793  
FNUS52 KCAE 221930  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
230 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
THURSDAY WILL BE THE LAST DRY DAY THIS WEEK WITH A  
COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE REGION. MOISTURE WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY  
ON THURSDAY SO RH VALUES WILL NOT BE AS LOW. EXPECT AFTERNOON RH  
VALUES AROUND 40 TO 50 PERCENT. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE  
EAST DURING THE AFTERNOON, WITH VALUES FROM 10 TO 15 MPH. RAIN IS  
LIKELY FRIDAY WITH DRY WEATHER RETURNING FOR SATURDAY AND INTO  
EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: DRY AIR WILL PREVENT FOG FORMATION.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-230915-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
230 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 60 90  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.24 0.50  
PRECIP DURATION 2 11  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 30 51 39 58  
MAX/MIN RH 70 47 100 80  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1900 1000 1800 CONTINUING  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 5 VERY POOR 19 GEN POOR 7 POOR 12 POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 8 POOR 25 FAIR 8 POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 3 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 7 5  
MIXING HEIGHT 2100 1000  
TRANSPORT WIND E 12 SW 10  
VENTILATION RATE 25200 10000  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3 3  
DSI 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-230915-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
230 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 50 90  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.18 0.64  
PRECIP DURATION 1 11  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 27 49 36 55  
MAX/MIN RH 74 48 100 87  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1900 1000 1800 1600  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 5 VERY POOR 18 GEN POOR 5 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 7 POOR 25 FAIR 7 POOR 14 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 3 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 7 5  
MIXING HEIGHT 2000 1000  
TRANSPORT WIND E 12 S 10  
VENTILATION RATE 24000 10000  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 2 3  
DSI 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM  
RH 94 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
94 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-230915-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING AUGUSTA, HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
230 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 50 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.37  
PRECIP DURATION 1 10  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 30 54 41 61  
MAX/MIN RH 73 50 100 79  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1900 0900 1800 1400  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 6 VERY POOR 20 GEN POOR 7 POOR 14 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 9 POOR 25 FAIR 8 POOR 23 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 3 5 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 6 4  
MIXING HEIGHT 2100 1200  
TRANSPORT WIND E 13 S 16  
VENTILATION RATE 27300 19200  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW  
AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
86 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
86 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ016-022-029-115-116-230915-  
CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-NORTHERN LANCASTER-SOUTHERN LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING CHERAW, PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF,  
BISHOPVILLE, INDIAN LAND, LANCASTER, ELGIN, AND LANCASTER MILL  
230 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 30 90  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.54  
PRECIP DURATION 1 10  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 27 51 37 57  
MAX/MIN RH 78 49 100 82  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 5 G17  
INVERSION 1900 1000 1800 1400  
DISPERSION POOR VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 6 VERY POOR 18 GEN POOR 4 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 5 VERY POOR 22 FAIR 6 VERY POOR 16 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 5 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 7 5  
MIXING HEIGHT 1900 1200  
TRANSPORT WIND E 12 S 13  
VENTILATION RATE 22800 15600  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 40. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR  
LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
86 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS AROUND 60. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH AS  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-230915-  
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-  
INCLUDING SEVEN OAKS, WEST COLUMBIA, CAYCE,  
LEXINGTON, RED BANK, OAK GROVE, COLUMBIA, SUMTER, ORANGEBURG,  
BROOKDALE, ST. MATTHEWS, MANNING, AND SUMMERTON  
230 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 30 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.40  
PRECIP DURATION 1 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 28 52 39 60  
MAX/MIN RH 82 50 100 79  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 G17  
INVERSION 1900 1000 1800 1300  
DISPERSION FAIR VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 6 VERY POOR 19 GEN POOR 5 VERY POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 8 POOR 25 FAIR 7 POOR 23 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 5 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 7 4  
MIXING HEIGHT 1900 1400  
TRANSPORT WIND E 14 S 16  
VENTILATION RATE 26600 22400  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 1 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 70 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
85 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
88 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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