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
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...Low relative humidity values Saturday afternoon below 30%...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure and dry conditions will continue into the weekend, keeping
dry conditions around on Saturday and for most of Sunday. However,
another low pressure system will build east through the Lower
Mississippi Valley on Sunday, bringing an increasing chance of rain
to the area beginning Sunday evening.



VAZ001-002-005-006-008-212030-
Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      31-36 (+3)   65-70 (+7)   41-46        65-70
RH % (24h trend)      79-84 (+4)   19-24 (-9)   79-84        31-36
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  6
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  8 G22
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/Haines                        5                         4
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      6200
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3300                      4100
Transport wnd (mph)                S  5                      SE 10
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 27000                     62000
Dispersion                         13 Gen poor               36 Fair
Max LVORI                          3                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  5                     SE  7
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE 11 G22

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the
40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the 40s. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. Southeast
winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. West winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the lower 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds less than
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the 50s to 60s. West 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.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-212030-
Northern Cherokee National Forest-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      31-36 (+4)   62-67 (+6)   40-45        61-66
RH % (24h trend)      76-81 (+4)   24-29 (-6)   73-78        32-37
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  SE  6                     SE 10 G22
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  6 G18    SE 11 G29
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/Haines                        5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      5700
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                2600                      2900
Transport wnd (mph)                S  7                      SE 15
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 37800                     85500
Dispersion                         15 Gen poor               36 Fair
Max LVORI                          3                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  7                     SE 11 G22
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      S  5         SE  7 G18    SE 14 G29

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the 30s to
upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the mid 40s to lower 60s.
Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the 30s to upper 40s.
East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 50s to 60s. East winds up
to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. Northwest winds less than
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the lower 50s to mid 60s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the 50s to 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 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.

$$

TNZ072-074-212030-
Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      33-38 (+5)   61-66 (+3)   42-47        59-64
RH % (24h trend)      77-82 (+6)   25-30 (-1)   71-76        38-43
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   SE  9 G23
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5 G17    SE 10 G33
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            40
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 8 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.05
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI/Haines                        5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5500                      5400
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                2500                      2400
Transport wnd (mph)                NE  5                     SE 14
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 27500                     75600
Dispersion                         9 Poor                    26 Fair
Max LVORI                          3                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  5                     SE 11 G23
33ft wind-PM(mph)     E  5         LGT/VAR      SE  6 G17    SE 13 G33

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Windy. Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s to
lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the upper 40s to lower 60s.
East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s to lower
50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s to mid 60s.
North winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the 50s to 60s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 60s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
Highs in the 40s to upper 60s. Northwest 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.

$$

TNZ087-102-212030-
Southern Cherokee National Forest-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      35-40 (+5)   67-72 (+4)   45-50        60-65
RH % (24h trend)      81-86 (+6)   25-30 (-2)   74-79        46-51
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  SE  6 G17                 SE 12 G30
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE  5 G17    SE 13 G35
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            70
Precip duration                                              2
Precip begin                                                 Continuing
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.13
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI/Haines                        5                         2
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      4700
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3300                      2600
Transport wnd (mph)                SE  8                     SE 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 43200                     108100
Dispersion                         22 Fair                   53 Gen good
Max LVORI                          3                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  8 G17                 SE 15 G30
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        SE  5 G15    SE  6 G17    SE 17 G35

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. Southeast
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s to upper 60s.
North winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the mid 50s to upper 60s. Northwest winds up to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the 50s to 60s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40. Highs
in the 50s to 60s. Northwest 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.

$$

NCZ060-061-212030-
Nantahala National Forest-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        Clear        PCldy        Cloudy
Temp (24h trend)      34-39 (+6)   66-71 (0)    42-47        58-63
RH % (24h trend)      83-88 (+3)   25-30 (0)    82-87        47-52
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  SE  7 G16                 SE 10 G28
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  6 G16    SE  6 G15    E 13 G32
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            60
Precip duration                                              2
Precip begin                                                 8 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.10
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI/Haines                        5                         2
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      5400
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3100                      3100
Transport wnd (mph)                SE  9                     SE 22
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 48600                     118800
Dispersion                         25 Fair                   56 Gen good
Max LVORI                          3                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  9 G16                 SE 13 G28
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  8 G16    SE  7 G15    E 17 G32

