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
246 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
DRY HIGH PRESSURE HAS BEEN ANCHORED OVER THE FORECAST AREA.
MOISTURE WILL BEGIN TO WORK ITS WAY IN FROM THE SOUTH ON SATURDAY.
BY SUNDAY MODELS SHOW INCREASED ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE ACROSS THE
ENTIRE FA ALLOWING FOR THE CHANCE OF AFTERNOON CONVECTION.

MIN RH VALUES ON SATURDAY WILL BE AROUND 35 PERCENT INCREASING ON
SUNDAY...RANGING FROM 40 TO 50 PERCENT. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL BE
AROUND NORMAL. EASTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS ON SATURDAY BECOME MORE
SOUTHERLY ON SUNDAY.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-290930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
246 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           90           69           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      NE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 6 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    93           37           93           47
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6000                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60000                     48600
ADI EARLY             42 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR      42 GEN GOOD  24 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 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 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-290930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...
WINNSBORO MILLS...SALUDA...RIDGE SPRING
246 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          67           90           68           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  6         LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    91           33           97           43
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            3            4
HAINES INDEX          6            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5600                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  8                      E  7
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 44800                     39200
ADI EARLY             38 FAIR      29 FAIR      34 FAIR      19 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  35 FAIR
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-290930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...AIKEN...
NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...
DENMARK
246 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           20           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          69           91           70           87
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      E  8         LGT/VAR      E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            9 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    96           38           95           49
DSI                                3                         2
LAL                   3            4            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6000                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 12                      SE  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 72000                     46800
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  35 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  29 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  50 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            7            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        7            1            6            1
DISPERSION            9PM-7AM/FA                9PM-7AM/FA


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-290930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...LANCASTER MILL...
CHERAW...PAGELAND...CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
246 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          66           89           68           89
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  7        LGT/VAR      E  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 1 PM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    88           35           93           41
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            1            1            3
HAINES INDEX          6            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 5800                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  9                      S 10
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 52200                     58000
ADI EARLY             41 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      38 FAIR      20 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        5            1            6            2
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-290930-
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
246 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0            30
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          68           90           69           88
20FT WIND/EARLY(MPH)  LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND/LATE(MPH)   LGT/VAR      NE  7        LGT/VAR      E  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 7 AM
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           35           94           46
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   1            3            3            4
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6100                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      S  9
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 61000                     50400
ADI EARLY             47 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR      45 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  47 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  42 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            2
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                7PM-8AM/PO


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHEAST 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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