Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR S MS AND SE LA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

RED FLAG...NONE

.DISCUSSION...
THE LAST IN A SERIES OF COLD FRONTS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS
EVENING...REINFORCING THE COOL AND DRY AIR ACROSS MISSISSIPPI AND
LOUISIANA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA OVER
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS WITH WARMER AIR RETURNING FOR THE WEEKEND.
PRECIPITATION IS NOT EXPECTED UNTIL EARLY NEXT WEEK...AT THE EARLIEST.

MSZ068>071-271030-
WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTREVILLE...WOODVILLE...GLOSTER...
LIBERTY...CROSBY...MCCOMB...TYLERTOWN
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.RED FLAG...NONE.

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP                  39           56           31           61
RH %                  86           33           100          35
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 5-9                     SE 1-5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 3-7        N 4-8        NE 1-5       S 2-6
AVG PCPN AMT (IN)     0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION (HR)
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              887                       781
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  8                      S  6
VENT RATE (M**2/S)                 7096                      4686
CATEGORY DAY                       3                         3
SILT/ 500 MLT (F)                  45                        54
MRNG MXG HGT (M)                   500                       400
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            F            B
DISPERSION INDEX      11           66           3            47

FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...NO FOG EXPECTED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MINIMUM RH
63 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
61 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT.

$$

LAZ034>037-046>050-271030-
POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-IBERVILLE-
WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LIVONIA...
ST. FRANCISVILLE...JACKSON...CLINTON...GREENSBURG...MONTPELIER...
PLAQUEMINE...WHITE CASTLE...PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...BRUSLY...
BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...DONALDSONVILLE...DENHAM SPRINGS...WALKER
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.RED FLAG...NONE.

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP                  40           60           32           62
RH %                  93           32           100          35
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 4-8                     SE 1-5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 3-7        N 3-7        NE 1-5       S 2-6
AVG PCPN AMT (IN)     0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION (HR)
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1002                      843
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  8                      S  6
VENT RATE (M**2/S)                 8016                      5058
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
SILT/ 500 MLT (F)                  47                        52
MRNG MXG HGT (M)                   500                       400
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            F            B
DISPERSION INDEX      6            74           2            44

FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...NO FOG EXPECTED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
64 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 65 PERCENT.

$$

LAZ039-040-071-072-MSZ077-271030-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
PEARL RIVER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOGALUSA...FRANKLINTON...SLIDELL...
MANDEVILLE...COVINGTON...LACOMBE...AMITE...KENTWOOD...HAMMOND...
PONCHATOULA...PICAYUNE
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.RED FLAG...NONE.

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP                  38           59           32           61
RH %                  89           32           100          32
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 5-9 G17                 E 1-5
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 3-7        N 5-9        N 2-6        SE 1-5
AVG PCPN AMT (IN)     0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION (HR)
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              992                       827
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  9                      S  5
VENT RATE (M**2/S)                 8928                      4135
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
SILT/ 500 MLT (F)                  46                        52
MRNG MXG HGT (M)                   496                       400
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            F            B
DISPERSION INDEX      12           78           4            36

FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...NO FOG EXPECTED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
62 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH
99 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT.

$$

MSZ080>082-271030-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAY ST. LOUIS...WAVELAND...
DIAMONDHEAD...GULFPORT...BILOXI...PASCAGOULA...OCEAN SPRINGS...
MOSS POINT...GAUTIER...ST. MARTIN
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.RED FLAG...NONE.

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP                  38           59           32           60
RH %                  93           30           100          32
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 6-10 G20                E 2-6
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 4-8 G17    N 6-10 G17   N 4-8        SE 2-6
AVG PCPN AMT (IN)     0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION (HR)
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1021                      848
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  9                      SE  3
VENT RATE (M**2/S)                 9189                      2544
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         2
SILT/ 500 MLT (F)                  46                        49
MRNG MXG HGT (M)                   486                       400
STAGNATION INDEX      3            2            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            F            B
DISPERSION INDEX      13           88           7            27

FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...NO FOG EXPECTED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WARMER. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
66 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH
99 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 63 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT.

$$

LAZ056>065-271030-
ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-
ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-
UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PIERRE PART...LABADIEVILLE...
PAINCOURTVILLE...LUTCHER...GRAMERCY...LAPLACE...RESERVE...
THIBODAUX...RACELAND...LAROSE...DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...
KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...VIOLET...
HOUMA...BAYOU CANE
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.RED FLAG...NONE.

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP                  44           60           35           63
RH %                  93           34           100          43
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 6-10 G17                E 3-7
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 6-10 G17   N 6-10       N 3-7        SE 3-7
AVG PCPN AMT (IN)     0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION (HR)
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              1001                      973
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  9                      SE  5
VENT RATE (M**2/S)                 9009                      4865
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
SILT/ 500 MLT (F)                  50                        52
MRNG MXG HGT (M)                   500                       400
STAGNATION INDEX      3            2            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            F            C
DISPERSION INDEX      1            77           4            40

FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...NO FOG EXPECTED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 100 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 95 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RH
65 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM
RH 98 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 68 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 68 PERCENT.

$$

LAZ066>070-271030-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAUVIN...DULAC...MONTEGUT...GALLIANO...
CUT OFF...GOLDEN MEADOW...PORT SULPHUR...EMPIRE...YSCLOSKEY
231 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

.RED FLAG...NONE.

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           CLEAR        CLEAR        CLEAR        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP                  45           60           35           63
RH %                  96           36           100          50
20FTWND/AM(MPH)                    N 8-12 G24                E 5-9
20FTWND/PM(MPH)       W 9-13 G27   N 7-11 G23   N 6-10 G17   E 4-8
AVG PCPN AMT (IN)     0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION (HR)
MIXING HGT(M-AGL/MSL)              979                       974
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  9                      SE  5
VENT RATE (M**2/S)                 8811                      4870
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
SILT/ 500 MLT (F)                  52                        52
MRNG MXG HGT (M)                   500                       400
STAGNATION INDEX      2            2            2            3
STABILITY CLASS       E            C            F            C
DISPERSION INDEX      1            76           1            43

FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...NO FOG EXPECTED.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 92 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH 66 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RH
70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MAXIMUM RH
97 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM
RH 71 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT.

$$







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