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 FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
357 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
SLIGHTLY LOWER TODAY AS DRIER AIR BEGINS MOVING INTO THE REGION
THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL AGAIN
INCREASE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
REGION. PATCHY FOG AND STRATUS THIS MORNING WILL ERODE WITH
SUNRISE WITH PATCHY FOG AGAIN POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-232130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
357 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          92           73           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W 10 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.02         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    49           97           43
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4600                      5500
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 10                      W 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    46000                     88000
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      24 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-232130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
357 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           72           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  9 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.02         0.09
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   8 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    52           97           44
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4600                      5600
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     W 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    46000                     84000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      28 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-232130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
357 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           73           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W 11 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.02         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    49           100          45
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4500                      5600
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     W 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45000                     89600
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      28 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              35 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-232130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
357 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           72           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      SW  5        SW  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      W  9 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.02         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    55           99           49
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4600                      5500
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 12                      W 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    55200                     88000
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      29 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-232130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
357 AM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          92           73           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SW  5        LGT/VAR      W 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.02         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    51           100          45
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4500                      5600
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 12                      SW 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    54000                     89600
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      30 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            9            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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