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
307 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.DISCUSSION...CONDITIONS BEGIN DRYING OUT TODAY AS DRIER AIR
WORKS IN FROM THE WEST. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE BETWEEN 4000 AND
5000 FT. MIN RH VALUES WILL DROP DOWN TO 25 TO 30 PERCENT. SURFACE
AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL TURN FROM THE SOUTHWEST...TO MORE OUT OF
THE WEST TO NORTHWEST THROUGH THE MORNING.  THESE WINDS WILL KEEP
FOG FROM FORMING.  PATCHY FOG MAY BE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY MORNING
NEAR LOW LYING AREAS AND BODIES OF WATER.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-212115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
307 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           50           76
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) W  5         W  5         LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W  7         LGT/VAR      SW  9 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           76           35
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      5200
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    73500                     109200
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  44 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  66 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-212115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
307 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          72           50           75
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         SW  5
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W  7         LGT/VAR      SW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    31           74           35
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      5800
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      SW 24
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    76500                     139200
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  73 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-212115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
307 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           51           77
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) W  6         W  5         LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W  8         LGT/VAR      SW 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           81           34
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4600                      4800
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      SW 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    73600                     96000
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  48 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-212115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
307 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          73           50           75
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) NW  6        W  5         SW  6 G15
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W  7         LGT/VAR      SW 13 G21
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    33           78           32
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5200                      6000
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      SW 25
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    78000                     150000
ADI EARLY             49 GEN GOOD  52 GEN GOOD  38 FAIR
ADI LATE              62 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  80 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            3
MAX LVORI LATE        1            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-212115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
307 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          74           51           76
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) W  6         W  5         LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  W  7         LGT/VAR      SW 11 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    31           82           33
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      5400
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      SW 22
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    78400                     118800
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              60 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            4
MAX LVORI LATE        1            4            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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