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
157 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...AS THE COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION FROM THE
NORTH ON SATURDAY CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE BOUNDARY
WILL INCREASE. SATURDAY WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN TODAY WITH
MIN RH VALUES IN THE CSRA NEAR 35 PERCENT. NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
HUMIDITIES WILL RETURN ONCE THE FRONT PASSES THROUGH THE REGION
SUNDAY. FOG IS NOT EXPECTED TOMORROW MORNING BUT COULD BECOME A
POSSIBILITY FOR SUNDAY MORNING AS AFTERNOON RAINFALL INCREASES
LOW LEVEL MOISTURE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-230915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
157 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           98           74           90
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  5        LGT/VAR      NE  7 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.04         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    87           33           93           54
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5700                      4600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  9                      E 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 51300                     59800
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      25 FAIR      34 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      6 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-230915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
157 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           97           73           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.07         0.10         0.03
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    90           35           99           56
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5700                      4100
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 10                      E 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57000                     65600
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      25 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-230915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
157 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          74           98           75           91
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  6        LGT/VAR      NE  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.06         0.07
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           36           96           55
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      4600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 10                      E 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 56000                     64400
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      29 FAIR      34 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-230915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
157 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           95           72           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      NE  8 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.08         0.06         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    97           42           100          58
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   2            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      4100
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 10                      NE 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 56000                     73800
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      29 FAIR      41 GEN GOOD  39 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  8 POOR       62 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            7            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-230915-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
157 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            30           30           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          75           97           74           89
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6 G16
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      NW  6        LGT/VAR      NE  8 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.11         0.04
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           39           100          57
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   1            4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      4200
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 10                      NE 17
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 56000                     71400
ADI EARLY             40 FAIR      29 FAIR      36 FAIR      32 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  55 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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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