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

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FNUS52 KCAE 220920
FWFCAE

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central South Carolina
and East Central Georgia
National Weather Service Columbia SC
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...Moisture will increase in the southerly flow
on the backside of offshore high pressure and ahead of an
approaching cold front today. The front will move into the
forecast area tonight and push east of area Tuesday morning.
Showers will occur ahead of the front mainly late tonight.
Except for possible lingering showers along the front in
the morning, it will be breezy and dry behind the front
Tuesday.

A few areas will have fog early this morning. There will also
be fog in showers tonight. Strong Gusty winds may occur
in some of the showers tonight. It will be breezy with west
winds gusting to 25 to 30 mph behind the front Tuesday.
Minimum afternoon humidity will be around 30 percent Tuesday.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-222130-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Precip Chance (%)     20           60           40
Min/Max Temp          69           55           64
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  7 g20     W  8 G19
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   S  5 g12     S  9 g20     W 15 G26
Precip Amount         0.00         0.11         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin          3 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    58           100          29
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3200                      3900
Transport Wnd (mph)   SE 18                     W 29
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    57600                     113100
ADI Early             18 Gen Poor  14 Gen Poor  64 Good
ADI Late              59 Gen Good  16 Gen Poor  80 Good
Max LVORI Early       6            5            6
Max LVORI Late        2            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 29 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Minimum RH 28 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 62 percent.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 62 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-222130-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MClear
Precip Type           Showers      Tstms        Showers
Precip Chance (%)     20           60           40
Min/Max Temp          67           55           65
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  7 g20     SW  9 G23
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   s 5 g12      S 10 g20     W 15 G26
Precip Amount         0.00         0.09         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin          4 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    49           100          28
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            2            1
Haines Index          4            3            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2600                      3900
Transport Wnd (mph)   SE 18                     W 29
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    46800                     113100
ADI Early             10 Poor      15 Gen Poor  62 Good
ADI Late              51 Gen Good  18 Gen Poor  80 Good
Max LVORI Early       6            5            5
Max LVORI Late        2            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 31 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
Minimum RH 29 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 61 percent.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows around 50. Highs in
the mid 60s. Minimum RH 67 percent. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-222130-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including the cities of Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     10           60           40
Min/Max Temp          72           58           68
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  8 g20     SW 10 G23
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   S  7 g12     S 10 g20     W 15 G27
Precip Amount         0.00         0.06         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin                       Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   10 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    54           100          27
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            4            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3500                      3800
Transport Wnd (mph)   S 18                      W 29
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    63000                     110200
ADI Early             14 Gen Poor  15 Gen Poor  61 Good
ADI Late              60 Gen Good  17 Gen Poor  79 Good
Max LVORI Early       6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        2            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Minimum RH 30 percent. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Minimum RH 29 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 59 percent. East
winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 64 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-222130-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including the cities of Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Cloudy       PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Showers
Precip Chance (%)     10           60           40
Min/Max Temp          67           56           68
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  7 g20     SW 11 G23
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   S  5 g12     S 11 g20     W 15 G27
Precip Amount         0.00         0.06         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin                       Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   10 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    43           100          27
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            2            1
Haines Index          4            3            5
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2400                      4100
Transport Wnd (mph)   SE 18                     W 29
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    43200                     118900
ADI Early             9 Poor       15 Gen Poor  61 Good
ADI Late              51 Gen Good  19 Gen Poor  86 Good
Max LVORI Early       6            5            5
Max LVORI Late        2            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 31 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 50s.
Minimum RH 28 percent. North winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. Minimum RH 58 percent. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 70 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-222130-
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, and Summerton
420 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Showers      Showers
Precip Chance (%)     10           60           40
Min/Max Temp          71           59           70
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  8 g20     SW 11 G23
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   S  6 g12     S 11 g20     W 15 G27
Precip Amount         0.00         0.04         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin                       Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   10 AM
Max/Min Humidity %    46           100          27
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
Haines Index          4            3            4
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)2800                      4000
Transport Wnd (mph)   SE 18                     W 29
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    50400                     116000
ADI Early             10 Poor      16 Gen Poor  61 Good
ADI Late              54 Gen Good  19 Gen Poor  84 Good
Max LVORI Early       7            4            5
Max LVORI Late        2            5            1
Dispersion                         none/GD

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 31 percent. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. Minimum RH 28 percent. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Minimum RH 29 percent. East winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 58 percent. Southeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the lower 50s.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 68 percent. Southwest 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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