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
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OFF THE COAST WILL
CONTINUE TO SUPPORT A MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE REGION THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. UPPER-LEVEL RIDGING WILL HELP MAINTAIN THE HOT
TEMPERATURES. STRONG HEATING AND SUFFICIENT MOISTURE WILL
RESULT IN SCATTERED MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY LIGHT AND VARIABLE...BUT STRONG WINDS
MAY OCCUR NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS. THERE WILL BE PATCHY FOG DURING
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS TODAY AND WEDNESDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-022115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          97           73           97
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.06         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    39           93           36
DSI                   3                         4
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5200                      6200
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  7                      S  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    36400                     31000
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  47 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              47 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 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 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-022115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           72           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.07         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    38           97           38
DSI                   3                         4
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5300                      6000
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  8                      S  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    42400                     18000
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  51 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-022115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           72           97
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.08         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    43           99           37
DSI                   4                         4
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      6100
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  7                      SE  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35000                     30500
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      41 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.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. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 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 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-022115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           72           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.08         0.16
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    40           99           41
DSI                   3                         4
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      6100
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     S  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    50000                     30500
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  52 GEN GOOD  22 FAIR
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 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 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-022115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
324 AM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          96           73           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.07         0.16
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    43           100          39
DSI                   3                         4
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      6000
DISPERSION                         8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     S  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45000                     36000
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      39 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 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 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST 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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