323  
FNUS52 KCAE 200842  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
442 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
UPPER LEVEL LOW NORTHWEST OF THE AREA WILL CONTINUE  
PRODUCING CHANCES OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON  
HOURS MAINLY IN THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MIDLANDS. HIGH PRESSURE  
AND DRIER AIR WILL BEGIN BUILDING INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND  
REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN  
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND WARMING TEMPERATURES. THE NEXT FRONT WILL  
MOVE TOWARD THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY WITH CHANCES OF SHOWERS  
RETURNING TO THE FORECAST THURSDAY AND INCREASING FOR FRIDAY.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: LIGHT WINDS AND DRIER AIR MOVING INTO  
THE REGION WILL KEEP FOG POTENTIAL LOW.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-202130-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
442 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 20 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 59 43 72  
MAX/MIN RH 51 94 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 8 G18 W 6 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 9 G20 LGT/VAR W 5  
INVERSION 0600 2000 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 56 GEN GOOD 90 GOOD 36 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 87 GOOD 4 VERY POOR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 6 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 5700 5800  
TRANSPORT WIND SW 24 NW 13  
VENTILATION RATE 136800 75400  
DSI 3 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
90 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 91 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-202130-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
442 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 AM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 58 42 69  
MAX/MIN RH 53 96 38  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 9 G18 SW 6 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 10 G20 LGT/VAR W 5  
INVERSION 0600 2000 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 55 GEN GOOD 90 GOOD 34 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 84 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 60 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 6 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 5600 5900  
TRANSPORT WIND SW 24 NW 13  
VENTILATION RATE 134400 76700  
DSI 3 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
95 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM  
RH 93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-202130-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING AUGUSTA, HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
442 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
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 63 45 72  
MAX/MIN RH 47 93 34  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 9 G20 W 7 G17 W 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 11 G23 LGT/VAR W 6  
INVERSION 0600 2000 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 59 GEN GOOD 69 GOOD 38 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 88 GOOD 4 VERY POOR 64 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 3 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 6 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 5700 5800  
TRANSPORT WIND SW 25 NW 14  
VENTILATION RATE 142500 81200  
DSI 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
88 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
94 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ016-022-029-115-116-202130-  
CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-NORTHERN LANCASTER-SOUTHERN LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING CHERAW, PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF,  
BISHOPVILLE, INDIAN LAND, LANCASTER, ELGIN, AND LANCASTER MILL  
442 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 20 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END 6 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 62 44 70  
MAX/MIN RH 46 94 37  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 9 G22 SW 6 G17 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 11 G23 LGT/VAR W 5  
INVERSION 0600 2000 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 59 GEN GOOD 86 GOOD 38 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 84 GOOD 6 VERY POOR 57 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 4 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 6 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 5700 5800  
TRANSPORT WIND SW 24 NW 13  
VENTILATION RATE 136800 75400  
DSI 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
94 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM  
RH 92 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
97 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-202130-  
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  
442 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
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 63 45 71  
MAX/MIN RH 45 93 35  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) SW 10 G22 SW 7 G17 W 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SW 12 G24 LGT/VAR W 6  
INVERSION 0600 2000 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 60 GEN GOOD 67 GOOD 38 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 85 GOOD 4 VERY POOR 65 GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 4 3 6  
MAX LVORI LATE 1 6 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 5800 5900  
TRANSPORT WIND SW 24 NW 14  
VENTILATION RATE 139200 82600  
DSI 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
88 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
97 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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