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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 191910 AFDMRX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 310 PM EDT SUN OCT 19 2014 .SHORT TERM (TONIGHT AND MONDAY)...
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HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA...WITH DRY AND COOL WEATHER FOR TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. BOUNDARY LAYER IS DRY WITH SFC DEWPOINT TEMPS HIGH...SO COULD SEE PATCHY FROST IN MAINLY NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. WILL GO WITH AN ADVISORY FOR THE AREAS STILL IN THE FROST/FREEZE PROGRAM. OTHERWISE...TEMPERATURES WILL BE A COUPLE OF DEGREES BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. .LONG TERM (MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY)...STILL ADVERTISING EAST COAST TROUGHING WHOSE WRAP-AROUND MOISTURE WILL DOG THE NORTHEASTERN HALF-TO-QUARTER OF THE AREA WITH CLOUDS AND SCATTERED LIGHT PRECIP MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WHICH WILL THEN MOVE OFF TO THE EAST...LEAVING THAT REGION WITH DRY WEATHER WED NGT THROUGH SUNDAY. IN CONTRAST...THE CHATTANOOGA VICINITY WILL LIKELY BE DRY THROUGHOUT THE EXTENDED...BEING TOO FAR AWAY FROM THE WRAP- AROUND MOISTURE FIELD. FINALLY...FOR THE ENTIRE FORECAST AREA...UPPER LEVEL RIDGING WILL RETURN BY THE END OF THE WEEK AND RESULT IN ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND A GREAT UPCOMING WEEKEND.
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&& .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
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CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN 44 71 49 71 / 0 10 10 10 KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN 43 68 48 67 / 0 10 10 10 OAK RIDGE, TN 42 67 49 67 / 0 10 10 10 TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN 37 67 45 62 / 0 10 20 30
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&& .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
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NC...FROST ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT MONDAY FOR CHEROKEE-CLAY. TN...FROST ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT MONDAY FOR EAST POLK- HANCOCK-HAWKINS-NORTHWEST CARTER-NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-SULLIVAN-WASHINGTON TN. VA...FROST ADVISORY FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EDT MONDAY FOR LEE-RUSSELL- SCOTT-WASHINGTON-WISE.
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