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
514 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.DISCUSSION...WINDS AT THE SURFACE AND ALOFT WILL BE OUT OF THE SW
TODAY. UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL SUPPRESS CONVECTIVE COVERAGE BUT
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DIURNAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE STILL EXPECTED.
WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND WITH AN UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE BUILDING IN FROM THE WEST AND INCREASING THICKNESS VALUES.
AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RANGE FROM 7000 TO 8000 FEET AGL.
MIN RH VALUES WILL BE AROUND 35 PERCENT BOTH DAYS.

FOG IS NOT EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING DUE TO MIXING ASSOCIATED WITH A
20 TO 25 KT LOW LEVEL JET.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-232130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
514 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           76           99
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          3 PM         CONTINUING   3 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    35           89           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8000                      7800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72000                     46800
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      39 FAIR      23 FAIR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-232130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
514 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           75           99
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          3 PM         CONTINUING   3 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    35           93           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7900                      7700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  8                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    63200                     53900
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      39 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-232130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
514 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          98           75           99
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          4 PM         CONTINUING   3 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    36           89           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    8000                      7600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72000                     53200
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-232130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
514 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           75           98
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          3 PM         CONTINUING   3 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           95           38
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7800                      7500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     S  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    70200                     60000
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-232130-
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
514 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           76           98
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   3 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    36           93           36
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    7800                      7500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     S  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    70200                     52500
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              45 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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