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
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Warm and mostly dry conditions will persist across the
upper Tennessee Valley and Southern Appalachians through the
weekend. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible, but
mainly across the higher terrain.  Daytime temperatures will be in
the 80s with overnight lows in the 60s.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-232000-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      57-62 (-2)   82-87 (0)    56-61        79-84
RH % (24h trend)      93-98 (0)    37-42 (-9)   88-93        42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 7000                      6600
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  6                     E  8
Dispersion                         25 Fair                   34 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  5        NE  5        LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. North winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 70s
to mid 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds less
than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-232000-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      55-60 (-2)   78-83 (+1)   55-60        76-81
RH % (24h trend)      92-97 (+1)   40-45 (-11)  86-91        44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR
Precip type           NONE         tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            3            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6900                      6900
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  6                     SE  8
Dispersion                         20 Gen poor               30 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  5        SE  6        NE  5

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. North winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to
lower 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds less
than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-232000-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      56-61 (-2)   79-84 (+3)   56-61        76-81
RH % (24h trend)      91-96 (+4)   41-46 (-12)  86-91        45-50
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  5        SE  5        N  5
Precip type           tstms        tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     20           20           0            0
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          8 PM         2 PM
Precip end            11 PM        8 PM
Precip amount         0.01         0.03         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            3            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6200                      6800
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  5                     E  8
Dispersion                         12 Poor                   27 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SE  5        NE  7        SE  7        N  6

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. West winds
less than 10 mph shifting to the north early in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the 60s to
mid 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds less
than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-232000-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      58-63 (-3)   83-88 (+2)   58-63        80-85
RH % (24h trend)      95-100 (+9)  44-49 (-5)   87-92        43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           20           0            0
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          8 PM         2 PM
Precip end            11 PM        8 PM
Precip amount         0.01         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            2            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6000                      6900
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  2                     E  6
Dispersion                         9 Poor                    24 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         E  5         NW  5

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Southeast winds
less than 10 mph shifting to the northwest early in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to 70s.
North winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-232000-
Nantahala National Forest-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
TEMP (24H TREND)      55-60 (-3)   81-86 (-1)   57-62        79-84
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+4)  44-49 (-3)   90-95        42-47
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        tstms        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         2 PM
PRECIP END            11 PM        8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.02         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            2            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5500                      7100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  2                     E  6
DISPERSION                         7 Poor                    24 Fair
MAX LVORI                          7                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NE  5

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph shifting to the northwest early in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower 70s
to mid 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 70s to lower
80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper
70s. North winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-232000-
East Tennessee District East-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      58-63 (0)    84-89 (+1)   58-63        81-86
RH % (24h trend)      95-100 (+3)  37-42 (-8)   86-91        43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6100                      6300
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  5                     E  8
Dispersion                         17 Gen poor               33 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. North winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows near 60. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
70s to 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 70s to lower
80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s. North winds less
than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-232000-
East Tennessee District West-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      61-66 (-1)   84-89 (+1)   60-65        82-87
RH % (24h trend)      95-100 (+5)  41-46 (-6)   84-89        44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            0
Precip duration
Precip begin
Precip end
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5800                      6600
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  3                     SE  7
Dispersion                         15 Gen poor               30 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows near 60. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower to mid 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Light
winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
70s to upper 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 70s to lower
80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. North winds less than
10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-232000-
Cumberland District South-
252 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017 /152 PM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017/

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      61-66 (-2)   83-88 (0)    62-67        83-88
RH % (24h trend)      95-100 (+9)  46-51 (-3)   82-87        44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           NONE         tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     0            10           0            0
Precip duration                    1
Precip begin                       2 PM
Precip end                         8 PM
Precip amount         0.00         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5500                      6800
Transport wnd (mph)                E  2                      SE  6
Dispersion                         7 Poor                    28 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 80s. Light winds becoming north
less than 10 mph early in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. Light
winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 80s. North winds less than
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the
80s to lower 90s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 70s to mid
80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 70s. North
winds less than 10 mph.

$$


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