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National Weather Service Fire Weather
1. Charleston (CHS) –Alternate Site 1.
2. Columbia (CAE) – Forecast also includes some Georgia counties.
Alternate Site 1, Alternate Site 2.
3. Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) – Forecast also includes some Georgia and North Carolina counties. Alternate Site 1.
Alternate Site 2 Forecast Images
4. Wilmington (ILM) – Forecast also includes some North Carolina counties. Alternate Site 1, Alternate Site 2.
Common National Weather Service abbreviations
Detailed fire weather – Fuels, fire danger, preparedness, outlooks etc.
National Weather Service in Columbia
The National Weather Service measures transport winds in MPH rather than knots. Use the table below to determine category day.
Ventilation Rate *
|1||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.
Click on county for today’s fire weather forecast. If the link fails try the alternate site above.