Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WARMING TREND WILL START ON SATURDAY...WITH HIGHS
REACHING TO NEAR 60 BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. CHANCES OF RAIN WILL
INCREASE FOR THE BEGINNING OF NEXT WEEK AS A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEMS MOVE PAST.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-282115-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      13-18 (-3)   34-39 (+5)   27-32        44-49
RH % (24H TREND)      82-87 (-4)   52-57 (+3)   85-90        59-64
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW/FZ RA   SNOW/FZ RA
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.07
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4200                      2600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  6                     S 10
DISPERSION                         10 POOR                   4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE 30S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO
MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-282115-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      15-20 (-3)   32-37 (+5)   25-30        42-47
RH % (24H TREND)      79-84 (-4)   49-54 (+2)   88-93        58-63
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  5                     S  8 G19
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         SNOW/FZ RA   SNOW/FZ RA
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.08
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4400                      2800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  9                     S 15
DISPERSION                         12 POOR                   1 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  7                     S 10 G23
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      W  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO
LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-282115-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      18-23 (+2)   35-40 (+7)   29-34        43-48
RH % (24H TREND)      82-87 (-6)   47-52 (+4)   79-84        61-66
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW  9 G26
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.07
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4200                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  5                      S 16
DISPERSION                         3 VERY POOR               3 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   SW 12 G32
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5        SW  6 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO
MID 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-282115-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      20-25 (+2)   40-45 (+7)   30-35        45-50
RH % (24H TREND)      84-89 (-6)   47-52 (+1)   85-90        65-70
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  5                     S  6 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.06
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3600                      2600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     S 13
DISPERSION                         11 POOR                   6 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  6                     S  8 G22
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR      SW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. COLDER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-282115-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      21-26 (+4)   41-46 (+6)   29-34        44-49
RH % (24H TREND)      85-90 (-7)   44-49 (+2)   87-92        68-73
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  6                     S  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            20           30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    4 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.09
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3800                      2700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  9                     SE 10
DISPERSION                         12 POOR                   4 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI                          4                         5
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  7                     S  7 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SE  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN
THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS NEAR 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. COOLER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-282115-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      16-21 (-3)   36-41 (+3)   28-33        46-51
RH % (24H TREND)      79-84 (-6)   49-54 (+2)   83-88        60-65
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3700                      1900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  7                     S  6
DISPERSION                         12 POOR                   1 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  E  5                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LESS THAN 10 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO
MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO
UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-282115-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      18-23 (0)    38-43 (+6)   30-35        46-51
RH % (24H TREND)      80-85 (-4)   50-55 (+9)   83-88        58-63
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         FRZ RAIN     FRZ RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.04
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         2
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3200                      2300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      SW  8
DISPERSION                         9 POOR                    7 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SW  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE 30S TO
MID 40S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. COLDER. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-282115-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
309 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      21-26 (+2)   41-46 (+8)   31-36        47-52
RH % (24H TREND)      84-89 (+1)   46-51 (+4)   82-87        58-63
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         RAIN
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                              1
PRECIP BEGIN                                                 CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                                   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.03
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 3300                      2500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE  8                     S 10
DISPERSION                         14 GEN POOR               12 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   S  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. COLDER. LOWS IN THE
MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$


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