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
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT...
PRODUCING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...
GENERALLY AT OR ABOVE 2500 FEET...THE RAIN WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE
TO SNOW. VERY LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN THE SMOKIES.
COLDER WEATHER LINGERS THIS WEEKEND...WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW
FREEZING BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS.


VAZ001-002-005-006-008-282015-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      20-25 (-13)  35-40 (-6)   17-22        48-53
RH % (24H TREND)      73-78 (-10)  23-28 (-24)  53-58        15-20
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7 G15                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        NW  7 G15    LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            5 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 15                     SW 14
DISPERSION                         39 FAIR                   44 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9 G18                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G17    NW 10 G19    N  5         SW  8 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. WEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-282015-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      20-25 (-13)  34-39 (-7)   16-21        47-52
RH % (24H TREND)      70-75 (-11)  21-26 (-26)  52-57        13-18
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 10 G18                 LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G16    NW 10 G18    NW  6 G16    SW  5
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 18                     SW 10
DISPERSION                         36 FAIR                   36 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW 13 G23                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 11 G20    NW 12 G22    NW  7 G20    SW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
30S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-282015-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      19-24 (-14)  36-41 (-4)   17-22        48-53
RH % (24H TREND)      79-84 (-4)   16-21 (-34)  55-60        12-17
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G15    NW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP TYPE           SNOW SHOWERS NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       2
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4900                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     SW 13
DISPERSION                         21 FAIR                   35 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9 G18                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G19    NW  9 G17    N  5         SW  8 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 40S TO
UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-282015-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      23-28 (-15)  43-48 (-4)   20-25        52-57
RH % (24H TREND)      73-78 (-6)   19-24 (-26)  61-66        15-20
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        NW  7        LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       2
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            7 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.05         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4200                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     S 14
DISPERSION                         23 FAIR                   43 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9 G16                 S  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G18    NW  9 G17    N  5         S  8 G16

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-282015-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      23-28 (-14)  42-47 (-5)   19-24        52-57
RH % (24H TREND)      75-80 (-7)   16-21 (-29)  64-69        13-18
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        NW  8 G15    LGT/VAR      S  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            1 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.03         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4300                      6200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 14                     SW 12
DISPERSION                         25 FAIR                   39 FAIR
MAX LVORI                          3                         1
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  9                     S  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G17    NW 11 G19    N  5         S  7

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50.
HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-282015-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        PCLDY        CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      23-28 (-12)  38-43 (-7)   18-23        51-56
RH % (24H TREND)      67-72 (-13)  20-25 (-24)  55-60        15-20
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        NW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  5
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            2 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               4                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4600                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 13                     SW 13
DISPERSION                         33 FAIR                   39 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  8 G17                 LGT/VAR
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G17    NW  9 G17    LGT/VAR      SW  6

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
30S TO LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-282015-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       CLEAR        MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      23-28 (-11)  41-46 (-5)   21-26        53-58
RH % (24H TREND)      69-74 (-10)  19-24 (-21)  57-62        16-21
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  7        NW  6        LGT/VAR      SW  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0
PRECIP DURATION       1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM
PRECIP END            2 AM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.00         0.00         0.00
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI                               5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4000                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW  9                     SW 17
DISPERSION                         21 FAIR                   52 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  6                     SE  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  9 G17    NW  7        LGT/VAR      SW  9 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS NEAR 40. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO
LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-282015-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
305 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
TEMP (24H TREND)      26-31 (-10)  45-50 (-4)   24-29        55-60
RH % (24H TREND)      66-71 (-7)   15-20 (-23)  62-67        15-20
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  5                     LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW  8 G16    NW  6        LGT/VAR      S  8 G15
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)                 3600                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NW 10                     S 17
DISPERSION                         22 FAIR                   54 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  NW  7                     SE  6 G15
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     NW 10 G20    NW  8        N  5         S 10 G19

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S
TO MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS NEAR 70. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$


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