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
328 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...Expect mostly sunny skies and light west winds
Wednesday from 5 to 10 mph. Transport winds will be out of the NW
around 15 mph. Mixing heights will be above 5000 ft agl in the
afternoon. Thursday another low pressure system will move into the
Southeast and may bring showers and thunderstorms. Transport winds
will be SW around 15 mph with surface winds out of the east
Thursday morning veering to SW in the afternoon.

Fog potential for tonight: Fog threat appears low with mixing in
the boundary layer.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-250915-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
328 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Tstms
Chance Precip         0            0            0            40
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.09
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 8 AM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          55           77           55           75
Max/Min RH            93           43           90           49
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  W  6         W  6         W  5         Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   W  5         W  7         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             2200         0800         2000         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor
Max ADI Early         22 Fair      36 Fair      21 Fair      21 Fair
Max ADI Late          6 Very Poor  51 Gen Good  3 Very Poor  34 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            6
Max LVORI Late        5            2            6            2
Mixing Height                      6300                      5800
Transport Wind                     NW 13                     SW 16
Ventilation Rate                   81900                     92800
DSI                   2            3            3            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
93 percent. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Southwest winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 48 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 91 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
39 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
84 percent. North winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 36 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
84 percent. East 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
88 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
38 percent. Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-250915-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
328 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        None         None         Tstms
Chance Precip         30           0            0            40
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.09
Precip Duration       1                                      1
Precip Begin          6 PM                                   2 PM
Precip End            1 AM                                   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          54           76           54           74
Max/Min RH            94           43           92           49
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   W  5         W  6         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             2200         0900         2000         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor
Max ADI Early         15 Gen Poor  28 Fair      20 Gen Poor  18 Gen Poor
Max ADI Late          6 Very Poor  44 Gen Good  3 Very Poor  30 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            2            5            3
Mixing Height                      5700                      5500
Transport Wind                     NW 13                     S  9
Ventilation Rate                   74100                     49500
DSI                   2            3            3            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
95 percent. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. South winds as
low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 48 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 94 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly 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
84 percent. North 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
84 percent. Northeast 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
90 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 36 percent.
South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-250915-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
328 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None         Tstms
Chance Precip         0            0            0            30
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.04
Precip Duration                                              1
Precip Begin                                                 2 PM
Precip End                                                   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          55           78           55           77
Max/Min RH            93           42           93           46
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  W  6         W  6         W  5         Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   W  5         W  8         Lgt/Var      SW  5
Inversion             2200         0800         2000         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor
Max ADI Early         24 Fair      34 Fair      20 Gen Poor  23 Fair
Max ADI Late          6 Very Poor  47 Gen Good  3 Very Poor  38 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            6
Max LVORI Late        5            2            6            2
Mixing Height                      6100                      6000
Transport Wind                     W 15                      SW 15
Ventilation Rate                   91500                     90000
DSI                   3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
93 percent. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. South winds as
low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 47 percent. West winds as high as
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 92 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
38 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
85 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 35 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
88 percent. East 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
92 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
37 percent. Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-250915-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
328 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Showers      None         Tstms
Chance Precip         30           20           0            30
Precip Amount         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.08
Precip Duration       1            1                         1
Precip Begin          6 PM         Continuing                2 PM
Precip End            Continuing   6 PM                      Continuing
Min/Max Temp          56           79           53           75
Max/Min RH            94           42           91           47
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  5        W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  5        W  7         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             2200         0800         2000         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max ADI Early         15 Gen Poor  29 Fair      18 Gen Poor  21 Fair
Max ADI Late          6 Very Poor  42 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  32 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      5700                      5400
Transport Wind                     NW 14                     S 13
Ventilation Rate                   79800                     70200
DSI                   2            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with showers likely with isolated
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH 92 percent.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph
or less.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 48 percent. West winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 93 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly 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
83 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
84 percent. Northeast 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
90 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 36 percent.
South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-250915-
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
328 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Showers      None         None         Tstms
Chance Precip         20           0            0            30
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.04
Precip Duration       1                                      1
Precip Begin          6 PM                                   2 PM
Precip End            12 AM                                  Continuing
Min/Max Temp          56           78           56           78
Max/Min RH            91           42           91           46
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        W  6         W  5         Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  5        W  7         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Inversion             2200         0900         2000         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Poor
Max ADI Early         21 Fair      32 Fair      21 Fair      23 Fair
Max ADI Late          5 Very Poor  47 Gen Good  4 Very Poor  36 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      5700                      6200
Transport Wind                     W 15                      SW 13
Ventilation Rate                   85500                     80600
DSI                   3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers with
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
91 percent. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. South winds as
low as 5 mph or less.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 47 percent. Southwest winds as high as
5 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 91 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
39 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
82 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 33 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
84 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
89 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 37 percent.
South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

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

$$



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