363  
FNUS52 KCAE 231956  
FWFCAE  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
256 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA SUNDAY AND MOVE  
EAST DURING THE AFTERNOON. DRIER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE FORECAST  
AREA BEHIND THE FRONT FOR THE AFTERNOON WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 30  
MPH OUT OF THE WEST. HIGH PRESSURE ALONG WITH DRY AIR WILL BE IN  
CONTROL THROUGH TUESDAY WITH UNSETTLED WEATHER FOR WEDNESDAY  
THROUGH FRIDAY.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT: AREAS OF FOG LIKELY THROUGH EARLY  
SUNDAY MORNING.  
 
GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-240915-  
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-  
INCLUDING LINCOLNTON, THOMSON, MARTINEZ, EVANS,  
MCCORMICK, EDGEFIELD, AND JOHNSTON  
256 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 50 70 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.07 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 48 72 37 64  
MAX/MIN RH 100 34 59 23  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 G24 W 7 G23 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 6 W 13 G27 NW 5 LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1800 0800 2300 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 9 POOR 77 GOOD 28 FAIR 19 GEN POOR  
MAX ADI LATE 12 POOR 93 GOOD 8 POOR 23 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 5 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 1 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 4300 3700  
TRANSPORT WIND W 35 NW 5  
VENTILATION RATE 150500 18500  
DSI 1 0 0 0  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
78 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
32 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
89 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ020-021-026-240915-  
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-  
INCLUDING NEWBERRY, WINNSBORO, WINNSBORO MILLS,  
SALUDA, AND RIDGE SPRING  
256 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 50 70 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.06 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 3  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 46 71 36 61  
MAX/MIN RH 100 36 64 24  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 G24 W 8 G23 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 5 W 13 G27 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1800 0900 2300 0900  
DISPERSION POOR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 8 POOR 80 GOOD 29 FAIR 34 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 9 POOR 97 GOOD 5 VERY POOR 41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 8 6 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 8 1 3 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 4000 3700  
TRANSPORT WIND W 38 NW 7  
VENTILATION RATE 152000 25900  
DSI 1 0 0 0  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
79 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
31 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-240915-  
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-  
INCLUDING AUGUSTA, HEPHZIBAH, WAYNESBORO, AIKEN,  
NORTH AUGUSTA, BARNWELL, WILLISTON, BLACKVILLE, BAMBERG,  
AND DENMARK  
256 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 20 50 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.10 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 51 77 38 65  
MAX/MIN RH 100 32 61 22  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 12 G24 NW 8 G24 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 7 W 14 G28 NW 5 LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1800 0800 2300 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 9 POOR 73 GOOD 31 FAIR 22 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 15 GEN POOR 85 GOOD 9 POOR 28 FAIR  
MAX LVORI EARLY 6 5 2 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 6 1 3 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 4500 3700  
TRANSPORT WIND W 35 N 3  
VENTILATION RATE 157500 11100  
DSI 1 0 0 0  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
76 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
32 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 89 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ015-016-022-029-240915-  
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-  
INCLUDING LANCASTER, ELGIN, LANCASTER MILL, CHERAW,  
PAGELAND, CAMDEN, LUGOFF, AND BISHOPVILLE  
256 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 30 50 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.06 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 1 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 44 75 37 61  
MAX/MIN RH 100 35 55 22  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 11 G25 W 8 G25 NW 5  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 5 W 15 G29 W 5 LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1800 0900 2300 0900  
DISPERSION POOR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 8 POOR 78 GOOD 31 FAIR 45 GEN GOOD  
MAX ADI LATE 10 POOR 95 GOOD 8 POOR 55 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 6 2 2  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 2 2  
MIXING HEIGHT 3900 4000  
TRANSPORT WIND W 38 NW 12  
VENTILATION RATE 148200 48000  
DSI 1 0 0 0  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
76 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH  
31 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
83 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 83 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 88 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-240915-  
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  
256 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP 20 60 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.08 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 3 PM  
MIN/MAX TEMP 47 79 39 62  
MAX/MIN RH 100 34 63 22  
WIND 20FT/EARLY(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 12 G25 W 8 G25 LGT/VAR  
WIND 20FT/LATE(MPH) SE 5 W 14 G28 NW 5 LGT/VAR  
INVERSION 1800 0900 2300 0900  
DISPERSION FAIR FAIR  
MAX ADI EARLY 8 POOR 61 GOOD 31 FAIR 32 FAIR  
MAX ADI LATE 13 GEN POOR 72 GOOD 8 POOR 41 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI EARLY 7 5 3 3  
MAX LVORI LATE 7 1 3 1  
MIXING HEIGHT 3600 3700  
TRANSPORT WIND W 36 NW 7  
VENTILATION RATE 129600 25900  
DSI 1 0 0 0  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. MAXIMUM RH  
75 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH  
31 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH  
88 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AS HIGH  
AS 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 90 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 87 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. MAXIMUM RH 91 PERCENT. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AS LOW AS 5 MPH OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AS  
HIGH AS 10 MPH.  
 

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

 
 
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