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
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN
REGION WILL ALLOW FOR CLEARING SKIES AND SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES TODAY.  THEN...A WEAK WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE IN ON
THURSDAY FOR OUR NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-291015-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-40 (+4)   21-26 (+5)   46-51
RH % (24H TREND)      34-39 (-16)  79-84 (+7)   48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6 G20
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  9 G20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3600                      3400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  8                      SW 23
DISPERSION            10 POOR                   26 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  8 G25
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 12 G25

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY OR CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS 15 TO 21. NORTH WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 20S
TO UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-291015-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      33-38 (+4)   19-24 (+5)   44-49
RH % (24H TREND)      33-38 (-16)  79-84 (+8)   45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  5                      S  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  7 G16
PRECIP TYPE           FLURRIES     NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3700                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 10                      S 20
DISPERSION            8 POOR                    11 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  6                      S  7 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        SW  9 G21

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS OR SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 20S
TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
20S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS 15 TO 23. NORTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 16.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-291015-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-40 (+5)   21-26 (+6)   45-50
RH % (24H TREND)      33-38 (-25)  81-86 (+3)   53-58
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  5                      S 10 G27
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 12 G27
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3800                      3800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     SW 28
DISPERSION            6 VERY POOR               14 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  6 G15                  S 13 G34
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  6         SW 15 G34

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OR SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID TEENS TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 20S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 24. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-291015-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-46 (+5)   25-30 (+5)   49-54
RH % (24H TREND)      28-33 (-28)  79-84 (+3)   50-55
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G18
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3500                      3400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 10                      S 22
DISPERSION            12 POOR                   24 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  6                      S  8 G20
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  5         SW 10 G22

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO MID 40S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-291015-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+5)   24-29 (+4)   49-54
RH % (24H TREND)      25-30 (-28)  86-91 (+10)  49-54
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  5                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.02
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  5                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3700                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  9                      S 17
DISPERSION            12 POOR                   18 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI             4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  6                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO
UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
30S TO MID 40S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-291015-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      37-42 (+4)   22-27 (+6)   48-53
RH % (24H TREND)      33-38 (-18)  76-81 (+3)   44-49
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G16
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3400                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  7                      SW 18
DISPERSION            12 POOR                   24 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 10 G20

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS 16 TO 23. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-291015-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-44 (+4)   26-31 (+7)   48-53
RH % (24H TREND)      32-37 (-25)  75-80 (0)    51-56
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  9 G17
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3300                      3200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  8                     SW 25
DISPERSION            15 GEN POOR               43 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  7 G20
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 11 G22

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-291015-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
402 AM EST WED JAN 28 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-48 (+4)   30-35 (+8)   50-55
RH % (24H TREND)      29-34 (-24)  77-82 (+1)   50-55
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  6 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    10 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.03
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3200                      3200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE 10                     SW 24
DISPERSION            19 GEN POOR               44 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NE  6                     S  8 G21
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW 10 G21

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE 20S TO MID 30S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$



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