Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Nashville, TN

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
523 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

.DISCUSSION...
LARGE UPPER TROUGH REMAINS ANCHORED ACROSS THE EASTERN U.S. THIS
MORNING. THOUGH THE TROUGH AXIS IS EAST OF TN...IMPULSES WITHIN THE
NWRLY FLOW ALOFT CONTINUE TO ROTATE SOUTHEASTWARD. THESE IMPULSES
WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SCT SNOWSHOWERS TO THE AREA TODAY. THE
PRECIPITATION SHOULD TAPER OFF TO JUST SNOW FLURRIES OVERNIGHT.

FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE FCST...COLD TEMPS WILL CONTINUE. AN
ARCTIC FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON FRIDAY. TEMPS WILL THEN ATTEMPT
TO RECOVER PRIOR TO AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM WHICH MAY BRING A
ROUND OF SNOW ON SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

TNZ400-101200-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT (NORTH)-
523 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       CLOUDY       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      28 (-15)     15 (-7)      24
RH % (24H TREND)      60 (+7)      81 (-12)     49
AM 20FT WND (MPH)     W 6-10                    W 7-11
PM 20FT WND (MPH)     W 6-10       NW 6-10      W 7-11
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     70           50           10
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS FLURRIES
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.08         0.04         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HR)       7            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    1700                      1500
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   5600                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   W  8                      W  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      W 21
DISPERSION INDEX      68           62           53
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3
MAXIMUM LVORI         0            1            1
RH RECOVERY                        MODERATE

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 14. WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. MINIMUM RH
43 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. NORTHEAST WINDS UP
TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
47 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND
5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S. MINIMUM RH 39 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SNOW OR RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM
RH 63 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ501-101200-
HIGHLAND RIM DISTRICT (NORTH)-
523 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      30 (-12)     15 (-8)      27
RH % (24H TREND)      58 (+5)      80 (-9)      41
AM 20FT WND (MPH)     NW 7-11                   NW 7-11
PM 20FT WND (MPH)     NW 9-13      NW 6-10      W 7-11
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     70           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.06         0.02         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HR)       7            2
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   6 AM
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    1800                      1300
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   5800                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   NW  8                     NW  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 17                     NW 20
DISPERSION INDEX      75           58           45
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            2            3
MAXIMUM LVORI         1            1            1
RH RECOVERY                        MODERATE

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 18. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. MINIMUM RH
41 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. NORTHEAST WINDS UP
TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. MINIMUM RH 42 PERCENT.
WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 30. MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 14. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 37 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 66 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ502-101200-
HIGHLAND RIM DISTRICT (SOUTH)-
523 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      32 (-11)     16 (-9)      32
RH % (24H TREND)      57 (+11)     79 (-2)      31
AM 20FT WND (MPH)     NW 7-11                   NW 6-10
PM 20FT WND (MPH)     NW 7-11      NW 4-8       W 7-11
PRECIP CHANCE (%)     70           20           0
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS FLURRIES     NONE
PRECIP AMOUNT (IN)    0.06         0.01         0.00
PRECIP DUR (HR)       7            1
PRECIP BEGIN          6 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   12 AM
MIXING HGT (M-MSL)    1900                      1300
MIXING HGT (FT-MSL)   6300                      4400
TRANSPORT WND (M/S)   NW  8                     NW  9
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 18                     NW 21
DISPERSION INDEX      79           48           47
LAL                   1            1            1
HAINES INDEX          2            3            3
MAXIMUM LVORI         2            3            1
RH RECOVERY                        MODERATE

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 19. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM RH
38 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTHEAST
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. MINIMUM RH
46 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND
5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S. MINIMUM RH 32 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
MINIMUM RH 35 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. MINIMUM
RH 64 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

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