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
220 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.DISCUSSION...WINDS AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL BE OUT OF THE SW
AT GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH THROUGH THE PERIOD. UPPER LEVEL RIDGING
WILL SUPPRESS CONVECTIVE COVERAGE BUT ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DIURNAL
THUNDERSTORMS ARE STILL EXPECTED. AFTERNOON TEMPS WILL BE NEAR OR AT
TRIPLE DIGITS AND HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE WELL ABOVE 100F. AFTERNOON
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RANGE FROM 6000 TO NEAR 8000 FEET AGL. MIN RH VALUES
WILL BE AROUND 35 PERCENT BOTH DAYS.

FOG IS NOT EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING DUE TO MIXING ASSOCIATED WITH A
20 TO 25 KT LOW LEVEL JET JUST ABOVE THE INVERSION.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-240930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
220 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           98           76           98
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         4 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           36           91           39
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7800                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 46800                     44100
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      23 FAIR      28 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-240930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
220 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           98           76           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         4 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           37           92           38
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7700                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53900                     42000
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  33 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  31 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-240930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
220 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           98           75           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         4 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           36           92           39
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7600                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      S  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53200                     49600
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      23 FAIR      33 FAIR      24 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-240930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
220 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           98           75           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         4 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           37           91           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7500                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60000                     50400
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  38 FAIR      23 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-240930-
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
220 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           98           76           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         4 PM         CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           37           92           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7500                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      S  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 52500                     55800
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      21 FAIR      36 FAIR      25 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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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