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

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
509 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE ACROSS THE REGION WILL KEEP HOT
TEMPERATURES OVER THE AREA INTO THE WEEKEND. THE RIDGE AXIS WILL
SLIDE EASTWARD TODAY ALLOWING MOISTURE BACK INTO THE REGION
WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
INTO NEXT WEEK. WINDS WILL REMAIN SOUTHWEST TO WEST THROUGH SATURDAY
WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH TODAY AND LIGHTER WINDS SATURDAY.
AFTERNOON MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE
35 TO 40 PERCENT THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH FAVORABLE MIXING HEIGHTS OF
6000 FEET OR GREATER. FAIR TO POOR DISPERSION TONIGHT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-292115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
509 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          96           75           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  5         W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  7 G15     LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           92           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      SW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    112200                    82800
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      67 GOOD      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              90 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-292115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
509 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          96           74           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  5         W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  7 G15     LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           93           39
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    112200                    69000
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      66 GOOD      23 FAIR
ADI LATE              91 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-292115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
509 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           75           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      W  6         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  9 G16     LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP END                         1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    37           96           39
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 18                      SW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    118800                    88400
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      67 GOOD      35 FAIR
ADI LATE              76 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  67 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-292115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
509 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           74           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5        W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  8 G15     LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          4 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           93           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    112200                    60300
ADI EARLY             61 GOOD      65 GOOD      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              92 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-292115-
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
509 AM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           75           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5        W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   W  9 G16     LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END                         1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           92           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 18                      SW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    118800                    81600
ADI EARLY             58 GEN GOOD  67 GOOD      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              72 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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