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
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Increased moisture across the region coupled with
an approaching weak front by Friday will result in the possibility
of showers and thunderstorms for the next few days. Coverage for the
most part will be scattered in nature...with the greatest coverage
occurring during the afternoon and evening hours.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-180800-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      82-87 (+1)   66-71 (+1)   79-84
RH % (24h trend)      63-68 (+2)   95-100 (0)   57-62
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     SW  6        LGT/VAR      W  8 G16
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     50           40           50
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.19         0.02         0.09
LAL                   3            2            3
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5700                      6900
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 13                     W 15
Dispersion            40 Fair                   65 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     SW  6                     SW  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  7        LGT/VAR      W  9

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
West winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. West winds
less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s.
Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the mid
70s to upper 80s. 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 lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. North winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-180800-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      80-85 (0)    64-69 (0)    76-81
RH % (24h trend)      60-65 (+1)   95-100 (0)   61-66
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  8 G17
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     50           40           50
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.14         0.02         0.11
LAL                   3            2            4
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6100                      6700
Transport wnd (mph)   W  9                      W 15
Dispersion            26 Fair                   52 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  5         LGT/VAR      W  9 G17

Remarks...None.

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

$$

TNZ072-074-180800-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      80-85 (0)    64-69 (-1)   76-81
RH % (24h trend)      58-63 (-1)   95-100 (+3)  60-65
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   W  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     W  6 G15     W  5 G15     W  7 G16
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     50           30           60
Precip duration       1            1            2
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.15         0.02         0.12
LAL                   3            2            4
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6000                      6800
Transport wnd (mph)   W 10                      W 14
Dispersion            25 Fair                   43 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     SW  5                     W  8
33ft wind-PM(mph)     W  7 G15     W  7 G15     W  8 G16

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. West winds less
than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to 80s. Northwest winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to upper 60s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 70s to lower 90s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 60s to upper
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. West 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. North
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-180800-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      84-89 (+1)   66-71 (-1)   81-86
RH % (24h trend)      51-56 (-4)   95-100 (+2)  56-61
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     SW  7 G15    LGT/VAR      W  6
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     40           30           50
Precip duration       1            1            2
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.05         0.02         0.10
LAL                   3            2            4
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6000                      6700
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 10                     W 12
Dispersion            37 Fair                   46 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     SW  5                     W  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  9        LGT/VAR      W  8

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph
early in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Northwest
winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to upper 60s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s.
Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the 70s to 80s.
South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the 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 mid 70s to upper 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-180800-
Nantahala National Forest-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
TEMP (24H TREND)      83-88 (+1)   65-70 (0)    80-85
RH % (24H TREND)      54-59 (-4)   95-100 (+2)  57-62
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  6         LGT/VAR      W  6
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        tstms        tstms
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           50
PRECIP DURATION       1            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
PRECIP END            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.07         0.02         0.08
LAL                   3            2            4
LASI                  4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5900                      7400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W  9                      W 12
DISPERSION            28 Fair                   53 Gen good
MAX LVORI             4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   W  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  8         LGT/VAR      W  8

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. Northwest winds less
than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Light winds
becoming northwest less than 10 mph early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s.
Light winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the 70s to 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 mid 70s to upper 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-180800-
East Tennessee District East-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      84-89 (0)    67-72 (0)    82-87
RH % (24h trend)      57-62 (0)    95-100 (-1)  56-61
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     SW  5 G15    LGT/VAR      W  7 G17
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     50           40           50
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.14         0.02         0.09
LAL                   3            2            4
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5300                      6400
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 10                     W 15
Dispersion            35 Fair                   63 Good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     SW  5                     SW  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  7 G15    LGT/VAR      W  9 G17

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. West
winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Light winds
becoming west less than 10 mph early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the 70s to upper
80s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.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 mid 70s to upper 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-180800-
East Tennessee District West-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      85-90 (+1)   69-74 (+1)   83-88
RH % (24h trend)      53-58 (-4)   95-100 (-2)  54-59
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   SW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     SW  6 G15    LGT/VAR      W  7
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     40           40           40
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.06         0.04         0.06
LAL                   3            2            4
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5600                      6500
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 12                     W 14
Dispersion            43 Gen good               60 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     SW  5                     SW  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  8        SW  5        W  8

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Northwest winds
less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 80s. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 80s to lower 90s. Light
winds.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs in the 80s to
lower 90s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph.
.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 70s to upper 80s. North winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-180800-
Cumberland District South-
256 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017 /156 AM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      87-92 (+2)   69-74 (+1)   85-90
RH % (24h trend)      50-55 (-6)   95-100 (0)   51-56
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     SW  7 G16    LGT/VAR      W  7 G17
Precip type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Chance precip (%)     30           40           40
Precip duration       1            1            1
Precip begin          8 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.02         0.02         0.06
LAL                   3            2            3
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5700                      6400
Transport wnd (mph)   SW 13                     W 12
Dispersion            48 Gen good               53 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     SW  5                     W  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     SW  9        SW  5        W  9 G17

Remarks...None.

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

$$



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