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
528 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL REMAIN OVER THE EASTERN US
KEEPING HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN IN THE UPPER 90S TO LOW 100S INTO THE
WEEKEND THEN COOL SLIGHTLY. WINDS WILL BE SOUTHERLY TODAY AND
THURSDAY WITH SPEEDS AROUND 10 MPH. THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL
EXIT THE AREA FRIDAY WITH MOISTURE RETURNING AND GENERATING
INCREASING CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
WITH THE HOT TEMPERATURES MIXING HEIGHTS WILL REMAIN AROUND 6500
FEET WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY BETWEEN 30 AND 40 PERCENT
THROUGH FRIDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-272200-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
528 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           75           98
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    37           94           37
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    85800                     120600
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  57 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  76 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 40 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 45 PERCENT. WEST 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 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-272200-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
528 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           76           98
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  5        SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           89           37
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 12                     SW 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    79200                     113900
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 38 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 44 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 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-272200-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
528 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           75           100
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    40           94           34
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6400                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    83200                     118800
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  54 GEN GOOD  57 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  72 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 38 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 UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 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 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-272200-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
528 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           77           100
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5        LGT/VAR      SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           92           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      6800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 12                     SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    79200                     122400
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  50 GEN GOOD  53 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY 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.
.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 AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-272200-
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
528 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           76           100
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  SW  5        SW  5        SW  5
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    40           96           35
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6400                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    83200                     120600
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  54 GEN GOOD  58 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  67 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 39 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 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST 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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