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
245 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE
FORECAST AREA THIS AFTERNOON. BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL BE
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS FRONT. THE PRESSURE RIDGE BEHIND THE
FRONT WILL BE JUST NORTHWEST OF THE AREA FRIDAY. EXPECT
AREAS OF FOG IN RAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-052115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
245 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           36           45
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SW  9 G25    NW 10 G25    NE  9 G20
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W 10 G25     N 10 G25     N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4                         0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    69           78           49
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      1900
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 25                      NE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    50000                     11400
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
67 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-052115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
245 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           50           0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          70           33           43
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SW  9 G18    N 10 G20     NE  8 G16
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W 11 G20     NE 10 G18    LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    71           84           46
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      1900
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 23                     NE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    46000                     11400
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      21 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR  15 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-052115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
245 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          75           37           44
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SW 10 G21    N 11 G20     NE 11 G18
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W 13 G24     NE 12 G20    N  7 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.05         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    56           77           51
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            2            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      1900
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 28                      NE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    56000                     15200
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      22 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  17 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        3            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WIND.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-052115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
245 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           50           0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          69           31           41
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SW 10 G21    N 13 G25     NE 10 G18
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W 13 G24     N 12 G24     NE  6 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.35         0.07         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   3 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    69           88           44
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          3            2            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      1900
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 28                     NE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    56000                     17100
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      23 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      15 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        4            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-052115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
245 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           40           0
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      RAIN         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           35           41
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SW 11 G25    N 11 G25     NE 10 G20
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W 14 G25     NE 11 G25    NE  6 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.07         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    58           76           50
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            2
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      1800
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 30                     NE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    60000                     18000
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      23 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        2            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 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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