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
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A SURFACE BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PORTION OF OUR FORECAST AREA THROUGH SUNDAY...FAVORING MAINLY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ACROSS THAT
REGION...WHILE DRIER AIR AFFECTS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL AREAS.
GENERALLY LIGHT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS ARE EXPECTED...WITH POOR
DISPERSION IN THE MORNING. LOW CLOUD CEILINGS AND PATCHY AREAS OF FOG
ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING IN THE SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-020915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           96           71           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    85           31           97           32
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  5                      NW  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 28000                     32500
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  12 POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.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. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-020915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           94           70           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    80           29           98           32
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6200                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  3                      W  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 18600                     30500
ADI EARLY             24 FAIR      19 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  10 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  21 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 31 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-020915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           10           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           95           71           97
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            10 PM                     CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           34           100          36
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      N  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 32400                     38400
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      11 POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            8            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.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. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-020915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           94           70           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    81           31           99           36
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          6            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6600                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  5                      S  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33000                     17400
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      23 FAIR      7 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  20 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            8
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-020915-
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
254 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            10           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           95           71           96
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           33           100          36
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5500                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      NE  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 33000                     31500
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  29 FAIR      10 POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  25 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-8AM/PO                9PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID
90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...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.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR 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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