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

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FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
809 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.DISCUSSION...THE PRESSURE RIDGE EXTENDING THROUGH THE FORECAST
AREA WILL SHIFT JUST OFF THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON. THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL BE WEAK WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BUT A LITTLE
MORE PERSISTENT SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WIND WILL OCCUR DURING THE
AFTERNOON AS THE RIDGE SHIFTS EASTWARD. THE RIDGE WILL REMAIN JUST
OFF THE COAST TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST
FRIDAY. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
OCCUR AHEAD OF THE FRONT FRIDAY...ESPECIALLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND GUSTS WILL BE MAINLY AROUND 20 MPH FRIDAY. AREAS OF FOG WILL
OCCUR DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS TODAY AND FRIDAY.

BREEZY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE COLD FRONT
SATURDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-022115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
809 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           63           83
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.32
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    6 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    31           89           53
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            2            4
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5400                      3500
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  6                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    32400                     73500
ADI EARLY             11 POOR      29 FAIR      29 FAIR
ADI LATE              29 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  63 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 18 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-022115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
809 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           62           82
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G19
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.19
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    9 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           89           45
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5100                      3700
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  6                     SW 23
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30600                     85100
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  27 FAIR      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  69 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. MINIMUM RH 20 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-022115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
809 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            60
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           63           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.14
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    31           91           47
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          6            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4900                      4000
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SE  6                     SW 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    29400                     72000
ADI EARLY             10 POOR      24 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       10           3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        3            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 19 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 33 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-022115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
809 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            50
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           63           85
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G16
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.05
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    33           90           41
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          4            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      4300
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  6                     SW 24
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    30000                     103200
ADI EARLY             20 GEN POOR  23 FAIR      36 FAIR
ADI LATE              26 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  72 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 24 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-022115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
809 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          88           63           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                    12 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    32           92           42
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   1            1            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    5000                      4000
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  7                      SW 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    35000                     84000
ADI EARLY             12 POOR      20 GEN POOR  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. MINIMUM RH 22 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 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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