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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 271726 AFDMRX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 126 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015 .AVIATION...THE LOW-LEVEL INVERSION HAS ERODED ACROSS THE TAF SITES WITH LOW-CLOUDS GENERALLY MIXED OUT. AIR-MASS ACROSS THE AREA VARIES GREATLY WITH CHA WITH PWS NEAR 1.5 INCHES BY THIS EVENING...WITH TRI NEAR 1 INCH. A SHORT-WAVE OVER THE WESTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING. MODELS SHOW A GOOD DEAL OF CONVECTION DEVELOPING MID-STATE THEN MOVING INTO THE PLATEAU. HOWEVER...DO NOT THINK CONVECTION WILL MAKE IT TO TYS AND TRI DUE TO THE DRY AIR- MASS. MODELS SHOW GRADUALLY INCREASE IN MOISTURE OVER THE TENNESSEE VALLEY THE NEXT 24 HOURS. INCREASING MID-LEVEL CLOUDS ARE ANTIPATED...BUT OVERALL...VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL. && .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS... CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN 83 65 86 67 / 40 30 50 20 KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN 84 65 84 66 / 20 30 30 20 OAK RIDGE, TN 82 66 84 65 / 20 30 30 20 TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN 84 61 82 62 / 20 20 30 30 && .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...NONE. TN...NONE. VA...NONE. && $$

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