Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS52 KCAE 161901 FWFCAE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC 301 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 .DISCUSSION...A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE MOUNTAINS WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. CONSIDERABLE LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE PIEDMONT WILL COMBINE WITH WEAK TO MODERATE INSTABILITY...TO SUPPORT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE MOIST SURFACE AIR COMBINED WITH DRIER AIR ALOFT AND POOR DISPERSION TONIGHT WILL SUPPORT AREAS OF EARLY MORNING FOG WEDNESDAY. MOSTLY DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY...WITH MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES NEAR 50 PERCENT. GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-171100- LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ... EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON 301 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY PRECIP CHC (%) 30 20 20 0 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 67 85 62 83 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 94 47 100 43 DSI 2 2 LAL 4 3 2 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4300 5100 DISPERSION 8PM-9AM/PO 8PM-8AM/PO TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 NE 7 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 34400 35700 ADI EARLY 26 FAIR 20 GEN POOR 24 FAIR 18 GEN POOR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 30 FAIR 2 VERY POOR 29 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 5 7 5 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 7 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. $$ SCZ020-021-026-171100- NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA... RIDGE SPRING 301 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PRECIP CHC (%) 30 20 20 0 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 65 81 61 81 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.07 0.03 0.00 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 100 52 100 46 DSI 2 2 LAL 4 3 2 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4200 4900 DISPERSION 8PM-9AM/PO 8PM-8AM/PO TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 7 N 8 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 29400 39200 ADI EARLY 25 FAIR 16 GEN POOR 24 FAIR 17 GEN POOR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 26 FAIR 3 VERY POOR 29 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 6 8 6 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 3 9 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-171100- RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO... SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL... WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK 301 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY PRECIP CHC (%) 30 20 20 0 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 68 87 65 84 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 98 46 100 43 DSI 2 3 LAL 2 3 2 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4900 5000 DISPERSION 8PM-9AM/PO 8PM-8AM/PO TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 NE 8 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 39200 40000 ADI EARLY 26 FAIR 22 FAIR 31 FAIR 19 GEN POOR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 33 FAIR 3 VERY POOR 32 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 6 7 5 8 MAX LVORI LATE 7 2 7 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ SCZ015-016-022-029-171100- LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND... CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE 301 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PRECIP CHC (%) 30 30 20 0 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 66 80 61 81 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR N 5 LGT/VAR NE 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.08 0.10 0.02 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 100 56 100 48 DSI 2 2 LAL 4 3 2 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4000 4800 DISPERSION 8PM-9AM/PO 8PM-8AM/PO TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 8 N 9 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 32000 43200 ADI EARLY 24 FAIR 19 GEN POOR 24 FAIR 20 GEN POOR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 25 FAIR 3 VERY POOR 36 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 6 8 8 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 3 9 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ SCZ027-028-031-036>038-171100- LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON... RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS... MANNING...SUMMERTON 301 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014 TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PRECIP CHC (%) 30 30 20 0 PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE MIN/MAX TEMP 67 85 64 83 WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 5 WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR NE 6 PRECIP AMOUNT 0.06 0.07 0.03 0.00 PRECIP DURATION 0 0 0 0 PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 2 AM MAX/MIN HUMIDITY % 100 52 100 46 DSI 2 3 LAL 2 3 2 1 HAINES INDEX 4 4 4 5 MIXING HGT(FT-AGL) 4800 4700 DISPERSION 8PM-9AM/PO 8PM-8AM/PO TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 N 9 VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 38400 42300 ADI EARLY 22 FAIR 17 GEN POOR 28 FAIR 20 GEN POOR ADI LATE 2 VERY POOR 29 FAIR 4 VERY POOR 33 FAIR MAX LVORI EARLY 7 8 6 9 MAX LVORI LATE 7 3 8 2 REMARKS...NONE. .FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7... .THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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 $$ ACM

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