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
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED NORTH OF THE AREA
TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

IT WILL BE DRY TODAY AND SATURDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY AROUND 25 PERCENT.

A MORE RELAXED PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL MEAN LESS WIND TODAY
COMPARED TO YESTERDAY. WIND TODAY WILL BE MAINLY NORTH 5 TO
10 MPH. A FEW GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WIND WILL OCCUR TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...BUT MORE
OFTEN WIND WILL BE FROM THE EAST OR SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

FOG IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-222115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           55           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   N  5         LGT/VAR      E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    28           86           28
DSI                   4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3900                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      SE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    31200                     42000
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      21 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-222115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           52           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    26           96           27
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3900                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35100                     34400
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      25 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-222115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           54           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  9 G16    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  7        LGT/VAR      E  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    27           93           28
DSI                   3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3800                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     E 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    38000                     54600
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      29 FAIR      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-222115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          79           53           82
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  N  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    26           91           26
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3800                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30400                     36000
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      25 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-222115-
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
327 AM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           54           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  N  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   N  5         LGT/VAR      E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    27           93           27
DSI                   3                         4
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3800                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      E 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34200                     43000
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      29 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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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