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
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
There are chances of showers and storms this afternoon
in the higher terrain and in the valley, mainly along and south of I-
40, otherwise it will be mostly dry across the area into the middle
of next week. Temperatures will continue warmer than normal as well.

Humidity values continue to get lower each day, with a few areas
this afternoon getting under 40 percent. Winds should be light today,
except in the vicinity of storms where gusty outflow winds are
possible.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-240800-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      81-86 (-1)   55-60 (-1)   81-86
RH % (24h trend)      37-42 (-7)   95-100 (+6)  37-42
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NE  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)    6800                      6500
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  7                     E  6
Dispersion            27 Fair                   23 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  6        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 mid 70s to upper 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows near 60. Southeast winds less
than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the lower
70s to mid 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to
upper 70s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds less
than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-240800-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      77-82 (0)    52-57 (-2)   76-81
RH % (24h trend)      41-46 (-8)   95-100 (+7)  44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          2 PM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.06         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    7800                      6500
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  6                     E  7
Dispersion            25 Fair                   20 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        SE  5        LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s.
North winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the
upper 60s to mid 80s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly 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...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 40s. Highs in the 60s to 70s. Northwest winds less than
10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-240800-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      76-81 (0)    55-60 (0)    75-80
RH % (24h trend)      44-49 (-8)   90-95 (+3)   44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          2 PM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.04         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    7500                      6400
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  5                     NE  3
Dispersion            17 Gen poor               9 Poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        SE  5        N  5

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TNZ087-102-240800-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-2)   56-61 (-1)   79-84
RH % (24h trend)      49-54 (-1)   95-100 (+4)  45-50
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          2 PM
Precip end            Continuing
Precip amount         0.06         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6200                      6300
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  2                     E  5
Dispersion            9 Poor                    16 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      N  5

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph shifting to the north early in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast 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 around 60. Highs in the 70s to
80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly 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...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-240800-
Nantahala National Forest-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        MClear       MClear
TEMP (24H TREND)      78-83 (-4)   54-59 (0)    78-83
RH % (24H TREND)      49-54 (+1)   95-100 (+2)  45-50
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        tstms        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          2 PM         Continuing
PRECIP END            Continuing   11 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.01         0.00
LAL                   3            2            1
LASI                  3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7100                      6700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NE  3                     E  6
DISPERSION            15 Gen poor               20 Gen poor
MAX LVORI             6                         5
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   E  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph shifting to the north early in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.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
lower 70s to mid 80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly 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...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s
to mid 70s. North winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-240800-
East Tennessee District East-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      83-88 (0)    56-61 (-1)   82-87
RH % (24h trend)      38-43 (-5)   93-98 (+2)   37-42
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      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                      6100
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  5                     E  5
Dispersion            20 Gen poor               20 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-240800-
East Tennessee District West-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           MClear       MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      83-88 (0)    59-64 (-1)   82-87
RH % (24h trend)      41-46 (-5)   93-98 (+4)   40-45
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     10           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          2 PM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5700                      5900
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  5                     E  2
Dispersion            18 Gen poor               11 Poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. Light
winds becoming east less than 10 mph after midnight.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. East winds less
than 10 mph shifting to the northeast early in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 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 mid 50s. Highs in the 70s to lower
80s. North winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s
to upper 70s. North winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-240800-
Cumberland District South-
258 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017 /158 AM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Sun

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      82-87 (-1)   59-64 (-1)   82-87
RH % (24h trend)      48-53 (-1)   95-100 (0)   45-50
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          2 PM
Precip end            Continuing
Precip amount         0.03         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5000                      6000
Transport wnd (mph)   NE  3                     SE  5
Dispersion            12 Poor                   19 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

Remarks...None.

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

$$



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