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 FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
514 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

.DISCUSSION...MOISTURE WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA
TODAY AND TONIGHT AS ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS WITH SOUTHWESTERLY
FLOW ALOFT. SCATTERED CONVECTION IS EXPECTED BOTH TODAY AND
FRIDAY. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE NEAR 50 PERCENT.
DISPERSION WILL BE POOR BOTH NIGHTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
OVERNIGHT WITH NO FOG FORMATION EXPECTED.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-312115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
514 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           69           84
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.07         0.11
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    51           100          61
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5400                      3900
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 14                      E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    75600                     46800
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      33 FAIR      37 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        1            8            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-312115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
514 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           40           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           68           83
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  6         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.07         0.15
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    47           100          57
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      4000
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 14                      E 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    78400                     40000
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      30 FAIR      38 FAIR
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-312115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
514 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        30           30           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           71           87
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  6         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.05         0.13
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    52           100          55
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      4200
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 14                      E 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    78400                     42000
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      36 FAIR      38 FAIR
ADI LATE              58 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        1            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
60 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
57 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-312115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
514 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           68           83
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  5         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  6         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.05         0.18
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          12 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    48           100          59
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      4100
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 13                      E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    72800                     49200
ADI EARLY             23 FAIR      32 FAIR      38 FAIR
ADI LATE              50 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-312115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
514 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           30           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           70           85
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  5         NE  5
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  7         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.05         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    50           100          57
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   2            3            3
HAINES INDEX          5            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5500                      4100
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E 14                      E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    77000                     49200
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      36 FAIR      39 FAIR
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  44 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 60 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 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

$$





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