Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the MidSouth
National Weather Service Memphis TN
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
An upper level low will move across the Lower Mississippi Valley
late tonight into Tuesday. This will bring back rain chances along
with a potential for an occasional thunderstorm or two. This activity
will gradually begin to depart the area Tuesday night. Rain free weather
will return for Wednesday and Thursday with a potential for showers and
thunderstorms again by Friday followed by rain free weather for the
upcoming weekend.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-MOZ113-115-211130-
Clay-Craighead-Dunklin-Greene-Lawrence-Mississippi-Pemiscot-
Poinsett-Randolph-
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Chance (%)     80           80           10           0
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        showers      NONE
Precip Amount (in)    0.26         0.12         0.00         0.00
Precip Dur (hrs)      7            5
Precip Begins         6 PM         Continuing
Precip Ends           Continuing   6 PM
Temp (24h Trend)      58 (+4)      66 (-10)     53           72
RH % (24h Trend)      93 (+1)      74 (+24)     100          58
AM 20 ft Wind (mph)                E 3-7                     Lgt/Var
PM 20 ft Wind (mph)   SE 3-7       NE 3-7       Lgt/Var      S 3-7
Mixing Hgt (m-agl)                 465                       991
Mixing Hgt (ft-agl)                1527                      3250
Mixing Hgt (m-msl)                 551                       1077
Mixing Hgt (ft-msl)                1809                      3534
Transport Wnd (m/s)                N  5                      SE  3
Transport Wnd (mph)                N 12                      SE  7
Vent Index (m2/s)                  2755                      3231
Category Day                       2                         2
500m Mix Hgt Temp (F)              63                        63
500m Tspt Wind (m/s)               NE  6                     E  4
500m Tspt Wind (mph)               NE 14                     E  8
Dispersion Index      20           22           10           16
LAL                   2            2            1            1
LASI                  3            2            2            3
Stability             D            C            E            B
Stagnation Index      3            3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
54 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 60. South winds
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 42 percent.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH
48 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the
mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny.
Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 53 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

ARZ035-036-048-049-058-211130-
Crittenden-Cross-Lee AR-Phillips-St. Francis-
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Chance (%)     90           70           20           0
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        showers      NONE
Precip Amount (in)    0.47         0.16         0.01         0.00
Precip Dur (hrs)      7            6            1
Precip Begins         6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip Ends           Continuing   Continuing   12 AM
Temp (24h Trend)      59 (+4)      67 (-11)     54           74
RH % (24h Trend)      93 (+5)      73 (+27)     100          58
AM 20 ft Wind (mph)                E 3-7                     Lgt/Var
PM 20 ft Wind (mph)   SE 2-6       NW 3-7       Lgt/Var      SE 2-6
Mixing Hgt (m-agl)                 727                       1089
Mixing Hgt (ft-agl)                2386                      3574
Mixing Hgt (m-msl)                 789                       1152
Mixing Hgt (ft-msl)                2590                      3778
Transport Wnd (m/s)                NW  7                     E  2
Transport Wnd (mph)                NW 15                     E  5
Vent Index (m2/s)                  5523                      2304
Category Day                       3                         2
500m Mix Hgt Temp (F)              63                        64
500m Tspt Wind (m/s)               NW  6                     NE  3
500m Tspt Wind (mph)               NW 14                     NE  8
Dispersion Index      29           31           16           22
LAL                   2            2            1            1
LASI                  2            2            2            2
Stability             D            C            E            B
Stagnation Index      3            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
52 percent. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. South winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 40 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 43 percent.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. North
winds around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs around 60. Minimum RH 47 percent. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the
upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 53 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

TNZ001>004-019>022-211130-
Benton TN-Carroll-Dyer-Gibson-Henry-Lake-Obion-Weakley-
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Chance (%)     30           90           30           0
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        showers      NONE
Precip Amount (in)    0.04         0.21         0.02         0.00
Precip Dur (hrs)      1            7            1
Precip Begins         12 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip Ends           Continuing   Continuing   12 AM
Temp (24h Trend)      57 (+6)      66 (-9)      53           72
RH % (24h Trend)      85 (-6)      73 (+27)     99           58
AM 20 ft Wind (mph)                SE 2-6                    Lgt/Var
PM 20 ft Wind (mph)   SE 2-6       SE 2-6       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Mixing Hgt (m-agl)                 649                       1109
Mixing Hgt (ft-agl)                2128                      3637
Mixing Hgt (m-msl)                 770                       1230
Mixing Hgt (ft-msl)                2525                      4034
Transport Wnd (m/s)                SE  8                     E  3
Transport Wnd (mph)                SE 18                     E  6
Vent Index (m2/s)                  6160                      3690
Category Day                       3                         2
500m Mix Hgt Temp (F)              63                        63
500m Tspt Wind (m/s)               SE  8                     NE  4
500m Tspt Wind (mph)               SE 17                     NE  8
Dispersion Index      8            53           10           25
LAL                   2            2            1            1
LASI                  4            2            2            2
Stability             E            C            E            B
Stagnation Index      3            3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH
53 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 70s. Minimum RH 47 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Minimum RH 41 percent.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
43 percent. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the
lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy.
Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 49 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

