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
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...WITH A
FEW LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. AFTER A
COOL AND DRY FRIDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO REBOUND...WARMING
INTO THE 40S BY THE WEEKEND...AND LOWER 50S BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.
CHANCES OF RAINFALL INCREASE SUNDAY NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-272100-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      15-20 (-10)  23-28 (-11)  10-15        34-39
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+2)  51-56 (-14)  95-100       47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  6                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  5         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4600                      4000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 13                      SE  8
DISPERSION                         28 FAIR                   13 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8                     LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  7         NE  5        LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 40S
TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-272100-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      17-22 (-7)   24-29 (-7)   12-17        31-36
RH % (24H TREND)      93-98 (+3)   50-55 (-19)  92-97        46-51
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8 G15                 SE  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NW  6        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4600                      4100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     SE 12
DISPERSION                         23 FAIR                   13 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 10 G18                 SE  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        NW  8 G17    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ072-074-272100-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      16-21 (-7)   26-31 (-2)   15-20        33-38
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+3)  48-53 (-25)  94-99        47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  6                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4600                      3800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 15                      SE  8
DISPERSION                         19 GEN POOR               4 VERY POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  9 G16                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  5        N  7         E  5         LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-272100-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      19-24 (-4)   30-35 (-1)   17-22        38-43
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+1)  48-53 (-22)  95-100       47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  8                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
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                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4300                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 15                      SE  9
DISPERSION                         29 FAIR                   7 POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N 10 G17                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  6        N  8 G16     NE  5        LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS AROUND 40.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS NEAR 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-272100-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      19-24 (-7)   32-37 (0)    17-22        37-42
RH % (24H TREND)      93-98 (-1)   44-49 (-24)  95-100       49-54
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  7                      SE  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  6         LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
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                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4400                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 14                      SE 10
DISPERSION                         25 FAIR                   6 VERY POOR
MAX LVORI                          4                         8
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  9                      SE  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  5        N  7         LGT/VAR      SE  5

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-272100-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      18-23 (-7)   26-31 (-8)   13-18        36-41
RH % (24H TREND)      89-94 (+2)   47-52 (-22)  91-96        43-48
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  6                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           20           0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   1 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.01         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4500                      3300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 12                      E  9
DISPERSION                         30 FAIR                   14 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8                     E  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  6         NE  5        LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN. LOWS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. NOT AS COOL. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S
TO LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-272100-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      17-22 (-8)   28-33 (-6)   15-20        37-42
RH % (24H TREND)      91-96 (+3)   45-50 (-18)  90-95        43-48
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  6                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      N  5         NE  5        LGT/VAR
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          7 PM
PRECIP END            7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4300                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                N 13                      E  9
DISPERSION                         34 FAIR                   14 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  8                      LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  5        N  7         NE  6        LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 20S TO LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS
IN THE 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. EAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER.
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS NEAR 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-272100-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
251 PM EST THU FEB 26 2015

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      18-23 (-6)   30-35 (-5)   17-22        40-45
RH % (24H TREND)      93-98 (0)    45-50 (-14)  95-100       41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  7                      LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      NE  6        NE  6        LGT/VAR
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)                 4100                      3000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE 15                     E  9
DISPERSION                         38 FAIR                   15 GEN POOR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  N  9 G17                  LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  5        NE  8 G15    NE  7        LGT/VAR

REMARKS...NONE.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS
IN THE 40S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS NEAR
60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$


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