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
356 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO EXTEND INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE
NORTHEAST...WITH WEAK TROUGHING PASSING TO THE NORTH.
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA.
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE 10 KTS OR LESS NORTHEAST. FAVORABLE MIXING
HEIGHTS. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE 35 TO 40 PERCENT. POOR
DISPERSION TONIGHT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-252115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
356 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          93           71           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           96           39
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5900                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35400                     44100
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      22 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 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 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-252115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
356 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          92           70           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    40           98           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6000                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  5                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30000                     37200
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-252115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
356 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          92           70           94
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
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    36           100          39
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5900                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  9                      E  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    53100                     48000
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      29 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-252115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
356 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          91           70           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    40           99           43
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5200                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  5                      NE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    26000                     36000
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-252115-
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
356 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          92           70           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           100          42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39900                     41300
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      24 FAIR      12 POOR
ADI LATE              38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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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