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
413 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY AIR ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN
OVER THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
POSSIBLE IN THE CSRA AND NEAR THE COAST. ONSHORE FLOW WILL
PROVIDE SOME ADDITIONAL MOISTURE TO THE COASTAL REGION SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY. EASTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS RANGING FROM 15 TO 20 MPH ARE
EXPECTED DURING THE PERIOD. CLOUD COVERAGE OVER THE AREA WILL
LIMIT DIURNAL HEATING AND KEEP MIXING HEIGHTS LOW. RH VALUES WILL
REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT. FOG AND LOW STRATUS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP THIS MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-192115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
413 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           65           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  7 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  7         NE  6        NE  9 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    52           93           49
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4200                      4000
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 14                      E 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    58800                     64000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-192115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
413 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           63           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  5         NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  7         LGT/VAR      NE  8 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   5 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    52           97           49
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      3700
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 16                      E 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    64000                     55500
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-192115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
413 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           65           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  8 G17
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  8         NE  6        NE 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.02         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    55           93           51
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4200                      3900
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 16                      E 23
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    67200                     89700
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  40 FAIR
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       56 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-192115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
413 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           63           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  7 G17
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  8         NE  5        NE  9 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    48           99           51
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      3500
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 18                      E 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72000                     52500
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      54 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-192115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
413 AM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MAX/MIN TEMP          81           64           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  8 G17
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  8         NE  6        NE  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.02         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    54           98           52
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3900                      3700
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 18                      E 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    70200                     66600
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 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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