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
339 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SHIFT NE FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND AREA INTO NORTHERN FLORIDA AND SE GEORGIA TODAY...AND
EVENTUALLY UP THE SC COAST LATE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. MOST OF THE
MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED
TO BE OVER THE SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA AND TOWARDS THE COAST
TODAY...THOUGH SCATTERED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FARTHER
NORTH. SOME MODEL DISCREPANCIES CONTINUE WITH REGARD TO TRANSPORT
WINDS TODAY AND TUESDAY. TAKING A MODEL BLEND RESULTS IN A GENERAL E
TO SE TRANSPORT WIND TODAY...GENERALLY SHIFTING TO NW TUESDAY
AFTERNOON BEHIND THE DEPARTING LOW. SOME DRIER AIR WILL ENTER THE
REGION BEHIND THE DEPARTING LOW TUESDAY...REDUCING PRECIPITATION
CHANCES.

PATCHY LATE NIGHT/EARLY MORNING FOG POSSIBLE THROUGH THE PERIOD.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-032115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
339 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           73           99
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
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    36           98           31
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  3                     W  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    19800                     42000
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       20 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2
DISPERSION                         8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST 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
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-032115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
339 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           72           98
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
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    36           98           30
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6800                      7000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  3                      NW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    20400                     49000
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              16 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2
DISPERSION                         8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-032115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
339 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           73           98
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SE  5        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          6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    42           98           31
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      7000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      W  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37200                     42000
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       27 FAIR      13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  32 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2
DISPERSION                         8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST 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. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-032115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
339 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           72           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    38           98           34
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  7                      W  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    46200                     52800
ADI EARLY             21 FAIR      32 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              31 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            10
MAX LVORI LATE        2            10           2
DISPERSION                         8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-032115-
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
339 AM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           73           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    42           98           34
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6300                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  8                     NW  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    50400                     39000
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      35 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            2
DISPERSION                         8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 34 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 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 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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