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
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL
SPREAD RAIN INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS INTO MONDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE SEVERAL DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR LATE DECEMBER SO NO WINTRY
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-282115-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-46 (+9)   48-53 (-9)   38-43        47-52
RH % (24H TREND)      93-98 (+20)  65-70 (+40)  95-100       72-77
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           100          80           40
PRECIP DURATION       3            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.43         0.49         0.06
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4000                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  9                      NE  2
DISPERSION                         15 GEN POOR               2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-282115-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-45 (+8)   50-55 (-6)   40-45        49-54
RH % (24H TREND)      88-93 (+20)  64-69 (+42)  95-100       69-74
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           100          100          40
PRECIP DURATION       3            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.13         0.34         0.64         0.16
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4800                      3800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W 16                      SW  5
DISPERSION                         28 FAIR                   4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SW  5                     LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN 10 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-282115-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+9)   50-55 (-5)   40-45        49-54
RH % (24H TREND)      92-97 (+25)  70-75 (+44)  95-100       66-71
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  6         SW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          100          40
PRECIP DURATION       5            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.44         0.71         0.13
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5000                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 22                     SW  6
DISPERSION                         35 FAIR                   3 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SW  6 G16                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  8 G17     SW  6 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ087-102-282115-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-48 (+13)  53-58 (-3)   44-49        51-56
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+12) 77-82 (+46)  95-100       66-71
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  5                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          100          30
PRECIP DURATION       8            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.51         0.44         0.73         0.10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4100                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     W  3
DISPERSION                         26 FAIR                   3 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  6                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

NCZ060-061-282115-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+16)  53-58 (-3)   44-49        53-58
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+6)  78-83 (+50)  95-100       63-68
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          100          30
PRECIP DURATION       8            8            8            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.56         0.41         0.84         0.14
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4500                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 16                     SW  5
DISPERSION                         31 FAIR                   7 POOR
MAX LVORI                          4                         6
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  6                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE 30S TO MID 40S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST LESS THAN 10 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 30. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS AROUND
30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-282115-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-45 (+10)  51-56 (-7)   39-44        50-55
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+7)  72-77 (+39)  95-100       65-70
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           100          80           40
PRECIP DURATION       5            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.41         0.57         0.07
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3500                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  8                      NW  2
DISPERSION                         14 GEN POOR               2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-282115-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+11)  49-54 (-6)   38-43        49-54
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+8)  75-80 (+37)  95-100       65-70
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          80           40
PRECIP DURATION       8            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.36         0.50         0.51         0.04
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3000                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  7                      N  3
DISPERSION                         11 POOR                   4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS THAN
10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 50S.
NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO
LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. 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 LOWER
TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-282115-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
312 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

                      TONIGHT      SUN          SUN NIGHT    MON

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-49 (+12)  51-56 (-4)   40-45        50-55
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+4)  76-81 (+32)  95-100       64-69
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         RAIN         SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     100          100          80           30
PRECIP DURATION       8            8            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.59         0.44         0.52         0.03
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2600                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     N  3
DISPERSION                         10 POOR                   3 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SW  5                     LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S.
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS THAN 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO
LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$


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