Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FXUS64 KMRX 221431
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1031 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CURRENT SURFACE ANALYSIS SHOWS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST...WITH HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE GREAT LAKES
REGION BUILDING ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. SATELLITE IMAGERY REVEALS
AN EXTENSIVE AREA OF CLOUDS SPREADING OVER SOUTHWEST VA AND NORTHEAST
TN THIS MORNING...WHICH WAS ASSOCIATED WITH A DEEP UPPER-LEVEL
TROUGH OVER THE NORTHEAST. THIS UPPER TROUGH IS PROGGED TO SLOWLY
DRIFT EASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THESE CLOUDS GRADUALLY
DIMINISHING TOWARDS SUNSET.

OVERALL...CURRENT FORECAST FOR TODAY APPEARS TO BE ON TRACK...BUT
WILL PLAN TO UPDATE THIS MORNING TO MENTION DECREASING CLOUDINESS
OVER SOUTHWEST VA AND NORTHEAST TN.
&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             65  40  69  42 /   0   0   0  10
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  61  38  65  40 /   0   0   0  10
OAK RIDGE, TN                       61  38  66  40 /   0   0   0  10
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              54  35  61  34 /  10   0   0   0
&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...FROST ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR CHEROKEE-CLAY.

TN...FROST ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR BLOUNT SMOKY
     MOUNTAINS-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-EAST POLK-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
     MORGAN-NORTHWEST CARTER-NORTHWEST GREENE-SCOTT TN-SEVIER
     SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-SULLIVAN-WASHINGTON TN.

VA...FROST ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR LEE-RUSSELL-
     SCOTT-WASHINGTON-WISE.

&&

$$

DMG



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