Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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000 FNUS54 KMRX 181922 FWFMRX Fire Weather Planning Forecast for East Tennessee...Southwest Virginia...and Extreme Southwest North Carolina National Weather Service Morristown TN 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 .DISCUSSION... A ridge of high pressure will continue building across the Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians this afternoon through Thursday. This will bring mainly sunny skies as well as very warm and humid conditions with only isolated showers and thunderstorms each afternoon. The ridge will slide eastward Friday allowing a cold front to approach from the northwest. This will result in a greater chance of showers and thunderstorms to start the weekend. VAZ001-002-005-006-008-192030- Jefferson National Forest/Virginia District 6- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear PCldy MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 60-65 (-3) 81-86 (+3) 61-66 82-87 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+1) 50-55 (-13) 93-98 48-53 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5 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 3 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 6800 7000 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 4800 5000 Transport wnd (mph) NW 3 SW 12 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 20400 84000 Dispersion 16 Gen poor 47 Gen good Max LVORI 5 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 5 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 7 Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the lower to mid 60s. South winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. West winds less than 10 mph. .SATURDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. East winds less than 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the lower 60s. 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 lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. Southeast 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. 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. $$ TNZ018-041-043-045-047-192030- Northern Cherokee National Forest- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover PCldy PCldy MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 58-63 (-3) 78-83 (+4) 59-64 79-84 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+1) 53-58 (-17) 92-97 49-54 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 5 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR Precip type None None None None Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 0 Precip duration Precip begin Precip end Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI/Haines 3 4 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 6900 7700 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 4200 5000 Transport wnd (mph) N 6 S 8 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 41400 61600 Dispersion 22 Fair 33 Fair Max LVORI 5 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 6 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR N 5 LGT/VAR S 5 Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. West winds less than 10 mph. .SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to lower 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. *The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide. For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed. $$ TNZ072-074-192030- Tennessee Portion Of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear MClear MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 60-65 (0) 77-82 (+1) 60-65 78-83 RH % (24h trend) 93-98 (-1) 57-62 (-11) 88-93 52-57 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 5 G15 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 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/Haines 3 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 7000 7100 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 4000 4100 Transport wnd (mph) N 6 S 6 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 42000 42600 Dispersion 19 Gen poor 19 Gen poor Max LVORI 5 5 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 6 G15 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR N 5 E 5 LGT/VAR Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s to upper 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. .FRIDAY...Sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s to upper 60s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph. .SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 60s to lower 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the 60s to lower 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the mid 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. $$ TNZ087-102-192030- Southern Cherokee National Forest- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear MClear MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 61-66 (-1) 82-87 (0) 62-67 82-87 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (0) 53-58 (-8) 90-95 48-53 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 5 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR Precip type None None None None Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 0 Precip duration Precip begin Precip end Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI/Haines 3 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 6800 7200 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 4700 5100 Transport wnd (mph) N 7 S 7 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 47600 50400 Dispersion 27 Fair 32 Fair Max LVORI 4 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR S 7 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR N 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. South winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 50s to upper 60s. South winds less than 10 mph. .SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s to upper 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. *The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide. For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed. $$ NCZ060-061-192030- Nantahala National Forest- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear MClear MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 59-64 (-2) 81-86 (-4) 60-65 81-86 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (0) 53-58 (-2) 92-97 49-54 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 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/Haines 3 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 7900 7900 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 5700 5700 Transport wnd (mph) N 7 S 6 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 55300 47400 Dispersion 32 Fair 27 Fair Max LVORI 4 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR SE 5 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s. South winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light. .SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Light winds. .SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the lower 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 upper 60s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to lower 80s. Southeast 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. $$ TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-192030- East Tennessee District East- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear MClear MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 61-66 (-3) 83-88 (+4) 61-66 84-89 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+1) 50-55 (-14) 93-98 46-51 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR Precip type None None None None Chance precip (%) 0 0 0 0 Precip duration Precip begin Precip end Precip amount 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 LAL 1 1 1 1 LASI/Haines 3 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 6100 6600 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 4600 5100 Transport wnd (mph) N 2 SW 8 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 12200 52800 Dispersion 10 Poor 34 Fair Max LVORI 6 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the 60s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Sunny. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the 60s. Light winds. .SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to 80s. Light winds. .SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Light winds. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 70s to mid 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. *The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide. For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed. $$ TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-192030- East Tennessee District West- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear MClear MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 63-68 (-1) 84-89 (+3) 63-68 85-90 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+1) 51-56 (-11) 93-98 47-52 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 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 3 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 6300 6400 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 5000 5100 Transport wnd (mph) N 3 SW 8 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 18900 51200 Dispersion 17 Gen poor 38 Fair Max LVORI 5 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 6 Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid to upper 60s. South winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid to upper 60s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light. .SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s to upper 80s. Light winds. .SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. East winds less than 10 mph. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 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. $$ TNZ077-079>085-097>101-192030- Cumberland District South- 322 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018 /222 PM CDT Tue Sep 18 2018/ Tonight Wed Wed Night Thu Cloud cover MClear MClear MClear MClear Temp (24h trend) 63-68 (-2) 85-90 (+2) 64-69 86-91 RH % (24h trend) 95-100 (+4) 49-54 (-10) 93-98 45-50 20ft Wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR 20ft Wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 5 Precip type None None None None Chance precip (%) 20 0 0 0 Precip duration 1 Precip begin 8 PM Precip end 9 PM Precip amount 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 LAL 2 1 1 1 LASI/Haines 4 3 Mixing hgt(ft-MSL) 6200 6700 Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)* 5100 5600 Transport wnd (mph) N 5 S 8 Vent Rate (mph-ft) 31000 53600 Dispersion 19 Gen poor 41 Gen good Max LVORI 5 4 33ft wind-AM(mph) LGT/VAR SE 5 33ft wind-PM(mph) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 6 Remarks...None. .THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s to lower 70s. South winds up to 10 mph. .FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds less than 10 mph early in the evening becoming light. .SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s to lower 90s. Light winds. .SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. Southeast winds less than 10 mph. .MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to upper 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. .TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the 70s to mid 80s. South winds less than 10 mph. *The AGL Mixing Height is calculated from an average elevation for the entire Forecast Zone and should only be used as a guide. For a specific AGL Mixing Height a Spot Forecast will be needed. $$

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