Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Extreme Southeast Arkansas,
Northeast Louisiana, and Central Mississippi
National Weather Service Jackson MS
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...Showers and thunderstorms will develop across the area late
tonight and continue through the Saturday afternoon. Severe storms
producing damaging wind gusts and large hail will be possible.
Heavy rain may also occur. Patchy fog is possible in areas where
it rains.



Use the following link for a graphical forecast of LVORI indices:
http://www.weather.gov/jan/fire_weather_lvori

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-251030-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, and Lake Providence
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance Precip (%)     90           60           10           0
Temp (24H Trend)      62 (-4)      77 (-3)      54           81
RH % (24H Trend)      92 (+8)      44 (-2)      96           40
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    SW 12 G20                 Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S 14 G25     SW 11 G20    Lgt/Var      S  6
Rain Duratn(hrs)      8            5
Rain Amount(ins)      1.01         0.06         0.00         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  69                        71
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1919                      1661
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 6297                      5451
Transport Wnd (m/s)                SW  8                     SW  7
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 17                     SW 16
Vent Index (metric)                15352                     11627
Vent Index (English)               107049                    87216
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       4                         4
Stability             D            D            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI         5                         8
Dispersion Index      20           81           1            65

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ018-019-025>027-034>036-251030-
Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Washington-Humphreys-
Holmes-
Including the cities of Cleveland, Indianola, Ruleville,
Greenwood, Grenada, Vaiden, North Carrollton, Carrollton,
Greenville, Belzoni, Isola, Durant, Tchula, Lexington, Pickens,
and Goodman
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy        MClear
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance Precip (%)     80           70           20           0
Temp (24H Trend)      61 (-5)      75 (-5)      55           79
RH % (24H Trend)      92 (+10)     54 (+7)      96           44
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S 14 G22                  S  5
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SE 15 G27    SW 11 G21    Lgt/Var      SW  7
Rain Duratn(hrs)      5            7
Rain Amount(ins)      0.57         0.24         0.01         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  68                        69
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1636                      1686
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 5368                      5530
Transport Wnd (m/s)                S 10                      SW  8
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 23                      SW 17
Vent Index (metric)                16360                     13488
Vent Index (English)               123464                    94010
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       5                         4
Stability             D            D            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 PM
Maximum LVORI         5                         8
Dispersion Index      25           74           2            64

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds up to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ028>033-037>039-251030-
Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Attala-Winston-
Noxubee-
Including the cities of Winona, Eupora, Maben, Mathiston,
West Point, Columbus, Ackerman, Weir, Starkville, Kosciusko,
Louisville, Macon, and Brooksville
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance Precip (%)     40           80           50           10
Temp (24H Trend)      62 (-3)      74 (-3)      57           79
RH % (24H Trend)      86 (+8)      57 (+4)      96           47
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S 12                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S 10         S 10 G17     S  5         SW  5
Rain Duratn(hrs)      1            9            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.05         0.78         0.08         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  68                        69
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1224                      1832
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 4015                      6012
Transport Wnd (m/s)                S 14                      SW  7
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 32                      SW 16
Vent Index (metric)                17136                     12824
Vent Index (English)               128480                    96192
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       5                         4
Stability             D            C            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          12 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   3 AM
Maximum LVORI         5                         8
Dispersion Index      23           70           7            88

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds
5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds up to
10 mph.

$$

MSZ040>044-047>050-251030-
Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-
Scott-
Including the cities of Mayersville, Rolling Fork, Anguilla,
Yazoo City, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Carthage, Vicksburg,
Jackson, Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Forest, and Morton
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance Precip (%)     70           70           30           10
Temp (24H Trend)      64 (-2)      76 (-4)      57           81
RH % (24H Trend)      89 (+5)      54 (+8)      96           40
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S 12                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SE 14 G22    S 10 G19     Lgt/Var      SW  6
Rain Duratn(hrs)      5            7            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.32         0.50         0.06         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  69                        71
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1621                      1869
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 5318                      6133
Transport Wnd (m/s)                S  9                      SW  8
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 21                      SW 18
Vent Index (metric)                14589                     14952
Vent Index (English)               111678                    110394
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       4                         4
Stability             D            D            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 PM
Maximum LVORI         4                         8
Dispersion Index      27           70           5            82

