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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 021407 AAB AFDMRX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 1007 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015 .DISCUSSION... ANOTHER QUIET DAY WEATHERWISE ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA...AS A SURFACE HIGH REMAINS IN PLACE OVERHEAD. THIS WILL CONTINUE TO PROMOTE A CLEAR TO MOSTLY CLEAR SKY AND DRY CONDITIONS...AS RH VALUES DIP INTO THE 30 TO 40 PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON. THICKNESS VALUES INCREASE...ALONG WITH 850 MB TEMPS...SO HIGHS TODAY WILL BE A COUPLE OF DEGREES WARMER ON AVERAGE DESPITE THE LIGHT NORTHWEST FLOW. GENERALLY...READINGS IN THE UPPER 80S ARE EXPECTED OVER FAR NORTHEAST TN AND SOUTHWEST VA...AND IN THE LOWER 90S IN VALLEY LOCATIONS ELSEWHERE. MODELS DO WANT TO DEVELOP A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS ALONG THE NC MOUNTAINS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BUT...GIVEN THE DRY CONDITIONS AND THE NW STEERING FLOW...THINK ANY LOCALIZED ACTIVITY THAT DOES DEVELOP SHOULD REMAIN EAST OF THE REGION. && .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS... CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN 93 65 95 70 / 0 0 10 10 KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN 91 64 91 68 / 0 0 10 10 OAK RIDGE, TN 91 62 91 68 / 0 0 10 10 TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN 88 60 88 63 / 0 0 10 20 && .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...NONE. TN...NONE. VA...NONE. && $$ AMP

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