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows in the 40s. East winds 5 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the mid 50s to upper 60s. Northwest winds up to
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the mid 50s to upper 60s. Northwest 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.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-212030-
East Tennessee District East-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      31-36 (+2)   66-71 (+5)   41-46        67-72
RH % (24h trend)      88-93 (+7)   24-29 (-5)   81-86        30-35
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  SE  5                     SE  6 G16
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      SE 10 G24
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/Haines                        5                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      5500
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                3900                      4000
Transport wnd (mph)                SE  5                     SE 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 27000                     66000
Dispersion                         17 Gen poor               40 Fair
Max LVORI                          4                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  6                     SE  7 G16
33ft wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  5         SE 12 G24

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the 40s to
lower 50s. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s. East
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.
East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. East
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. West winds less than 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the mid
40s. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. Southwest winds less than
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows around 40. Highs
in the mid 50s to upper 60s. West 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>069-071-073-086-212030-
East Tennessee District West-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        MCldy
Temp (24h trend)      34-39 (+3)   67-72 (+5)   45-50        63-68
RH % (24h trend)      88-93 (+9)   25-30 (-2)   78-83        41-46
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   E  5
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E  8 G23
Precip type           NONE         NONE         NONE         showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            0            30
Precip duration                                              1
Precip begin                                                 8 AM
Precip end                                                   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.09
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI/Haines                        4                         3
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      4700
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                4100                      3400
Transport wnd (mph)                SE  5                     SE 12
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 27000                     56400
Dispersion                         17 Gen poor               35 Fair
Max LVORI                          4                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  LGT/VAR                   E  5
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      E 10 G23

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.
East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 50s to mid 60s. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s.
East winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Showers likely. Highs in the 60s. North winds less
than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. West winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. Southwest winds less than
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
lower 40s. Highs in the 50s to upper 60s. Northwest 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>101-212030-
Cumberland District South-
323 PM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018 /223 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018/

                      Tonight      Sat          Sat Night    Sun

Cloud cover           Clear        MClear       PCldy        Cloudy
Temp (24h trend)      36-41 (+4)   68-73 (+5)   46-51        60-65
RH % (24h trend)      92-97 (+14)  23-28 (-3)   78-83        51-56
20ft Wind-AM(mph)                  SE  6 G18                 SE  8 G25
20ft Wind-PM(mph)     LGT/VAR      SE  6 G18    SE  5 G15    E 10 G27
Precip type           NONE         NONE         showers      showers
Chance precip (%)     0            0            20           80
Precip duration                                 1            5
Precip begin                                    2 AM         Continuing
Precip end                                      Continuing   Continuing
Precip amount         0.00         0.00         0.01         0.37
LAL                   1            1            1            1
LASI/Haines                        5                         2
Mixing hgt(ft-MSL)                 5400                      4000
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)*                4200                      2900
Transport wnd (mph)                SE 10                     SE 23
Vent Rate (mph-ft)                 54000                     92000
Dispersion                         37 Fair                   56 Gen good
Max LVORI                          3                         3
33ft wind-AM(mph)                  SE  8 G18                 SE 10 G25
33ft wind-PM(mph)     NE  5        SE  7 G18    SE  6 G15    E 13 G27

Remarks...None.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Showers. Lows near 50. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows near 50. East
winds less than 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs in the 60s. North
winds less than 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the upper
40s. Highs in the 60s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows in the
mid 40s. Highs in the 60s. West winds less than 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows in the lower
40s. Highs in the 60s to lower 70s. Northwest 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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