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
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Clouds and a few light showers remain today as area of
low pressure continues to exit eastward. Another area of low
pressure moves in on Thursday with another round of rain expected.
High temperatures will remain a few degrees below seasonal normals.



VAZ001-002-005-006-008-261930-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      44-49 (-4)   59-64 (+3)   44-49        63-68
RH % (24h trend)      95-100 (0)   56-61 (-15)  95-100       37-42
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   W  5 G15
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7 G16
Precip type           showers      showers      showers      showers
Chance precip (%)     30           60           60           20
Precip duration       1            1            2            1
Precip begin          8 PM         9 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            4 AM         Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.02         0.15         0.09         0.02
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6800                      7700
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                4800                      5700
Transport wnd (mph)                S  3                      NW 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 20400                     92400
Dispersion                         15 Gen poor               55 Gen good
Max LVORI                          5                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   W  7 G15
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  9 G16

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 40s. West winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the 50s to 60s. West winds up
to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Colder. Lows in the mid 30s to
lower 40s. North winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 60s.
Northeast winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the 60s to lower
70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 60s to
upper 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s. Southwest winds less
than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-261930-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      43-48 (-3)   56-61 (+2)   43-48        59-64
RH % (24h trend)      92-97 (-2)   62-67 (-9)   95-100       42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  7 G17
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  7 G20    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  8 G18
Precip type           showers      showers      showers      showers
Chance precip (%)     40           70           70           30
Precip duration       1            2            2            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.02         0.26         0.17         0.02
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6700                      7600
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                4000                      4900
Transport wnd (mph)                S  6                      NW 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 40200                     91200
Dispersion                         20 Gen poor               50 Gen good
Max LVORI                          5                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  8 G17
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  8 G20    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W 10 G18

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s. West
winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 50s to lower 70s. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Highs in the 50s to 60s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s to
mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the 60s
to 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the
mid 60s to lower 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

TNZ072-074-261930-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      44-49 (-1)   54-59 (0)    41-46        58-63
RH % (24h trend)      92-97 (-2)   65-70 (-6)   95-100       44-49
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5 G17     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7 G15
Precip type           showers      tstms        tstms        showers
Chance precip (%)     30           80           60           20
Precip duration       1            4            2            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Precip amount         0.03         0.45         0.12         0.01
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 6600                      7000
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3600                      4000
Transport wnd (mph)                S  8                      NW 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 52800                     84000
Dispersion                         24 Fair                   38 Fair
Max LVORI                          5                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  6 G17     E  5         LGT/VAR      W  9

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s to upper 40s.
West winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 70s. Northwest
winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s to mid 40s.
North winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs in the 40s to upper 60s. East winds less
than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper
50s to mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the 50s to
upper 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s
to 70s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

TNZ087-102-261930-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      47-52 (0)    56-61 (-3)   44-49        63-68
RH % (24h trend)      90-95 (-3)   68-73 (0)    95-100       41-46
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     N  5 G15     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  7 G16
Precip type           showers      tstms        tstms        showers
Chance precip (%)     20           80           60           20
Precip duration       1            4            2            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Precip amount         0.02         0.55         0.09         0.01
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5100                      6700
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3100                      4700
Transport wnd (mph)                SE 12                     NW 13
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 61200                     87100
Dispersion                         28 Fair                   50 Gen good
Max LVORI                          4                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  6 G15     E  5         LGT/VAR      NW  9

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s. West
winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 50s to lower 70s. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s to mid 40s. North
winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs in the 50s to lower 70s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the lower 60s to
mid 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s
to 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 60s
to 70s. South winds up to 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

NCZ060-061-261930-
Nantahala National Forest-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      45-50 (-1)   57-62 (-2)   44-49        63-68
RH % (24h trend)      93-98 (-1)   68-73 (+2)   95-100       42-47
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     NW  5 G16    LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  6
Precip type           showers      tstms        tstms        showers
Chance precip (%)     20           80           60           20
Precip duration       1            4            2            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Precip amount         0.01         0.51         0.11         0.01
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5500                      7100
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3200                      4800
Transport wnd (mph)                SE 12                     NW 13
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 66000                     92300
Dispersion                         31 Fair                   54 Gen good
Max LVORI                          4                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   N  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  6 G16    SE  5        LGT/VAR      NW  8

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.
North winds less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s to lower 70s. Northwest
winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.
North winds up to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 70s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower
60s to mid 70s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows around 50. Highs in the 60s to 70s.
South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid
60s to upper 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-261930-
East Tennessee District East-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        MCldy        MCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      45-50 (-4)   60-65 (+2)   45-50        65-70
RH % (24h trend)      92-97 (-1)   58-63 (-10)  92-97        38-43
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   W  6 G17
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  8 G18
Precip type           showers      showers      showers      showers
Chance precip (%)     20           70           60           20
Precip duration       1            2            2            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   2 PM
Precip amount         0.02         0.24         0.11         0.01
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5900                      7100
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                4400                      5600
Transport wnd (mph)                S  5                      W 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 29500                     71000
Dispersion                         16 Gen poor               50 Gen good
Max LVORI                          5                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   W  7 G17
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NW  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W 10 G18

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the 40s. West winds less
than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 70s. West winds
up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s.
Northwest winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming
light.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs in the 50s to 60s. Northeast winds less
than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the 60s to mid
70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s
to upper 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. South winds less
than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-261930-
East Tennessee District West-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      47-52 (-3)   59-64 (-1)   45-50        66-71
RH % (24h trend)      90-95 (-1)   60-65 (-6)   91-96        36-41
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   W  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      W  7 G15
Precip type           showers      showers      showers      showers
Chance precip (%)     20           70           60           20
Precip duration       1            2            1            1
Precip begin          8 PM         Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing   8 PM
Precip amount         0.01         0.35         0.07         0.01
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5500                      6500
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                4200                      5200
Transport wnd (mph)                SE  6                     NW 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 33000                     65000
Dispersion                         21 Fair                   47 Gen good
Max LVORI                          4                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   W  6
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  5        LGT/VAR      W  8

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds
less than 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Northwest winds
up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 40s.
North winds less than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 70s. Northeast
winds less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s to mid
70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper
60s to lower 80s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southwest winds
less than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$

TNZ077-079>085-097>101-261930-
Cumberland District South-
227 PM EDT Wed Apr 25 2018 /127 PM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018/

                      Tonight      Thu          Thu Night    Fri

Cloud cover           MCldy        Cloudy       MCldy        PCldy
Temp (24h trend)      49-54 (-1)   58-63 (-4)   45-50        65-70
RH % (24h trend)      90-95 (+2)   66-71 (+6)   92-97        37-42
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6 G17
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      NE  6        N  5         NW  8 G19
Precip type           showers      tstms        showers      NONE
Chance precip (%)     30           80           50           0
Precip duration       1            3            1
Precip begin          3 AM         Continuing   Continuing
Precip end            Continuing   Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.01         0.56         0.05         0.00
LAL                   1            2            2            1
LASI/Haines                        3                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 4100                      5800
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3000                      4600
Transport wnd (mph)                E 12                      NW 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 49200                     69600
Dispersion                         29 Fair                   47 Gen good
Max LVORI                          4                         4
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  E  5                      NW  7 G17
33ft wind-PM(mph)     N  5         NE  8        N  6         NW 10 G19

Remarks...None.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.
West winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 70s. Northwest
winds up to 10 mph.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 40s. North winds less
than 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Northeast winds
less than 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the 60s
to upper 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the 70s.
South winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
upper 50s. Highs in the 70s. South winds less than 10 mph.


*The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for
the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide.
For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed.

$$


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