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
459 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will remain north of the region today
and tonight with easterly winds beginning to increase moisture. On
Sunday low pressure will move into the western Gulf States
spreading cloudiness and increasing chances of rain across the
area beginning in the afternoon across the south to Sunday night
in the northern Midlands and Pee Dee. The low will cross the area
slowly Sunday night through the middle of the week with
significant and beneficial rainfall. Current rainfall amount of 2
to 3 inches are expected between Sunday and Tuesday night.

Fog potential for tonight: Patchy fog will be possible tonight
mainly across the southern Midlands and CSRA.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-212115-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
459 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Chance Precip         0            0            40
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.03
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    12 PM
Precip End                                      Continuing
Min/Max Temp          73           48           69
Max/Min RH            25           84           50
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      E  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E  6         Lgt/Var      E  7
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         30 Fair      22 Fair      29 Fair
Max ADI Late          50 Gen Good  7 Poor       45 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       4            3            4
Max LVORI Late        2            4            2
Mixing Height         4800                      4100
Transport Wind        E 10                      SE 18
Ventilation Rate      48000                     73800
DSI                   3            3            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
94 percent. Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as low
as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 74 percent.
Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
100 percent. Chance of showers 90 percent. East winds as low as
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the upper
60s. Minimum RH 73 percent. Chance of showers 60 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 100 percent. North winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY 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.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 45 percent. West winds as high
as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum
RH 93 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 43 percent. West winds as high as
10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-212115-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
459 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Chance Precip         0            0            20
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration                                 0
Precip Begin                                    2 PM
Precip End                                      Continuing
Min/Max Temp          72           46           69
Max/Min RH            23           88           40
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E  5         Lgt/Var      E  7
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Poor
Max ADI Early         25 Fair      17 Gen Poor  25 Fair
Max ADI Late          42 Gen Good  6 Very Poor  40 Fair
Max LVORI Early       5            3            4
Max LVORI Late        2            4            2
Mixing Height         4700                      4100
Transport Wind        SE  8                     SE 17
Ventilation Rate      37600                     69700
DSI                   3            3            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH
91 percent. Chance of showers 90 percent. East winds as low as
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 72 percent.
Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of showers 90 percent. East winds as low as
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the upper 60s.
Minimum RH 75 percent. Chance of showers 70 percent. Northeast
winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 100 percent. North winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 93 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds as high
as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum
RH 95 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 42 percent. West winds as high as
10 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-212115-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
459 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           MClear       MClear       MCldy
Precip Type           None         None         Showers
Chance Precip         0            0            30
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.01
Precip Duration                                 1
Precip Begin                                    12 PM
Precip End                                      Continuing
Min/Max Temp          73           48           70
Max/Min RH            27           87           49
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      E  5         E  6
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E  7         Lgt/Var      E  9
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         33 Fair      24 Fair      28 Fair
Max ADI Late          54 Gen Good  7 Poor       41 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            3            4
Max LVORI Late        2            4            2
Mixing Height         4800                      4000
Transport Wind        E 12                      E 21
Ventilation Rate      57600                     84000
DSI                   3            3            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
94 percent. Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as low
as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 74 percent.
Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as high as 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of showers 90 percent. East winds as low as
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the lower
70s. Minimum RH 68 percent. Chance of showers 70 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 100 percent. Northwest
winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 53 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 95 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 43 percent. West winds as high
as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum
RH 95 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 43 percent. West winds as high as
10 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-212115-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
459 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Chance Precip         0            0            0
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Min/Max Temp          71           44           70
Max/Min RH            25           90           37
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      E  6
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Very Poor
Max ADI Early         20 Gen Poor  14 Gen Poor  19 Gen Poor
Max ADI Late          31 Fair      3 Very Poor  31 Fair
Max LVORI Early       5            2            5
Max LVORI Late        3            4            2
Mixing Height         4800                      4100
Transport Wind        SE  7                     SE 14
Ventilation Rate      33600                     57400
DSI                   4            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows
in the lower 50s. Maximum RH 85 percent. East winds as low as
5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 65 percent.
Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as high as 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of showers 90 percent. East winds as low as
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH
74 percent. Chance of showers 80 percent. East winds as high as
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 100 percent. North winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 54 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 93 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph or less.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds as high
as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum
RH 94 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 41 percent. West winds as high as
10 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-212115-
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
459 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy
Precip Type           None         None         None
Chance Precip         0            0            0
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration
Precip Begin
Precip End
Min/Max Temp          72           46           70
Max/Min RH            23           91           41
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      E  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   E  6         Lgt/Var      E  8
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Poor
Max ADI Early         29 Fair      21 Fair      25 Fair
Max ADI Late          48 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  40 Fair
Max LVORI Early       6            3            4
Max LVORI Late        3            4            2
Mixing Height         4900                      4000
Transport Wind        E 10                      E 17
Ventilation Rate      49000                     68000
DSI                   3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the mid 50s.
Maximum RH 91 percent. Chance of showers 70 percent. East winds
as low as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 70 percent.
Chance of showers near 100 percent. East winds as high as 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Chance of showers 90 percent. East winds as low as
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy with showers likely. Highs in the lower 70s.
Minimum RH 69 percent. Chance of showers 70 percent. East winds
as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Maximum RH 99 percent. Northwest
winds as low as 5 mph or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 53 percent. Northwest winds as
high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Maximum RH 92 percent. West winds
as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 42 percent. West winds as high
as 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Maximum
RH 92 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 41 percent. West winds as high as
10 mph.

$$

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

$$



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