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
219 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...DISPERSION WILL BE POOR TONIGHT. NO FOG IS EXPECTED
LATE TONIGHT/THURSDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE
PATTERN ON THURSDAY WITH WARM AND DRY WEATHER EXPECTED. AFTERNOON
RH LEVELS WILL DROP INTO THE 35 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE BY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE NORTH/NORTHWEST ON
THURSDAY AT 8 TO 10 MPH. CLOUDS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY NIGHT
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE OVER
THE AREA FRIDAY BRINGING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO THE AREA.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-240930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
219 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           78           60           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  6        S  5         SW 10 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           36           98           45
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          6            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5200
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 47700                     93600
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      25 FAIR      31 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-240930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
219 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          51           78           59           82
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5         S  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      SW 10 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           36           100          44
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          6            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      5000
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 10                      SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 53000                     90000
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      24 FAIR      34 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-240930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
219 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          48           75           57           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  6        S  5         SW 11 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    78           36           100          45
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5100                      4600
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 10                      SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 51000                     82800
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      23 FAIR      31 FAIR      35 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-240930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
219 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          45           75           55           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  5         LGT/VAR      S  5         S  8 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  5         S  5         SW 11 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    78           33           99           47
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          6            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5300                      4500
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 12                      SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 63600                     81000
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      24 FAIR      33 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-240930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
219 PM EDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          49           75           58           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)N  5         LGT/VAR      S  5         S  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR      SW 11 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 8 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    82           37           100          45
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            2
HAINES INDEX          6            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      4500
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 10                      SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 54000                     81000
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      24 FAIR      35 FAIR      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       2            4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH
54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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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