Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FXUS64 KMRX 250144
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
944 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
CURRENT RADAR SHOWS A WIDESPREAD AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
MOVING INTO CENTRAL TENNESSEE. LOOKS LIKE THE SHOWERS ARE GOING TO
REACH THE PLATEAU AROUND 1 AM...THEN SPREADING INTO THE VALLEY
REACHING NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA BY 4 AM. STRONG
MID LEVEL WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE STORMS...IF BROUGHT TO THE
SURFACE...COULD CAUSE SOME MINOR DAMAGE. OTHERWISE...EXPECTING
LOCAL FLOODING PROBLEMS FROM ANY HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF RAIN IN ANY
SLOWER MOVING SHOWERS. ONCE THE MAIN FORCING MOVES THROUGH THE AREA
MID MORNING...SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE ISOLATED...MOVING NORTHEAST
OF THE AREA BY MID AFTERNOON. WINDS BEHIND THIS SYSTEM WILL BECOME
GUSTY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE A FEW DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             58  74  45  82 /  80  30  10   0
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  56  73  46  80 /  90  80  10   0
OAK RIDGE, TN                       56  72  45  80 /  90  60  10   0
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              50  71  42  77 /  80  80  10   0

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...NONE.
TN...NONE.
VA...NONE.
&&

$$

JW



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