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
425 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEDGE INTO THE FORECAST AREA FROM
THE NORTH TODAY WITH LOW PRESSURE MOVING NORTHEAST ALONG THE
FLORIDA/GEORGIA COAST. THE SURFACE LOW SHOULD SPREAD SOME
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS INLAND THROUGH THE DAY.
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS NEAR 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 15 MPH THROUGH
THE DAY. LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE COAST WILL SHIFT NORTHEAST ON
SUNDAY ALLOWING THE FORECAST AREA TO DRY OUT AHEAD OF THE NEXT
APPROACHING FRONT. WINDS WILL BACK TO A WESTERLY DIRECTION ON
SUNDAY. A NOCTURNAL LOW LEVEL JET SHOULD INHIBIT FOG DEVELOPMENT
BUT MAY SUPPORT STRATUS DEVELOPMENT EARLY THIS MORNING.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-202130-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
425 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          83           62           88
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  8        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  9        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    45           96           40
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4100                      4700
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 16                     W 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    65600                     47000
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      35 FAIR      21 FAIR
ADI LATE              57 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-202130-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
425 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           62           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  8        LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    44           98           43
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      4200
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 16                     W 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    64000                     42000
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      29 FAIR      24 FAIR
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  37 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-202130-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
425 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           62           88
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  9        NE  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 11        LGT/VAR      NW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    48           100          42
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4100                      5200
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 21                     W 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    86100                     52000
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      38 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              48 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  39 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            9
MAX LVORI LATE        1            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 63 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-202130-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
425 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       CLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           62           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE  9 G15    LGT/VAR      NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    45           100          43
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      4200
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 17                     W 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    68000                     54600
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      33 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              54 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        1            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-202130-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
425 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MAX/MIN TEMP          82           64           86
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)NE  8 G15    NE  5        LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) NE 10 G16    LGT/VAR      NW  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          10 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    48           100          44
DSI                   2                         2
LAL                   2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            5            6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    4000                      4700
DISPERSION                         9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 17                     W 12
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    68000                     56400
ADI EARLY             35 FAIR      35 FAIR      31 FAIR
ADI LATE              53 GEN GOOD  4 VERY POOR  41 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            5            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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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