587  
FNUS52 KCAE 280906  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
506 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AS AN UPPER RIDGE  
BUILDS BACK OVER THE REGION. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTH  
AROUND 10 MPH WITH TRANSPORT WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. MIN RH  
VALUES WILL FALL TO AROUND 45 PERCENT TODAY AND SATURDAY.  
PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING IN FAVORABLE LOW  
LYING AREAS AND NEAR BODIES OF WATER.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-282145-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
506 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 89 69 91  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 5 LGT/VAR S 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 44 100 44  
DSI 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4900 5300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 14 S 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 68600 79500  
ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 23 FAIR  
ADI LATE 58 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 63 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 4 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 7 2  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
62 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-282145-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
506 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 88 68 90  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 5 LGT/VAR S 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 47 100 46  
DSI 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4900 4700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 S 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 73500 70500  
ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 24 FAIR  
ADI LATE 61 GOOD 3 VERY POOR 62 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 4 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 8 1  
DISPERSION 7PM-8AM/PO  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-282145-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
506 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 91 68 91  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 6 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 41 100 42  
DSI 2 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4800 5100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 16 S 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 76800 76500  
ADI EARLY 30 FAIR 42 GEN GOOD 30 FAIR  
ADI LATE 65 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 65 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 4 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 8 1  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
31 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ015-016-022-029-282145-  
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,  
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE  
506 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 89 69 91  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 S 6  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 6 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 44 100 44  
DSI 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4800 4400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 16 S 17  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 76800 74800  
ADI EARLY 23 FAIR 48 GEN GOOD 32 FAIR  
ADI LATE 65 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 65 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 9 4 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 7 1  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-282145-  
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SEVEN OAKS, WEST COLUMBIA, CAYCE,  
LEXINGTON, RED BANK, OAK GROVE, COLUMBIA, SUMTER, ORANGEBURG,  
BROOKDALE, ST. MATTHEWS, MANNING, AND SUMMERTON  
506 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 0 0 0  
MIN/MAX TEMP 90 69 91  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 S 5  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 7 LGT/VAR S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 44 100 44  
DSI 3 3  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 6 5 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)4800 4400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 16 S 16  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 76800 70400  
ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 44 GEN GOOD 32 FAIR  
ADI LATE 65 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 63 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 4 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 7 1  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 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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