Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central South Carolina
and East Central Georgia
National Weather Service Columbia SC
319 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...High pressure centered well off the East Coast
will continue to circulate a moist southerly flow into the
forecast area through the middle of the week. The moisture,
combined with afternoon heating, will lead to scattered to
numerous afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms.
Winds will be light and variable during overnight hours, but
mainly south or southwest less than 10 mph during the days.

Fog potential: There will be patchy late night and early morning fog,
mainly in areas of recent rain.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-222115-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
319 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         60           60           60
Precip Amount         0.23         0.10         0.15
Precip Duration       3            2            7
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          82           67           84
Max/Min RH            60           100          60
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   S  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         18 Gen Poor  29 Fair      22 Fair
Max ADI Late          32 Fair      6 Very Poor  23 Fair
Max LVORI Early       9            5            9
Max LVORI Late        3            8            3
Mixing Height         3500                      4300
Transport Wind        S 13                      SW  7
Ventilation Rate      45500                     30100
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 63 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
100 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 66 percent. East
winds as high as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and
a slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Southeast winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 64 percent.
Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 98 percent.
Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 75 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Southeast winds as high as
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 71 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-222115-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
319 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         50           50           60
Precip Amount         0.14         0.08         0.15
Precip Duration       2            2            7
Precip Begin          9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          82           67           84
Max/Min RH            57           100          59
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   S  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             0900         2100         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         19 Gen Poor  30 Fair      20 Gen Poor
Max ADI Late          33 Fair      6 Very Poor  23 Fair
Max LVORI Early       9            4            8
Max LVORI Late        3            7            3
Mixing Height         3500                      4400
Transport Wind        S 13                      SW  8
Ventilation Rate      45500                     35200
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 58 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH
100 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 61 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and
a slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
100 percent. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Southeast winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 60 percent. South
winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 71 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Southeast winds as high as
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 68 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-222115-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
319 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         60           50           70
Precip Amount         0.17         0.07         0.17
Precip Duration       2            2            7
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          83           67           85
Max/Min RH            58           100          58
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   S  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             0900         2100         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         22 Fair      32 Fair      23 Fair
Max ADI Late          35 Fair      6 Very Poor  24 Fair
Max LVORI Early       9            5            8
Max LVORI Late        3            7            3
Mixing Height         3600                      4300
Transport Wind        S 14                      SW  8
Ventilation Rate      50400                     34400
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph
or less.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 62 percent.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent. East winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 64 percent. East
winds as high as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and
a slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Southeast winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 65 percent.
Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 74 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Southeast winds as high as
10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 70 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-222115-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
319 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         40           40           70
Precip Amount         0.06         0.05         0.17
Precip Duration       1            2            7
Precip Begin          9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          84           67           85
Max/Min RH            51           98           56
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  5         SW  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   S  6         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Inversion             0900         2100         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         21 Fair      36 Fair      22 Fair
Max ADI Late          38 Fair      7 Poor       30 Fair
Max LVORI Early       9            4            6
Max LVORI Late        3            6            3
Mixing Height         4100                      4300
Transport Wind        S 14                      SW 10
Ventilation Rate      57400                     43000
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 57 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms
and a slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. East winds as low
as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 58 percent. East
winds as high as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and
a slight chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Maximum RH
100 percent. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. South winds as
low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 58 percent. South
winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 69 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Southeast winds as high as
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 68 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-222115-
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
319 AM EDT Tue May 22 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         40           40           70
Precip Amount         0.10         0.04         0.19
Precip Duration       2            1            7
Precip Begin          9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          83           67           85
Max/Min RH            54           98           57
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   S  6         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Inversion             0900         2100         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         20 Gen Poor  34 Fair      22 Fair
Max ADI Late          37 Fair      7 Poor       25 Fair
Max LVORI Early       8            4            6
Max LVORI Late        3            6            3
Mixing Height         4100                      4400
Transport Wind        S 14                      SW  9
Ventilation Rate      57400                     39600
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 60 percent.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent. East winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms
and a slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. East winds as low
as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 61 percent. East
winds as high as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms and
a slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Southeast winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 61 percent. South
winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH 70 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Southeast winds as high as
5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Minimum RH 67 percent.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

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

$$


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