5         S  5         SW 15 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.10         0.03         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   6 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    82           67           100          55
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1400                      3700
DISPERSION            7PM-9AM/FA                7PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      SW 32
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 12600                     118400
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              10 POOR      13 GEN POOR  10 POOR      90 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            4            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-031130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
300 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           50           50           76
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NE  7        E  7         LGT/VAR      SW 10 G17
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  7        E  5         S  6         SW 14 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.10         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   3 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           71           100          52
DSI                                1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1300                      3900
DISPERSION            7PM-9AM/FA                7PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 13000                     120900
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              10 POOR      14 GEN POOR  9 POOR       87 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            4            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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