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
531 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST
THIS MORNING WILL SHIFT FARTHER NORTHEAST OF THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON. MUCH OF THE MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW WILL
BE NORTHEAST OF THE FORECAST AREA TODAY. COLD AND DRY
HIGH PRESSURE WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY. WIND WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE TODAY BUT MAINLY
NORTHEAST THIS MORNING AND NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON.
IT WILL BE VERY DRY SATURDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY NEAR 20 PERCENT. NO FOG IS FORECAST THROUGH SATURDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-122130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
531 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           31           48
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  6         NW  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NW  8        NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    47           75           22
DSI                   1                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  8                      NW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    16000                     40000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       6 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  7 POOR       47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            1
DISPERSION                         6PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 25 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-122130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
531 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          46           30           43
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  5         NW  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NW  6        NW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    47           86           21
DSI                   1                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1700                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  7                      NW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    11900                     48000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       4 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              12 POOR      6 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1
DISPERSION                         6PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 25 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-122130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
531 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          54           33           50
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  6         NW  8 G15
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NW  8        NW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    49           77           20
DSI                   1                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2200                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      NW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    19800                     48000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       6 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              21 FAIR      8 POOR       48 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            4            1
DISPERSION                         6PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 23 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-122130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
531 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           29           40
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        LGT/VAR      NW  8 G16
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NW  7        NW  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            5 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    46           88           22
DSI                   1                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1400                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  6                     NW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    8400                      53300
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      3 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              11 POOR      6 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            4            1
DISPERSION                         6PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 23 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-122130-
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
531 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          47           32           47
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        LGT/VAR      N  9 G16
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NW  7        NW  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    51           89           20
DSI                   1                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1900                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     NW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    13300                     53300
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      3 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  6 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1
DISPERSION                         6PM-8AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 23 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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