406  
FNUS52 KCAE 141819  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
219 PM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A FRONT WILL WORK THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT AND  
THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BRING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND BREEZY  
WINDS. FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY DRY, COOL WEATHER IS  
EXPECTED WITH LIGHT WINDS. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE OF RAIN ON  
SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY FAIR WEATHER FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: LOW LEVEL MIXING DUE TO FRONTAL  
PASSAGE SHOULD LIMIT FOG POTENTIAL.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-150930-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
219 PM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 30 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.03 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 3 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 58 73 45 71  
MAX/MIN RH 96 38 67 27  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 8 W 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 6 W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 2100 0600 2200 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 26 FAIR 59 GEN GOOD 19 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 11 POOR 62 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 2 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 3 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 5400 6000  
TRANSPORT WIND W 15 SW 7  
VENTILATION RATE 81000 42000  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 3  
DSI 4 2 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW  
AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
79 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-150930-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
219 PM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 30 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.03 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 2 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 57 72 44 70  
MAX/MIN RH 93 38 68 26  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 8 W 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 6 NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 2000 0600 0100 0900  
DISPERSION GOOD FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 61 GOOD 33 FAIR 44 GEN GOOD 20 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 12 POOR 47 GEN GOOD 6 VERY POOR 51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 5 2 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 2 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 5200 6200  
TRANSPORT WIND W 12 W 8  
VENTILATION RATE 62400 49600  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 3 2 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
78 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
36 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
77 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
29 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
78 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
76 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-150930-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING AUGUSTA, HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
219 PM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 40 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.09 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 59 73 47 72  
MAX/MIN RH 91 42 65 27  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 8 W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 6 W 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 2100 0600 2200 0900  
DISPERSION GOOD FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 65 GOOD 31 FAIR 50 GEN GOOD 25 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 11 POOR 53 GEN GOOD 5 VERY POOR 44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 3 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 4800 6000  
TRANSPORT WIND W 14 SW 7  
VENTILATION RATE 67200 42000  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 4 2 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 82 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
82 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
82 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
29 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ016-022-029-115-116-150930-  
CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-NORTHERN LANCASTER-SOUTHERN LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING CHERAW, PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF,  
BISHOPVILLE, INDIAN LAND, LANCASTER, ELGIN, AND LANCASTER MILL  
219 PM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 30 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.04 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 59 71 44 70  
MAX/MIN RH 87 39 66 25  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 9 W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 7 NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 2000 0600 0200 0900  
DISPERSION GOOD FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 38 FAIR 50 GEN GOOD 26 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 13 GEN POOR 54 GEN GOOD 6 VERY POOR 51 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 2 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 1 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 5200 6600  
TRANSPORT WIND W 13 W 10  
VENTILATION RATE 67600 66000  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 4  
DSI 3 2 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
73 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW  
AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
77 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
31 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
77 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
78 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 29 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-037-038-135>137-150930-  
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-  
NORTHWESTERN ORANGEBURG-CENTRAL ORANGEBURG-  
SOUTHEASTERN ORANGEBURG-  
INCLUDING SEVEN OAKS, WEST COLUMBIA, CAYCE,  
LEXINGTON, RED BANK, OAK GROVE, COLUMBIA, SUMTER, ST. MATTHEWS,  
MANNING, SUMMERTON, NORTH, ORANGEBURG, AND HOLLY HILL  
219 PM EDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 40 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 60 73 47 72  
MAX/MIN RH 86 43 66 26  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 9 W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 6 W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 2000 0600 0400 0800  
DISPERSION GOOD FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 40 FAIR 41 GEN GOOD 30 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 13 GEN POOR 47 GEN GOOD 6 VERY POOR 46 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 2 4 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 3 2 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 4400 6300  
TRANSPORT WIND W 13 W 7  
VENTILATION RATE 57200 44100  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 4 2 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
80 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
31 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
29 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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