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
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
TONIGHT...BRINGING SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. MUCH COLDER
TEMPERATURES TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH BELOW FREEZING
TEMPERATURES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-272015-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      34-39 (-18)  41-46 (-27)  20-25        34-39
RH % (24H TREND)      90-95 (+8)   41-46 (-4)   70-75        26-31
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7                     NW  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  8 G15     NW  7        NW  7        NW  7
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           30           50           0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.30         0.03         0.05         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      7300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 17                     NW 18
DISPERSION                         47 GEN GOOD               82 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8 G16                 NW  9 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G19     NW  9 G16    NW  9 G18    NW  9 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 14 TO 22. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COLD.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-272015-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-40 (-14)  41-46 (-27)  19-24        34-39
RH % (24H TREND)      91-96 (+4)   36-41 (-8)   67-72        24-29
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8 G15                 NW  9 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G15    NW  9        NW  8 G18    NW 10 G17
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SNOW SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     90           40           50           20
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   12 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.29         0.03         0.07         0.01
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5600                      7300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 20                     NW 20
DISPERSION                         47 GEN GOOD               76 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 10 G19                 NW 11 G21
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G19    NW 11 G20    NW 11 G22    NW 12 G21

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 13 TO 22. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COLD.
LOWS IN THE 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-272015-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      35-40 (-14)  42-47 (-24)  20-25        35-40
RH % (24H TREND)      87-92 (0)    31-36 (-14)  68-73        19-24
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7 G15                 NW  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G20    NW  8 G15    NW  9 G21    NW  8
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.38         0.03         0.06         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5400                      6900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     NW 12
DISPERSION                         36 FAIR                   36 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9 G19                 NW  9 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 11 G25    NW 10 G19    NW 12 G26    NW 10 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 12 TO 24. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COLD.
LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-272015-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-45 (-11)  46-51 (-22)  23-28        40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      79-84 (-6)   33-38 (-16)  66-71        22-27
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7 G15                 NW  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G17    NW  8        NW  9 G17    NW  7
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           20           10           0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.33         0.02         0.01         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4400                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 20                      N 14
DISPERSION                         38 FAIR                   50 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 10 G19                 NW  9 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 11 G21    NW 10 G18    NW 11 G21    NW 10 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 17 TO 25. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.
LOWS NEAR 40. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-272015-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      39-44 (-10)  47-52 (-21)  23-28        40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      86-91 (-4)   29-34 (-19)  69-74        18-23
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8                     NW  8
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7 G15    NW  9        NW  9 G17    NW  9
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.33         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4600                      6500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     NW 16
DISPERSION                         37 FAIR                   58 GEN GOOD
MAX LVORI                          3                         1
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 10 G19                 NW 10 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G19    NW 11 G19    NW 12 G21    NW 11 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-272015-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      37-42 (-15)  45-50 (-26)  22-27        38-43
RH % (24H TREND)      87-92 (0)    38-43 (-6)   67-72        23-28
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  6                     NW  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7 G15    NW  8        NW  7        NW  7
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.29         0.03         0.02         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5000                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 16                     NW 14
DISPERSION                         48 GEN GOOD               61 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8                     NW  8 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G19    NW 10 G18    NW  9 G17    NW  9 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 16 TO 24. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COLD.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-272015-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      36-41 (-19)  45-50 (-25)  22-27        40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      80-85 (0)    36-41 (-10)  67-72        22-27
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  6                     NW  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  8 G18     NW  7        NW  8 G15    NW  6
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.31         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4300                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 16                      N 10
DISPERSION                         42 GEN GOOD               42 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8                     NW  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G23     NW  9 G17    NW 10 G19    NW  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-272015-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
305 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      38-43 (-19)  49-54 (-21)  24-29        43-48
RH % (24H TREND)      73-78 (-3)   30-35 (-15)  67-72        18-23
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  6                     NW  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 10 G20     NW  8 G15    NW  7 G15    NW  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       5            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.25         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   2            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3900                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 17                      NW 13
DISPERSION                         41 GEN GOOD               43 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8 G15                 NW  7 G15
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N 13 G26     NW 10 G19    NW  9 G19    NW  8

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO
MID 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$


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