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
449 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AS THE UPPER
LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS OVER THE REGION. HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS
AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY WILL BE AROUND 105. CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A WEAK FRONTAL
BOUNDARY DROPS INTO THE REGION. PATCHY MORNING FOG WILL BE
POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN FOG PRONE AREAS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-212215-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
449 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          99           73           100
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM                      2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           87           29
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7100
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  8                     NW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    52800                     63900
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      37 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST 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 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 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.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-212215-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
449 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           73           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           89           31
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7100
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     NW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    66000                     63900
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 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 44 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.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-212215-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
449 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           73           100
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    35           96           32
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7000
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      W 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    52800                     98000
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY 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
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 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.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-212215-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
449 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          97           73           98
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    35           96           37
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7000
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     NW 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    66000                     91000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      44 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 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 49 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
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.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-212215-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
449 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          98           74           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    34           92           34
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6600                      7000
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      W  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    59400                     63000
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      39 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY 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 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 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 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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