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
535 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION AS
MOISTURE CONTINUES INCREASING. THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL DEPART THE
REGION AS A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH APPROACHES THURSDAY AND SETTLES
OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THIS WILL RESULT IN
INCREASING CHANCES OF MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING CONVECTION
TODAY INTO THE WEEKEND. WITH THE MOISTURE ACROSS THE REGION PATCHY
MORNING FOG WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-282215-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
535 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           74           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    41           96           44
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      8100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    59400                     24300
ADI EARLY             4 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              60 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-282215-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
535 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           73           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    41           99           46
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6400                      7900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     S  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    57600                     23700
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       59 GEN GOOD  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              64 GOOD      4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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
50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-282215-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
535 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          97           74           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    39           100          45
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    59400                     22500
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  55 GEN GOOD  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-282215-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
535 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           73           93
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    43           98           47
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  9                     SE  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    55800                     18900
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  49 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-282215-
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
535 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          96           73           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    41           100          46
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6500                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE 10                     E  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    65000                     33000
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  43 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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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