Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS52 KCAE 291817
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
217 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHERLY FLOW AND MOISTURE ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE FORECAST
AREA ON SUNDAY. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR CONVECTION WILL BE IN THE
SOUTHERN MIDLANDS AND CSRA. EXPECT SE TRANSPORT WINDS AROUND 10
MPH. MIXING HEIGHTS MAY BE LOWER THAN FORECAST IF THERE IS
WIDESPREAD CONVECTION. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR CONVECTION AGAIN
MONDAY WITH EASTERLY FLOW OFF THE COAST AND A DEEP MOISTURE
PROFILE.

PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING HOWEVER HIGH AND MID
LEVEL CLOUDS WILL LIMIT FOG DEVELOPMENT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-300930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
217 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            50           50           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           84           68           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.27         0.14         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           53           100          55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4400                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 10                     E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44000                     51600
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  37 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            9            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-300930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
217 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           84           67           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           51           100          52
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          6            5            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  9                     SE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36000                     47000
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      16 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            6            10
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            10           3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-300930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
217 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           50           50           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           85           69           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      E  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.29         0.20         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           58           100          56
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4500                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 10                     E 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 45000                     53300
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            9            3
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 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
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-300930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
217 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           86           68           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       9 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           48           100          55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          6            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     SE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 34400                     47000
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  30 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            9            6            10
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            10           3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-300930-
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
217 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            40           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           86           69           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           54           100          54
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          6            5            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  9                     SE 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36000                     45000
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR      34 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            3            9            3
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 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
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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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