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
410 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN FORECAST AREA
(FA) TODAY. EXPECT GENERALLY LIGHT SURFACE AND TRANSPORT
WINDS TODAY...WITH HIGH MIXING HEIGHTS DUE TO HOT TEMPS...AND A
CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE REGION LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT...WHILE A BACK DOOR
FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION FROM THE NE LATE TONIGHT...PROVIDING A
CONTINUED CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. THE BACK DOOR FRONT WILL MOVE SW
THROUGH THE FA SATURDAY...PROVIDING AN INCREASED CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.  EXPECT AN INCREASE IN SURFACE AND TRANSPORT
WIND SPEEDS...FROM A NE DIRECTION...SATURDAY.

EXPECT FOG THIS MORNING...POSSIBLY LOCALLY DENSE. UNCERTAINTY
REGARDING FOG LATE TONIGHT/SATURDAY MORNING DUE TO POSSIBLE CLOUD
COVER AND SOME WIND.


GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-042115-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
410 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           40           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           70           87
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         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    39           98           55
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6400                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      NE 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    19200                     95400
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       19 GEN POOR  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  80 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            3
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND LABOR DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-042115-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
410 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           71           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          3 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    37           97           54
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6800                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  3                     NE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    20400                     76800
ADI EARLY             9 POOR       23 FAIR      26 FAIR
ADI LATE              34 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  64 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-042115-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
410 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           30           50
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           71           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.20
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            2
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    38           100          52
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6700                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      NE 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    20100                     86400
ADI EARLY             8 POOR       19 GEN POOR  25 FAIR
ADI LATE              24 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  70 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            9
MAX LVORI LATE        2            8            2
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-042115-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
410 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          94           70           86
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    37           98           50
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6700                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  6                     NE 13
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    40200                     63700
ADI EARLY             14 GEN POOR  27 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              36 FAIR      5 VERY POOR  54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        2            6            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-042115-
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
410 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     30           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MAX/MIN TEMP          95           71           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIN/MAX HUMIDITY %    38           100          51
DSI                   3                         2
LAL                   4            4            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    6800                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  5                     NE 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)    34000                     74200
ADI EARLY             15 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              33 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       8            4            8
MAX LVORI LATE        2            7            1
DISPERSION                         7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST 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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