Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FXUS64 KMRX 251851
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
251 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

.SHORT TERM (TONIGHT AND TOMORROW)...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST
THROUGH THE NIGHT...WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND DRY WEATHER THROUGH
THE NIGHT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR NORMAL.

.LONG TERM (SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY)...STRONG SHORT WAVE
TROUGH SHIFTS SOUTHEAST INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION SUNDAY
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT INCREASING THE CHANCE FOR STRONG TO POSSIBLY
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. FRONTAL BOUNDARY AND TRAILING SHORT WAVE
ENERGY BUILDING INTO THE BACK SIDE OF THE DEPARTING UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH MAY KEEP A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GOING THROUGH THE
DAY MONDAY. LESS ACTIVE NORTHWEST FLOW WITH COOLER AND MORE STABLE
AIR WILL FILL INTO THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BUT THE PATTERN
WILL BECOME SOMEWHAT UNSETTLED AGAIN THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY AS
SEVERAL SHORTER WAVELENGTH FEATURES ROTATE THROUGH THE SOUTHEASTERN
U.S. WITHIN A BROAD LONGWAVE EASTERN STATES UPPER TROUGH. KEPT
SLIGHT AND SMALL CHANCE POPS FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DURING
THIS PERIOD OF THE FORECAST. WITH THE MAJOR LEAGUE CHILL THE MODELS
ARE FORECASTING FOR NEXT WEEK...HAD TO TRIM SEVERAL DEGREES OFF
MAX/MIN GUIDANCE TEMPERATURES.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             65  92  70  91 /   0   0  10  20
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  62  90  69  90 /   0   0  10  30
OAK RIDGE, TN                       63  90  68  89 /   0   0  10  30
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              59  89  64  88 /   0   0  10  40

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...NONE.
TN...NONE.
VA...NONE.
&&

$$

JW/TH


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