268  
FNUS54 KMEG 241000  
FWFMEG  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE MIDSOUTH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH  
THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW ISOLATED STORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ON  
MONDAY, MAINLY OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI DELTA REGION. WARM AND  
DRY CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH COOLER  
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED BEHIND A FRONT LATE IN THE WEEK. LIGHT WINDS  
WILL PERSIST THROUGH MIDWEEK, BECOMING NORTHERLY ON WEDNESDAY.  
 
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-MOZ113-115-242100-  
CLAY-CRAIGHEAD-DUNKLIN-GREENE-LAWRENCE-MISSISSIPPI-PEMISCOT-  
POINSETT-RANDOLPH-  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1  
PRECIP BEGINS 1 PM  
PRECIP ENDS 6 PM  
TEMP (24H TREND) 90 (-2) 67 (-1) 90  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+4) 96 (0) 45  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) SE 2-6 LGT/VAR SE 2-6  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2397 2184  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7863 7166  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2482 2270  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 8144 7448  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 2 SE 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 5 SE 6  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 4964 6810  
CATEGORY DAY 3 3  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 86 84  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) S 3 S 3  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) S 7 S 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 20 3 21  
LAL 3 3 2  
LASI 3 4 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ARZ035-036-048-049-058-242100-  
CRITTENDEN-CROSS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-ST. FRANCIS-  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1  
PRECIP BEGINS 1 PM  
PRECIP ENDS 6 PM  
TEMP (24H TREND) 91 (0) 67 (-1) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+1) 96 (-2) 45  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) SE 2-6 LGT/VAR SE 2-6  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2474 2254  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 8117 7395  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2536 2316  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 8320 7599  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 3 SE 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 7 SE 7  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 7608 6948  
CATEGORY DAY 3 3  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 86 84  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) S 3 SE 3  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) S 8 SE 7  
DISPERSION INDEX 28 4 22  
LAL 3 3 2  
LASI 3 4 4  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
41 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ001>004-019>022-242100-  
BENTON TN-CARROLL-DYER-GIBSON-HENRY-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1  
PRECIP BEGINS 1 PM  
PRECIP ENDS 6 PM  
TEMP (24H TREND) 89 (-1) 66 (-1) 88  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+4) 97 (-2) 48  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 1855 1991  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6086 6533  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 1976 2112  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 6483 6930  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 1 SE 1  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 2 SE 2  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 1976 2112  
CATEGORY DAY 1 2  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 84 83  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 2 S 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 5 S 3  
DISPERSION INDEX 15 2 15  
LAL 3 3 1  
LASI 3 3 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN  
THE MORNING.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH  
44 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ048>055-088>091-242100-  
CHESTER-CROCKETT-DECATUR-FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-  
LAUDERDALE-MADISON-MCNAIRY-SHELBY-TIPTON-  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 2  
PRECIP BEGINS 1 PM  
PRECIP ENDS 6 PM  
TEMP (24H TREND) 89 (-1) 66 (-1) 88  
RH % (24H TREND) 49 (+2) 96 (-2) 48  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 1975 2034  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6478 6674  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2096 2156  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 6876 7072  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 2 SE 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 3 SE 6  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 4192 6468  
CATEGORY DAY 3 3  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 85 83  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 2 SE 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 5 SE 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 17 4 23  
LAL 3 3 1  
LASI 3 4 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN  
THE MORNING.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
43 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ001-007-008-010>012-020-021-242100-  
COAHOMA-DESOTO-PANOLA-QUITMAN-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TUNICA-YALOBUSHA-  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 0 20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.02 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1  
PRECIP BEGINS 1 PM  
PRECIP ENDS 6 PM  
TEMP (24H TREND) 89 (-2) 67 (-1) 88  
RH % (24H TREND) 47 (+2) 94 (-3) 48  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) SE 2-6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2246 2218  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7370 7276  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2318 2289  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7605 7511  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) E 4 E 4  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 8 E 8  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 9272 9156  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 85 83  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 3 SE 3  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 7 SE 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 31 4 25  
LAL 3 3 2  
LASI 3 4 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND  
5 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
48 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ002>006-009-013>017-022>024-242100-  
ALCORN-BENTON MS-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LEE MS-  
MARSHALL-MONROE-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-TIPPAH-TISHOMINGO-UNION-  
500 AM CDT SUN SEP 24 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1  
PRECIP BEGINS 1 PM  
PRECIP ENDS 6 PM  
TEMP (24H TREND) 88 (-2) 67 (-1) 87  
RH % (24H TREND) 46 (+1) 94 (-2) 48  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) SE 2-6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2017 2048  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6618 6719  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2141 2172  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7024 7126  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) E 3 E 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 7 E 6  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 6423 6516  
CATEGORY DAY 3 3  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 84 83  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 2 E 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 5 E 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 27 4 27  
LAL 2 2 1  
LASI 3 4 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT.  
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN  
THE MORNING.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 46 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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