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
236 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...CONTINUED ONSHORE FLOW ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH
PRESSURE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST WILL RESULT IN MODERATE
TO HIGH MOISTURE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL ALSO INCREASE
THE CHANCE OF MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.

LOW CLOUDINESS AND FOG WILL OCCUR IN SOME LOCATIONS DURING
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.

WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE BUT MORE OFTEN FROM THE
SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-262115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
236 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           69           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.43
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    57           98           50
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            5
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4300                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 10                      S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43000                     30100
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-262115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
236 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           68           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.29
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    53           99           49
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4300                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 10                      SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43000                     40500
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


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

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-262115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
236 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           68           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      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          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    53           100          46
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4500                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54000                     33600
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              47 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-262115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
236 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           68           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      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          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    50           100          47
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4400                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57200                     47000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      8 POOR       35 FAIR
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-262115-
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
236 AM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           68           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      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          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    53           100          47
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4400                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      S  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57200                     43200
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      8 POOR       26 FAIR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3
DISPERSION                         9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST 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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