Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 211903
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
203 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FRONTAL ZONE WILL REMAIN NEAR THE SOUTHEAST
COAST THROUGH MONDAY. A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL
MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ALONG THIS FRONT TONIGHT AND INTO TUESDAY.
SURFACE WEDGE PATTERN WILL SUPPORT CLOUDY SKIES...LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE. THE GREATEST CHANCE OF MEASURABLE RAIN WILL BE
LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING. DIMINISHED RAIN CHANCES
MONDAY...THEN RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE ONCE AGAIN ON TUESDAY.
WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE BUT MAINLY FROM THE NORTHEAST
THROUGH THE PERIOD.  LOW-LEVEL WINDS SHOULD REMAIN STRONG
ENOUGH TO INHIBIT WIDESPREAD FOG FORMATION.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-220930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
203 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           60           40           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           49           46           57
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        NE  6        NE  5        E  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  7        NE  5        NE  5        E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.03         0.02         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           81           97           92
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1300                      1000
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  8                     E 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10400                     13000
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      14 GEN POOR  8 POOR       13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      11 POOR      7 POOR       13 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            6            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-220930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
203 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           60           30           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          40           47           43           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  5        NE  6        LGT/VAR      E  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  7        NE  5        NE  5        E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.03         0.02         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           82           97           92
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1200                      1000
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  9                     E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 10800                     12000
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       15 GEN POOR  7 POOR       12 POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      12 POOR      7 POOR       11 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            7            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            7            6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-220930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
203 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           60           40           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          43           51           47           60
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        NE  6        NE  5        E  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  7        NE  5        E  5         SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.03         0.02         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       4            2            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           80           97           91
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1000                      1000
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  8                     SE 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 8000                      14000
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      13 GEN POOR  8 POOR       13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              11 POOR      10 POOR      6 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            6            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            7            5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-220930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
203 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           70           30           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          41           45           42           54
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        NE  8        NE  5        NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  7        NE  6        NE  5        E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.05         0.02         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       4            3            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           79           97           91
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1100                      1000
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  9                     SE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 9900                      10000
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      17 GEN POOR  8 POOR       11 POOR
ADI LATE              13 GEN POOR  12 POOR      6 VERY POOR  10 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            7            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            5            7            6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-220930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
203 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        80           70           40           80
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          42           48           45           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        NE  7        NE  5        E  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  7        NE  5        NE  5        E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.16         0.03         0.02         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       4            3            0            4
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           78           97           90
DSI                                1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 1100                      900
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  9                     SE 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 9900                      12600
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      15 GEN POOR  7 POOR       12 POOR
ADI LATE              12 POOR      10 POOR      5 VERY POOR  12 POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            7            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            5            7            6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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