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
305 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...Widespread rainfall over the past 24 hours will
keep fuels moist at least through Tuesday. Areas of rainfall will
continue through tonight. A warm front will lift north of the
Midlands Tuesday morning allowing for some shower and
thunderstorm potential through the afternoon.

Wednesday, the low pressure system will be out of the area with
W/WNW surface winds from 5 to 10 mph. Mixing heights will be above
5000 ft agl during the afternoon. Expect min RH values above 40
percent.

Fog potential for tonight: Areas of fog may occur tonight with
abundant low level moisture in place. Particularly in sheltered
locations where low level mixing is inhibited.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-240930-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
305 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance Precip         80           50           0            0
Precip Amount         0.47         0.03         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       9            2
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          58           75           54           77
Max/Min RH            100          50           97           46
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  E  8 G23     Lgt/Var      W  5         W  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SE  5 G17    SW  7        W  5         W  6
Inversion             2100         0900         None         None
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max ADI Early         17 Gen Poor  34 Fair      25 Fair      37 Fair
Max ADI Late          11 Poor      50 Gen Good  8 Poor       51 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        7            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      5800                      6200
Transport Wind                     W 15                      NW 12
Ventilation Rate                   87000                     74400
DSI                   1            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
90 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 98 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 46 percent. West winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 86 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 38 percent.
Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
88 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 35 percent.
North winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
89 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 36 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-240930-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
305 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         80           70           30           10
Precip Amount         0.80         0.12         0.01         0.00
Precip Duration       11           4            1            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   8 AM
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   1 AM         6 PM
Min/Max Temp          57           75           54           76
Max/Min RH            100          51           98           46
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  E 11 G23     SE  5        W  5         Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E  7 G18     SW  6        Lgt/Var      NW  5
Inversion             2100         0900         0100         0900
Dispersion            Good                      Fair
Max ADI Early         16 Gen Poor  30 Fair      23 Fair      35 Fair
Max ADI Late          11 Poor      41 Gen Good  12 Poor      55 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        6            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      5800                      6200
Transport Wind                     SW 16                     NW 13
Ventilation Rate                   92800                     80600
DSI                   1            2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
91 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 50 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 98 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Northwest winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 89 percent. Southwest
winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH
37 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH
89 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 33 percent.
North winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
89 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 33 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-240930-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
305 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance Precip         80           30           0            0
Precip Amount         0.38         0.02         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       7            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          59           77           55           78
Max/Min RH            100          45           97           44
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SE  9 G23    SW  5        W  6         W  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SE  6        SW  9        Lgt/Var      W  7
Inversion             2100         0900         2300         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max ADI Early         15 Gen Poor  36 Fair      33 Fair      39 Fair
Max ADI Late          13 Gen Poor  54 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  58 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        6            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      6200                      6200
Transport Wind                     W 18                      NW 14
Ventilation Rate                   111600                    86800
DSI                   1            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
92 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 50 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 99 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 46 percent. West winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 89 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
36 percent. Northwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
90 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 34 percent.
North winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
92 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 34 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-240930-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
305 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         100          70           30           20
Precip Amount         0.96         0.20         0.02         0.00
Precip Duration       12           4            1            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing   8 AM
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   2 AM         6 PM
Min/Max Temp          57           77           54           79
Max/Min RH            100          51           96           44
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  E 12 G25     SE  6        SW  5        Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E 10 G22     S  7         Lgt/Var      W  6
Inversion             0000         1000         2300         0900
Dispersion            Excellent                 Fair
Max ADI Early         22 Fair      28 Fair      22 Fair      39 Fair
Max ADI Late          13 Gen Poor  42 Gen Good  8 Poor       60 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        6            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      5900                      6500
Transport Wind                     SW 16                     NW 14
Ventilation Rate                   94400                     91000
DSI                   1            2            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
88 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 98 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 91 percent. Southwest
winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
37 percent. West winds as high as 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH
89 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
North winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
89 percent. Northeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-240930-
Lexington-Richland-Sumter-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Including Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce,
Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove, Columbia, Sumter, Orangeburg,
Brookdale, St. Matthews, Manning, and Summerton
305 PM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           Cloudy       PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers      None
Chance Precip         80           50           20           0
Precip Amount         0.90         0.08         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       11           2            1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   12 AM
Min/Max Temp          59           78           56           78
Max/Min RH            100          47           94           44
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  E 12 G25     S  5         SW  5        W  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E  7 G21     SW  8        Lgt/Var      W  7
Inversion             0000         0900         2300         0900
Dispersion            Good                      Fair
Max ADI Early         16 Gen Poor  36 Fair      26 Fair      36 Fair
Max ADI Late          13 Gen Poor  51 Gen Good  6 Very Poor  57 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      6100                      6400
Transport Wind                     SW 17                     NW 14
Ventilation Rate                   103700                    89600
DSI                   1            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
89 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 48 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Southwest
winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 90 percent. Southwest
winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
37 percent. West winds as high as 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
87 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 33 percent.
North winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
90 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 33 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below normal.  Precipitation below normal.

$$



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