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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 260702 AFDMRX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 302 AM EDT SUN OCT 26 2014 .SHORT TERM (TODAY AND TONIGHT)...
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THE WARMING TREND WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS THE MIDLEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER TX MOVES EAST INTO THE GULF COAST REGION TODAY. THERE IS A DIFFUSE SURFACE BOUNDARY TO OUR NORTH...BUT IT SHOULD HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON THE SENSIBLE WEATHER FOR OUR AREA. SOME MORNING CLOUDS AND FOG SHOULD DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING...AND WITH CLEAR SKIES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...HIGH TEMPS SHOULD REACH THE UPPER 70S SOUTH TO AROUND 70 NORTH. TONIGHT WILL BE CLEAR AND CALM AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE APPALACHIANS...AND LOWS WILL BE IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. .LONG TERM (MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY)... A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE MONDAY WILL MOVE EAST. AN UPPER TROUGH MOVING ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WILL PULL A WEAK COLD FRONT INTO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. CONTINUED RIDGING INTO THE GULF COAST STATES AHEAD OF BOUNDARY WILL LIMIT MOISTURE WITH THIS SYSTEM. ENOUGH FRONTO- GENETIC FORCING TO PRODUCE SCATTERED- BROKEN SHOWERS FOR MAINLY TUESDAY NIGHT. INSTABILITY LIMITED AT BEST...SO WILL LEAVE THUNDER OUT OF THE FORECAST. ANOTHER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...BUT ANOTHER SHORT-WAVE TROUGH WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES/OHIO VALLEY FOR FRIDAY. THE GFS AND ECMWF AGREE WITH BRINGING IN A STRONGER COLD FRONT THROUGH FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON/EVENING. INCREASING LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE FOR LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. WILL INCLUDE OROGRAPHIC SHOWERS. TEMPERATURE PROFILE BECOMES COLD ENOUGH FOR LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS/FLURRIES FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS FRIDAY NIGHT. RIDGING BUILDS INTO THE AREA FOR THE NEXT WEEKEND. GENERALLY WENT CLOSE TO GFS GUIDANCE...EXCEPT FOR FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. WENT A COOLER THAN GUIDANCE FOR LATE WEEK.
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&& .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
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CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN 79 53 83 56 / 0 0 0 0 KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN 74 48 81 53 / 0 0 0 0 OAK RIDGE, TN 75 49 81 54 / 0 0 0 0 TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN 72 41 79 47 / 0 0 0 0
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&& .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...NONE. TN...NONE. VA...NONE. && $$ DGS/DH

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