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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
246 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY AIR ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN
OVER THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
POSSIBLE IN THE CSRA AND NEAR THE COAST. ONSHORE FLOW WILL
PROVIDE SOME ADDITIONAL MOISTURE TO THE COASTAL REGION SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY. EASTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS RANGING FROM 15 TO 20 MPH ARE
EXPECTED DURING THE PERIOD. CLOUD COVERAGE OVER THE AREA WILL
LIMIT DIURNAL HEATING AND KEEP MIXING HEIGHTS LOW. RH VALUES WILL
REMAIN ABOVE 50 PERCENT. FOG AND LOW STRATUS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVERNIGHT AND MAY BE DENSE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

GAZ040-063-064-SCZ018-025-190930-
LINCOLN-MCDUFFIE-COLUMBIA-MCCORMICK-EDGEFIELD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLNTON...THOMSON...MARTINEZ...
EVANS...MCCORMICK...EDGEFIELD...JOHNSTON
246 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          64           83           65           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  7 G15
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  7         NE  6        NE  9 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.02         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            10 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          49           93           49
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3700
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 14                      E 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 58800                     59200
ADI EARLY             22 FAIR      22 FAIR      46 GEN GOOD  36 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  49 GEN GOOD  6 VERY POOR  56 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       4            7            4            5
MAX LVORI LATE        7            3            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ020-021-026-190930-
NEWBERRY-FAIRFIELD-SALUDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWBERRY...WINNSBORO...SALUDA...
RIDGE SPRING
246 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           81           63           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5         NE  6
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  7         LGT/VAR      NE  8 G15
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.01         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   5 AM
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          50           97           49
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      3300
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 16                      E 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 64000                     49500
ADI EARLY             27 FAIR      25 FAIR      47 GEN GOOD  31 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  51 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  46 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            9            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

GAZ065-077-SCZ030-035-041-190930-
RICHMOND-BURKE-AIKEN-BARNWELL-BAMBERG-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...HEPHZIBAH...WAYNESBORO...
SAVANNAH RIVER SITE...AIKEN...NORTH AUGUSTA...BARNWELL...
WILLISTON...BLACKVILLE...BAMBERG...DENMARK
246 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           83           65           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  6         NE  8 G17
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  8         NE  6        NE 10 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.02         0.01         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          50           93           51
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            4            2            2
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            3
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4200                      3600
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 16                      E 23
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 67200                     82800
ADI EARLY             17 GEN POOR  25 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  38 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       54 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       5            8            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        8            3            5            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 52 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ015-016-022-029-190930-
LANCASTER-CHESTERFIELD-KERSHAW-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...ELGIN...CHERAW...PAGELAND...
CAMDEN...LUGOFF...BISHOPVILLE
246 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE         NONE
MIN/MAX TEMP          63           81           63           80
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      E  5         E  6 G15     NE  7 G17
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  9 G17     NE  5        NE  9 G17
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         2 PM
PRECIP END            12 AM        CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          51           99           51
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            2            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 4000                      3300
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 18                      E 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 72000                     52800
ADI EARLY             31 FAIR      30 FAIR      54 GEN GOOD  26 FAIR
ADI LATE              3 VERY POOR  57 GEN GOOD  5 VERY POOR  45 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            4            7
MAX LVORI LATE        9            2            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

SCZ027-028-031-036>038-190930-
LEXINGTON-RICHLAND-SUMTER-ORANGEBURG-CALHOUN-CLARENDON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST COLUMBIA...CAYCE...LEXINGTON...
RED BANK...COLUMBIA...SUMTER...ORANGEBURG...ST. MATTHEWS...
MANNING...SUMMERTON
246 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHC (%)        20           20           20           20
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
MIN/MAX TEMP          65           81           64           81
WND20FT2MIN/EARLY(MPH)LGT/VAR      NE  5        E  6 G15     NE  8 G17
WND20FT2MIN/LATE(MPH) LGT/VAR      E  8 G17     NE  6        NE  9 G18
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.01         0.00         0.02
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
PRECIP BEGIN          6 PM         10 AM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MAX/MIN HUMIDITY %    100          53           98           52
DSI                                2                         2
LAL                   2            4            1            1
HAINES INDEX          4            3            3            4
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 3900                      3400
DISPERSION            7PM-8AM/PO                9PM-7AM/FA
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 18                      E 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 70200                     61200
ADI EARLY             28 FAIR      25 FAIR      49 GEN GOOD  32 FAIR
ADI LATE              4 VERY POOR  53 GEN GOOD  9 POOR       50 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI EARLY       6            9            4            6
MAX LVORI LATE        9            3            6            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM
RH 53 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS...
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL.  PRECIPITATION NEAR 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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