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 FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
243 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...AN EASTERLY WIND FLOW WILL BRING INCREASING MOISTURE
ALONG WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE GIVEN HIGH
MOISTURE AND SLOW STORM MOTION. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL BE NEAR 55 PERCENT. DISPERSION WILL BE POOR BOTH NIGHTS. FOG
DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED TOWARDS DAYBREAK ON FRIDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-010915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
243 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           60           60           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           84           70           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.11         0.07         0.13
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           61           100          57
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3300                      3800
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33000                     30400
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      24 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  17 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              7 POOR       29 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS
AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-010915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
243 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           60           60           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           83           69           84
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.15         0.09         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           57           100          60
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3400                      3600
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SE  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 34000                     25200
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      22 FAIR      23 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-010915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
243 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           60           60           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           87           71           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.13         0.09         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           55           100          55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3500                      4100
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35000                     32800
ADI EARLY             29 FAIR      25 FAIR      22 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              6 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-010915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
243 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           50           50           70
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           83           69           83
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  6         E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.18         0.09         0.17
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            2            3
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           59           100          62
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3500                      3400
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 42000                     27200
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      25 FAIR      21 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT.
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-010915-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
243 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           60           60           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           85           71           85
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.17         0.14         0.09         0.14
PRECIP DURATION                    2            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           57           100          58
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3400                      3800
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      SE  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40800                     30400
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      23 FAIR      24 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST 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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