132  
FNUS52 KCAE 260757  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
357 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE EXPECTED MAINLY DURING THE DAY TODAY WITH UPPER-LEVEL ENERGY  
CROSSING THE AREA FROM THE WEST. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BE NEAR  
THE AREA ON MONDAY, WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS REMAINING IN THE  
FORECAST. SURFACE WINDS WILL BE FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH  
THIS MORNING...THEN SOUTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH BY THIS AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE SIMILAR. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO  
NEAR 40 PERCENT BOTH TODAY AND MONDAY. PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE  
EARLY MONDAY MORNING.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-262115-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
357 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 40 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 77 58 81  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 10 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 46 100 43  
DSI 3 2  
LAL 3 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5100 4900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 14 W 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 71400 44100  
ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 38 FAIR 19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 42 GEN GOOD 8 POOR 30 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 3 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 7 2  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-262115-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
357 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 30 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 76 57 79  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 7 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 45 100 44  
DSI 3 2  
LAL 3 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5000 4900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 14 W 10  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 70000 49000  
ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 38 FAIR 20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 42 GEN GOOD 9 POOR 34 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 6 2  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-262115-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
357 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 20 20  
MIN/MAX TEMP 79 57 82  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) SE 5 SE 5 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 8 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 40 100 38  
DSI 3 3  
LAL 3 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5200 4900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 SW 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 67600 44100  
ADI EARLY 24 FAIR 33 FAIR 19 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 41 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 5 3 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 9 2  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ015-016-022-029-262115-  
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,  
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE  
357 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 20 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 76 56 79  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 6 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 8 LGT/VAR SW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 42 99 43  
DSI 3 2  
LAL 3 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5000 4900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 14 SW 12  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 70000 58800  
ADI EARLY 29 FAIR 37 FAIR 20 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 42 GEN GOOD 7 POOR 35 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 3 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 7 2  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-262115-  
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  
357 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS SHOWERS TSTMS  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 20 30  
MIN/MAX TEMP 78 57 81  
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 6 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH) S 8 LGT/VAR SW 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0  
PRECIP BEGIN 1 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 41 100 41  
DSI 3 3  
LAL 3 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL)5100 4800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 SW 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 66300 43200  
ADI EARLY 24 FAIR 32 FAIR 16 GEN POOR  
ADI LATE 39 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 30 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 3 9  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 8 2  
DISPERSION 9PM-7AM/FA  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. 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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