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FNUS52 KCAE 231912  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
212 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SOUTHERLY FLOW AND A SLOW INCREASE IN MOISTURE  
WILL BEGIN TONIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ADVANCES SLOWLY  
TOWARDS THE AREA FROM THE GREAT PLAINS. WARM FRONTAL DEVELOPMENT  
OCCURS MONDAY, WITH RAINFALL ARRIVING DURING THE DAY. EXPECT  
HEAVIER RAINFALL TO OCCUR LATE MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AS THE  
WARM FRONT PASSES NORTH AND COLD FRONT MOVES IN FROM THE WEST.  
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL OCCUR LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY  
WITH SHOWERS LINGERING IN THE S. AND E. MIDLANDS. DRY AND COOL  
HIGH PRESSURE RETURNS BY THURSDAY.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: GENERALLY LOW DUE TO CLOUD COVER AND  
A DEVELOPING BREEZE.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-240945-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
212 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 80 100 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.29 0.96 0.15  
PRECIP DURATION 0 7 12 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 44 57 50 70  
MAX/MIN RH 78 63 97 60  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 SW 5  
INVERSION 1900 1100 1900 0600  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 3 VERY POOR 7 POOR 7 POOR 36 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 9 POOR 11 POOR 41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 6 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 5 6 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 1400 3400  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 8 SW 16  
VENTILATION RATE 11200 54400  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 3  
DSI 2 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
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 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
71 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
73 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH  
68 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-240945-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
212 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 80 100 70  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.23 0.75 0.14  
PRECIP DURATION 7 12 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 42 53 47 68  
MAX/MIN RH 78 64 96 63  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 SW 5  
INVERSION 1900 1000 2100 0800  
DISPERSION VERY POOR POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 5 VERY POOR 6 VERY POOR 9 POOR 38 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 7 POOR 11 POOR 45 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 6 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 5 5 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 1400 3300  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 7 SW 17  
VENTILATION RATE 9800 56100  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 2 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY 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.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH  
38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
72 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
74 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM RH  
68 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-240945-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING AUGUSTA, HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
212 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 70 100 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.20 0.83 0.24  
PRECIP DURATION 5 12 9  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 44 62 52 71  
MAX/MIN RH 87 65 96 66  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 SW 6  
INVERSION 1900 1100 NONE NONE  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 3 VERY POOR 10 POOR 9 POOR 37 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 1 VERY POOR 13 GEN POOR 15 GEN POOR 40 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 5 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 4 5 4  
MIXING HEIGHT 2000 2900  
TRANSPORT WIND S 10 SW 17  
VENTILATION RATE 20000 49300  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 2 3 3  
DSI 2 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 71 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
70 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
72 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH  
67 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ016-022-029-115-116-240945-  
CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-NORTHERN LANCASTER-SOUTHERN LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING CHERAW, PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF,  
BISHOPVILLE, INDIAN LAND, LANCASTER, ELGIN, AND LANCASTER MILL  
212 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 80 100 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.18 0.57 0.17  
PRECIP DURATION 7 12 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 42 55 48 70  
MAX/MIN RH 79 65 96 68  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 SW 6  
INVERSION 1900 1000 0100 0800  
DISPERSION VERY POOR POOR  
MAX ADI EARLY 5 VERY POOR 8 POOR 9 POOR 34 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 10 POOR 13 GEN POOR 39 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 4 6 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 4 5 5 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 1500 3100  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 7 SW 18  
VENTILATION RATE 10500 55800  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 2 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
68 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
71 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MAXIMUM  
RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-240945-  
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  
212 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020  
 
TONIGHT MON MON NIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 70 100 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.20 0.68 0.21  
PRECIP DURATION 6 12 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIN/MAX TEMP 43 58 51 70  
MAX/MIN RH 87 65 96 66  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 SW 7  
INVERSION 1900 1100 2100 0600  
DISPERSION VERY POOR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 4 VERY POOR 6 VERY POOR 9 POOR 39 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 8 POOR 16 GEN POOR 43 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 3 5 6 5  
MAX LVORI LATE 5 5 5 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 1400 2800  
TRANSPORT WIND S 8 SW 18  
VENTILATION RATE 11200 50400  
LAL 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX 4 3 3 3  
DSI 2 1 1 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH 70 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY, COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
69 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
73 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. MAXIMUM RH  
66 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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