Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...UPDATED
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK SYSTEM WILL SPREAD LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...SLEET
AND LIGHT SNOW ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA THIS MORNING. LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE.  A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE
GULF OF MEXICO WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY...SPREADING
PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION BY FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-191045-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-46 (-2)   24-29 (0)    40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      38-43 (-10)  90-95 (-3)   41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4300                      3400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  3                      NW  5
DISPERSION            7 POOR                    5 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-191045-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-45 (-2)   25-30 (-1)   41-46
RH % (24H TREND)      32-37 (-13)  89-94 (+5)   41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           RAIN         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          1 PM
PRECIP END            7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4400                      3200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  7                     NW  8
DISPERSION            8 POOR                    2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S
TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-191045-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+2)   26-31 (0)    43-48
RH % (24H TREND)      25-30 (-15)  95-100 (+21) 43-48
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4000                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  6                     N  6
DISPERSION            3 VERY POOR               2 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S TO MID 40S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-191045-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-49 (0)    29-34 (+2)   46-51
RH % (24H TREND)      34-39 (-9)   87-92 (-2)   41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3100                      2700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  5                      N  7
DISPERSION            3 VERY POOR               4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS THAN 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
COLDER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-191045-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      47-52 (0)    29-34 (+3)   48-53
RH % (24H TREND)      30-35 (-9)   88-93 (-1)   41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3700                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  3                     N  5
DISPERSION            4 VERY POOR               5 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI             4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-191045-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (-3)   25-30 (-1)   43-48
RH % (24H TREND)      43-48 (-5)   95-100 (+4)  41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           FRZ RAIN     NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3500                      2700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW  2                     N  5
DISPERSION            4 VERY POOR               4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. EAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
40S TO MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-191045-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (-2)   26-31 (0)    43-48
RH % (24H TREND)      43-48 (-3)   94-99 (+2)   41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/RAIN    NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       2
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            7 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  2                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3000                      2700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  3                      NE  6
DISPERSION            5 VERY POOR               8 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO LOWER 50S. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-191045-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
433 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-49 (-1)   28-33 (+1)   45-50
RH % (24H TREND)      44-49 (-2)   91-96 (+2)   43-48
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW/FZ RA   NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    2600                      2400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  6                      NE  9
DISPERSION            7 POOR                    10 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   NE  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH LESS THAN
10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
NEAR 50. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.

$$


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