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
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COLDER AIR AND BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PRODUCE SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THIS MORNING...WITH A LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE IN
THE HIGHER TERRAIN ALONG THE TENNESSEE AND NORTH CAROLINA LINE.
A DUSTING OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND HIGHER RIDGES
OVER THE TRI-CITIES AND KNOXVILLE AREAS. LOOK FOR CLEARING SKIES
IN THE AFTERNOON. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA
FOR SATURDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE AREA SUNDAY
AND MONDAY BRINGING WITH IT ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN AND SNOW.

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-310945-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      29-34 (-18)  15-20 (-12)  38-43
RH % (24H TREND)      44-49 (-2)   68-73 (-14)  25-30
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 10 G19                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 10 G20    NW  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3800                      4300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 22                     W  6
DISPERSION            33 FAIR                   11 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 12 G24                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 13 G25    NW  7 G17    LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER
30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 20S. WEST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE 20S
TO MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 11.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-310945-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      28-33 (-17)  13-18 (-12)  38-43
RH % (24H TREND)      39-44 (-5)   69-74 (-12)  20-25
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 13 G25                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 13 G25    NW  9 G22    LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3900                      4500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 28                     NW  8
DISPERSION            23 FAIR                   11 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 17 G32                 W  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 17 G32    NW 12 G28    W  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER
30S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO
LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 12.
HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-310945-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      30-35 (-17)  15-20 (-11)  39-44
RH % (24H TREND)      37-42 (-7)   74-79 (-11)  17-22
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 10 G19                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G18    N  6 G15     LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 AM
PRECIP END            4 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    4100                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 24                     NW  6
DISPERSION            16 GEN POOR               3 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 12 G24                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 11 G22    N  7 G19     LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S.
SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO
25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SNOW WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID
20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S TO MID 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S
TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-310945-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-41 (-14)  18-23 (-14)  44-49
RH % (24H TREND)      38-43 (-5)   73-78 (-10)  21-26
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  9 G17                  LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  9 G17     N  6         LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3600                      3500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 20                      NW  3
DISPERSION            25 FAIR                   4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N 12 G22                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 11 G22     N  8 G17     LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID
30S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO
LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO
10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-310945-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-41 (-12)  18-23 (-12)  46-51
RH % (24H TREND)      35-40 (-7)   73-78 (-11)  16-21
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 12 G21                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G20     N  7 G15     LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3700                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 22                      W  5
DISPERSION            25 FAIR                   8 POOR
MAX LVORI             3                         3
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 14 G26                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 13 G25     N  9 G19     LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID
30S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY AND SNOW. LOWS NEAR 30. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-310945-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      32-37 (-18)  15-20 (-14)  41-46
RH % (24H TREND)      42-47 (-3)   71-76 (-12)  23-28
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  9 G18                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G18    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS 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                      3600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 18                     W  3
DISPERSION            36 FAIR                   6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 12 G23                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 11 G23    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-310945-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-40 (-19)  18-23 (-13)  42-47
RH % (24H TREND)      39-44 (-5)   72-77 (-6)   23-28
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3500                      3100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 16                     SE  3
DISPERSION            32 FAIR                   5 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  9 G18                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE 20S TO MID 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S
TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER
30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. HIGHS IN THE 20S
TO UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-310945-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
345 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-43 (-17)  20-25 (-13)  45-50
RH % (24H TREND)      36-41 (-6)   73-78 (-2)   19-24
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N  8                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  7         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    3400                      2800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N 17                      NE  3
DISPERSION            34 FAIR                   5 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     N 11 G19                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  9 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID
30S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 20S TO MID 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. HIGHS IN
THE 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20.
HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TG/TD


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