042  
FNUS54 KMEG 172051  
FWFMEG  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE MIDSOUTH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
RAIN CHANCES WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE  
GRADUALLY BUILDS IN BEHIND A COLD FRONT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
WILL RETURN FOR FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD  
FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. PRECIPITATION  
IS GRADUALLY ANTICIPATED TO SWITCH OVER TO WINTRY PRECIPITATION  
TOWARDS SATURDAY NIGHT COLDER AIR FILTERS INTO THE AREA.  
 
ARZ009-018-026>028-MOZ113-115-181130-  
CLAY-CRAIGHEAD-DUNKLIN-GREENE-MISSISSIPPI-PEMISCOT-POINSETT-  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 20 0 90 80  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE TSTMS SNOW/RAIN  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.00 0.00 0.72 0.44  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 12 11  
PRECIP BEGINS 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP ENDS CONTINUING CONTINUING  
TEMP (24H TREND) 38 (-6) 51 (+1) 47 54  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (0) 71 (-17) 100 48  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) E 3-7 W 7-11 G22  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) N 2-6 SE 4-8 SE 6-10 G17 NW 12-16 G26  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 303 671  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 995 2202  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 383 751  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 1256 2464  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 4 N 16  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 8 N 36  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 1532 12016  
CATEGORY DAY 1 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 44 42  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) E 5 NW 13  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) E 11 NW 29  
DISPERSION INDEX 18 16 32 54  
LAL 1 1 3 3  
LASI 2 4 2 2  
STABILITY E C D D  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 1 0  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY OR A CHANCE OF FREEZING  
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH  
54 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN  
THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
86 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. MOSTLY SUNNY.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ARZ035-036-048-049-058-181130-  
CRITTENDEN-CROSS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-ST. FRANCIS-  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 0 90 80  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.89 0.47  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1 12 11  
PRECIP BEGINS 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP ENDS 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
TEMP (24H TREND) 41 (-4) 56 (+3) 52 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 71 (-17) 100 45  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) E 3-7 W 8-12 G20  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) NW 2-6 SE 4-8 SE 7-11 G20 NW 11-15 G24  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 195 827  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 640 2714  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 257 889  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 843 2918  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) E 3 NW 14  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) E 6 NW 32  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 771 12446  
CATEGORY DAY 1 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 52 45  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) E 5 NW 13  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) E 11 NW 28  
DISPERSION INDEX 12 18 31 52  
LAL 1 1 3 3  
LASI 3 4 2 2  
STABILITY E C D D  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE OR SNOW OR RAIN.  
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH  
53 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 85 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
64 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ001>004-019>022-181130-  
BENTON TN-CARROLL-DYER-GIBSON-HENRY-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 0 90 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.70 0.77  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1 12 12  
PRECIP BEGINS 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP ENDS 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
TEMP (24H TREND) 37 (-7) 51 (+2) 48 57  
RH % (24H TREND) 99 (0) 68 (-12) 100 51  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SW 5-9  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR E 2-6 SE 4-8 NW 8-12 G21  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 255 500  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 837 1639  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 376 621  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 1234 2037  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) SE 3 NW 13  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SE 6 NW 30  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 1128 8073  
CATEGORY DAY 1 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 43 47  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) E 4 W 12  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) E 10 W 26  
DISPERSION INDEX 14 10 31 45  
LAL 1 1 3 3  
LASI 2 3 2 2  
STABILITY E C D D  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SNOW OR RAIN LIKELY OR A CHANCE OF FREEZING  
DRIZZLE. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. MINIMUM RH  
55 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
77 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
HIGHS AROUND 40. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
TNZ048>055-088>091-181130-  
CHESTER-CROCKETT-DECATUR-FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-  
LAUDERDALE-MADISON-MCNAIRY-SHELBY-TIPTON-  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 0 90 100  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.74 0.83  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1 12 12  
PRECIP BEGINS 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP ENDS 12 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
TEMP (24H TREND) 40 (-5) 55 (+4) 51 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+1) 69 (-10) 100 49  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SW 6-10 G17  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SE 2-6 SE 4-8 NW 8-12 G21  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 229 635  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 750 2082  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 354 756  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 1161 2479  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) S 4 NW 13  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 8 NW 29  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 1416 9828  
CATEGORY DAY 1 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 48 48  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 4 W 12  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 9 W 27  
DISPERSION INDEX 11 11 31 47  
LAL 1 1 3 3  
LASI 2 4 2 2  
STABILITY E B D D  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY OR A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE OR  
SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH  
51 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. MINIMUM RH 77 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH  
57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ001-007-008-010>012-020-021-181130-  
COAHOMA-DESOTO-PANOLA-QUITMAN-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TUNICA-YALOBUSHA-  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 30 0 90 90  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.01 0.00 0.91 0.73  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1 12 12  
PRECIP BEGINS 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP ENDS 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44 (-3) 59 (+8) 54 59  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+2) 70 (-11) 100 47  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SW 7-11 G18  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SE 3-7 SE 6-10 G19 NW 9-13 G23  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 371 780  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 1216 2558  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 443 851  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 1454 2793  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) S 5 NW 14  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 12 NW 31  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 2215 11914  
CATEGORY DAY 2 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 54 50  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 4 W 13  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 9 W 29  
DISPERSION INDEX 9 16 33 50  
LAL 1 1 3 3  
LASI 3 4 2 2  
STABILITY E C D D  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 1 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
A CHANCE OF RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE OR SNOW.  
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH  
52 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
81 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
A CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ002>006-009-013>017-022>024-181130-  
ALCORN-BENTON MS-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LEE MS-  
MARSHALL-MONROE-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-TIPPAH-TISHOMINGO-UNION-  
251 PM CST THU JAN 17 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 40 0 80 90  
PRECIP TYPE RAIN NONE TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN) 0.02 0.00 0.55 1.37  
PRECIP DUR (HRS) 1 12 12  
PRECIP BEGINS 6 PM 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP ENDS 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45 (0) 59 (+8) 54 61  
RH % (24H TREND) 100 (+3) 69 (-1) 100 51  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR SW 7-11 G17  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 4-8 W 7-11 G17  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 618 647  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 2029 2123  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 745 771  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 2445 2530  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) S 3 NW 11  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 6 NW 25  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 2235 8481  
CATEGORY DAY 2 4  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 52 54  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) SE 3 W 11  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) SE 6 W 26  
DISPERSION INDEX 11 11 30 50  
LAL 1 1 3 3  
LASI 3 4 2 2  
STABILITY D B D D  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 2 1  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
A CHANCE OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE AND FREEZING  
DRIZZLE OR SNOW. CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. MINIMUM RH  
73 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
A CHANCE OF RAIN. MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID  
40S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH  
53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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