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
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...

...AFTERNOON RHS LOW BUT RECOVERING...

RHS WILL FALL INTO THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON BUT
LOW LEVEL MOUSTURE WILL SLOWLY INCREASE OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
OTHERWISE...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION TODAY
WILL PROVIDE ANOTHER SUNNY AND MILD DAY.  A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
BRING SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-251000-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      71-76 (+9)   48-53 (+13)  67-72
RH % (24H TREND)      22-27 (+3)   88-93 (+16)  44-49
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   S  9 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     SW  6        LGT/VAR      W 12
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           60
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.07         0.28
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6200                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 29
DISPERSION            34 FAIR                   100 GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-251000-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      70-75 (+9)   46-51 (+13)  65-70
RH % (24H TREND)      25-30 (+4)   88-93 (+12)  45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   SW  8 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         S  5         W 12 G19
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           70
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.05         0.24
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6200                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 26
DISPERSION            32 FAIR                   77 GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-251000-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      70-75 (+7)   49-54 (+15)  64-69
RH % (24H TREND)      26-31 (+5)   82-87 (+5)   48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   SW 10
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  6         W 12
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           50
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.13         0.08
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6300                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW 10                     SW 29
DISPERSION            30 FAIR                   69 GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 80S. WEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-251000-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      72-77 (+4)   52-57 (+14)  68-73
RH % (24H TREND)      26-31 (+6)   83-88 (+8)   47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     SE  5                     SW  8
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  7         S  6         W  9
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           50
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.19         0.07
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6000                      5800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 16                      SW 24
DISPERSION            54 GEN GOOD               79 GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S TO MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-251000-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      71-76 (+4)   51-56 (+13)  68-73
RH % (24H TREND)      25-30 (+5)   84-89 (+10)  48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     SE  5                     SW  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  7         LGT/VAR      W  9
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           50
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.16         0.07
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6100                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 15                      SW 23
DISPERSION            52 GEN GOOD               73 GOOD
MAX LVORI             3                         4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO
LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-251000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      72-77 (+7)   50-55 (+14)  69-74
RH % (24H TREND)      24-29 (+5)   86-91 (+11)  45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   SW  8 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W 12
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           60
PRECIP DURATION                    1            2
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.09         0.19
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6000                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   SW  9                     SW 29
DISPERSION            37 FAIR                   108 VERY GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-251000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      73-78 (+5)   53-58 (+15)  69-74
RH % (24H TREND)      27-32 (+8)   81-86 (+7)   44-49
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   SW  9
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     SW  6        S  5         W 10
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           40
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   5 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.20         0.08
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5800                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 26
DISPERSION            49 GEN GOOD               103 VERY GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS
IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-251000-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
454 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      74-79 (+4)   54-59 (+14)  69-74
RH % (24H TREND)      29-34 (+9)   81-86 (+5)   45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     SE  5                     SW  8
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  7         S  5         W  9
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            70           30
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       11 PM        CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   5 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.27         0.05
LAL                   1            2            2
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5600                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 16                      W 23
DISPERSION            63 GOOD                   90 GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. NORTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$



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