Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
250 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DEVELOPMENT
AND MOVE NORTHWARD ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA TONIGHT...
ENDING UP OFF COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA ON FRIDAY. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM COULD BEGIN
TO SPREAD INTO THE FORECAST AREA THURSDAY AND PERSIST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. THE BEST CHANCE FOR RAINFALL AND HIGHER WINDS WILL
BE ACROSS THE EASTERN MIDLANDS INTO THE PEE DEE AND ALONG THE COAST.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE AT THEIR LOWEST WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...AROUND 30 TO 35 PERCENT...RISING TO 40 PERCENT OR
HIGHER AS MOISTURE MOVES INLAND THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-070930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
250 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           82           62           82
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5        N  7 G15
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  7 G15    N  5         N  8 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 2 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           40           89           47
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          6            5            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5200                      3500
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 16                     N 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 83200                     70000
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  56 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  66 GOOD      10 POOR      56 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-070930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
250 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            10           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           81           62           81
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5        N  8 G18
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  8        N  6         N  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           41           91           50
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5200                      3100
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 18                     N 22
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 93600                     68200
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD  61 GOOD      43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      14 GEN POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-070930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
250 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            10           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           80           63           81
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  7 G17     N  7 G15     N  9 G18
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE 10 G18    N  7 G15     N 11 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           41           90           49
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          6            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      3300
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 21                      N 24
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 92400                     79200
ADI EARLY             53 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD  57 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR  57 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        9            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-070930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
250 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           80           63           79
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  6 G15    NE  7 G15    N 12 G21
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE 10 G18    NE  9 G18    NE 12 G23
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           42           95           55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4600                      3100
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 21                     NE 28
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 96600                     86800
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR      63 GOOD      38 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  64 GOOD      18 GEN POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-070930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
250 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           78           63           80
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  7 G18    N  8 G18     N 12 G23
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE 11 G20    N  9 G20     N 13 G24
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.02         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          45           94           53
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      3100
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                11PM-7AM/GD
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 22                     N 30
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 94600                     93000
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  38 FAIR      57 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        8            1            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.

$$

ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.

1-6..... VERY POOR
7-12.... POOR
13-20... GENERALLY POOR
21-40... FAIR
41-60... GENERALLY GOOD
61-100.. GOOD
>100.... VERY GOOD

LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

LVORI RANGES FROM 1 TO 10 WHERE 1 REPRESENTS THE LOWEST RISK
AND 10 REPRESENTS THE HIGHEST RISK

$$
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