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
446 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...Surface high pressure in the Atlantic will extend
westward along the Gulf Coast through Monday. North of this ridge
troughing will be in the forecast area. There will be areas of low
cloudiness early this morning but a diminished chance of fog
because of wind. There will be areas of fog this afternoon through
Sunday in scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. It
will be breezy this afternoon with gusts around 20 mph.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-182130-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
446 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         50           50           50
Precip Amount         0.09         0.10         0.15
Precip Duration       2            2            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          90           71           89
Max/Min RH            53           100          55
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        SW  7        SW  5
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  8 g20    SW  5        SW  7
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         44 Gen Good  31 Fair      29 Fair
Max ADI Late          68 Good      5 Very Poor  42 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            5            6
Max LVORI Late        2            6            2
Mixing Height         5100                      4900
Transport Wind        SW 22                     SW 14
Ventilation Rate      112200                    68600
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 56 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 98 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 48 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
98 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 52 percent.
West winds as high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Maximum RH 84 percent.
Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 41 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Maximum RH 93 percent.
East winds as low as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 52 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-182130-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
446 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         50           60           50
Precip Amount         0.09         0.13         0.11
Precip Duration       2            3            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          89           71           89
Max/Min RH            53           99           54
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        SW  7        SW  6
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  8 g20    SW  5        SW  7
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         47 Gen Good  32 Fair      28 Fair
Max ADI Late          73 Good      7 Poor       41 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            5            6
Max LVORI Late        2            6            2
Mixing Height         5200                      5100
Transport Wind        SW 21                     SW 14
Ventilation Rate      109200                    71400
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 54 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 100 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 49 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
97 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 51 percent.
West winds as high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Maximum RH 81 percent.
Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 41 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
95 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 53 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-182130-
Richmond-Burke-Aiken-Barnwell-Bamberg-
Including Augusta, Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Aiken,
North Augusta, Barnwell, Williston, Blackville, Bamberg,
and Denmark
446 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         40           50           50
Precip Amount         0.07         0.10         0.11
Precip Duration       1            2            2
Precip Begin          10 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          90           71           89
Max/Min RH            53           99           55
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        SW  7        SW  6
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  9 g20    SW  5        SW  8
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         47 Gen Good  33 Fair      30 Fair
Max ADI Late          72 Good      6 Very Poor  42 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       6            4            6
Max LVORI Late        2            6            2
Mixing Height         5200                      4700
Transport Wind        SW 22                     SW 15
Ventilation Rate      114400                    70500
DSI                   2            2            2

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 54 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 48 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
99 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 56 percent.
West winds as high as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
90 percent. West winds as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 47 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
92 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 54 percent.
East winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-182130-
Lancaster-Chesterfield-Kershaw-Lee-
Including Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Camden, Lugoff, and Bishopville
446 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         40           60           50
Precip Amount         0.08         0.19         0.08
Precip Duration       2            4            2
Precip Begin          6 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          91           72           90
Max/Min RH            51           98           53
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        SW  7        SW  6
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  9 g20    SW  6        SW  7
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Good
Max ADI Early         49 Gen Good  34 Fair      31 Fair
Max ADI Late          77 Good      9 Poor       46 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            4            5
Max LVORI Late        2            5            2
Mixing Height         5200                      5000
Transport Wind        SW 23                     SW 15
Ventilation Rate      119600                    75000
DSI                   3            3            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 98 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 54 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 100 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 49 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
97 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 53 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Maximum RH 82 percent.
Northwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 45 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Maximum RH
95 percent. East winds as low as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 54 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 10 mph.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-182130-
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
446 AM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud Cover           PCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip         40           60           50
Precip Amount         0.05         0.15         0.08
Precip Duration       1            2            2
Precip Begin          10 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Min/Max Temp          90           72           90
Max/Min RH            52           99           54
Wind 20ft/early(mph)  SW  6        SW  8        SW  6
Wind 20ft/late(mph)   SW  9 g20    SW  6        SW  9
Inversion             0900         2000         0900
Dispersion                         Fair
Max ADI Early         51 Gen Good  35 Fair      29 Fair
Max ADI Late          78 Good      8 Poor       43 Gen Good
Max LVORI Early       5            4            6
Max LVORI Late        2            6            2
Mixing Height         5300                      4900
Transport Wind        SW 23                     SW 14
Ventilation Rate      121900                    68600
DSI                   2            2            3

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 98 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 55 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH 99 percent.
Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Minimum RH 50 percent.
Southwest winds as high as 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
98 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Minimum RH 56 percent. Southwest
winds as high as 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Maximum RH
89 percent. Southwest winds as low as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 49 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. Maximum RH 94 percent.
East winds as low as 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Minimum RH 57 percent.
Northeast winds as high as 5 mph.

$$

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

$$



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