135  
FNUS52 KCAE 230846  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
346 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
MORNING FOG IN THE SOUTHEASTERN MIDLANDS AND  
LOWER CSRA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION TODAY  
UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST  
THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY VEER MORE EASTERLY  
BY AFTERNOON IN THE CSRA. CLEAR SKIES AND COLD TONIGHT WITH  
POOR DISPERSION EXPECTED.  
 
CLOUDS WILL BE INCREASING LATE SUNDAY WITH CHANCES OF RAIN  
INCREASING LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AS A WARM FRONT  
LIFTS INTO THE REGION.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: LOW PROBABILITY OF FOG TONIGHT.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-232145-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
346 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIN/MAX TEMP 58 31 56  
MAX/MIN RH 28 66 32  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1000 1800 0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 27 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 14 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 18 GEN POOR 4 VERY POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 3300 2600  
TRANSPORT WIND NE 5 S 5  
VENTILATION RATE 16500 13000  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4  
DSI 1 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-232145-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
346 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIN/MAX TEMP 55 29 54  
MAX/MIN RH 25 68 28  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 0900 1900 0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 21 FAIR 3 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 23 FAIR 3 VERY POOR 14 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 2 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 3400 2700  
TRANSPORT WIND NE 6 S 5  
VENTILATION RATE 20400 13500  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4  
DSI 2 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 82 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM  
RH 86 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-232145-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING AUGUSTA, HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
346 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIN/MAX TEMP 59 30 59  
MAX/MIN RH 28 66 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1000 1800 1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 39 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 21 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 35 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 20 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 3100 2500  
TRANSPORT WIND NE 8 S 6  
VENTILATION RATE 24800 15000  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4  
DSI 1 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
WARMER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 83 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 86 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ016-022-029-115-116-232145-  
CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-NORTHERN LANCASTER-SOUTHERN LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING CHERAW, PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF,  
BISHOPVILLE, INDIAN LAND, LANCASTER, ELGIN, AND LANCASTER MILL  
346 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIN/MAX TEMP 53 27 53  
MAX/MIN RH 23 70 28  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 0900 1900 0900  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 47 GEN GOOD 3 VERY POOR 12 POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 54 GEN GOOD 2 VERY POOR 13 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 3200 2600  
TRANSPORT WIND N 16 S 5  
VENTILATION RATE 51200 13000  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 5  
DSI 2 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
40S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
MINIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 81 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM  
RH 83 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-232145-  
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  
346 AM EST SAT JAN 23 2021  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIN/MAX TEMP 55 28 57  
MAX/MIN RH 24 68 29  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 0900 1900 1000  
DISPERSION VERY POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 45 GEN GOOD 4 VERY POOR 16 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 48 GEN GOOD 4 VERY POOR 15 GEN POOR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 3200 2700  
TRANSPORT WIND NE 12 SW 5  
VENTILATION RATE 38400 13500  
LAL 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 4  
DSI 1 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
WARMER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 84 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 85 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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