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FNUS54 KSHV 182139
FWFSHV

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest Arkansas...
Northwest Louisiana...East Texas...and Extreme Southeast Oklahoma
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A strong cold front will continue to usher in a much cooler and
drier air mass into the region this evening, with isolated
showers noted along the front over the southern and eastern
sections of Northcentral Louisiana this afternoon expected to
depart the region by dusk. Gusty northwest winds will gradually
begin to diminish this evening as well, although gusts to 30 mph
will remain possible through mid-evening over East Texas and North
Louisiana along/south of I-20. Near to slightly below normal
temperatures are expected Sunday through Tuesday, with min RH`s
falling to around 30% both Sunday and Monday. 20 ft winds will also
be much lighter Sunday as well, remaining northerly around 10 mph
before becoming south southeast Monday as surface high pressure
begins to shift east of the region. Another cold front will move
through the region late Tuesday, reinforcing a much cooler and
drier air mass southward. A gradual warming trend will commence
through the remainder of the holiday week as temperatures return
back to near normal by Friday, but unfortunately, little if any
rainfall is expected through all of next week.

ARZ050-051-059-OKZ077-191200-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-McCurtain-
Including the cities of De Queen, Nashville, Mineral Springs,
Dierks, Ashdown, Idabel, and Broken Bow
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        Clear        MClear
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      34 (-31)     59 (-15)     29           61
RH % (24H TREND)      84 (-12)     27 (-24)     100          28
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N  6                      S  4
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       NW 10        NW  8        LGT/VAR      S  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1572                      1189
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5157                      3901
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                NW  6                     SW  7
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     SW 15
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  9432                      8323
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         4
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                51                        51
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of sprinkles. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
Category Day Index is 2.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the mid
50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs around 60.
Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

ARZ060-061-070>073-191200-
Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-Columbia-Union-
Including the cities of Hope, Prescott, Texarkana, Stamps,
Lewisville, Bradley, Magnolia, and El Dorado
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        Clear        MClear
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      38 (-28)     60 (-17)     30           60
RH % (24H TREND)      79 (-12)     28 (-21)     96           28
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N  8                      S  4
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       NW 12        N  9         LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1481                      1115
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4860                      3659
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  8                      SW  5
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 17                      SW 10
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  11848                     5575
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                51                        52
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of sprinkles. Lows in the
upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Category Day Index is 3.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Cooler. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs
in the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds up to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid
60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-137-138-191200-
Red River-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-
Marion-Gregg-Harrison-
Including the cities of Clarksville, Bogata, Texarkana,
Mount Vernon, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Daingerfield, Lone Star,
Naples, Omaha, Atlanta, Linden, Hughes Springs, Queen City,
Mineola, Winnsboro, Quitman, Hawkins, Gilmer, Big Sandy,
Jefferson, Longview, and Marshall
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      38 (-29)     60 (-17)     34           61
RH % (24H TREND)      83 (-9)      28 (-18)     90           31
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N  8                      S  5
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       NW 13        N  8         LGT/VAR      S  8
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1481                      1152
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4859                      3779
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  7                      SW  6
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 15                      SW 14
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  10367                     6912
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                52                        53
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of sprinkles. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
Category Day Index is 2.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower
60s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper
60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

TXZ136-149>153-191200-
Smith-Cherokee-Rusk-Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-
Including the cities of Tyler, Jacksonville, Rusk, Henderson,
Carthage, Nacogdoches, and Center
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      40 (-28)     61 (-18)     34           62
RH % (24H TREND)      79 (-11)     27 (-17)     91           31
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N  9                      SE  4
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       N 15         N 10         LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1452                      1140
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4764                      3740
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  8                      SW  5
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 17                      SW 10
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  11616                     5700
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                52                        52
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of sprinkles. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph.
Category Day Index is 2.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

TXZ165>167-191200-
Angelina-San Augustine-Sabine-
Including the cities of Lufkin, San Augustine, Hemphill,
and Pineland
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        MClear       PCldy
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      41 (-27)     62 (-18)     34           62
RH % (24H TREND)      74 (-17)     28 (-26)     92           30
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N  9                      SE  4
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       N 15         N 10         NE  3        S  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1429                      1120
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4688                      3673
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  9                      S  3
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 20                      S  7
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  12861                     3360
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         2
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                52                        52
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds around
5 mph. Category Day Index is 2.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the
lower 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
South winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ001>004-010>012-017-018-191200-
Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-De Soto-Red River-Bienville-
Sabine-Natchitoches-
Including the cities of Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden,
Springhill, Homer, Haynesville, Mansfield, Stonewall, Logansport,
Coushatta, Martin, Arcadia, Ringgold, Gibsland, Many, Zwolle,
Pleasant Hill, and Natchitoches
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        Clear        PCldy
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      39 (-28)     61 (-19)     32           61
RH % (24H TREND)      76 (-13)     28 (-24)     91           28
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N 10                      SE  4
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       N 15         N 10         LGT/VAR      SE  5
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1430                      1113
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4693                      3650
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  8                      S  4
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 18                      S  8
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  11440                     4452
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         3
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                51                        52
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the upper 60s. North winds around
5 mph. Category Day Index is 2.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs around 60.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the upper
60s. South winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70.
South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

