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

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FNUS52 KCAE 220925
FWFCAE

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA FOR SOUTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
525 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN STALLED ACROSS THE
AREA AND CONTINUE TO BE THE FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTAIN BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL
WHICH COULD RESULT IN LOCALIZED FLOODING. THE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
INTO THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT AND STALLS INTO THE WEEKEND. WITH
THE EXPECTED RAINFALL FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
IN FOG PRONE AREAS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-222115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
525 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           71           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.09         0.08
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    57           99           47
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3300                      4800
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  6                      W  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    19800                     28800
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  11 POOR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  27 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 53 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-222115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
525 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        50           50           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           71           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.27         0.09         0.12
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    58           100          48
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3300                      4800
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      W  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    23100                     33600
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  13 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  2 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            6            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 49 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-222115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
525 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          89           72           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.09         0.06
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    55           99           47
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3400                      4700
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      W  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    23800                     32900
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              20 GEN POOR  3 VERY POOR  26 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            5            8
MAX LVORI LATE        3            8            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 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 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-222115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
525 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          86           72           92
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) E  5         LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.26         0.09         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    63           100          52
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3300                      4600
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  9                     W  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    29700                     36800
ADI EARLY             19 GEN POOR  21 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              27 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  30 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       9            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-222115-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
525 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        60           60           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          87           72           93
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.08         0.10
PRECIP DURATION       2            2            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    57           100          49
DSI                   2                         3
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    3400                      4600
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   E  7                      W  8
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    23800                     36800
ADI EARLY             16 GEN POOR  18 GEN POOR  16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  28 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            6            9
MAX LVORI LATE        3            9            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 52 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 UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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

$$





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