Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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
419 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL FLOW NORTH
OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT. A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES WILL ALSO MOVE NORTHEAST AROUND A SUBTROPICAL RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST.

EVEN THOUGH SIGNIFICANT CLOUDINESS IS EXPECTED...SOME AFTERNOON
HEATING WILL HELP DEVELOP SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY FOR THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS TODAY AND TUESDAY.

WINDS DURING THE DAY WILL BE GENERALLY FROM THE EAST-NORTHEAST...
INCREASING BY AFTERNOON TO 5 TO 10 MPH NEAR THE SURFACE AND
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MIXING LAYER.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-312130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
419 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           70           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    60           100          50
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4800                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  9                     E  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43200                     27500
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      27 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            3
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 63 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-312130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
419 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           69           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    59           100          47
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  8                      SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40000                     31800
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            10           3
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-312130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
419 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           71           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    59           100          51
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4800                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 12                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57600                     32400
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      36 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-312130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
419 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           69           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    64           100          49
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  7                     E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35000                     32400
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              28 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-312130-
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...SUMMERTON
419 AM EDT MON AUG 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           70           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   4 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    64           100          49
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  9                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    44100                     31200
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      29 FAIR      17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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

$$

ADI IS ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION INDEX BY LAVDAS.

1-6..... VERY POOR
7-12.... POOR
13-20... GENERALLY POOR
21-40... FAIR
41-60... GENERALLY GOOD
61-100.. GOOD
>100.... VERY GOOD

LVORI IS LOW VISIBILITY OCCURRENCE RISK INDEX.

LVORI RANGES FROM 1 TO 10 WHERE 1 REPRESENTS THE LOWEST RISK
AND 10 REPRESENTS THE HIGHEST RISK

$$


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