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
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...DRIER AIR AND GUSTY WINDS FOR THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
THE COOLING TREND ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS WILL CONTINUE AS A RE-ENFORCING SHOT OF
MODIFIED ARCTIC AIR SPREADS ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
THE CHILLY AIRMASS WILL STICK AROUND THROUGH SATURDAY...WITH A
WARMING TREND PRECEDING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO
THE BEGINNING OF THE WORK WEEK.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-082100-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      26-31 (-8)   38-43 (-8)   15-20        27-32
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (0)   33-38 (-22)  76-81        42-47
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8 G26                 NW  8 G19
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      W 13 G31     NW  9 G23    NW  6 G16
PRECIP TYPE           SPRINKLES    NONE         FLURRIES     NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM
PRECIP END            8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5600                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 20                      NW 15
DISPERSION                         60 GEN GOOD               46 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 11 G26                 NW 10 G19
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      W 17 G31     NW 12 G23    NW  9

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 13 TO 19. WEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 20S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-082100-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      27-32 (-6)   35-40 (-13)  13-18        25-30
RH % (24H TREND)      89-94 (-5)   33-38 (-18)  78-83        41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 11 G32                 NW 11 G27
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 16 G36    NW 12 G29    NW  9 G23
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS FLURRIES     FLURRIES
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   11 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5600                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 23                     NW 21
DISPERSION                         55 GEN GOOD               48 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 14 G32                 NW 14 G27
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 20 G36    NW 15 G29    NW 12 G23

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 15. NORTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. SOUTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS AROUND
17. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-082100-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      28-33 (-6)   35-40 (-14)  13-18        26-31
RH % (24H TREND)      92-97 (-2)   37-42 (-21)  76-81        36-41
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 10 G25                 NW  8 G21
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 13 G28    NW 10 G24    NW  7 G18
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         FLURRIES     FLURRIES
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM
PRECIP END            8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5600                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     NW 15
DISPERSION                         37 FAIR                   27 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 13 G25                 NW 10 G21
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 16 G28    NW 12 G24    NW  8 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 11 TO 20. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. SOUTH WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-082100-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      30-35 (-7)   39-44 (-12)  16-21        32-37
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+1)  35-40 (-26)  76-81        32-37
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 11 G26                  N  8 G18
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 13 G27    NW  9 G20    N  7 G17
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     NW 15
DISPERSION                         45 GEN GOOD               36 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 13 G26                  N 11 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  5         NW 16 G27    NW 11 G20    N  9 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 15 TO 20. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-082100-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      31-36 (-6)   39-44 (-14)  15-20        34-39
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (0)   38-43 (-25)  78-83        29-34
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 10 G24                  NW  8 G22
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 12 G27    NW 10 G21    NW  8 G18
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   10 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5200                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     NW 16
DISPERSION                         45 GEN GOOD               43 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI                          4                         3
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 12 G24                  NW 11 G22
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 15 G27    NW 12 G21    NW 10 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTH LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-082100-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      28-33 (-7)   39-44 (-11)  16-21        29-34
RH % (24H TREND)      90-95 (-4)   34-39 (-20)  75-80        39-44
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9 G25                 NW  8 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      W 14 G31     W  8 G20     NW  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         FLURRIES     NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM
PRECIP END            8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5000                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 17                      W 14
DISPERSION                         54 GEN GOOD               43 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 11 G25                 NW  9 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      W 17 G31     W 10 G20     NW  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 14 TO 20. WEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS
IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 30.
HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS AROUND
20. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-082100-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      27-32 (-8)   39-44 (-11)  16-21        30-35
RH % (24H TREND)      90-95 (-3)   30-35 (-24)  74-79        35-40
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9 G23                 NW  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 11 G25    NW  8 G20    NW  5
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM
PRECIP END            8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4900                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     NW 12
DISPERSION                         46 GEN GOOD               29 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 11 G23                 NW  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW 14 G25    NW 10 G20    NW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 15 TO 22. NORTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-082100-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
246 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016 /146 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016/

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      29-34 (-7)   40-45 (-11)  17-22        33-38
RH % (24H TREND)      89-94 (-4)   30-35 (-26)  74-79        32-37
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 12 G29                  N  7 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  5         NW 13 G30    NW  8 G20    N  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4600                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     NW 13
DISPERSION                         48 GEN GOOD               32 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 15 G29                  N  9 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  7         NW 16 G30    NW 11 G20    N  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 16 TO 23. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER
30S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$



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