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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 240545 AFDMRX Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Morristown TN 138 AM EDT Wed May 24 2017 .AVIATION... Scattered showers across the area early this morning, which should move out of the area by around 08Z time-frame. The latest HRRR model shows next round of showers and embedded thunderstorms moving into CHA between 11-12Z. This line is associated with strong upper forcing that swing through the area this morning. A deep upper trough will dig into the Tennessee Valley today producing scattered showers/storms this afternoon/early evening. Some of these thunderstorms may be strong to possibly severe, mainly for TRI and TYS. Brief heavy rain (reduced visibilty), Strong gusty winds, small hail will be the main concern. Storms will end by 21-23Z at TRI/TYS, and by 18-20Z at CHA. Besides the storms, winds will becoming southwest by late morning or early afternoon with sustain winds of 12-16kts and gusts 20-25kts. && .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...None. TN...None. VA...None. && $$

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