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
521 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY CURRENTLY ACROSS THE AREA WILL
MOVE TO THE COAST TODAY AND STALL ALONG THE COAST OVER THE
WEEKEND. SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH
CHANCES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MOVING TO THE EASTERN MIDLANDS AND
SOUTHERN CSRA. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT WITH TRANSPORT WINDS
REMAINING UNDER 10 KNOTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. PATCHY FOG WILL BE
POSSIBLE EACH MORNING...MAINLY IN FOG PRONE AREAS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-312245-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
521 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           71           95
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    37           94           32
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5900                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      N  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    47200                     51200
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  35 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              49 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-312245-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
521 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          93           70           93
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    37           87           32
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   3            3            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5900                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    47200                     52000
ADI EARLY             46 GEN GOOD  45 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            5
MAX LVORI LATE        1            5            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-312245-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
521 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     40           40           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           72           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    43           98           36
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5600                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      N  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    50400                     48800
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      35 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              40 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  40 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-312245-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
521 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           10
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           70           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          11 AM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    40           91           34
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   4            3            3
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5700                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NW  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    45600                     52800
ADI EARLY             44 GEN GOOD  34 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-312245-
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
521 AM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           73           94
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    40           97           34
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5500                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      N  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    49500                     50400
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      34 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              44 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES ABOVE 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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