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
257 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY PUSH ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT
AND STALL ALONG THE COAST FRIDAY. AS DRIER AIR WORKS INTO THE
REGION...RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL DROP ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE WEST.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED CONVECTION POSSIBLE IN THE PEE DEE REGION
AND FAR EASTERN MIDLANDS THIS EVENING...WITH ALL CONVECTION CLEAR
OF THE REGION FRIDAY. WITH DRY AIR WORKING ITS WAY IN FOG WILL NOT
BE A CONCERN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY MORNINGS.

EXPECT FAVORABLE MIXING HEIGHTS WELL ABOVE 5000 FT. SOUTHWEST
SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH..STRONGEST IN
THE N. MIDLANDS AND PEE DEE...DROPPING TO 10 MPH OR LESS ON
SATURDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO AROUND 30 TO 35 FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-300915-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
257 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          57           81           54           83
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  W  5         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 %    83           32           95           32
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5700                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 51300                     40600
ADI EARLY             56 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR      30 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  48 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  33 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-300915-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
257 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           81           54           82
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  5        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 %    88           34           100          35
DSI                                2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     SW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64800                     44800
ADI EARLY             50 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR      31 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-300915-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
257 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          58           82           55           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  5        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 %    83           32           94           33
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5400                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 12                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64800                     39200
ADI EARLY             48 GEN GOOD  29 FAIR      33 FAIR      18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            4            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            1            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-300915-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
257 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           84           58           82
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM
PRECIP END            3 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           39           100          40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5200                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 15                     SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 78000                     51300
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  33 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  68 GOOD      2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            7            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-300915-
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
257 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          62           84           58           84
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW  5        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 %    96           35           99           37
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   3            1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5200                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 13                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 67600                     39900
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  25 FAIR      35 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            5            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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