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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
207 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD JUST TO OUR WEST.
THIS WILL LEAD TO HOT TEMPS...LOW RH VALUES...HIGH MIXING HEIGHTS...
AND MINIMAL THUNDERSTORM CHANCES FOR OUR FORECAST AREA.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-210945-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
207 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           0            20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           99           73           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         3 PM                      2 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM        CONTINUING                CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    85           32           88           31
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6900                      7000
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     W 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 62100                     105000
ADI EARLY             36 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  67 GOOD      27 FAIR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  63 GOOD      3 VERY POOR  65 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        4            2            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-210945-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
207 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          72           99           73           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    86           32           93           31
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6800                      6800
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     W 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 61200                     102000
ADI EARLY             34 FAIR      22 FAIR      57 GEN GOOD  18 GEN POOR
ADI LATE              1 VERY POOR  40 FAIR      4 VERY POOR  59 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            5            3            6
MAX LVORI LATE        5            2            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-210945-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
207 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           100          73           100
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         3 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   8 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           34           99           33
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            1            2
HAINES INDEX          5            5            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6900                      6900
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     W 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 62100                     96600
ADI EARLY             39 FAIR      17 GEN POOR  46 GEN GOOD  27 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  52 GEN GOOD  2 VERY POOR  60 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       3            6            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            7            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH
45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
HIGHS AROUND 90. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-210945-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
207 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          71           98           73           98
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    95           37           96           36
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6700                      6300
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     W 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 87100                     88200
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      31 FAIR      55 GEN GOOD  21 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD  3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        6            1            6            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-210945-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
207 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
MIN/MAX TEMP          73           99           74           99
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.01         0.01
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   9 PM         CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    94           34           97           33
DSI                                3                         3
LAL                   2            2            2            2
HAINES INDEX          5            4            5            5
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6900                      6600
DISPERSION            8PM-8AM/PO                8PM-8AM/PO
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     W 14
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 62100                     92400
ADI EARLY             33 FAIR      23 FAIR      40 FAIR      28 FAIR
ADI LATE              2 VERY POOR  38 FAIR      3 VERY POOR  61 GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            6            3            7
MAX LVORI LATE        6            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 70S. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.
MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. EAST 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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