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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 291409 AAB AFDMRX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 1009 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015 .DISCUSSION... A RELATIVELY QUIET MORNING ACROSS THE REGION...AS MORNING FOG HAS QUICKLY DISSIPATED...AND ONLY A FEW REMNANT PATCHES OF CLOUD COVER REMAIN. A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE MOVING SOUTH ALONG THE I-65 CORRIDOR OF MIDDLE TN AND ALABAMA...AND THOSE SHOULD REMAIN JUST TO THE WEST OF THE CWA THIS MORNING. LATER ON HOWEVER... ORE SCATTERED CONVECTION WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA UNDERNEATH THE EASTERN EDGE OF THE LARGE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE CENTERED OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. A FEW STRONG TO LOCALIZED SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE...BUT IN GENERAL AM EXPECTING MARGINALLY STRONG WINDS AND LIGHTNING BEING THE MAIN THREATS /ALONG WITH SOME HEAVY DOWNPOURS/. ONCE AGAIN...ACTIVITY WILL BE SCATTERED IN NATURE...AND INITIALLY FAVOR THE PLATEAU AND MOUNTAINS...BEFORE DROPPING INTO THE VALLEY BY THE EARLY EVENING. HIGHS SHOULD BE SIMILAR TO YESTERDAY...IN THE UPPER 80S IN THE NORTHEAST TO THE LOWER 90S ELSEWHERE. && .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS... CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN 94 75 92 71 / 30 30 50 10 KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN 93 73 89 69 / 30 30 40 10 OAK RIDGE, TN 93 74 90 67 / 30 30 40 10 TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN 91 70 88 63 / 30 30 50 20 && .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...NONE. TN...NONE. VA...NONE. && $$ AMP

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