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
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Increased moisture across the region coupled with an approaching
weak front will result in scattered showers and thunderstorms
through the morning hours today. This afternoon through the
weekend will remain mostly sunny and dry as high pressure settles
over the region.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-190800-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-3)   60-65 (-6)   81-86
RH % (24h trend)      59-64 (-2)   95-100 (0)   45-50
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     W  6 G16                  LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  8 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     40           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.07         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5700                      5700
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      W  5
Dispersion            47 Gen good               16 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  7 G16                  LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  9 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s. Southwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s.
Southwest 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. Northwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-190800-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      76-81 (-4)   61-66 (-3)   78-83
RH % (24h trend)      61-66 (+1)   95-100 (+1)  43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     W  7 G18                  LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  8 G19     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        tstms        NONE
Chance precip (%)     40           20           0
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
Precip amount         0.09         0.01         0.00
LAL                   3            2            1
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6000                      6400
Transport wnd (mph)   W 16                      NW  8
Dispersion            45 Gen good               24 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W 10 G18                  LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W 10 G19     NW  5        NW  5

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to 80s. West winds less
than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.
Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-190800-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      76-81 (-4)   61-66 (-3)   78-83
RH % (24h trend)      60-65 (+1)   95-100 (+3)  46-51
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     W  6 G18                  LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  8 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        tstms        NONE
Chance precip (%)     40           20           0
Precip duration       1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   11 PM
Precip amount         0.10         0.01         0.00
LAL                   3            2            1
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5900                      6700
Transport wnd (mph)   W 14                      NW  6
Dispersion            34 Fair                   18 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  8 G18                  LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W 10 G20     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to upper 60s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to upper 60s.
Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to 80s. Southwest winds less than
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 60s to upper 80s. Southwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s.
Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-190800-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      81-86 (-3)   62-67 (-4)   82-87
RH % (24h trend)      58-63 (+1)   95-100 (+1)  47-52
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  7 G16     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     40           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            Continuing
Precip amount         0.08         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5600                      6000
Transport wnd (mph)   W 12                      NW  6
Dispersion            36 Fair                   18 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  9         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s.
Southwest winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to 80s. Northwest winds
less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-190800-
Nantahala National Forest-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        MClear       MClear
TEMP (24H TREND)      80-85 (-3)   60-65 (-5)   82-87
RH % (24H TREND)      60-65 (+2)   95-100 (0)   47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  7 G15     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5900                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      NW  6
DISPERSION            41 Gen good               22 Fair
MAX LVORI             4                         5
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  6                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  9         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. West
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northwest winds
less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-190800-
East Tennessee District East-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      82-87 (-2)   61-66 (-6)   84-89
RH % (24h trend)      58-63 (0)    95-100 (+2)  43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     W  6 G16                  LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  8 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     40           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.07         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5500                      5100
Transport wnd (mph)   W 15                      W  3
Dispersion            51 Gen good               11 Poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  8 G16                  LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W 10         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s to lower 70s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s.
Southwest winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northwest winds
less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-190800-
East Tennessee District West-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      83-88 (-2)   63-68 (-6)   85-90
RH % (24h trend)      56-61 (-2)   95-100 (+2)  43-48
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  7 G16     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.04         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5500                      5200
Transport wnd (mph)   W 13                      W  2
Dispersion            45 Gen good               7 Poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  6                      LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  9         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s to lower 70s.
Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 70. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s. Southwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Northwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-190800-
Cumberland District South-
300 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017 /200 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Sat

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      85-90 (-2)   64-69 (-5)   85-90
RH % (24h trend)      53-58 (-3)   95-100 (+2)  40-45
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.04         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5400                      5200
Transport wnd (mph)   W 12                      NW  2
Dispersion            42 Gen good               9 Poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  8         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s to lower 70s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows near 70. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Southwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the 80s. Northwest winds less
than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$



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