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
248 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT SOUTHWEST THROUGH
THE AREA TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THE BOUNDARY COMBINED WITH
INCREASING MOISTURE WILL PRODUCE CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ON SUNDAY. AS THE FRONT MOVES SOUTH OF THE AREA ON SUNDAY COOLER AIR
WILL OVERTAKE THE REGION. MONDAY WILL FEATURE COOLER AND DRIER
WEATHER ACROSS THE AREA. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE OUT OF THE
NORTH/NORTHEAST THROUGH THE PERIOD AT 5 TO 10 KNOTS OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE BOTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY MORNINGS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-241000-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
248 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           90           69           88
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  7 G15    NE  7 G15    NE  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  9 G17    NE  5        NE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.10         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           51           94           39
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      5000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 16                      NE 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70400                     75000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      38 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              7 POOR       54 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
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 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-241000-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
248 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           89           67           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  6 G15    NE  5        NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE  9 G15    NE  5        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.07         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           51           92           38
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      4900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 16                      NE 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70400                     73500
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      37 FAIR      50 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              7 POOR       58 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-241000-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
248 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           91           69           88
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  6 G15    E  8 G17     NE  8
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE 11 G18    NE  6        NE  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.11         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   11 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           51           94           38
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      4900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 17                      NE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 74800                     78400
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      38 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  49 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
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 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-241000-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
248 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           30           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           88           66           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  8 G18    NE  7 G17    NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE 10 G20    NE  5        NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.05         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 PM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          52           94           40
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4500                      4900
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 17                      NE 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 76500                     73500
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      35 FAIR      51 GEN GOOD  43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              7 POOR       53 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-241000-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
248 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           89           68           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  7 G18    NE  7 G17    NE  8
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NE 11 G20    NE  6        NE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.07         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           53           94           39
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   4            4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4500                      4900
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 18                      NE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 81000                     78400
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      37 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              7 POOR       50 GEN GOOD  7 POOR       58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
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 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 48 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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