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
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...DRY HIGH PRESSURE WILL AFFECT THE FORECAST AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE AROUND 30 TO 35
PERCENT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE...TRENDING
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL FAVOR EASTERLY
DIRECTIONS AT LESS THAN 10 MPH TUESDAY...AND BECOME MORE NORTHEAST
INCREASING TO OCCASIONAL GUSTS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE AROUND 5000 FEET WITH TRANSPORT WINDS
SOUTHEAST TO EAST...BECOMING NORTHEAST WEDNESDAY AT 10 TO 15 MPH.
NIGHTTIME DISPERSION WILL BE POOR THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WITH
STABLE HIGH PRESSURE...A FEW AREAS WILL HAVE FOG DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS TODAY AND TUESDAY. ANY FOG WILL BE MAINLY CONFINED TO
LOW-LYING AREAS NEAR BODIES OF WATER.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-050930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           82           55           83
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      NE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           36           98           31
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5500                      5100
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 13                      E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 71500                     61200
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-050930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           82           55           83
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           34           100          31
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5100
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 12                     E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64800                     61200
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  13 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            3            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-050930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           83           56           83
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      NE  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           34           99           32
DSI                                4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5200
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 13                      NE 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70200                     67600
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  35 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-050930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           83           56           83
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           33           100          32
DSI                                4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5200
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 12                     E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64800                     62400
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      13 GEN POOR  39 FAIR      25 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            8            3            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-050930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
300 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          56           83           56           83
20 FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20 FT WIND/LATE(MPH)  LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      NE  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           32           100          31
DSI                                4                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            6            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5100
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 13                      E 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 68900                     71400
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      33 FAIR      48 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            9            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST 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 50 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 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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