Fire

Fire Weather

The following weather links are outside of the Forestry Commission's website and will open in a new window. If the first link doesn't work try an alternate site.

National Weather Service Fire Weather

1. Charleston (CHS) -Alternate Site 1, Digital.
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2. Columbia (CAE) - Forecast also includes some Georgia counties.Alternate Site 1, CAE Digital.
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3. Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) - Forecast also includes some Georgia and North Carolina counties.Alternate Site 1.
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4. Wilmington (ILM) - Forecast also includes some North Carolina counties. Alternate Site 1, Alternate Site 2.
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Common National Weather Service Abbreviations, NWS GLossary

National Weather Service in Columbia

Air Quality Forecast

DETAILED FIRE WEATHER - Fuels, fire danger, preparedness, outlooks etc.

Click on county for today's fire weather forecast. If the link fails try the alternate site above.

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Smoke Management
Category Day
Afternoon
Ventilation Rate *
1 0 - 17,249
217,250-34,499
334,500-51,749
451,750-68,999
569,000 or greater

*Ventilation rate equals transport wind speed multiplied by mixing height.
Transport wind speed is measured in MPH and mixing height is measured in feet.



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