Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A LARGE DOME OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER OVER THE
SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES
REMAINING NEAR NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
THEN MOVE INTO THE REGION ON SUNDAY...BRINGING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-192000-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      49-54 (-1)   73-78 (+4)   54-59        73-78
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+4)  46-51 (-7)   91-96        48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  7 G15    S  6
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM
PRECIP END                         8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5400                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     S 13
DISPERSION                         23 FAIR                   31 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5 G15    SE  9 G19    S  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S
TO MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-192000-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-53 (-2)   71-76 (+4)   53-58        72-77
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+2)  46-51 (-8)   90-95        48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  5                     SE  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  7        SE 10 G21    SE  7
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           0
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.01         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5500                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 13                     SE 14
DISPERSION                         29 FAIR                   26 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  6                     SE  9 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  9 G18    SE 12 G26    SE  9 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO
MID 70S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-192000-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      50-55 (-2)   71-76 (+3)   54-59        71-76
RH % (24H TREND)      93-98 (-1)   46-51 (-8)   89-94        49-54
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  7 G20    LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           0
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.01         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5300                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      SE  9
DISPERSION                         12 POOR                   13 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  6 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  9 G25    LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S TO LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER
70S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO
UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER
70S. EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-192000-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      53-58 (+2)   75-80 (+2)   56-61        75-80
RH % (24H TREND)      88-93 (-5)   45-50 (-5)   93-98        47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6 G17    LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            10           0            0
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5400                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  6                     SE 10
DISPERSION                         17 GEN POOR               27 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  8 G21    LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO
LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-192000-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      53-58 (0)    73-78 (+2)   53-58        73-78
RH % (24H TREND)      90-95 (-5)   48-53 (-3)   95-100       48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6 G16    SE  5
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           20           0
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   12 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.01         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5500                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SE 12
DISPERSION                         19 GEN POOR               28 FAIR
MAX LVORI                          5                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        SE  8 G20    SE  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-192000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      51-56 (-1)   75-80 (+3)   56-61        75-80
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+4)  44-49 (-7)   90-95        47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6        SE  5
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION                    1
PRECIP BEGIN                       8 AM
PRECIP END                         8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     SE 12
DISPERSION                         24 FAIR                   33 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        SE  8 G18    SE  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S
TO MID 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-192000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      52-57 (-2)   76-81 (+3)   57-62        76-81
RH % (24H TREND)      92-97 (+1)   43-48 (-7)   88-93        48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4900                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      SE  8
DISPERSION                         19 GEN POOR               21 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS NEAR 80. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS NEAR 60. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S
TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-192000-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
300 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      55-60 (+1)   78-83 (+2)   58-63        78-83
RH % (24H TREND)      89-94 (0)    43-48 (-3)   86-91        46-51
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      SE 10
DISPERSION                         20 GEN POOR               33 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
NEAR 60. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO
LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S
TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$


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