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
212 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...Low pressure will be moving farther north of the
area tonight. A near-surface dry layer will remain in place and
only a few locations will have fog during the early morning
hours. Moisture will increase ahead of the next low pressure
system Thursday. Showers and thunderstorms will likely develop
but probably hold off until late in the day. Showers and thunderstorms
are likely Thursday night with the low in the region. There may be
lingering showers early Friday. Fog may occur during the early morning
hours Friday. Winds will be mainly east or southeast around 5 mph
Thursday morning, and south or southwest 5 to 10 mph Thursday
afternoon. Winds will be mainly south or southwest around 5 mph
Thursday night. Winds Friday will be mainly west near 10 mph.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-260930-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
212 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         0            60           60           20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.21         0.30         0.00
Precip Duration                    2            5            1
Precip Begin                       12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          55           75           54           74
Max/Min RH            88           47           96           45
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  6        Lgt/Var      W  7
Inversion             2000         1000         2100         0900
Dispersion            Poor                      Fair
Max ADI Early         19 Gen Poor  18 Gen Poor  12 Poor      22 Fair
Max ADI Late          4 Very Poor  27 Fair      5 Very Poor  31 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            3            6            2
Mixing Height                      6300                      6500
Transport Wind                     S 10                      W  8
Ventilation Rate                   63000                     52000
DSI                   3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
93 percent. West winds as low as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 36 percent.
Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
84 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 around 50. Maximum RH
79 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 lower 50s. Maximum RH
87 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 35 percent.
Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
97 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
37 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-260930-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
212 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         0            40           70           30
Precip Amount         0.00         0.12         0.34         0.01
Precip Duration                    1            5            2
Precip Begin                       2 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          54           74           54           74
Max/Min RH            89           48           97           46
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   Lgt/Var      sw 6         Lgt/Var      W  7
Inversion             2000         1000         2100         0900
Dispersion            Poor                      Poor
Max ADI Early         15 Gen Poor  15 Gen Poor  10 Poor      23 Fair
Max ADI Late          5 Very Poor  20 Gen Poor  7 Poor       30 Fair
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            3            5            2
Mixing Height                      6000                      6000
Transport Wind                     S  8                      W  7
Ventilation Rate                   48000                     42000
DSI                   3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
95 percent. West winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
35 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH
83 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
North winds as high as 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
78 percent. Northeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 31 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
89 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 34 percent.
South winds as high as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
99 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
36 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-260930-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
212 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         0            40           60           20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.08         0.24         0.00
Precip Duration                    1            4            1
Precip Begin                       2 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          55           78           55           75
Max/Min RH            92           42           96           43
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   Lgt/Var      SW  5        SW  5        W  8
Inversion             2000         1000         2100         0900
Dispersion            Poor                      Fair
Max ADI Early         18 Gen Poor  21 Fair      17 Gen Poor  27 Fair
Max ADI Late          4 Very Poor  35 Fair      5 Very Poor  42 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            6            4            5
Max LVORI Late        6            3            6            2
Mixing Height                      6300                      5900
Transport Wind                     SW 12                     W 12
Ventilation Rate                   75600                     70800
DSI                   3            3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
94 percent. West winds as low as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
36 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
84 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 around 50. Maximum RH
80 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
92 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Minimum RH 33 percent.
Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
100 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
35 percent. Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-260930-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
212 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         0            30           70           30
Precip Amount         0.00         0.02         0.33         0.02
Precip Duration                    0            6            2
Precip Begin                       3 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          53           76           54           74
Max/Min RH            90           46           100          45
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  NW  5        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   Lgt/Var      sw 5         Lgt/Var      W  8
Inversion             2000         1000         2100         0900
Dispersion            Fair                      Fair
Max ADI Early         18 Gen Poor  21 Fair      12 Poor      33 Fair
Max ADI Late          9 Poor       25 Fair      8 Poor       47 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            4            4            5
Max LVORI Late        4            3            5            2
Mixing Height                      6000                      6500
Transport Wind                     S  8                      W 12
Ventilation Rate                   48000                     78000
DSI                   3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
95 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 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH
81 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 31 percent.
North winds as high as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Maximum RH
78 percent. Northeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 30 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 50. Maximum RH 89 percent.
Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
South winds as high as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
100 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
35 percent. Southwest winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-260930-
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
212 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           None         Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Chance Precip         0            20           60           20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.03         0.24         0.01
Precip Duration                    0            5            1
Precip Begin                       3 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End                         Continuing   Continuing   6 PM
Min/Max Temp          56           77           56           75
Max/Min RH            89           44           97           46
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  W  5         Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   Lgt/Var      S  5         Lgt/Var      W  7
Inversion             2000         1000         2100         0900
Dispersion            Poor                      Fair
Max ADI Early         17 Gen Poor  21 Fair      14 Gen Poor  33 Fair
Max ADI Late          4 Very Poor  29 Fair      5 Very Poor  52 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        5            2            5            2
Mixing Height                      6100                      6200
Transport Wind                     SW  9                     W 14
Ventilation Rate                   54900                     86800
DSI                   3            3            2            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
94 percent. West winds as low as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
36 percent. Northwest winds as high as 5 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
81 percent. Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 31 percent.
North winds as high as 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Maximum RH
78 percent. Northeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 30 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
91 percent. Southeast winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 32 percent.
Southeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
99 percent. South winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Minimum RH
35 percent. South winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

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

$$


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