Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS54 KMRX 022027 FWFMRX FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 .DISCUSSION... RH VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE 45-55 PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON, BUT SOME 5 TO 15 MPH SW WINDS ARE A CONCERN IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE HOT SPOTS FROM WILDFIRES ALONG THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS. THESE WINDS WILL DIE DOWN AFTER SUNSET AS THE NOCTURAL BOUNDARY LAYER SETS IN AND WINDS DECOUPLE. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PRODUCE DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THROUGH SATURDAY. A DEVELOPING STORM SYSTEM ACROSS TEXAS WILL SPREAD CLOUDS AND RAIN INTO THE REGION LATE THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. VAZ001-002-005-006-008-032130- JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 25-30 (+1) 41-46 (-3) 30-35 41-46 RH % (24H TREND) 92-97 (+1) 50-55 (+6) 90-95 68-73 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 5 LGT/VAR S 5 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/RAIN SNOW/RAIN CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30 60 PRECIP DURATION 1 2 PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.06 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 3 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 4800 2900 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 8 S 12 DISPERSION 19 GEN POOR 8 POOR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 6 LGT/VAR 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 6 N 6 LGT/VAR S 6 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE 20S TO MID 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. $$ TNZ018-041-043-045-047-032130- NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 24-29 (+2) 41-46 (0) 30-35 40-45 RH % (24H TREND) 89-94 (-1) 44-49 (+1) 84-89 66-71 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) NW 8 G20 LGT/VAR 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 7 G21 N 6 G17 LGT/VAR SE 7 G19 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/RAIN SNOW/RAIN CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40 70 PRECIP DURATION 1 3 PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06 0.11 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 4700 3300 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 12 SE 15 DISPERSION 18 GEN POOR 6 VERY POOR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) NW 9 G20 S 5 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 9 G21 N 8 G17 S 5 SE 9 G19 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 16. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. $$ TNZ072-074-032130- TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 26-31 (+4) 43-48 (-1) 33-38 40-45 RH % (24H TREND) 79-84 (-6) 38-43 (+2) 83-88 65-70 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 5 G15 S 7 G19 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 6 G18 N 6 G15 LGT/VAR S 10 G28 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/RAIN SNOW/RAIN CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 60 80 PRECIP DURATION 2 5 PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.14 0.22 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 4200 3600 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 9 S 20 DISPERSION 7 POOR 7 POOR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 7 G15 S 8 G19 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 7 G18 N 7 G15 SE 5 S 13 G28 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S TO UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 17. HIGHS IN THE 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ TNZ087-102-032130- SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 28-33 (+5) 47-52 (-1) 35-40 43-48 RH % (24H TREND) 86-91 (-5) 40-45 (+3) 82-87 68-73 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 6 SE 6 G15 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 7 G16 LGT/VAR SE 8 G19 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 70 80 PRECIP DURATION 2 8 PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.22 0.32 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 3400 3100 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 10 SE 17 DISPERSION 11 POOR 14 GEN POOR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 8 SE 8 G15 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 5 N 9 E 5 SE 9 G19 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. HIGHS IN THE 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ NCZ060-061-032130- NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 28-33 (+6) 49-54 (0) 36-41 42-47 RH % (24H TREND) 85-90 (-6) 39-44 (+5) 78-83 66-71 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 6 G15 SE 6 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR N 5 LGT/VAR SE 8 G18 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 70 80 PRECIP DURATION 2 8 PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.20 0.32 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 3700 3100 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 8 SE 15 DISPERSION 10 POOR 10 POOR MAX LVORI 4 4 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) N 7 G15 SE 7 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 5 N 6 E 5 SE 9 G18 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. $$ TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-032130- EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 26-31 (+2) 44-49 (-2) 32-37 42-47 RH % (24H TREND) 89-94 (-1) 47-52 (+6) 89-94 70-75 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 5 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE SNOW/RAIN SNOW/RAIN CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40 70 PRECIP DURATION 1 3 PRECIP BEGIN 11 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.07 0.12 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 4100 2400 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 6 SE 13 DISPERSION 12 POOR 10 POOR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 5 LGT/VAR SE 6 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. .MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. COLDER. LOWS AROUND 19. HIGHS IN THE 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. $$ TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-032130- EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 28-33 (+3) 45-50 (-4) 35-40 43-48 RH % (24H TREND) 85-90 (-3) 46-51 (+8) 87-92 71-76 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 5 G15 LGT/VAR 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 5 G15 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 60 70 PRECIP DURATION 2 3 PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.21 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 3400 2700 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 8 SE 12 DISPERSION 14 GEN POOR 13 GEN POOR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 6 G15 E 5 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 7 G15 LGT/VAR E 5 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. .MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 20S TO UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. $$ TNZ077-079>085-097>101-032130- CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH- 327 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016 /227 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016/ TONIGHT SAT SAT NIGHT SUN CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLDY CLOUDY CLOUDY TEMP (24H TREND) 29-34 (+4) 47-52 (-4) 37-42 45-50 RH % (24H TREND) 85-90 (-5) 45-50 (+9) 85-90 70-75 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 5 G16 LGT/VAR 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 6 G16 LGT/VAR SE 5 PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE RAIN SHOWERS CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 80 80 PRECIP DURATION 4 8 PRECIP BEGIN CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.27 0.35 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 2 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 2900 2800 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 9 SE 15 DISPERSION 15 GEN POOR 21 FAIR 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 7 G16 E 5 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR NE 8 G16 LGT/VAR SE 7 REMARKS...NONE. .SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. .MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH. .MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. .THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. .FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. HIGHS IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. $$

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