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
456 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE AND A RELATIVELY DRY AIRMASS
WILL GENERALLY INHIBIT PRECIP DURING THE PERIOD. HOWEVER CANNOT
RULE OUT ISOLATED SHOWERS OR CONVECTION...MAINLY ACROSS THE
PIEDMONT AREAS THIS AFTERNOON.

EAST TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE GREATER ALONG THE SOUTHERN PORTION
OF THE FORECAST AREA. SURFACE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND AT TIMES
VARIABLE WITH THE SURFACE TROUGH OVER THE AREA. A WEAK MID-LEVEL
INVERSION SHOULD CAP MIXING HEIGHTS AROUND 6000 TO 7000 FT AGL THIS
AFTERNOON.  PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH MORNING...PARTICULARLY
NEAR SOURCES OF MOISTURE.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-262115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
456 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          94           72           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    42           95           41
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6700                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      E 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    46900                     84000
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  27 FAIR      35 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  61 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-262115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
456 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          95           72           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    42           97           42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6500                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      E 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    39000                     61000
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-262115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
456 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          94           71           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    42           99           40
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6300                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  9                      E 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    56700                     82500
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      34 FAIR
ADI LATE              42 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-262115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
456 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          95           72           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    1 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    44           98           43
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6200                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      E  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    37200                     54900
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      25 FAIR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-262115-
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
456 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          94           71           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    42           99           42
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6100                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      E 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    42700                     69600
ADI EARLY             18 GEN POOR  26 FAIR      30 FAIR
ADI LATE              32 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

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