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
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.DISCUSSION...INCREASING MOISTURE THIS WEEKEND WILL BRING A LOW
CHANCE OF DIURNAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE GREATEST CHANCE
FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE IN THE WEST AND CSRA. A SIGNIFICANT
INCREASE IN MIXING HEIGHTS WILL OCCUR ON MONDAY WITH MAXIMUM
VALUES RANGING FROM 6250 TO 6750. EXPECT A SLIGHT DECREASE IN
TRANSPORT WIND MAGNITUDE ON MONDAY AS WINDS SHIFT FROM SOUTHERLY
TO WESTERLY. WIDESPREAD FOG IS EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING RESULTING
IN LOW VISIBILITY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-310930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           94           72           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.01         0.02         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            4 AM         CONTINUING   12 AM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    92           42           97           38
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            6            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4900                      6600
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     SW  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44100                     39600
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      10 POOR      36 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              5 VERY POOR  36 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  23 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.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. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 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 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-310930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           93           72           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.03         0.03         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           43           99           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4800                      6500
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     SW  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43200                     45500
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      23 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  34 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-310930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           95           73           97
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM        CONTINUING   1 AM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           44           98           40
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4900                      6700
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     W  3
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 39200                     20100
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      11 POOR      27 FAIR      16 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  27 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  25 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        7            2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.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. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 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 46 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-310930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           93           72           95
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.02         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   10 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           44           98           43
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          6            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4600                      6400
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     W  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 41400                     44800
ADI EARLY             43 GEN GOOD  16 GEN POOR  31 FAIR      22 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  36 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. 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. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-310930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
305 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    LABOR DAY

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        0            20           20           30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           94           73           96
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.02         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                       1 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   11 PM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    99           45           97           41
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            2            2            4
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4800                      6500
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                7PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     W  6
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 43200                     39000
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      14 GEN POOR  32 FAIR      14 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  32 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  24 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            8            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        8            2            7            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS
AROUND 5 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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