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
504 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...A cold front will push into the region tonight
and exit to the south late Thursday. Widespread significant
rainfall is not expected but average rainfall could range from
a quarter to half an inch. Dispersion tonight should be improved
as the front crosses the area.

For today...transport winds will be southwest to west 10 to 15
mph with minimum relative humidities 40 to 50 percent and
maximum mixing heights over 5000 feet.

For Thursday...transport winds will be northeast 8 to 12 mph
with minimum relative humidities 50 to 55 percent and maximum
mixing heights 4000 to 5000 feet.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-232130-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-McCormick-Edgefield-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Mccormick, Edgefield, and Johnston
504 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     40           40           20
Min/Max Temp          95           72           89
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   W  6         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
Max/Min Humidity %    43           94           50
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)6600                      4700
Transport Wnd (mph)   W 13                      N  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    85800                     32900
ADI Early             37 Fair      46 Gen Good  20 Gen Poor
ADI Late              58 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  28 Fair
Max LVORI Early       6            5            6
Max LVORI Late        1            6            2
Dispersion                         9pm-8am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs in the upper 80s.
Minimum RH 44 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 49 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Minimum RH 48 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH
60 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-232130-
Newberry-Fairfield-Saluda-
Including the cities of Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Saluda, and Ridge Spring
504 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Showers
Precip Chance (%)     40           40           20
Min/Max Temp          95           71           87
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   W  5         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   6 PM
Max/Min Humidity %    43           94           51
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            1
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)6600                      4700
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 13                     N  8
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    85800                     37600
ADI Early             33 Fair      45 Gen Good  27 Fair
ADI Late              58 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  30 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            5            6
Max LVORI Late        1            6            2
Dispersion                         9pm-8am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 42 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
mid 80s. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Minimum RH 38 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 45 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH
56 percent. Northeast 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,
and Denmark
504 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     30           30           40
Min/Max Temp          95           74           90
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      SW  5        Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.00         0.00
Precip Duration       0            0            0
Precip Begin          10 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    44           92           51
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
Haines Index          4            3            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)6300                      4700
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 13                     NW  7
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    81900                     32900
ADI Early             37 Fair      45 Gen Good  17 Gen Poor
ADI Late              56 Gen Good  3 Very Poor  28 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            5            6
Max LVORI Late        1            6            2
Dispersion                         9pm-8am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs around 90.
Minimum RH 47 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs in the upper
80s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Minimum RH 48 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Minimum RH 57 percent. Northeast 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, and Bishopville
504 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     40           50           30
Min/Max Temp          95           72           87
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var      N  5
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  6        Lgt/Var      NE  5
Precip Amount         0.00         0.25         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin          11 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    43           92           52
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)6600                      4600
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 12                     NW  9
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    79200                     41400
ADI Early             31 Fair      45 Gen Good  28 Fair
ADI Late              56 Gen Good  5 Very Poor  34 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            5            5
Max LVORI Late        1            6            2
Dispersion                         8pm-8am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
mid 80s. Minimum RH 44 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Minimum RH 39 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Minimum RH 48 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 80. Minimum RH
56 percent. Northeast 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, and Summerton
504 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud Cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Precip Chance (%)     40           50           40
Min/Max Temp          95           74           89
20ft Wind/Early(mph)  SW  5        SW  5        Lgt/Var
20ft Wind/Late(mph)   SW  6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Precip Amount         0.00         0.24         0.00
Precip Duration       0            2            0
Precip Begin          12 PM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Max/Min Humidity %    44           94           52
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
Haines Index          4            4            3
Mixing Hgt(ft-agl/msl)6400                      4700
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 13                     NW  8
Vent Rate (mph-ft)    83200                     37600
ADI Early             35 Fair      45 Gen Good  19 Gen Poor
ADI Late              60 Gen Good  4 Very Poor  29 Fair
Max LVORI Early       7            5            6
Max LVORI Late        1            6            2
Dispersion                         9pm-8am/FA

REMARKS...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the
upper 80s. Minimum RH 47 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the
mid 80s. Minimum RH 45 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower
80s. Minimum RH 49 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
Minimum RH 57 percent. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
Temperatures below 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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