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 MON SEP 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...ONSHORE EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE BRINGING
LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE INTO THE FORECAST AREA (FA)THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIE OUT IN THE FOOTHILLS
TO OUR NORTH AND IN THE SOUTHERN MIDLANDS AS WE LOSE HEATING. EXPECT A
BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY/TUESDAY NIGHT AS A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND PASSES THROUGH THE FA BY WEDNESDAY. CONDITIONS
WILL BEGIN TO DRY OUT AND TEMPS WILL DROP AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN BY
LATE WEDNESDAY. EXPECT SOUTHEAST SURFACE WINDS EARLY TUESDAY...BECOMING
MORE SOUTHWEST LATER IN THE DAY AS THE FRONT APPROACHES. WINDS WILL SHIFT
MORE WESTERLY ON WEDNESDAY. PATCHY LATE NIGHT/MORNING FOG/LOW CLOUDINESS
IS EXPECTED TUESDAY MORNING. MIN RH VALUES WILL DROP TO 30 TO 40 PERCENT
BY WEDNESDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-270915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
259 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           50           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           87           66           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.12         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          50           94           32
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      3900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     W 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44800                     58500
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      33 FAIR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            10           6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        8            2            7            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-270915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
259 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           50           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           85           66           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.20         0.20         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          54           96           36
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5100                      3700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     SW 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 40800                     51800
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR  22 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  31 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-270915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
259 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           40           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           87           68           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          50           94           39
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      W 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39200                     56000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      15 GEN POOR  19 GEN POOR  30 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            10           5            6
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-270915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
259 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           50           50           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           84           68           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.26         0.14         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           57           96           48
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   4            5            5            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4500                      3200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      SW 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 31500                     44800
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  11 POOR      18 GEN POOR  22 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  23 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            7            6
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-270915-
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 MON SEP 26 2016

                      TONIGHT      TUE          TUE NIGHT    WED
.DISCUSSION...ONSHORE EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO BRING IN
LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE INTO THE FORECAST AREA (FA) THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIE OUT IN THE
FOOTHILLS TO OUR NORTH AND IN THE SOUTHERN MIDLANDS AS WE LOSE HEATING.
EXPECT A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY/TUESDAY NIGHT
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND PASSES THROUGH THE FA. CONDITIONS WILL
BEGIN TO DRY OUT AND TEMPS WILL DROP AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN STARTING
LATE WEDNESDAY. EXPECT SURFACE WINDS TO BE SOUTHEAST EARLY TUESDAY...
BECOMING MORE SOUTHWEST LATER IN THE DAY AS THE FRONT APPROACHES. WINDS
WILL THEN SHIFT MORE WESTERLY ON WEDNESDAY. PATCHY LATE NIGHT/MORNING FOG/LOW
CLOUDINESS THROUGH THE PERIOD.
CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           86           69           85
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           52           98           44
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   3            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX   .DISCUSSION...ONSHORE EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO BRING IN
LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE INTO THE FORECAST AREA (FA) THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIE OUT IN THE
FOOTHILLS TO OUR NORTH AND IN THE SOUTHERN MIDLANDS AS WE LOSE HEATING.
EXPECT A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY/TUESDAY NIGHT
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND PASSES THROUGH THE FA. CONDITIONS WILL
BEGIN TO DRY OUT AND TEMPS WILL DROP AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN STARTING
LATE WEDNESDAY. EXPECT SURFACE WINDS TO BE SOUTHEAST EARLY TUESDAY...
BECOMING MORE SOUTHWEST LATER IN THE DAY AS THE FRONT APPROACHES. WINDS
WILL THEN SHIFT MORE WESTERLY ON WEDNESDAY. PATCHY LATE NIGHT/MORNING FOG/LOW
CLOUDINESS THROUGH THE PERIOD.       4            4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5000                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      SW 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 35000                     52500
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR  17 GEN POOR  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  22 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            6            7
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 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

$$



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