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
302 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NORTHWEST OF
THE AREA WILL DOMINATE THROUGH FRIDAY. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
WILL BE WEAK AND WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE. FOG WILL
OCCUR IN A FEW AREAS MAINLY NEAR BODIES OF WATER DURING
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS TODAY AND FRIDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-182130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
302 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          60           37           59
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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 %    34           87           37
DSI                   1                         1
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    1900                      2300
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     NW  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    13300                     11500
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  13 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-182130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
302 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          57           35           58
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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 %    35           88           37
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      2700
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  7                      NW  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    14000                     13500
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-182130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
302 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          63           38           63
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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 %    34           84           32
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      2500
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     NW  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    12000                     12500
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  2 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  14 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 69 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-182130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
302 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          57           34           58
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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 %    32           93           35
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2000                      2800
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     NW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    14000                     22400
ADI EARLY             6 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR  4 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              14 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 75 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-182130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
302 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          61           37           60
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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 %    35           92           35
DSI                   1                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    2100                      2600
DISPERSION                         5PM-10AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     NW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    12600                     18200
ADI EARLY             5 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR  3 VERY POOR
ADI LATE              15 GEN POOR  1 VERY POOR  15 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 80 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 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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