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
444 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY. THE FRONT
WILL MOVE SOUTH OF THE AREA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. CONSIDERABLE MOISTURE
REMAINS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. DRIER AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT
TONIGHT. TRANSPORT WINDS MAINLY BELOW 10 MPH. HIGHER MIXING HEIGHTS EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON. POOR DISPERSION TONIGHT WITH PATCHY FOG.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-162115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
444 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           67           85
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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         CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM         6 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    52           94           47
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4300                      5200
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34400                     46800
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-162115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
444 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           65           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    55           99           54
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3800                      3700
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      N  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30400                     25900
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      10 POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-162115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
444 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           68           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    55           97           48
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4200                      5400
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  9                     W 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37800                     54000
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              37 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-162115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
444 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          84           66           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/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         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    57           99           60
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3500                      3500
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      W  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    28000                     31500
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  24 FAIR      11 POOR
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-162115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
444 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          85           67           85
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    57           100          52
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3700                      4700
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    29600                     32900
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      11 POOR
ADI LATE              30 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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