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
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Morning showers will quickly give way to clearing skies
this afternoon as a cold front pushes south of the forecast area.
Drier weather will follow for Thursday and Friday.  Chances of
showers and storms return for the weekend. Temperatures will
generally turn about 10 degrees cooler than the hot readings from
early this week.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-240815-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      76-81 (-7)   54-59 (-10)  72-77
RH % (24h trend)      53-58 (+2)   92-97 (0)    41-46
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     NW  5                     N  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      N  6
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.06         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    4800                      6600
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  9                     N  8
Dispersion            22 Fair                   34 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NW  6                     N  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8        N  5         N  8

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s. East winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-240815-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           MCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      74-79 (-7)   53-58 (-9)   70-75
RH % (24h trend)      57-62 (+6)   91-96 (+4)   45-50
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     NW  5                     N  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      NW  7 G15
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     40           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.10         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  3                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5300                      5900
Transport wnd (mph)   NW 10                     N  9
Dispersion            22 Fair                   23 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NW  7                     N  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8        N  5         NW  9

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s. East winds less
than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower
80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s to 70s. East winds up to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the upper 50s. Highs in the lower 60s to mid 70s. East winds up
to 10 mph.

$$

TNZ072-074-240815-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      73-78 (-10)  55-60 (-6)   70-75
RH % (24h trend)      55-60 (+6)   92-97 (+2)   44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     NW  5                     NE  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      N  7 G16
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.11         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    6000                      5400
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  9                     N  9
Dispersion            23 Fair                   18 Gen poor
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NW  7                     NE  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8        N  5         N  9

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 50s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the 60s to 70s. East winds less
than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ087-102-240815-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear
Temp (24h trend)      78-83 (-8)   57-62 (-5)   76-81
RH % (24h trend)      52-57 (+4)   95-100 (+3)  42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     NW  5                     N  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      N  8 G17
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.08         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5300                      5100
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  9                     N  9
Dispersion            27 Fair                   25 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NW  6                     N  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8        N  5         N 10

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows near 60. Southeast winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s.
Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$

NCZ060-061-240815-
Nantahala National Forest-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

CLOUD COVER           PCldy        MClear       MClear
TEMP (24H TREND)      77-82 (-8)   56-61 (-4)   76-81
RH % (24H TREND)      54-59 (+3)   95-100 (0)   44-49
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        LGT/VAR      N  6
PRECIP TYPE           tstms        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 AM
PRECIP END            8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.08         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    5400                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   NW 10                     N  6
DISPERSION            27 Fair                   17 Gen poor
MAX LVORI             4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  6                     LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8        N  5         N  8

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. East
winds less than 10 mph shifting to the south early in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s. East
winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 60. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s. East winds less
than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-240815-
East Tennessee District East-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-8)   57-62 (-8)   75-80
RH % (24h trend)      51-56 (+4)   90-95 (0)    40-45
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     W  5                      LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  7        LGT/VAR      N  5
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.08         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    4700                      6100
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  8                     N  7
Dispersion            23 Fair                   29 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     W  6                      NE  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8        N  5         N  6

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 50s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
East winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. Southeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to
lower 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 60s to upper 70s. East winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-240815-
East Tennessee District West-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       MClear
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-8)   58-63 (-9)   76-81
RH % (24h trend)      51-56 (+5)   89-94 (+2)   40-45
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     NW  5                     NE  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  7        LGT/VAR      N  6
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     20           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.07         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    5400                      5800
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  8                     NE  9
Dispersion            28 Fair                   36 Fair
33ft wind-AM(mph)     NW  6                     NE  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8        N  5         N  7

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-240815-
Cumberland District South-
313 AM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017 /213 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017/

                      Today        Tonight      Thu

Cloud cover           PCldy        MClear       Clear
Temp (24h trend)      79-84 (-8)   60-65 (-7)   79-84
RH % (24h trend)      49-54 (+1)   90-95 (+4)   38-43
20ft Wind-AM(mph)     N  6 G15                  NE  7 G17
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  8 G16    N  5 G15     N  7 G15
Precip type           tstms        NONE         NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           0            0
Precip duration       1
Precip begin          8 AM
Precip end            8 PM
Precip amount         0.08         0.00         0.00
LAL                   3            1            1
LASI                  4                         5
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)    4600                      5200
Transport wnd (mph)   NW  8                     NE 12
Dispersion            26 Fair                   41 Gen good
33ft wind-AM(mph)     N  7 G15                  NE  9 G17
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW 10        N  6 G15     N  9

Remarks...None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Northeast
winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s to mid 80s. East winds less
than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds
less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s. Southeast
winds less than 10 mph.

$$


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