Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FNUS54 KMRX 160737
FWFMRX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY WITH
A FEW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE
FRONT. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AND DRIER WEATHER WILL BUILD IN BEHIND
THE FRONT AND REMAIN OVER THE REGION INTO THE WEEKEND.

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-170845-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      71-76 (-2)   49-54 (-8)   68-73
RH % (24H TREND)      56-61 (+2)   95-100 (+13) 50-55
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5000                      5200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 10                      NE  5
DISPERSION            27 FAIR                   12 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER 70S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S.
EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER 70S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-170845-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      71-76 (+1)   50-55 (-7)   65-70
RH % (24H TREND)      54-59 (-4)   95-100 (+12) 56-61
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.02         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6600                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 18                      N  3
DISPERSION            61 GOOD                   7 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  7 G16                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G17    LGT/VAR      NW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID
50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO 70S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO
UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-170845-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      71-76 (+1)   52-57 (-6)   67-72
RH % (24H TREND)      52-57 (-11)  95-100 (+8)  52-57
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  5         NW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.02         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6800                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      N  6
DISPERSION            51 GEN GOOD               9 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  6 G16                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  7 G17     NW  6        N  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO 70S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 80S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO
UPPER 70S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-170845-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      76-81 (+1)   55-60 (-6)   72-77
RH % (24H TREND)      48-53 (-9)   90-95 (+7)   44-49
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           10           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.01         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6100                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 14                      N  8
DISPERSION            47 GEN GOOD               19 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      NW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S.
NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 80S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER
70S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-170845-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      77-82 (+1)   54-59 (-7)   72-77
RH % (24H TREND)      47-52 (-10)  90-95 (+5)   47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   2 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.01         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7300                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 16                     NW  8
DISPERSION            69 GOOD                   20 GEN POOR
MAX LVORI             4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        LGT/VAR      NW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S TO MID 80S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER
70S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-170845-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      74-79 (0)    51-56 (-9)   71-76
RH % (24H TREND)      51-56 (-2)   95-100 (+12) 47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4800                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      N  3
DISPERSION            38 FAIR                   11 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  7 G16     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID
50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER 70S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID
50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-170845-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      75-80 (+1)   54-59 (-7)   72-77
RH % (24H TREND)      52-57 (-3)   95-100 (+14) 45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4700                      4700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      N  5
DISPERSION            37 FAIR                   15 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S.
LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S TO MID 80S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER
80S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-170845-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
337 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      79-84 (+4)   56-61 (-7)   74-79
RH % (24H TREND)      48-53 (-10)  87-92 (+4)   40-45
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1
LASI                  3                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5000                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      N  7
DISPERSION            42 GEN GOOD               18 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 50S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO MID 80S. EAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO
MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO
LOWER 80S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$



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