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
451 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TODAY JUST
NORTH OF THE BAHAMAS AND MOVE NORTHWARD ALONG THE EAST COAST OF
FLORIDA. IT WILL THEN CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHWARD AND OFF THE
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST ON THURSDAY. SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
OFFSHORE SYSTEM COULD BEGIN TO SPREAD INTO THE FORECAST AREA
THURSDAY AND PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND. THE BEST CHANCE FOR
RAINFALL WILL BE ACROSS THE EASTERN MIDLANDS TO THE COAST.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE AROUND 30 TO 35 PERCENT
THIS AFTERNOON. AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE AROUND 5000 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND LOWER AROUND 3500 TO 5000 FEET THURSDAY.
TRANSPORT WINDS TODAY WILL BE FROM THE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT
10-15 MPH...SHIFTING NORTHEAST AND INCREASING TO 15-20 MPH THURSDAY.
NIGHTTIME DISPERSION WILL BE FAIR TONIGHT. FOG IS NOT EXPECTED
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-062115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
451 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           59           81
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  6        LGT/VAR      NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           91           38
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      5200
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 15                      NE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    85500                     83200
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  66 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 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 51 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
47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-062115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
451 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           58           81
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  6        LGT/VAR      NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    34           94           38
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      5200
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 15                      NE 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    85500                     93600
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  42 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  68 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 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 50 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 48 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST 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
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-062115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
451 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           59           81
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  8        LGT/VAR      NE 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    33           96           41
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      4400
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 15                      N 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    85500                     92400
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  51 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              59 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 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 51 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
50 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 AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-062115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
451 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           59           80
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  E  6         LGT/VAR      NE  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           94           44
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5800                      4600
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 14                      NE 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    81200                     96600
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 56 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 53 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-062115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
451 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           59           78
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  NE  8        LGT/VAR      NE 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    33           99           47
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      4300
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 15                      NE 22
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    84000                     94600
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              59 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 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 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
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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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