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

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
309 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE MIDLANDS THIS EVENING AND
WILL SLOWLY PUSH TOWARDS THE COAST EARLY THURSDAY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD AND
MAY LINGER THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES.
SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE STRONGER FROM THE SOUTHWEST
WITH FAVORABLE MIXING HEIGHTS ABOVE 5000 FT. DRIER AIR WILL
ENTER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA THURSDAY...WITH RH
VALUES DROPPING TO AROUND 30 PERCENT...AND TO AROUND 45 PERCENT
IN THE EASTERN HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA. WIDESPREAD FOG IS NOT
EXPECTED TO BE AN ISSUE THURSDAY MORNING...WITH ISOLATED PATCHY
LIGHT FOG POSSIBLE PRIMARILY IN THE SOUTHERN/EASTERN MIDLANDS AND
PEE DEE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-290945-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
309 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           85           56           80
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            3 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           32           86           33
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   4            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6300                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 18                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 113400                    39900
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  19 GEN POOR  64 GOOD      24 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  87 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-290945-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
309 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           10           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           85           57           80
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           33           89           34
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            3            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5900                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 94400                     37800
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  52 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  74 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-290945-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
309 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           86           57           81
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            5 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           32           84           33
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     SW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 86400                     43200
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  48 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  38 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            6            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            5            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-290945-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
309 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           30           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           85           62           82
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S  6         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.21         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          45           93           38
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5000                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 75000                     46800
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      22 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  23 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            5            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-290945-
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
309 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           20           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           86           61           82
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    98           40           95           36
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5000                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     SW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 75000                     41600
ADI EARLY             32 FAIR      21 FAIR      40 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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