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If the first link doesn't work try an alternate site.
National Weather Service Fire Weather
1. Charleston (CHS) -Alternate Site 1, Digital.
2. Columbia (CAE) - Forecast also includes some Georgia counties.Alternate Site 1, CAE Digital.
3. Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) - Forecast also includes some Georgia and North Carolina counties.Alternate Site 1.
Wilmington (ILM) - Forecast also includes some North Carolina counties.
Alternate Site 1,
Alternate Site 2.
Common National Weather Service Abbreviations,
National Weather Service in Columbia
Air Quality Forecast
DETAILED FIRE WEATHER - Fuels, fire danger, preparedness,
Click on county for today's fire weather forecast. If the link fails try the alternate site above.
The National Weather Service measures transport winds in MPH rather than knots. Use the table below to determine category day.
Ventilation Rate *
||0 - 17,249|
|5||69,000 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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