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
250 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY AIR ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL
LIMIT CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION THROUGH FRIDAY. MIN RH VALUES
TODAY AND TOMORROW COULD DROP SLIGHTLY BELOW 30 PERCENT. HOWEVER
CRITICAL RH VALUES OF 25 ARE NOT EXPECTED. TRANSPORT WINDS OUT OF
THE WEST FRIDAY AND NORTHWEST SATURDAY SHOULD BE MODERATE WITH
SPEEDS NEAR 10 MPH. EXPECT HIGH MIXING HEIGHTS NEAR 6500 FEET FRIDAY
AND 6000 FEET SATURDAY. FOG IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE PERIOD BUT
IS POSSIBLE IN FOG PRONE CSRA LOCATIONS WITH CLEAR SKIES
ANTICIPATED.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-220945-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
250 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           100          75           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    85           28           87           31
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6700                      6000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 10                      NW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 67000                     42000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      26 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-220945-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
250 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           99           74           97
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    83           30           90           34
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6500                      5800
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  9                      NW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 58500                     46400
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  17 GEN POOR  44 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  37 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 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 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-220945-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
250 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           100          74           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           31           93           34
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6600                      6000
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 10                      NW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66000                     42000
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      26 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-220945-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
250 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           98           73           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           33           97           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      5300
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      N  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43400                     47700
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-220945-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
250 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           99           75           98
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.01         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           31           96           36
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          6            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6400                      5800
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  9                      NW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57600                     58000
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      21 FAIR      33 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 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 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 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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