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
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A PLEASANT EVENING IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN
REGION AS DRY CONDITIONS AND MILD TEMPERATURES ARE ANTICIPATED.
CLOUDS WILL INCREASE EARLY ON THURSDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...WITH THE GREATEST POSSIBILITIES OCCURRING
THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-192115-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      31-36 (-14)  56-61 (+7)   45-50        59-64
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+2)  27-32 (-30)  95-100       59-64
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  6 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  8 G24     SW  5 G16
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           90           70
PRECIP DURATION                    1            5            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.29         0.09
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI                               4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3000                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  5                      SW 14
DISPERSION                         4 VERY POOR               4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  7 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        S 10 G24     SW  7 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS NEAR 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
MID 60S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-192115-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      32-37 (-14)  55-60 (+6)   44-49        58-63
RH % (24H TREND)      93-98 (+2)   25-30 (-33)  95-100       54-59
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S 11 G31     LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           90           70
PRECIP DURATION                    1            5            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.35         0.09
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               5                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3300                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  6                      SW 12
DISPERSION                         2 VERY POOR               2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  8 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  5         S  6 G19     S 13 G31     SW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE 40S TO
MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S TO MID 60S. EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN
THE 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-192115-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-43 (-9)   56-61 (+5)   48-53        60-65
RH % (24H TREND)      81-86 (-4)   39-44 (-7)   95-100       55-60
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  9 G24
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  8 G31     S 17 G47     SW  7 G22
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            40           90           60
PRECIP DURATION                    1            5            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.61         0.06
LAL                   1            1            2            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3600                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      SW 16
DISPERSION                         3 VERY POOR               7 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  6                      SW 11 G24
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S 10 G31     S 21 G47     SW 10 G22

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-192115-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-46 (-9)   59-64 (+4)   51-56        64-69
RH % (24H TREND)      86-91 (-4)   55-60 (+3)   95-100       58-63
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  5                     SW  6 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  9 G28    SE 15 G36    SW  6 G16
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            60           90           40
PRECIP DURATION                    2            8            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.08         0.81         0.04
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2700                      2900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  9                      SW 13
DISPERSION                         5 VERY POOR               8 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  6                     SW  8 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE 12 G28    SE 19 G36    SW  7 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-192115-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-45 (-11)  57-62 (+2)   49-54        63-68
RH % (24H TREND)      88-93 (-4)   52-57 (+1)   95-100       60-65
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  8 G23    SE 12 G30    LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            60           90           50
PRECIP DURATION                    2            7            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.06         0.77         0.06
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3500                      3100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  8                      SW 10
DISPERSION                         8 POOR                    7 POOR
MAX LVORI                          3                         8
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  5                     SW  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE 11 G23    SE 16 G30    SW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
MID 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-192115-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      33-38 (-14)  59-64 (+6)   47-52        63-68
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+7)  32-37 (-24)  95-100       53-58
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  7 G22    SW  5
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            30           90           60
PRECIP DURATION                    1            5            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.41         0.08
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2000                      1800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  5                     SW 10
DISPERSION                         2 VERY POOR               3 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  9 G22    SW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS THAN 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID
50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-192115-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-43 (-8)   57-62 (+4)   49-54        64-69
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+7)  48-53 (-6)   95-100       56-61
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5 G17    S 10 G28     SW  6 G16
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           90           50
PRECIP DURATION                    3            8            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       7 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.11         0.62         0.04
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2000                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     SW 13
DISPERSION                         4 VERY POOR               7 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  7 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  6 G17    S 12 G28     SW  7 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-192115-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
307 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017 /207 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017/

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       CLOUDY       MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-48 (-6)   59-64 (+3)   51-56        65-70
RH % (24H TREND)      92-97 (+4)   60-65 (+5)   95-100       57-62
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  6 G15
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  7 G25    S 11 G27     SW  6 G15
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           80           100          30
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            8            1
PRECIP BEGIN          3 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.23         0.81         0.02
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 2100                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     SW 13
DISPERSION                         6 VERY POOR               14 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  8 G15
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  9 G25    S 14 G27     SW  8 G15

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$



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