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
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Fair weather will prevail through the first half of the weekend
with cooler temperatures, drier air, and sunny skies. Shower
chances return on Sunday, especially across the mountains, while
wetter weather is expected next week due to a weak frontal
boundary followed by the remains of Tropical Storm Harvey.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-250815-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      73-78 (-6)   52-57 (-4)   73-78
RH % (24h trend)      36-41 (-12)  88-93 (+1)   38-43
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NE  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5         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)    6700                      6600
Transport wnd (mph)   N  8                      NE  8
Dispersion            32 Fair                   31 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     N  5                      NE  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  6         LGT/VAR      N  5

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 50s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower
60s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly 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
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 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.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-250815-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      72-77 (-2)   52-57 (-3)   72-77
RH % (24h trend)      39-44 (-20)  86-91 (-3)   41-46
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  5        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                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6500                      6300
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  7                     N  7
Dispersion            23 Fair                   19 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NE  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      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. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the 50s to lower 60s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 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 70s. Southeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-250815-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      71-76 (-2)   53-58 (-1)   72-77
RH % (24h trend)      39-44 (-20)  86-91 (-4)   42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NE  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5         LGT/VAR      N  6
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                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5900                      7000
Transport wnd (mph)   N  8                      NE  7
Dispersion            18 Gen poor               25 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NE  5                     NE  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  6         LGT/VAR      N  7

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
60s to lower 80s. West winds less than 10 mph shifting to the
north early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the 50s to lower 60s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 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 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 lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-250815-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      77-82 (-3)   56-61 (0)    77-82
RH % (24h trend)      36-41 (-16)  89-94 (-1)   42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  6         LGT/VAR      N  6
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                  5                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5100                      5900
Transport wnd (mph)   N  9                      N  6
Dispersion            25 Fair                   21 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     N  6                      LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  8         LGT/VAR      N  7

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows near 60. Southeast winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph shifting
to the northwest early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows near 60. Southeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. 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 mid 60s 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 upper 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.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-250815-
Nantahala National Forest-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

CLOUD COVER           MClear       MClear       PCldy
TEMP (24H TREND)      78-83 (-1)   55-60 (0)    77-82
RH % (24H TREND)      39-44 (-18)  95-100 (+1)  45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  5         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                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    6100                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   N  7                      N  2
DISPERSION            22 Fair                   9 Poor
MAX LVORI             4                         5
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

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
70s to lower 80s. Light winds becoming west less than 10 mph
early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows
in the mid 50s to lower 60s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. East 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 less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 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>040-042-044-046-070-250815-
East Tennessee District East-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      77-82 (-4)   54-59 (-4)   77-82
RH % (24h trend)      33-38 (-13)  88-93 (+3)   36-41
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NE  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5         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                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6200                      5500
Transport wnd (mph)   N  7                      NE  8
Dispersion            29 Fair                   27 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NE  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  6         LGT/VAR      N  5

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower
60s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s 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 lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-250815-
East Tennessee District West-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MClear       Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      76-81 (-6)   56-61 (-2)   78-83
RH % (24h trend)      36-41 (-7)   85-90 (+3)   38-43
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   NE  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5         LGT/VAR      NE  5
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                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5500                      5400
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  9                     NE  9
Dispersion            33 Fair                   33 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NE  5                     NE  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  7         LGT/VAR      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...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 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. Southeast
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. East winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-250815-
Cumberland District South-
313 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2017 /213 AM CDT Thu Aug 24 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        MClear
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-3)   58-63 (0)    79-84
RH % (24h trend)      35-40 (-13)  84-89 (+3)   39-44
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     NE  6 G17                 NE  7 G16
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  7 G16     LGT/VAR      NE  6
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                  5                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    4500                      5100
Transport wnd (mph)   NE 13                     NE 10
Dispersion            36 Fair                   36 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NE  8 G17                 NE  8 G16
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  9 G16     N  6         NE  8

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. 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.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight 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 mid 70s 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 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. East
winds less than 10 mph.

$$



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