Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
2 Miles ESE St Andrews SC
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Central South Carolina
and East Central Georgia
National Weather Service Columbia SC
228 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017

.DISCUSSION...

A surface front will remain nearly stationary in the vicinity of the
CSRA and W and Central Midlands today and provide a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Expect SE to S winds. The front will
lift to the north as a warm front tonight and Friday morning
ahead of an upper trough and surface cold front approaching from the
west that will move through by Friday afternoon. Additional
thunderstorm actiivty expected tonight and Friday morning associated
with these features, some possibly severe. Winds are expected to
increase and veer to SW tonight and Friday morning. Drier air will begin
filtering into the region Friday afternoon, along with a wind shift to
WSW/W. Breezy conditions possible Friday. Areas of fog possible
tonight/early Friday morning north of the warm front, mainly N/NE areas.
SCZ027-028-031-036>038-302115- Lexington-Richland-Sumter-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon- Including the cities of Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove, Columbia, Sumter, Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews, Manning, and Summerton 228 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017 Today Tonight Fri Cloud Cover MCldy MCldy MCldy Precip Type Tstms Tstms Tstms Precip Chance (%) 50 60 60 Min/Max Temp 76 61 81 20ft Wind/Early(mph) E 6 SE 8 S 7 G19 20ft Wind/Late(mph) SE 9 S 6 SW 13 G22 Precip Amount 0.10 0.16 0.16 Precip Duration 2 2 2 Precip Begin 10 AM Continuing Continuing Precip End Continuing Continuing Continuing Max/Min Humidity % 53 100 35 DSI 2 3 LAL 4 4 4 Haines Index 3 3 3 Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)3600 4800 Transport Wnd (mph) S 22 W 28 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 79200 134400 ADI Early 32 Fair 46 Gen Good 57 Gen Good ADI Late 53 Gen Good 10 Poor 89 Good Max LVORI Early 8 4 7 Max LVORI Late 2 6 1 Dispersion 11pm-7am/GD REMARKS...None. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds around 5 mph. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. $$