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
427 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...INCREASING MOISTURE WILL BRING A LOW CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR RAINFALL WILL
BE IN THE WEST AND CSRA. A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN MIXING HEIGHTS
WILL OCCUR ON MONDAY WITH MAXIMUM VALUES RANGING FROM 6250 TO 6750.
EXPECT A SLIGHT DECREASE IN TRANSPORT WIND MAGNITUDE ON MONDAY
AS WINDS SHIFT FROM SOUTHERLY TO WESTERLY. PATCHY FOG IS EXPECTED
EACH MORNING RESULTING IN REDUCED VISIBILITY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-312115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
427 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           72           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    42           95           37
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      6600
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    44100                     39600
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      28 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-312115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
427 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           72           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    43           98           38
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4800                      6500
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43200                     45500
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      23 FAIR
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-312115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
427 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          96           73           97
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.03         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    44           97           39
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      6700
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  8                     W  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39200                     20100
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      23 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-312115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
427 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           72           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         1 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    44           98           42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4600                      6400
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     W  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    41400                     44800
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-312115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
427 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           73           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) S  5         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    45           98           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4800                      6500
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     W  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    43200                     39000
ADI EARLY             13 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 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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