TNZ048>055-088>091-211130-
Chester-Crockett-Decatur-Fayette-Hardeman-Haywood-Henderson-
Lauderdale-Madison-McNairy-Shelby-Tipton-
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Chance (%)     50           90           30           0
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        showers      NONE
Precip Amount (in)    0.12         0.30         0.03         0.00
Precip Dur (hrs)      2            7            2
Precip Begins         6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip Ends           Continuing   Continuing   6 AM
Temp (24h Trend)      59 (+9)      66 (-11)     54           73
RH % (24h Trend)      89 (-2)      74 (+31)     100          57
AM 20 ft Wind (mph)                SE 3-7                    Lgt/Var
PM 20 ft Wind (mph)   SE 2-6       SE 2-6       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Mixing Hgt (m-agl)                 481                       1140
Mixing Hgt (ft-agl)                1579                      3740
Mixing Hgt (m-msl)                 602                       1261
Mixing Hgt (ft-msl)                1976                      4137
Transport Wnd (m/s)                S  6                      NE  2
Transport Wnd (mph)                S 13                      NE  5
Vent Index (m2/s)                  3612                      2522
Category Day                       2                         2
500m Mix Hgt Temp (F)              62                        64
500m Tspt Wind (m/s)               S  8                      NE  4
500m Tspt Wind (mph)               S 17                      NE  8
Dispersion Index      9            33           13           24
LAL                   2            2            1            1
LASI                  3            2            2            2
Stability             E            D            E            B
Stagnation Index      3            3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
51 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 46 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Minimum RH 39 percent.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH
40 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Lows in the
mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy.
Highs in the mid 60s. Minimum RH 50 percent. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph.

$$

MSZ001-007-008-010>012-020-021-211130-
Coahoma-Desoto-Panola-Quitman-Tallahatchie-Tate-Tunica-Yalobusha-
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Chance (%)     80           100          30           0
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        showers      NONE
Precip Amount (in)    0.47         0.31         0.02         0.00
Precip Dur (hrs)      7            7            2
Precip Begins         6 PM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip Ends           Continuing   Continuing   6 AM
Temp (24h Trend)      59 (+6)      67 (-12)     55           74
RH % (24h Trend)      93 (+4)      71 (+28)     100          57
AM 20 ft Wind (mph)                S 2-6                     Lgt/Var
PM 20 ft Wind (mph)   SE 3-7       S 2-6        Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Mixing Hgt (m-agl)                 1132                      1186
Mixing Hgt (ft-agl)                3714                      3891
Mixing Hgt (m-msl)                 1204                      1258
Mixing Hgt (ft-msl)                3950                      4126
Transport Wnd (m/s)                W  6                      NE  1
Transport Wnd (mph)                W 13                      NE  2
Vent Index (m2/s)                  7224                      1258
Category Day                       3                         1
500m Mix Hgt Temp (F)              64                        64
500m Tspt Wind (m/s)               W  6                      NE  3
500m Tspt Wind (mph)               W 13                      NE  6
Dispersion Index      18           28           21           21
LAL                   2            2            1            1
LASI                  3            2            2            2
Stability             D            C            E            B
Stagnation Index      3            2            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
49 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. South winds 5 to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 43 percent. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 40 percent.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. North
winds around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 42 percent.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Lows in the
upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny.
Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 51 percent. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.

$$

MSZ002>006-009-013>017-022>024-211130-
Alcorn-Benton MS-Calhoun-Chickasaw-Itawamba-Lafayette-Lee MS-
Marshall-Monroe-Pontotoc-Prentiss-Tippah-Tishomingo-Union-
321 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

                      Tonight      Tue          Tue Night    Wed

Cloud Cover           PCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Precip Chance (%)     50           100          40           20
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        showers      showers
Precip Amount (in)    0.19         0.43         0.05         0.01
Precip Dur (hrs)      1            11           2            1
Precip Begins         12 AM        Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip Ends           Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   12 PM
Temp (24h Trend)      59 (+11)     66 (-11)     55           73
RH % (24h Trend)      87 (-4)      73 (+35)     100          56
AM 20 ft Wind (mph)                SE 3-7                    Lgt/Var
PM 20 ft Wind (mph)   SE 2-6       SE 2-6       Lgt/Var      Lgt/Var
Mixing Hgt (m-agl)                 671                       1266
Mixing Hgt (ft-agl)                2203                      4152
Mixing Hgt (m-msl)                 795                       1389
Mixing Hgt (ft-msl)                2609                      4558
Transport Wnd (m/s)                SW  4                     W  1
Transport Wnd (mph)                SW  9                     W  2
Vent Index (m2/s)                  3180                      1389
Category Day                       2                         1
500m Mix Hgt Temp (F)              63                        65
500m Tspt Wind (m/s)               S  6                      N  2
500m Tspt Wind (mph)               S 14                      N  5
Dispersion Index      22           32           14           11
LAL                   2            2            1            1
LASI                  3            2            3            3
Stability             E            D            D            B
Stagnation Index      3            3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH
48 percent. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Minimum RH 45 percent. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Minimum RH 35 percent.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. North
winds around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Minimum RH 38 percent.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Lows in the
mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy.
Highs in the upper 60s. Minimum RH 50 percent. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$



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