850  
FNUS54 KJAN 291022  
FWFJAN  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EXTREME SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS,  
NORTHEAST LOUISIANA, AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AN UNUSUAL BREAK FROM THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY OF MID SUMMER IS ON  
THE WAY AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES SOUTH ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA  
TODAY. AHEAD OF THE FRONT, CONSIDERABLE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM  
ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE A DRIER AIRMASS  
MOVES IN FOR THE REST OF THE WEEKEND. PATCHY AREAS OF FOG WILL BE  
POSSIBLE MAINLY BEHIND THE FRONT EARLY THIS MORNING ALONG THE  
HIGHWAY 82 CORRIDOR, AND AGAIN TONIGHT.  
 
USE THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR A GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF LVORI INDICES:  
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/FIRE_WEATHER_LVORI  
 
ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 89 (-4) 65 (-11) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 53 (-4) 89 (-8) 47  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 5  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) N 8 N 7 NE 6  
RAIN DURATN(HRS) 1  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.08 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 84 80  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 1997 1768  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 6551 5800  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 7 NE 7  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 16 NE 15  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 13979 12376  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 104816 87000  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
STABILITY A-B F A-B  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 4 PM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 82 5 90  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND  
90. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND  
90. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ018-019-025>027-034>036-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 88 (0) 64 (-12) 88  
RH % (24H TREND) 52 (-19) 91 (-6) 48  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) N 6 N 5  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) N 9 N 7 NE 7  
RAIN DURATN(HRS)  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.00 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 84 80  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 2006 1822  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 6581 5977  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 8 NE 7  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 17 NE 15  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 16048 12754  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 111877 89655  
STAG INDEX 2 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 5 4  
STABILITY B F A-B  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 10 AM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 71 4 82  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. EAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ028>033-037>039-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 88 (+2) 63 (-12) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 49 (-19) 91 (-4) 47  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) N 8 N 6 LGT/VAR  
RAIN DURATN(HRS)  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.00 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 84 81  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 2123 1993  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 6965 6538  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 7 NE 6  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 16 NE 13  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 14861 11958  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 111440 84994  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
STABILITY A-B F A  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 11 AM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 80 3 83  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. NORTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ040>044-047>050-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 88 (-3) 65 (-10) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 57 (-7) 90 (-4) 48  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) N 8 N 6 NE 5  
RAIN DURATN(HRS) 2  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.17 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 84 80  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 1886 1818  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 6187 5963  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 7 NE 6  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 16 NE 14  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 13202 10908  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 98992 83482  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
STABILITY A-B F A-B  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 69 2 85  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 90S. LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND  
90. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ045-046-051-052-057-058-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 88 (-3) 66 (-9) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 55 (-5) 90 (-6) 48  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) N 7 N 5 LGT/VAR  
RAIN DURATN(HRS) 2  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.16 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 85 81  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 1861 1959  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 6104 6426  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 6 NE 6  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 14 NE 13  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 11166 11754  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 85456 83538  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
STABILITY A-B F A  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 61 5 84  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND  
90. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
LAZ015-016-023>026-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 0 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 87 (-7) 67 (-10) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 63 (+5) 90 (-4) 50  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 5  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) N 6 N 5 N 6  
RAIN DURATN(HRS) 2  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.39 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 82 81  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 1731 1811  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 5680 5941  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 5 NE 7  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 12 NE 15  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 8655 12677  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 68160 89115  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
STABILITY A-B F A-B  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 7  
DISPERSION INDEX 44 3 91  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS AROUND 90. EAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ053-054-059>062-292230-  
CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PORT GIBSON, CRYSTAL SPRINGS, HAZLEHURST,  
WESSON, FAYETTE, NATCHEZ, BUDE, ROXIE, MEADVILLE, AND BROOKHAVEN  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 86 (-5) 67 (-9) 88  
RH % (24H TREND) 69 (+7) 93 (-1) 52  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
RAIN DURATN(HRS) 4  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.64 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 82 81  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 1406 1803  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 4612 5914  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 5 NE 6  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 12 NE 13  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 7030 10818  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 55344 76882  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 3 4  
STABILITY A-B F A  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 8  
DISPERSION INDEX 39 3 82  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.  
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ055-056-063>066-072>074-292230-  
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  
522 AM CDT SAT JUL 29 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SUN  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 60 10 0  
TEMP (24H TREND) 87 (-5) 68 (-7) 89  
RH % (24H TREND) 67 (+8) 95 (+1) 48  
20FTWND-AM(MPH) W 6 LGT/VAR  
20FTWND-PM(MPH) NW 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
RAIN DURATN(HRS) 4  
RAIN AMOUNT(INS) 0.55 0.00 0.00  
SILT/500M MLT (F) 83 82  
MIXING HGT(M AGL) 1636 1908  
MIXING HGT(FT AGL) 5368 6260  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NW 6 NE 6  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 14 NE 13  
VENT INDEX (METRIC) 9816 11448  
VENT INDEX (ENGLISH) 75152 81380  
STAG INDEX 3 3 3  
CATEGORY DAY 4 4  
STABILITY A-B F A  
WIND SHIFTS  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 AM  
PRECIP END 7 PM  
MAXIMUM LVORI 9  
DISPERSION INDEX 44 2 84  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 90.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 80S. EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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