Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE TODAY INTO
EARLY TONIGHT...BUT CLOUDY SKIES MAY LINGER INTO TUESDAY. DRY
WEATHER DOES MAKE A WELCOMED RETURN FOR TUESDAY THROUGH MID WEEK.
EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO REMAIN NEAR SEASONAL VALUES FOR THE END OF
DECEMBER AND EARLY JANUARY.

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-301030-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-48 (-5)   31-36 (-5)   39-44
RH % (24H TREND)      79-84 (+15)  95-100 (+2)  43-48
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           40           0
PRECIP DURATION       2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.04         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3700                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  5                      N  9
DISPERSION            6 VERY POOR               6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17 TO 28. NORTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 50.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-301030-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-50 (-3)   35-40 (-3)   40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      72-77 (+7)   94-99 (+2)   46-51
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  6
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           40           30
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.07         0.01
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4300                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  6                      NW  9
DISPERSION            8 POOR                    4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 28. NORTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19 TO 24. WEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-301030-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-49 (-4)   33-38 (-4)   40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      75-80 (+4)   95-100 (+1)  39-44
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           40           20
PRECIP DURATION       2            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.10         0.06         0.01
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4200                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  7                      NW  8
DISPERSION            5 VERY POOR               2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ087-102-301030-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      47-52 (-5)   35-40 (-6)   44-49
RH % (24H TREND)      74-79 (0)    95-100 (+5)  38-43
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           30           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.04         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3100                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  5                     N 10
DISPERSION            4 VERY POOR               2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  8

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

NCZ060-061-301030-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-53 (-3)   37-42 (-4)   46-51
RH % (24H TREND)      76-81 (+1)   95-100 (+1)  35-40
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           30           0
PRECIP DURATION       2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.11         0.07         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3800                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  5                      NW  7
DISPERSION            5 VERY POOR               6 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI             7                         6
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  7

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-301030-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      46-51 (-4)   35-40 (-3)   42-47
RH % (24H TREND)      75-80 (+4)   95-100 (0)   42-47
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           40           0
PRECIP DURATION       2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.04         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3400                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  5                     NW  8
DISPERSION            7 POOR                    5 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. NORTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-301030-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-49 (-4)   32-37 (-4)   42-47
RH % (24H TREND)      70-75 (-3)   95-100 (0)   37-42
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.03         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    2900                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  6                      N 10
DISPERSION            7 POOR                    6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S
TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-301030-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
421 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      TUE

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      47-52 (-4)   35-40 (-2)   44-49
RH % (24H TREND)      63-68 (-12)  93-98 (0)    37-42
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.02         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    2400                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  6                      N 15
DISPERSION            6 VERY POOR               4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   N  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  8

REMARKS...NONE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S.
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO
MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TG/TD


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