935  
FNUS52 KCAE 050900  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
400 AM EST TUE MAR 5 2024  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE REGION TODAY.  
RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE  
CROSSES THE REGION. AFTER A DRY DAY ON THURSDAY, ANOTHER ROUND OF  
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL WILL AFFECT THE REGION LATE FRIDAY THROUGH  
SATURDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES INTO THE WEEKEND WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: AREAS OF FOG IN RAIN.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-052115-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, CLARKS HILL, EDGEFIELD, JOHNSTON, AND MURPHYS ESTATES  
400 AM EST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 20 100 70  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.97 0.42  
PRECIP DURATION 0 9 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 3 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 4 PM  
MAX/MIN TEMP 72 57 70  
MIN/MAX RH 51 100 65  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR E 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 8  
INVERSION 62F/10AM 5PM 61F/9AM  
DISPERSION NONE POOR NONE  
MAX ADI EARLY 30 FAIR 8 POOR 23 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 55 GEN GOOD 9 POOR 44 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 6 8  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 4270 2860  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 13 NW 15  
VENTILATION RATE 55510 42900  
DSI 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
100 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM  
RH 98 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND  
70. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
100 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND  
70. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-052115-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
400 AM EST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 100 90  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.59 0.50  
PRECIP DURATION 6 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MAX/MIN TEMP 72 55 68  
MIN/MAX RH 48 100 72  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR E 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NW 7  
INVERSION 61F/10AM 6PM 59F/9AM  
DISPERSION NONE VERY POOR NONE  
MAX ADI EARLY 20 GEN POOR 5 VERY POOR 21 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 46 GEN GOOD 9 POOR 36 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 4  
MIXING HEIGHT 4330 2440  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 9 NW 14  
VENTILATION RATE 38970 34160  
DSI 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM  
RH 100 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 73 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-052115-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF AUGUSTA, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
400 AM EST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 100 80  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.74 0.46  
PRECIP DURATION 9 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 5 PM  
MAX/MIN TEMP 73 58 73  
MIN/MAX RH 50 100 62  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 9  
INVERSION 63F/10AM 5PM 61F/8AM  
DISPERSION NONE POOR NONE  
MAX ADI EARLY 28 FAIR 8 POOR 35 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 56 GEN GOOD 9 POOR 58 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 6 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 3  
MIXING HEIGHT 4440 3310  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 12 W 18  
VENTILATION RATE 53280 59580  
DSI 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
100 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM  
RH 100 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
72 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ016-022-029-115-116-052115-  
CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-NORTHERN LANCASTER-SOUTHERN LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHERAW, PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, ELGIN,  
BISHOPVILLE, ANDREW JACKSON STATE PARK,  
CAROLINA COMMONS SHOPPING CENTER, COMMUNITY OF ALMOND GLEN,  
INDIAN LAND, VAN WYCK, LANCASTER, SPRINGDALE, AND LANCASTER MILL  
400 AM EST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 90 90  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.25 0.62  
PRECIP DURATION 4 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MAX/MIN TEMP 75 55 71  
MIN/MAX RH 44 100 73  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR E 6  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 7  
INVERSION 61F/10AM 6PM 60F/10AM  
DISPERSION NONE VERY POOR NONE  
MAX ADI EARLY 18 GEN POOR 5 VERY POOR 28 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 36 FAIR 8 POOR 33 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 4  
MIXING HEIGHT 4890 2240  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 7 NW 13  
VENTILATION RATE 34230 29120  
DSI 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND  
70. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
72 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 68 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 30 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-037-038-135>137-052115-  
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-  
NORTHWESTERN ORANGEBURG-CENTRAL ORANGEBURG-  
SOUTHEASTERN ORANGEBURG-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SEVEN OAKS, WEST COLUMBIA, CAYCE,  
LEXINGTON, RED BANK, OAK GROVE, BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, COLUMBIA,  
SUMTER, ST. MATTHEWS, MANNING, SUMMERTON, NORTH, SPRINGFIELD,  
NEESES, ORANGEBURG, BROOKDALE, HOLLY HILL, BOWMAN, BRANCHVILLE,  
ELLOREE, SANTEE, AND EUTAWVILLE  
400 AM EST TUE MAR 5 2024  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP 0 100 90  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.44 0.60  
PRECIP DURATION 5 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 6 PM  
MAX/MIN TEMP 75 57 73  
MIN/MAX RH 44 100 70  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 7  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR W 8  
INVERSION 63F/10AM 6PM 62F/9AM  
DISPERSION NONE VERY POOR NONE  
MAX ADI EARLY 22 FAIR 5 VERY POOR 31 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 44 GEN GOOD 8 POOR 47 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 4 7  
MAX LVORI LATE 2 6 4  
MIXING HEIGHT 5110 2820  
TRANSPORT WIND SE 8 W 17  
VENTILATION RATE 40880 47940  
DSI 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
100 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
73 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
MAXIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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