Area Forecast Discussion
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000 FXUS64 KMRX 292355 AFDMRX Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Morristown TN 750 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017 .Aviation...Will see a tranquil weather pattern through much of the TAF period with a ridge of high pressure slowly sliding east of the region. This will allow for a quiet night with a few mid and high clouds and light winds. Patchy fog is possible towards morning but this should be limited and will not mention in TAFs at this time. As the ridge continues to exit the area on Thursday...will see clouds increase...then lower in advance of an approaching system. Winds will increase as well and may become gusty as a 850MB jet moves in. Scattered convection may reach into the area late in the TAF period...but this activity should be limited through 00Z and for now will not put in TAFs. && .MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES... NC...None. TN...High Wind Watch from Thursday evening through Friday morning for Blount Smoky Mountains-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Johnson-Sevier Smoky Mountains-Southeast Carter-Southeast Greene-Southeast Monroe-Unicoi. VA...None. && $$ mjb

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