738  
FNUS54 KMEG 171021  
FWFMEG  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE MIDSOUTH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
AN UNUSUALLY STRONG AND PERSISTENT UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE  
WILL BRING A CONTINUATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES THROUGH LATE THIS WEEK.  
LIMITED TO NO RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA INTO EARLY  
NEXT WEEK, ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  
 
ARZ009-018-026>028-MOZ113-115-172315-  
CLAY-CRAIGHEAD-DUNKLIN-GREENE-MISSISSIPPI-PEMISCOT-POINSETT-  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
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) 97 (+1) 70 (0) 95  
RH % (24H TREND) 38 (+3) 95 (+10) 40  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2188 2282  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7177 7486  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2267 2361  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7439 7747  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) NW 2 NE 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 3 NE 6  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 9800 9200  
CATEGORY DAY 5 5  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 89 86  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) NW 2 NE 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) NW 5 NE 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 17 4 19  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 4 4  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PARTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PARTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ARZ035-036-048-049-058-172315-  
CRITTENDEN-CROSS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-ST. FRANCIS-  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
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) 98 (+1) 71 (0) 97  
RH % (24H TREND) 34 (-1) 92 (+2) 38  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2343 2440  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7687 8005  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2405 2502  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7891 8208  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 1 NE 2  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 2 NE 5  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 5247 6885  
CATEGORY DAY 5 5  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 89 89  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) NE 2 E 3  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) NE 5 E 6  
DISPERSION INDEX 10 4 12  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 4 4  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
46 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ001>004-019>022-172315-  
BENTON TN-CARROLL-DYER-GIBSON-HENRY-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 10 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) 95 (0) 68 (0) 94  
RH % (24H TREND) 44 (+8) 97 (+2) 42  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2145 1824  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7036 5985  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2266 1945  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7433 6382  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 4 NE 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 9 NE 6  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 12223 9252  
CATEGORY DAY 5 5  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 87 84  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) N 3 NE 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) N 6 NE 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 34 3 22  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 3 3 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PARTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ048>055-088>091-172315-  
CHESTER-CROCKETT-DECATUR-FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-  
LAUDERDALE-MADISON-MCNAIRY-SHELBY-TIPTON-  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP CHANCE (%) 10 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) 96 (0) 69 (+1) 95  
RH % (24H TREND) 39 (+5) 95 (+1) 39  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2277 2063  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7472 6767  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2399 2184  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7869 7164  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 3 N 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 7 N 7  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 12602 9725  
CATEGORY DAY 5 5  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 88 86  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) N 3 NE 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) N 6 NE 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 28 4 28  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 3 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
42 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 41 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ001-007-008-010>012-020-021-172315-  
COAHOMA-DESOTO-PANOLA-QUITMAN-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TUNICA-YALOBUSHA-  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
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) 98 (+2) 71 (+1) 96  
RH % (24H TREND) 34 (-2) 92 (-2) 38  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2486 2413  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 8157 7916  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2558 2484  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 8393 8151  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 2 NE 2  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 3 NE 5  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 6017 6791  
CATEGORY DAY 5 5  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 90 89  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) NE 2 E 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) NE 5 E 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 16 4 12  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 5 4  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. PARTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
MSZ002>006-009-013>017-022>024-172315-  
ALCORN-BENTON MS-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LEE MS-  
MARSHALL-MONROE-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-TIPPAH-TISHOMINGO-UNION-  
521 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
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) 97 (+1) 70 (+2) 95  
RH % (24H TREND) 36 (+3) 95 (-1) 40  
AM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PM 20 FT WIND (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
MIXING HGT (M-AGL) 2234 2205  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7329 7233  
MIXING HGT (M-MSL) 2358 2328  
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL) 7736 7639  
TRANSPORT WND (M/S) N 3 N 3  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 6 N 7  
VENT INDEX (M2/S) 10792 9646  
CATEGORY DAY 5 5  
500M MIX HGT TEMP (F) 89 87  
500M TSPT WIND (M/S) N 3 NE 2  
500M TSPT WIND (MPH) N 7 NE 5  
DISPERSION INDEX 24 2 31  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 3 3  
STABILITY B F B  
STAGNATION INDEX 3 3 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WINDS.    
THURSDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
40 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
40 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY  
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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