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
259 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL FLOW NORTH
OVER THE AREA AT LEAST THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. A SERIES OF UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL ALSO MOVE NORTHEAST AROUND A SUBTROPICAL
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST.

EVEN THOUGH SIGNIFICANT CLOUDINESS IS EXPECTED...SOME AFTERNOON
HEATING WILL HELP DEVELOP SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MAINLY FOR THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS THROUGH MONDAY.

A WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL SUPPORT POOR DISPERSION TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...WITH AREAS OF FOG POSSIBLE TOWARD
MORNING. WINDS DURING THE DAY WILL BE GENERALLY FROM THE EAST...
INCREASING BY AFTERNOON TO 5 TO 10 MPH NEAR THE SURFACE AND
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MIXING LAYER.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-311100-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
259 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           40           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           87           70           88
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         0.22         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          56           100          55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            1            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4100                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  9                     E  5
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 36900                     22000
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      22 FAIR      29 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            3
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-311100-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
259 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           86           70           89
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         0.24         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          53           100          53
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      SE  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 34400                     25800
ADI EARLY             26 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  29 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           3            10           3
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-311100-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
259 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           40           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          70           87           71           88
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         0.25         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          56           100          55
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 48000                     26400
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      24 FAIR      36 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            9            3
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-311100-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
259 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     50           30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           85           70           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.19         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          57           100          51
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4300                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 30100                     26400
ADI EARLY             30 FAIR      20 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        10           3            9            3
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-311100-
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
259 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

                      TONIGHT      MON          MON NIGHT    TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     60           40           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           86           70           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          55           100          53
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      E  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 37800                     25200
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      22 FAIR      29 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            7            9
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            9            3
DISPERSION            8PM-9AM/PO                8PM-9AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 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

$$
ACM


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