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...UPDATED
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
645 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE PATTERN TODAY
WITH WARM AND DRY WEATHER EXPECTED. AFTERNOON RH LEVELS WILL
DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S PERCENT RANGE BY 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE SHIFTING FROM THE NORTHEAST
TO SOUTHEAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY. INITIALLY AROUND 8 TO 12 MPH
THIS MORNING THEN DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 MPH LATER THIS AFTERNOON.
CLOUDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.
THERE COULD BE SOME LIGHT FOG AND LOWER CLOUDS TOWARD MORNING.
THE WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA FRIDAY BRINGING A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-242115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
645 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          80           61           83
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  7 G18     SE  5        S  6 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  9 G17    SE  5        SW 11 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    30           99           44
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5300                      6000
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 10                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    53000                     126000
ADI EARLY             25 FAIR      32 FAIR      35 FAIR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. 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 AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 57 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.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-242115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
645 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           60           84
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)E  7 G18     SE  5        S  6 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  9 G17    LGT/VAR      SW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    30           99           42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5300                      5800
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      W 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    63600                     121800
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      33 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
52 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-242115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
645 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          77           59           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6 G17    LGT/VAR      S  7 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  9 G15    SE  5        SW 11 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    28           100          45
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      5600
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    61200                     117600
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      31 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
46 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
54 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
47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-242115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
645 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          76           56           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7 G17    SE  5        S  8 G18
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  8 G17    SE  5        SW 12 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    26           98           46
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5300                      5400
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    68900                     113400
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      35 FAIR      35 FAIR
ADI LATE              41 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 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 SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-242115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
645 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          78           59           82
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7 G18    SE  5        S  7 G18
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) SE  8 G17    LGT/VAR      SW 12 G20
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    28           100          45
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5400                      5400
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    64800                     113400
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      35 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              39 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH 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
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 53 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 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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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