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

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000 FXUS64 KMRX 221441 AFDMRX AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 941 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014 .DISCUSSION...LARGE BREAK IN THE CLOUDS ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND CENTRAL SECTIONS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. MODELS SHOW MORE SUNSHINE THROUGH MOST OF THE AFTERNOON...SO HAVE DECREASED CLOUD COVER AND INCREASED MAX TEMPERATURES A DEGREE OR TWO FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE DAY. MODELS SHOW INCREASING BOUNDARY LAYER JET ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE INCREASED LOW-LEVEL JET WILL INCREASE THE ISENTROPIC LIFT OVER THE AREA TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN VALLEY. FORECAST SOUNDINGS ALSO SHOW ELEVATED INSTABILITY...SO WILL LIKELY INCLUDE THUNDER FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 FOR TONIGHT. && .PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS... CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN 53 46 56 51 / 20 50 90 100 KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN 55 43 59 48 / 10 30 70 100 OAK RIDGE, TN 55 43 57 48 / 10 30 80 100 TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN 54 38 60 45 / 10 20 50 100 && .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...NONE. TN...NONE. VA...NONE. && $$

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