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ045-046-051-052-057-058-251030-
Neshoba-Kemper-Newton-Lauderdale-Jasper-Clarke-
Including the cities of Philadelphia, Pearl River, De Kalb,
Scooba, Newton, Union, Decatur, Conehatta, Meridian, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, and Shubuta
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance Precip (%)     30           80           60           10
Temp (24H Trend)      61 (-5)      74 (-4)      59           81
RH % (24H Trend)      91 (+7)      59 (+5)      97           47
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S  9                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S 10         S  9         S  6         SW  6
Rain Duratn(hrs)      1            8            3
Rain Amount(ins)      0.01         0.89         0.15         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  69                        71
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1166                      1844
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 3825                      6050
Transport Wnd (m/s)                S 13                      SW  9
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 30                      SW 20
Vent Index (metric)                15158                     16596
Vent Index (English)               114750                    121000
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       4                         5
Stability             D            C            E            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          3 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   3 AM
Maximum LVORI         5                         9
Dispersion Index      26           66           12           98

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest
winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds up to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

LAZ015-016-023>026-251030-
Richland-Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-
Including the cities of Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, and West Ferriday
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        None         None
Chance Precip (%)     90           60           10           0
Temp (24H Trend)      64 (-3)      78 (-3)      56           82
RH % (24H Trend)      91 (+8)      46 (-3)      96           41
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S 13 G20                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S 14 G23     SW 10 G19    Lgt/Var      S  7
Rain Duratn(hrs)      7            5
Rain Amount(ins)      1.18         0.16         0.01         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  70                        72
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1897                      1783
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 6224                      5851
Transport Wnd (m/s)                SW  8                     SW  8
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 17                     SW 17
Vent Index (metric)                15176                     14264
Vent Index (English)               105808                    99467
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       4                         4
Stability             D            D            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 PM
Maximum LVORI         5                         7
Dispersion Index      20           78           3            74

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ053-054-059>062-251030-
Claiborne-Copiah-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Including the cities of Port Gibson, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst,
Wesson, Fayette, Natchez, Bude, Roxie, Meadville, and Brookhaven
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance Precip (%)     70           70           30           10
Temp (24H Trend)      64 (-2)      76 (-5)      59           83
RH % (24H Trend)      91 (+5)      57 (+12)     98           41
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S 11                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SE 13 G20    S 10 G17     Lgt/Var      S  6
Rain Duratn(hrs)      4            7            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.46         0.59         0.12         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  71                        72
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1452                      1939
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 4763                      6362
Transport Wnd (m/s)                SW  7                     SW  7
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW 16                     SW 16
Vent Index (metric)                10164                     13573
Vent Index (English)               76208                     101792
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       4                         4
Stability             D            C            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   10 PM
Maximum LVORI         4                         6
Dispersion Index      25           66           7            75

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs around 80. South winds
around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. South winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ055-056-063>066-072>074-251030-
Simpson-Smith-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-
Lamar-Forrest-
Including the cities of Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh,
Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss, Bassfield, Collins,
Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg, Lumberton,
Purvis, and Hattiesburg
440 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms        None
Chance Precip (%)     40           70           40           10
Temp (24H Trend)      64 (-2)      75 (-5)      60           82
RH % (24H Trend)      93 (+3)      59 (+11)     98           44
20ftWnd-AM(mph)                    S  9                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SE 10        S  9         S  5         S  6
Rain Duratn(hrs)      1            7            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.02         0.99         0.11         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)                  70                        72
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)                  1152                      1878
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)                 3780                      6161
Transport Wnd (m/s)                S 11                      SW  8
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 25                      SW 17
Vent Index (metric)                12672                     15024
Vent Index (English)               94500                     104737
Stag Index            2            2            3            3
Category Day                       4                         4
Stability             D            C            F            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   3 AM
Maximum LVORI         5                         8
Dispersion Index      25           66           10           86

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
South winds up to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower
80s. South winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

$$


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