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
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure over the northeastern United States has
pushed cooler and drier air into our region. Expect fair weather to
continue through Friday. Saturday will see a few afternoon showers
return to the mountains, while wetter weather is expected next week
thanks to the remains of Tropical Storm Harvey.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-241945-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      53-58 (-11)  73-78 (-6)   52-57        73-78
RH % (24h trend)      89-94 (-4)   42-47 (-8)   89-94        39-44
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NE  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         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)                 7100                      5000
Transport wnd (mph)                N  8                      NE  7
Dispersion                         36 Fair                   19 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NE  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  5         N  6         N  5         N  5

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
North winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower
60s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph early in the evening
becoming light.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to
upper 70s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-241945-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      52-57 (-10)  71-76 (-3)   51-56        73-78
RH % (24h trend)      91-96 (0)    43-48 (-19)  85-90        42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NW  5        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)                 6600                      5900
Transport wnd (mph)                N  7                      N  5
Dispersion                         23 Fair                   13 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  5         NW  6        N  5         N  5

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s
to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph early in the
morning becoming light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s to lower 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. South
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-241945-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      54-59 (-7)   71-76 (-2)   54-59        72-77
RH % (24h trend)      93-98 (0)    43-48 (-18)  83-88        43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  6         NE  5        N  6
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)                 6000                      6000
Transport wnd (mph)                N  9                      NE  6
Dispersion                         22 Fair                   13 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  NE  6                     NE  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  5         N  7         NE  6        N  7

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
60s to lower 80s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph early in the
morning becoming light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the 50s to lower 60s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. South
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-241945-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      56-61 (-6)   77-82 (-3)   56-61        78-83
RH % (24h trend)      93-98 (0)    41-46 (-13)  88-93        43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  NE  5                     LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5         N  7 G16     NE  6 G16    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                               5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5700                      4700
Transport wnd (mph)                N  9                      N  3
Dispersion                         29 Fair                   7 Poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  NE  6                     LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  6         N  9         NE  8 G16    N  6

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows near 60. East winds less than
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph early in
the morning becoming light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-241945-
Nantahala National Forest-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

CLOUD COVER           MClear       MClear       MClear       PCldy
TEMP (24H TREND)      55-60 (-5)   77-82 (-2)   56-61        78-83
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (-1)  43-48 (-16)  89-94        45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  5         N  5         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                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 6700                      5000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N  5                      NW  1
DISPERSION                         19 Gen poor               2 Very poor
MAX LVORI                          5                         6
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  5         N  6         N  7         LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph early in
the morning becoming light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the 50s to mid 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. East winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-241945-
East Tennessee District East-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      55-60 (-10)  76-81 (-5)   54-59        77-82
RH % (24h trend)      88-93 (-2)   41-46 (-7)   88-93        37-42
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NE  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  5         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)                 6500                      4800
Transport wnd (mph)                N  8                      NE  7
Dispersion                         33 Fair                   21 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  NE  5                     NE  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  5         N  6         LGT/VAR      N  5

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph early in the morning becoming
light.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower
60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 60s to lower
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Light
winds.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-241945-
East Tennessee District West-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      57-62 (-10)  77-82 (-5)   55-60        77-82
RH % (24h trend)      87-92 (-1)   40-45 (-5)   86-91        40-45
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  NE  5                     NE  6 G15
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      NE  5
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)                 6200                      4500
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  9                     NE  9
Dispersion                         42 Gen good               25 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  NE  6                     NE  7 G15
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  5         N  7         NE  5        NE  6

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s to mid
60s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph early in the evening
becoming light.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. Light winds.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-241945-
Cumberland District South-
236 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017 /136 PM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017/

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      58-63 (-9)   79-84 (-3)   57-62        80-85
RH % (24h trend)      84-89 (-4)   37-42 (-13)  85-90        42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  NE  7 G19                 NE  6 G18
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5 G15     N  8 G16     NE  5        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)                 5600                      4300
Transport wnd (mph)                NE 12                     NE  9
Dispersion                         46 Gen good               26 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  NE 10 G19                 NE  8 G18
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  7 G15     N  9         NE  7        NE  5

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s.
North winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s to mid
60s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph early in the evening
becoming light.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$



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