Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
000
FNUS52 KCAE 240913
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
513 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS MORNING AND
CROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL BRING INCREASING CHANCES
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA TODAY WITH CHANCES
DIMINISHING TONIGHT AS THE FRONT MOVES OFFSHORE. SLIGHTLY DRIER
AIR WILL RESIDE OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH ANOTHER
WEAK FRONTAL PASSAGE EXPECTED MONDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-242315-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
513 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           40           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           71           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        SW  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10 G16     LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.03         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       2            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   9 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM         5 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    46           97           43
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5800                      5400
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    87000                     48600
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-242315-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
513 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          90           70           91
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10 G16     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.10         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM         5 PM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    47           99           43
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      5300
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      SW  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    85500                     47700
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      38 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              52 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  34 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        1            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-242315-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
513 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           72           91
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5 G15    W  5         LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 11 G18     LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.04         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    46           98           46
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5800                      5300
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    92800                     53000
ADI EARLY             45 GEN GOOD  47 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-242315-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
513 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          91           71           90
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  6 G15    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 10 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.14         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    50           100          50
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5800                      5300
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    92800                     53000
ADI EARLY             37 FAIR      43 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              56 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            9            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-242315-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
513 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        40           50           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           72           91
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SW  5 G16    W  5 G15     LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) W 12 G18     LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.09         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    48           100          48
DSI                   3                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5800                      5300
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      SW 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    98600                     53000
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  28 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES BELOW 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

$$





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.