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
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...
CLOUDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THIS EVENING...WITH RAINFALL
SPREADING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION OVERNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY MORNING...WITH
REDEVELOPMENT EXPECTED IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONG TO
SEVERE.

VAZ001-002-005-006-008-252030-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+11)  61-66 (-1)   50-55        58-63
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+24) 57-62 (+38)  89-94        58-63
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  5                     NW  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  5         S  6 G18     N  6
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           80           80           60
PRECIP DURATION       1            8            5            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.33         0.76         0.19
LAL                   1            5            5            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4900                      4600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 17                     NW 16
DISPERSION                         42 GEN GOOD               34 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  6 G15                 NW  7
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      S  6 G16     S  7 G22     N  9

REMARKS...NONE.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 40. NORTH WINDS LESS
THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-252030-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+11)  60-65 (+1)   51-56        56-61
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+28) 56-61 (+37)  88-93        55-60
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  7 G17                  NW  8 G18
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17    SW  7 G21    NW  7
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           80           70           60
PRECIP DURATION       1            8            3            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.09         0.33         0.39         0.14
LAL                   1            5            5            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5200                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 20                     NW 21
DISPERSION                         39 FAIR                   35 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  9 G21                  NW 10 G23
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW 10 G21    SW  9 G26    NW  9 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ072-074-252030-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-50 (+13)  63-68 (+3)   54-59        59-64
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+23) 59-64 (+35)  84-89        54-59
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S 11 G27                  W 11 G25
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW 11 G24    SW 15 G32    NW  8 G15
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           80           70           30
PRECIP DURATION       4            8            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.43         0.36         0.06
LAL                   2            5            4            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5400                      4900
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 30                     NW 23
DISPERSION                         58 GEN GOOD               33 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S 14 G34                  W 14 G32
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5 G18     SW 14 G31    SW 19 G40    NW  9 G19

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ087-102-252030-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      49-54 (+16)  66-71 (+1)   55-60        66-71
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+15) 60-65 (+35)  88-93        48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S 10 G20                  W  9 G17
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW 10 G19    SW 12 G24    NW  9 G16
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           90           50           20
PRECIP DURATION       5            8            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.24         0.50         0.24         0.02
LAL                   2            5            4            1
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4900                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 28                     NW 23
DISPERSION                         65 GOOD                   59 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S 13 G25                  W 12 G22
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW 13 G24    SW 15 G30    NW 12 G20

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

NCZ060-061-252030-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-53 (+16)  64-69 (-2)   54-59        67-72
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+14) 64-69 (+38)  91-96        48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  7 G17                  W 11 G20
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17    SW 10 G21    NW  9 G18
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           90           50           20
PRECIP DURATION       5            8            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.53         0.23         0.03
LAL                   2            5            4            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5400                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 23                     NW 25
DISPERSION                         62 GOOD                   71 GOOD
MAX LVORI                          4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  9 G21                  W 14 G25
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     S  5         SW 10 G21    SW 13 G27    NW 12 G23

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-252030-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      44-49 (+13)  66-71 (+1)   54-59        62-67
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+18) 57-62 (+37)  87-92        54-59
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  6        SW 10 G27    N  7
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           80           70           60
PRECIP DURATION       2            8            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.34         0.48         0.12
LAL                   1            5            4            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4400                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 17                     NW 16
DISPERSION                         45 GEN GOOD               39 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  SE  6                     NW  9 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  8 G18    SW 12 G34    N  9 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-252030-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      48-53 (+15)  69-74 (+4)   55-60        64-69
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+18) 56-61 (+35)  88-93        51-56
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  6 G16                  NW  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17    SW 10 G21    N  7
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           80           70           30
PRECIP DURATION       5            8            2            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.18         0.37         0.37         0.06
LAL                   2            5            4            1
LASI                               2                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4500                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 25                     NW 17
DISPERSION                         72 GOOD                   43 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  8 G20                  NW  9 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW 10 G21    SW 13 G27    N  9 G17

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-252030-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
323 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      51-56 (+16)  70-75 (+5)   57-62        68-73
RH % (24H TREND)      95-100 (+16) 56-61 (+31)  86-91        48-53
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S  8 G17                  W  7
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  8 G17    SW 11 G20    NW  8
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        SHOWERS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           80           40           20
PRECIP DURATION       5            8            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   2 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.28         0.41         0.11         0.01
LAL                   2            5            3            1
LASI                               3                         3
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4500                      4200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 28                     NW 20
DISPERSION                         79 GOOD                   51 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  S 10 G22                  W  9 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW 10 G21    SW 14 G25    NW 10 G18

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$



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