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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE MIDSOUTH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...

COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXTEND INTO THE MIDSOUTH FROM THE NORTH
TODAY. CLOUDS WILL REMAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION WITH BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THERE WILL BE A LINGERING CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE FROM SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE ALONG THE TENNESSEE RIVER INTO
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI EARLY THIS MORNING. LIGHT TO
MODERATE NORTHEAST WINDS WILL OCCUR.

SUNSHINE WILL RETURN TO THE AREA TUESDAY WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING
COLD. HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTH WILL
CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE WEATHER.

COLD AND PRECIPITATION FREE WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AND MOST OF THURSDAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO EAST
CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND PORTIONS OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. RAIN WILL INCREASE FROM THE SOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT AS A
WARM FRONT STRENGTHENS ALONG THE GULF COAST. PRECIPITATION MAY BEGIN
AS A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET...RAIN...AND POSSIBLY FREEZING RAIN FROM
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL INTO PORTIONS
OF WEST TENNESSEE BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL RAIN BY MID-MORNING FRIDAY.

RAIN WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN
THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR BY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-MOZ113-115-292330-
CLAY-CRAIGHEAD-DUNKLIN-GREENE-LAWRENCE-MISSISSIPPI-PEMISCOT-
POINSETT-RANDOLPH-
INCLUDING...MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HRS)
PRECIP BEGINS
PRECIP ENDS
TEMP (24H TREND)      40 (+2)      26 (-6)      40
RH % (24H TREND)      58 (-17)     88 (0)       50
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 4-8                    N 8-12 G18
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 5-9       NE 4-8       N 8-12 G18
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    730                       1031
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2396                      3382
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    817                       1117
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   2679                      3665
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   NE  6                     NE  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 13                     NE 20
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     4902                      10053
CATEGORY DAY          3                         4
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 38                        37
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  NE  6                     NE 10
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  NE 14                     NE 22
DISPERSION INDEX      25           13           52
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4            4            3
STABILITY             C            F            C
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...THEN RAIN
LIKELY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. MINIMUM RH 79 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

ARZ035-036-048-049-058-292330-
CRITTENDEN-CROSS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-ST. FRANCIS-
INCLUDING...EAST-CENTRAL ARKANSAS...ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HRS)
PRECIP BEGINS
PRECIP ENDS
TEMP (24H TREND)      41 (+1)      29 (-5)      44
RH % (24H TREND)      67 (-16)     87 (-11)     46
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 3-7                    NE 8-12
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 4-8       NE 3-7       NE 8-12
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    730                       1002
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2395                      3289
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    792                       1065
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   2599                      3493
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   NE  5                     NE  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     NE 20
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     3960                      9585
CATEGORY DAY          2                         4
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 42                        40
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  NE  5                     NE 10
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  NE 12                     NE 22
DISPERSION INDEX      21           12           48
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4            4            4
STABILITY             C            E            C
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            1

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY...THEN RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 78 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 50.
MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

TNZ001>004-019>022-292330-
BENTON TN-CARROLL-DYER-GIBSON-HENRY-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-
INCLUDING...WEST TENNESSEE DISTRICT NORTH
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HRS)
PRECIP BEGINS
PRECIP ENDS
TEMP (24H TREND)      41 (+4)      29 (-3)      41
RH % (24H TREND)      63 (-20)     78 (-20)     48
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 3-7                    N 7-11
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 4-8       N 3-7        N 7-11
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    700                       921
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2296                      3021
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    821                       1043
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   2694                      3422
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   NE  5                     NE  8
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     NE 18
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     4105                      8344
CATEGORY DAY          3                         4
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 39                        38
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  NE  5                     NE  9
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  NE 12                     NE 19
DISPERSION INDEX      23           14           42
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4            4            4
STABILITY             D            D            C
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
MINIMUM RH 34 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS AROUND
40. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.
RAIN LIKELY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. MINIMUM RH 70 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

TNZ048>055-088>091-292330-
CHESTER-CROCKETT-DECATUR-FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-
LAUDERDALE-MADISON-MCNAIRY-SHELBY-TIPTON-
INCLUDING...WEST TENNESSEE DISTRICT SOUTH
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     10           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           DRIZZLE      NONE         NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HRS)
PRECIP BEGINS
PRECIP ENDS
TEMP (24H TREND)      43 (+3)      31 (-3)      44
RH % (24H TREND)      67 (-15)     83 (-13)     47
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 2-6                    N 8-12
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   N 4-8        N 3-7        N 8-12
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    636                       924
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2088                      3033
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    757                       1046
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   2485                      3432
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   N  4                      NE  8
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      NE 17
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     3028                      8368
CATEGORY DAY          2                         4
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 42                        39
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  NE  4                     NE  8
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  NE 10                     NE 19
DISPERSION INDEX      18           22           43
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4            4            4
STABILITY             D            D            C
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 36 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLEET...THEN RAIN LIKELY. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH
74 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. MINIMUM RH 71 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.

$$

MSZ001-007-008-010>012-020-021-292330-
COAHOMA-DESOTO-PANOLA-QUITMAN-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TUNICA-YALOBUSHA-
INCLUDING...NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI...
SOUTH UNIT HOLLY SPRINGS NATIONAL FOREST
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HRS)
PRECIP BEGINS
PRECIP ENDS
TEMP (24H TREND)      44 (+2)      30 (-6)      46
RH % (24H TREND)      74 (-14)     97 (-2)      46
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   NE 2-6                    NE 7-11
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   N 3-7        N 2-6        N 8-12
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    630                       933
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   2066                      3061
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    701                       1005
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   2301                      3296
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   N  4                      NE  7
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NE 15
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     2804                      7035
CATEGORY DAY          2                         3
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 47                        42
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  NE  4                     NE  8
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  NE  9                     NE 17
DISPERSION INDEX      13           22           39
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  2            3            4
STABILITY             D            D            C
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY...THEN RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 76 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

MSZ002>006-009-013>017-022>024-292330-
ALCORN-BENTON MS-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LEE MS-
MARSHALL-MONROE-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-TIPPAH-TISHOMINGO-UNION-
INCLUDING...NORTH MISSISSIPPI PORTION NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY...
NORTH UNIT HOLLY SPRINGS NATIONAL FOREST...
NORTH UNIT TOMBIGBEE NATIONAL FOREST...NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
537 AM CST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HRS)
PRECIP BEGINS
PRECIP ENDS
TEMP (24H TREND)      46 (+2)      32 (-6)      47
RH % (24H TREND)      77 (-8)      97 (0)       45
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   LGT/VAR                   NE 7-11 G17
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH)   N 2-6        N 2-6        N 8-12
MIXING HGT (M-AGL)    427                       863
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   1400                      2832
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    550                       987
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   1806                      3238
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   N  4                      NE  6
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      NE 14
VENT INDEX (M2/S)     2200                      5922
CATEGORY DAY          2                         3
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 48                        40
500M TSPT WIND (M/S)  NE  3                     NE  6
500M TSPT WIND (MPH)  NE  7                     NE 14
DISPERSION INDEX      11           22           36
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  2            2            4
STABILITY             D            D            C
STAGNATION INDEX      3            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN
THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 74 PERCENT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
MINIMUM RH 72 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A CHANCE
OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.

$$

JCL



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