Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 271907
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
307 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SIMILAR TO TODAY...LOW STRATUS MAY MOVE IN TOMORROW MORNING. THIS
WOULD KEEP MIXING HEIGHTS LOWER THAN NORMAL ON FRIDAY. EXPECT
EASTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS AND SURFACE WINDS RANGING FROM 5 TO 10
MPH.

WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY ON SATURDAY...ALOWING FOR MOISTURE
RETURN INTO THE REGION. AFTERNOON CONVECTION WILL BE POSSIBLE.
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE AROUND NORMAL WHILE RH VALUES REMAIN ABOVE
40 PERCENT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-280930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
307 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           89           69           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           46           100          50
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      SE  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33600                     26000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      30 FAIR      28 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-280930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
307 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           88           68           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 12 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           42           100          44
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4100                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      S  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 32800                     26500
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      27 FAIR      27 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            8            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-280930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
307 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           90           70           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  E  5         NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM         CONTINUING   8 AM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           47           99           49
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            4            3            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4800                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 38400                     31800
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      32 FAIR      32 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-280930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
307 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           88           68           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  E  5         NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 1 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           42           99           42
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4100                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SE  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41000                     26500
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR      30 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-280930-
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
307 PM EDT THU AUG 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           0            30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           89           69           90
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  7        LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM                      9 AM
PRECIP END            12 AM        CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           45           100          44
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            3            1            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4500                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36000                     31800
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      27 FAIR      30 FAIR      24 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            8            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 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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