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000 FNUS54 KMRX 280137 FWFMRX Fire Weather Planning Forecast for East Tennessee...Southwest Virginia...and Extreme Southwest North Carolina National Weather Service Morristown TN 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 .DISCUSSION... A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS OVERNIGHT, THEN MOVE EAST OF THE AREA FOR FRIDAY. THE RETURN OF SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SUNSHINE FRIDAY WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO WARM NICELY BY AFTERNOON. SUMMER-LIKE TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. INCREASING MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS. VAZ001-002-005-006-008-290245- Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear MClear PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 51-56 (-2) 80-85 (+9) 57-62 82-87 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+6) 30-35 (-26) 92-97 38-43 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 8 G21 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 9 G21 S 8 G20 SW 9 G21 Precip type NONE NONE NONE tstms Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 10 Precip duration 1 Precip begin 2 PM Precip end Continuing Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 5 5 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 5600 6500 Transport wnd (mph) S 14 SW 21 Dispersion 44 Gen good 78 Good 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 11 G21 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 11 G21 S 10 G20 SW 11 G21 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s. West winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. West winds up to 10 mph. $$ TNZ018-041-043-045-047-290245- Northern Cherokee National Forest- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear MClear PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 50-55 (-2) 79-84 (+11) 58-63 79-84 RH % (24h trend) 92-97 (+6) 30-35 (-31) 90-95 38-43 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 8 G17 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR S 8 G19 S 8 G20 S 8 G19 Precip type NONE NONE NONE tstms Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 20 Precip duration 1 Precip begin 2 PM Precip end Continuing Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.06 LAL 1 1 1 2 LASI 4 5 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 5400 7500 Transport wnd (mph) S 15 SW 17 Dispersion 33 Fair 71 Good 33ft wind-AM(mph) S 5 SW 9 G17 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR S 9 G19 S 10 G20 S 11 G19 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to upper 60s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. $$ TNZ072-074-290245- Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear MClear PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 51-56 (-2) 77-82 (+11) 58-63 78-83 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+9) 34-39 (-31) 87-92 39-44 20ft Wind-AM(mph) S 8 G23 SW 10 G23 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 12 G28 S 10 G25 S 10 G24 Precip type NONE NONE NONE tstms Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 20 Precip duration 1 Precip begin 2 PM Precip end Continuing Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05 LAL 1 1 1 2 LASI 4 4 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 5400 7100 Transport wnd (mph) S 18 S 24 Dispersion 36 Fair 84 Good 33ft wind-AM(mph) S 10 G23 SW 12 G23 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 15 G28 S 13 G25 S 13 G24 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 20 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cooler. Highs in the 50s to mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 20 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 50s to mid 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 50s to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 70s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. $$ TNZ087-102-290245- Southern Cherokee National Forest- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear PCldy PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 51-56 (-3) 80-85 (+11) 60-65 81-86 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+6) 40-45 (-20) 90-95 40-45 20ft Wind-AM(mph) S 7 G21 S 10 G24 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 11 G25 S 9 G22 S 11 G24 Precip type NONE tstms NONE tstms Chance precip (%) 0 20 0 20 Precip duration 1 1 Precip begin 2 PM 2 PM Precip end 8 PM Continuing Precip amount 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.05 LAL 1 2 1 2 LASI 4 4 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 4900 7000 Transport wnd (mph) S 22 S 26 Dispersion 52 Gen good 113 Very good 33ft wind-AM(mph) S 9 G21 S 12 G24 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 13 G25 S 11 G22 S 14 G24 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s to upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cooler. Lows in the lower 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 20 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cooler. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 20 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to 70s. East winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. $$ NCZ060-061-290245- Nantahala National Forest- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat CLOUD COVER MClear PCldy PCldy PCldy TEMP (24H TREND) 49-54 (-3) 80-85 (+12) 58-63 80-85 RH % (24H TREND) 95-100 (+1) 40-45 (-25) 95-100 44-49 20FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 6 G21 S 9 G23 20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 9 G21 S 8 G18 S 10 G23 PRECIP TYPE NONE tstms NONE tstms CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 0 20 PRECIP DURATION 1 1 PRECIP BEGIN 2 PM 2 PM PRECIP END 8 PM Continuing PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.07 LAL 1 2 1 3 LASI 4 4 MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5500 7500 TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 20 S 24 DISPERSION 54 Gen good 108 Very good MAX LVORI 4 4 33FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 8 G21 S 11 G23 33FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 11 G21 S 10 G18 S 13 G23 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s to 70s. Northeast winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph. $$ TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-290245- East Tennessee District East- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear MClear PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 50-55 (-4) 84-89 (+12) 59-64 84-89 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+8) 30-35 (-30) 92-97 36-41 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 6 G16 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 8 G20 S 8 G15 SW 8 G19 Precip type NONE NONE NONE tstms Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 20 Precip duration 1 Precip begin 2 PM Precip end Continuing Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 LAL 1 1 1 2 LASI 5 5 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 5100 6600 Transport wnd (mph) S 13 SW 18 Dispersion 40 Fair 81 Good 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 8 G16 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 10 G20 S 9 SW 11 G19 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s to mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. North winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. West winds less than 10 mph. $$ TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-290245- East Tennessee District West- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear MClear PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 51-56 (-7) 81-86 (+9) 62-67 84-89 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+16) 36-41 (-18) 90-95 39-44 20ft Wind-AM(mph) SE 5 G20 S 9 G24 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 11 G26 S 9 G21 S 10 G25 Precip type NONE NONE NONE NONE Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 0 Precip duration Precip begin Precip end Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI 4 4 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 4700 5900 Transport wnd (mph) S 18 S 25 Dispersion 56 Gen good 100 Good 33ft wind-AM(mph) SE 7 G20 S 11 G24 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR SW 15 G26 S 11 G21 S 13 G25 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .MONDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Not as warm. Highs in the 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s to mid 70s. West winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s. North winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Northwest winds less than 10 mph. $$ TNZ077-079>085-097>101-290245- Cumberland District South- 937 PM EDT Thu Apr 27 2017 /837 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017/ Tonight Fri Fri Night Sat Cloud cover MClear PCldy PCldy PCldy Temp (24h trend) 53-58 (-7) 82-87 (+11) 62-67 83-88 RH % (24h trend) 92-97 (+11) 44-49 (-9) 92-97 43-48 20ft Wind-AM(mph) S 7 G25 S 10 G26 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR S 12 G26 S 8 G20 S 11 G26 Precip type NONE tstms NONE NONE Chance precip (%) 0 20 0 0 Precip duration 1 Precip begin 2 PM Precip end 8 PM Precip amount 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 LAL 1 2 1 1 LASI 4 4 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 4600 6500 Transport wnd (mph) S 23 S 28 Dispersion 67 Good 128 Very good 33ft wind-AM(mph) S 9 G25 S 13 G26 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR S 15 G26 S 11 G20 S 14 G26 Remarks...None. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cooler. Lows in the 50s to mid 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Not as warm. Highs in the 60s to mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. .TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. .WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. East winds less than 10 mph. .THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. $$

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