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
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure over the region will provide dry and warm conditions
for Wednesday.  The chance of showers and thunderstorms will return
to the Southern Appalachian Region on Thursday as a cold front
approaches from the west.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-262015-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      50-55 (+2)   77-82 (+10)  54-59        74-79
RH % (24h trend)      92-97 (+2)   35-40 (-17)  91-96        42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S  8 G24
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  7 G17     LGT/VAR      SW  9 G25
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            50
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 8 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.15
LAL                   1            1            1            3
LASI                               5                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5200                      5900
Transport wnd (mph)                S 13                      S 17
Dispersion                         36 Fair                   59 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  S  5                      S 10 G24
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  9 G17     SE  5        SW 12 G25

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds less than
10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds up
to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 60. South winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s.
South winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the 60s to mid 70s. West winds up
to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the upper 50s
to lower 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-262015-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      49-54 (+4)   75-80 (+12)  53-58        72-77
RH % (24h trend)      88-93 (-3)   35-40 (-20)  87-92        44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S  8 G21
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  8 G20     SE  6 G17    SW  8 G21
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            40
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 8 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.17
LAL                   1            1            1            3
LASI                               4                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5600                      6000
Transport wnd (mph)                S 13                      S 17
Dispersion                         32 Fair                   49 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  W  5                      S 10 G21
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  5         S 11 G20     SE  8 G17    SW 10 G21

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds less than
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. South winds
less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. South winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s to upper 80s. South winds less
than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows around 60. Highs
in the 60s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the 60s to 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
upper 50s to lower 70s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-262015-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      49-54 (+4)   75-80 (+8)   54-59        69-74
RH % (24h trend)      88-93 (-6)   35-40 (-14)  85-90        47-52
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S 11 G28
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  8 G20     S  8 G26     SW 10 G28
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           60
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    5 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.30
LAL                   1            1            2            3
LASI                               5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5700                      5700
Transport wnd (mph)                S 12                      SW 22
Dispersion                         26 Fair                   50 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  S  5                      S 14 G28
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  5        S 11 G20     S 11 G26     SW 13 G28

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. South winds up to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s. South winds up to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. South winds up to
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms and slight
chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the 50s to mid
70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 50s
to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-262015-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      51-56 (+4)   79-84 (+8)   55-60        72-77
RH % (24h trend)      88-93 (-6)   35-40 (-13)  88-93        50-55
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  S  5                      S 10 G25
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  8 G20     S  8 G23     SW  9 G25
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           60
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    5 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.31
LAL                   1            1            3            3
LASI                               4                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5500                      5300
Transport wnd (mph)                S 16                      SW 23
Dispersion                         49 Gen good               64 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  S  6                      S 12 G25
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  5        S 11 G20     S 10 G23     SW 11 G25

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid to upper 50s. South winds less
than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. South winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows near 60. South winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds up
to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 70s. West
winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
upper 50s to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-262015-
Nantahala National Forest-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

CLOUD COVER           MClear       MClear       MClear       MCldy
TEMP (24H TREND)      50-55 (+4)   77-82 (+5)   52-57        71-76
RH % (24H TREND)      88-93 (-6)   38-43 (-8)   94-99        54-59
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  7 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  8 G19     S  5 G15     SW  7 G18
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         tstms        tstms
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           60
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                                    5 AM         Continuing
PRECIP END                                      Continuing   Continuing
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.35
LAL                   1            1            2            3
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5600                      5400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S 16                      S 21
DISPERSION                         46 Gen good               56 Gen good
MAX LVORI                          4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  5                      S  8 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S 11 G19     S  7 G15     SW  9 G18

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. South winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Southeast winds
up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Northwest
winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
lower 60s to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-262015-
East Tennessee District East-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      51-56 (+3)   79-84 (+10)  53-58        76-81
RH % (24h trend)      87-92 (-1)   33-38 (-17)  95-100       44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S  6 G21
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  7 G15    LGT/VAR      SW  9 G22
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            50
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 8 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.22
LAL                   1            1            1            3
LASI                               5                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5200                      5700
Transport wnd (mph)                S 12                      S 18
Dispersion                         36 Fair                   69 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S  7 G21
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  9        SE  5        SW 11 G22

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid to upper 50s. West winds less than
10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to 80s. South winds less than
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower
60s. Highs in the 70s to 80s. South winds up to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. West winds
up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 60s to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-262015-
East Tennessee District West-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      53-58 (+4)   81-86 (+8)   58-63        73-78
RH % (24h trend)      87-92 (-5)   33-38 (-13)  85-90        50-55
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S  8 G22
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  8 G19     S  6 G19     SW  9 G24
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           60
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    2 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.26
LAL                   1            1            3            3
LASI                               5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5200                      5400
Transport wnd (mph)                S 16                      SW 23
Dispersion                         55 Gen good               81 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  S  5                      S 10 G22
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S 10 G19     S  8 G19     SW 11 G24

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southwest winds
less than 10 mph shifting to the southeast after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. South winds up to
10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds less than
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s.
South winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows around 60. Highs
in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Cooler. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s.
Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s
to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-262015-
Cumberland District South-
302 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017 /202 PM CDT Tue Apr 25 2017/

                      Tonight      Wed          Wed Night    Thu

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      54-59 (+5)   81-86 (+8)   58-63        73-78
RH % (24h trend)      84-89 (-8)   36-41 (-9)   86-91        50-55
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   S  9 G22
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  9 G21     S  8 G23     SW  9 G22
Precip type           NONE         NONE         tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     0            0            30           70
Precip duration                                 1            2
Precip begin                                    2 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.03         0.24
LAL                   1            1            3            3
LASI                               5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5300                      5300
Transport wnd (mph)                S 20                      SW 21
Dispersion                         71 Good                   75 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  S  5                      S 12 G22
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S 11 G21     S 10 G23     SW 11 G22

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s. Southeast winds less
than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. South winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. South
winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper
50s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Not as warm. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the
60s to mid 70s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to
upper 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.

$$


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