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
316 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

.DISCUSSION...

UPPER ENERGY AND A SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE NE OFFSHORE THE SC COAST
TODAY, WHILE A PREFRONTAL TROUGH WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH INTO OUR
REGION TODAY, PROVIDING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS,
FOR MAINLY OUR NORTHERN FA, THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. EXPECT LIGHT
WINDS TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY TRAVERSE THE FA WEDNESDAY,
PROVIDING A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT INCREASING SW SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS
WEDNESDAY.  AREAS OF FOG, POSSIBLY LOCALLY DENSE, EARLY THIS
MORNING. PATCHY FOG LATE TUESDAY NIGHT/EARLY WEDNESDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-272115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
316 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           67           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    47           98           36
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5500                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    49500                     85000
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       29 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  75 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-272115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
316 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           50           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          86           67           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.16         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    51           98           40
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45000                     76800
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      31 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  78 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            7            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            7            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-272115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
316 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          88           68           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   6 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    49           98           43
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5400                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  5                      SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    27000                     80000
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       19 GEN POOR  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              18 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  74 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-272115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
316 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          85           68           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    54           98           51
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4500                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  6                     SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    27000                     68800
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       20 GEN POOR  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              22 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  70 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            6
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-272115-
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
316 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          87           69           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    52           98           48
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      4600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  3                      SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    14700                     73600
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       14 GEN POOR  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              12 POOR      3 VERY POOR  69 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

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