Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast For Extreme Southeast Arkansas,
Northeast Louisiana, and Central Mississippi
National Weather Service Jackson MS
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Rather moist southerly flow will keep minimum RH values and
rain chances on the high side early this week, but gusty southerly
winds may be an issue for fire/smoke control. Thunderstorms will be
most likely today.

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

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     50           50           20
Temp (24H Trend)      83 (+2)      60 (-1)      81
RH % (24H Trend)      57 (+15)     100 (+4)     57
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  9 G20                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SW 10 G20    SW  5        Lgt/Var
Rain Duratn(hrs)      2            2            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.20         0.05         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)     72                        71
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1480                      1230
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    4855                      4035
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW  9                     S  3
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 21                     S  7
Vent Index (metric)   13320                     3690
Vent Index (English)  101955                    28245
Stag Index            2            3            3
Category Day          4                         2
Stability             C            E            B
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      9
Dispersion Index      58           4            18

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ018-019-025>027-034>036-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     60           50           20
Temp (24H Trend)      80 (+1)      58 (-3)      79
RH % (24H Trend)      57 (+12)     100 (+6)     57
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S 10 G20                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SW 11 G22    SW  6        Lgt/Var
Rain Duratn(hrs)      4            2            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.23         0.09         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)     72                        70
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1467                      1365
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    4813                      4478
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW 11                     SW  2
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 24                     SW  5
Vent Index (metric)   16137                     2730
Vent Index (English)  115512                    22390
Stag Index            2            3            3
Category Day          5                         2
Stability             C            E            B
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      9
Dispersion Index      64           8            16

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.
East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid
60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s.
Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid
70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ028>033-037>039-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     70           60           30
Temp (24H Trend)      81 (+1)      60 (-1)      80
RH % (24H Trend)      52 (+9)      100 (+4)     56
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  7                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SW  9        S  5         Lgt/Var
Rain Duratn(hrs)      3            4            2
Rain Amount(ins)      0.29         0.18         0.01
SILT/500m MLT (F)     72                        70
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1729                      1421
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    5672                      4662
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW 10                     SW  4
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 22                     SW  8
Vent Index (metric)   17290                     5684
Vent Index (English)  124784                    37296
Stag Index            3            3            3
Category Day          5                         3
Stability             C            E            B
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          10 AM        Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      9
Dispersion Index      65           8            24

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds
around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 70s.
Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Southeast winds around 5 mph.

$$

MSZ040>044-047>050-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     60           50           20
Temp (24H Trend)      82 (0)       61 (-2)      81
RH % (24H Trend)      50 (+8)      100 (+6)     54
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  9 G18                  Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SW 10 G18    S  5         Lgt/Var
Rain Duratn(hrs)      5            2            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.23         0.14         0.01
SILT/500m MLT (F)     72                        72
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1802                      1483
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    5911                      4866
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW 10                     SW  4
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 23                     SW  8
Vent Index (metric)   18020                     5932
Vent Index (English)  135953                    38928
Stag Index            2            3            3
Category Day          5                         3
Stability             C            E            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      9
Dispersion Index      67           8            24

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
mid 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ045-046-051-052-057-058-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     60           50           30
Temp (24H Trend)      82 (0)       62 (0)       81
RH % (24H Trend)      49 (+6)      100 (+3)     53
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  7                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S  9         S  6         Lgt/Var
Rain Duratn(hrs)      3            2            2
Rain Amount(ins)      0.20         0.17         0.01
SILT/500m MLT (F)     72                        71
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1832                      1443
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    6010                      4733
Transport Wnd (m/s)   S 10                      SW  4
Transport Wnd (mph)   S 23                      SW  8
Vent Index (metric)   18320                     5772
Vent Index (English)  138230                    37864
Stag Index            2            3            3
Category Day          5                         3
Stability             C            E            B
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      8
Dispersion Index      74           11           23

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 80s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds up to 5 mph.

$$

LAZ015-016-023>026-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     60           20           20
Temp (24H Trend)      82 (-1)      64 (0)       82
RH % (24H Trend)      55 (+8)      100 (+8)     55
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  9 G18                  S  5
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       SW 10 G18    S  5         S  6
Rain Duratn(hrs)      4            2            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.17         0.05         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)     73                        72
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1549                      1560
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    5083                      5117
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW 10                     S  5
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 22                     S 12
Vent Index (metric)   15490                     7800
Vent Index (English)  111826                    61404
Stag Index            2            3            3
Category Day          4                         3
Stability             C            E            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      9
Dispersion Index      62           9            40

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid
60s. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
70s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ053-054-059>062-272215-
Claiborne-Copiah-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Including the cities of Port Gibson, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst,
Wesson, Fayette, Natchez, Bude, Roxie, Meadville, and Brookhaven
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     50           20           20
Temp (24H Trend)      83 (-1)      64 (-1)      85
RH % (24H Trend)      50 (+7)      100 (+7)     49
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  8                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S  9 G17     S  5         S  5
Rain Duratn(hrs)      2            1            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.16         0.07         0.00
SILT/500m MLT (F)     73                        73
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1785                      1532
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    5855                      5025
Transport Wnd (m/s)   SW 10                     SW  5
Transport Wnd (mph)   SW 22                     SW 10
Vent Index (metric)   17850                     7660
Vent Index (English)  128810                    50250
Stag Index            2            3            3
Category Day          5                         3
Stability             C            E            C
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          10 AM        Continuing   7 AM
Precip End            Continuing   4 AM         7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      8
Dispersion Index      70           6            36

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid
80s. South winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the lower
80s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80. Southeast
winds up to 10 mph.

$$

MSZ055-056-063>066-072>074-272215-
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
555 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Tue

Cloud Cover           MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Precip Type           Tstms        Tstms        Tstms
Chance Precip (%)     50           40           20
Temp (24H Trend)      83 (-1)      62 (-2)      84
RH % (24H Trend)      50 (+7)      100 (+1)     50
20ftWnd-AM(mph)       S  7                      Lgt/Var
20ftWnd-PM(mph)       S  9         S  5         Lgt/Var
Rain Duratn(hrs)      2            2            1
Rain Amount(ins)      0.08         0.08         0.01
SILT/500m MLT (F)     72                        71
Mixing Hgt(m AGL)     1806                      1602
Mixing Hgt(ft AGL)    5925                      5255
Transport Wnd (m/s)   S 10                      SW  5
Transport Wnd (mph)   S 22                      SW 10
Vent Index (metric)   18060                     8010
Vent Index (English)  130350                    52550
Stag Index            3            3            3
Category Day          5                         4
Stability             C            E            B
Wind Shifts
Precip Begin          7 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip End            Continuing   Continuing   7 PM
Maximum LVORI                      9
Dispersion Index      67           9            35

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
mid 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows
in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 80s. East winds up to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

$$



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