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
259 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE REGION HAS SHIFTED SLIGHTLY EAST BUT
WILL CONTINUE KEEP TEMPERATURES HOT ACROSS THE AREA. INCREASING LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE EXPECTED WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS
SUNDAY INTO NEXT WEEK. WINDS WILL REMAIN SOUTHWEST. AFTERNOON
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE 35 TO 40 PERCENT THROUGH
THE WEEKEND WITH FAVORABLE MIXING HEIGHTS OF 6000 FEET OR GREATER.
POOR DISPERSION TONIGHT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-302130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
259 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          96           74           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           97           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6900                      7400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 12                     SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    82800                     74000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      35 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-302130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
259 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          96           74           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           97           39
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6900                      7500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 12                     SW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    82800                     90000
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      31 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY 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...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-302130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
259 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           74           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    37           97           41
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6800                      7200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     SW 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    88400                     86400
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              67 GOOD      5 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-302130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
259 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          96           75           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    39           95           41
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6700                      7100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 12                     SW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    80400                     92300
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      31 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              51 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHWEST 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 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-302130-
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
259 AM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          97           75           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   SW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    38           97           42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6800                      7100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 13                     SW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    88400                     92300
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  37 FAIR      23 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM
RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 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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