Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE AREA WILL RESULT IN
COOLER AND MOSTLY SUNNY WEATHER TODAY. CLOUDS WILL GRADUALLY
INCREASE TONIGHT...WITH RAIN CHANCES RETURNING ON WEDNESDAY AS A
COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE AREA.



VAZ001-002-005-006-008-220800-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      59-64 (-8)   40-45 (+1)   62-67
RH % (24H TREND)      28-33 (-18)  84-89 (-3)   39-44
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  7 G16                  SW 10 G21
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 10 G17     SW  7        W 12 G22
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            20           50
PRECIP DURATION                    1            1
PRECIP BEGIN                       2 AM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                         CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.01         0.13
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    8000                      5300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 22                      W 26
DISPERSION            111 VERY GOOD             75 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  9 G20                  SW 13 G27
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 13 G22     SW  9 G17    W 15 G28

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-220800-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      56-61 (-9)   39-44 (+1)   60-65
RH % (24H TREND)      26-31 (-19)  73-78 (-17)  36-41
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  9 G17                 W 11 G22
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 10 G18     W  7 G15     W 14 G25
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.14
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    8400                      6300
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 22                      W 31
DISPERSION            107 VERY GOOD             96 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW 11 G21                 W 13 G28
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 13 G22     W  9 G19     W 18 G32

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 60S.
WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S.
WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS
IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-220800-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      57-62 (-7)   42-47 (+4)   60-65
RH % (24H TREND)      21-26 (-22)  67-72 (-22)  36-41
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  7 G15                  W 13 G26
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  9 G18     SW  8 G18    W 14 G26
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    8 AM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.13
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    8100                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 20                      W 30
DISPERSION            85 GOOD                   85 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  9 G19                  W 16 G32
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 12 G22     SW  9 G23    W 17 G32

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 60S.
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO MID 40S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S
TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-220800-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      64-69 (-1)   45-50 (+5)   66-71
RH % (24H TREND)      21-26 (-24)  70-75 (-18)  37-42
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  6                      SW  9 G19
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  8         SW  5        W 11 G20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.08
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7200                      6000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 15                      W 24
DISPERSION            66 GOOD                   81 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  8 G18                  SW 11 G24
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 10 G18     SW  7 G15    W 14 G25

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-220800-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      64-69 (-2)   43-48 (+3)   67-72
RH % (24H TREND)      20-25 (-22)  73-78 (-15)  34-39
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  7                     SW  8 G18
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  8 G16     LGT/VAR      W 11 G20
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.08
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7700                      6600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 16                      W 24
DISPERSION            78 GOOD                   91 GOOD
MAX LVORI             3                         2
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     NW  9 G18                 SW 10 G22
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W 10 G20     LGT/VAR      W 14 G25

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS NEAR 50. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-220800-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      61-66 (-8)   40-45 (-1)   65-70
RH % (24H TREND)      27-32 (-18)  87-92 (0)    38-43
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  6                      SW 10 G22
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     SW 10 G17    SW  6        W 12 G23
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.13
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7700                      5600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 20                      W 28
DISPERSION            105 VERY GOOD             100 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  8 G18                  SW 13 G27
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     SW 12 G22    SW  8        W 15 G28

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-220800-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      63-68 (-3)   43-48 (+2)   66-71
RH % (24H TREND)      24-29 (-23)  84-89 (-1)   40-45
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     LGT/VAR                   SW  9 G19
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     SW  8        SW  6        W 10 G19
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.09
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  5                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7300                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 17                      W 24
DISPERSION            90 GOOD                   95 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  6 G16                  SW 11 G24
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     SW 10 G19    SW  7 G15    W 13 G23

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 30S TO UPPER 40S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-220800-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
253 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      WED

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      64-69 (-1)   45-50 (+3)   68-73
RH % (24H TREND)      18-23 (-27)  84-89 (-2)   35-40
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  5                      SW  8 G16
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  6         SW  5        W  9 G17
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30
PRECIP DURATION                                 1
PRECIP BEGIN                                    2 PM
PRECIP END                                      CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.06
LAL                   1            1            3
LASI                  6                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)    7000                      5900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   W 13                      W 21
DISPERSION            66 GOOD                   88 GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)     W  6 G16                  SW 10 G20
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     W  8 G15     SW  6        W 12 G21

REMARKS...NONE.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP
TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.

$$



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