LAZ005-006-013-014-019>022-191200-
Lincoln-Union-Jackson-Ouachita-Winn-Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-
Including the cities of Ruston, Farmerville, Bernice, Jonesboro,
Monroe, Winnfield, Colfax, Montgomery, Dry Prong, Clarks,
Grayson, Columbia, Jena, Midway, and Olla
339 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

                      Tonight      Sun          Sun Night    Mon

CLOUD COVER           MClear       Clear        Clear        Pcldy
PRECIP TYPE           None         None         None         None
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      41 (-26)     61 (-19)     31           60
RH % (24H TREND)      74 (-15)     27 (-29)     93           27
20FTWND-AM(MPH)                    N 10                      SE  3
20FTWND-PM(MPH)       NW 16        N 10         LGT/VAR      SE  4
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION       0            0            0            0
MIXING HGT(M-MSL)                  1391                      1050
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4562                      3446
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)                N  9                      S  3
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 21                      S  6
VENT RATE (M^2/S)                  12519                     3150
CATEGORY DAY                       4                         2
MIX HGT 500 TEMP(F)                51                        50
STABILITY CLASS       F            B            F            B

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds up to
5 mph. Category Day Index is 2.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the upper
50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 60s.
South winds up to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

$$

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FNUS84 KSHV 182126
FWMSHV

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FCST,161803,171119,13,0,59,33,1,1,N,10,M,82,42,73,33,0,0,N
FCST,161902,171119,13,0,57,33,1,1,N,10,M,79,42,73,33,0,0,N
FCST,162502,171119,13,0,60,32,1,1,N,08,M,81,43,70,32,0,0,N
FCST,347701,171119,13,0,58,34,1,1,NNW,06,M,58,36,85,34,0,0,N
FCST,037302,171119,13,0,58,31,1,1,N,08,M,80,40,76,31,0,0,N
FCST,410401,171119,13,0,58,31,1,1,N,05,M,58,37,85,31,0,0,N
FCST,410501,171119,13,0,58,31,1,1,N,07,M,64,39,79,31,0,0,N
FCST,411102,171119,13,0,58,32,1,1,N,07,M,68,41,76,32,0,0,N
FCST,411401,171119,13,0,60,32,1,1,N,08,M,68,40,79,32,0,0,N
FCST,412202,171119,13,0,60,33,1,1,N,10,M,71,40,79,33,0,0,N
FCST,412801,171119,13,0,61,32,1,1,N,08,M,75,40,76,32,0,0,N
FCST,412901,171119,13,0,61,34,1,1,N,08,M,79,43,73,34,0,0,N
FCST,413503,171119,13,0,64,28,1,1,N,07,M,81,44,70,28,0,0,N
FCST,413509,171119,13,0,64,28,1,1,N,07,M,78,42,73,28,0,0,N
FCST,413701,171119,13,0,64,30,1,1,N,07,M,80,44,70,30,0,0,N
FCST,411701,171119,13,0,60,31,1,1,N,08,M,68,40,82,31,0,0,N


 

 

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Fire Weather Parameter Definitions
Cloud Cover Predominant cloud condition (e.g., cloudy, pcldy, clear).
Precip Type Type of precipitation expected to occur such as rain, showers, thunderstorms.
Temp (24H Trend) Forecast maximum or minimum temperatures in Fahrenheit with a 24-hour trend note in parenthesis.
RH % (24H Trend) Forecast maximum or minimum relative humidity with a 24-hour trend noted in parenthesis.
20FT Wind (MPH) 20-foot wind speed (mph) and direction (eight compass points).
Precip Amount Amount of liquid precipitation expected to the nearest hundredth (0.01).
Precip Duration Number of hours measurable precipitation is expected to last.
Mixing Hgt (M - MSL)
and
Mixing Hgt (FT - MSL)
A projected height in meters or feet above mean sea level through which vigorous mixing will take place based on the maximum temperature on a given day. It is the height at which smoke will lose its buoyancy and stop rising. It is valid for the afternoon hours when temperature nears the predicted maximum.
Transport Wnd (M/S)
and
Transport Wnd (MPH)
The predicted average wind in meters per second or miles per hour in the layer below the mixing height near the predicted maximum (usually in the afternoon).
Vent Index The Ventilation Index parameter is obtained by multiplying the mixing height in meters times the wind speed in meters per second.
Cat Day The Vent Index corresponds to a Catgeory Day.
< 2000 1
2000 - 3999 2
4000 - 7999 3
8000 - 16,000 4
> 16,000 5
Mix Hgt 500 The temperature in Fahrenheit needed to achieve a mixing height of 500 meters. If the expected high temperature is cooler than the 500 meter mixing height temperature, then the mixing height parameter above will be less than 500 meters.
Stability Class The stability class based on wind, incoming solar radiation (sun angle), and cloud cover. The more unstable the forecast stability class, the more readiliy a pollutant is dispersed.
Stability Class Description
A Extremely Unstable
B Unstable
C Slightly Unstable
D Neutral
E Slightly Stable
F Stable
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