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
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS OVERNIGHT...OVERSPREADING RAIN INTO THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. COOLER TEMPERATURES ALSO EXPECTED.



VAZ001-002-005-006-008-292000-
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      40-45 (+6)   57-62 (-3)   44-49        57-62
RH % (24H TREND)      84-89 (+2)   54-59 (+20)  93-98        49-54
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  8 G15
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           60           50           70
PRECIP DURATION       1            2            1            3
PRECIP BEGIN          5 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.08         0.05         0.41
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5100                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  6                     W 13
DISPERSION                         14 GEN POOR               46 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  5
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      W  5         LGT/VAR      NW 10 G19

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-292000-
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      41-46 (+8)   53-58 (-6)   42-47        53-58
RH % (24H TREND)      80-85 (-3)   57-62 (+24)  95-100       52-57
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 10 G17
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           80           60           70
PRECIP DURATION       1            4            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          2 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.16         0.06         0.34
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5200                      6100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  7                      W 14
DISPERSION                         13 GEN POOR               42 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  7 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 12 G22

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
50S TO LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S.
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ072-074-292000-
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      43-48 (+7)   51-56 (-8)   43-48        54-59
RH % (24H TREND)      88-93 (+9)   65-70 (+28)  95-100       47-52
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6 G15
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 10 G18
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     60           80           60           60
PRECIP DURATION       1            7            2            2
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.19         0.04         0.28
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5200                      5700
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  2                     W 16
DISPERSION                         3 VERY POOR               38 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  8 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 13 G22

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S TO MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S.
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO
70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ087-102-292000-
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-50 (+7)   54-59 (-9)   44-49        62-67
RH % (24H TREND)      91-96 (+9)   63-68 (+27)  95-100       43-48
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 10 G18
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           80           40           30
PRECIP DURATION       3            7            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.15         0.18         0.03         0.17
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5300                      4800
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  3                     W 16
DISPERSION                         10 POOR                   39 FAIR
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  7 G17
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 12 G22

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO
MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

NCZ060-061-292000-
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-50 (+9)   53-58 (-10)  43-48        62-67
RH % (24H TREND)      91-96 (+6)   63-68 (+27)  93-98        41-46
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 11 G18
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           80           40           40
PRECIP DURATION       4            7            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.20         0.25         0.03         0.18
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 5800                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E  6                      W 16
DISPERSION                         18 GEN POOR               40 FAIR
MAX LVORI                          4                         4
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  8 G18
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 13 G23

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS
LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S
TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-292000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      42-47 (+7)   57-62 (-5)   44-49        58-63
RH % (24H TREND)      82-87 (-3)   56-61 (+24)  92-97        52-57
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  9
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           70           50           70
PRECIP DURATION       1            3            1            2
PRECIP BEGIN          5 AM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.11         0.05         0.33
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4400                      5500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                S  6                      W 15
DISPERSION                         15 GEN POOR               53 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   W  6 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR      NW 11 G20

REMARKS...NONE.

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

$$

TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-292000-
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      45-50 (+7)   57-62 (-6)   45-50        62-67
RH % (24H TREND)      83-88 (+3)   57-62 (+23)  89-94        42-47
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   LGT/VAR
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  8 G16
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           70           30           50
PRECIP DURATION       1            5            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          11 PM        CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.02         0.09         0.02         0.27
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4500                      5100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                W  3                      W 15
DISPERSION                         8 POOR                    48 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   W  6
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 10 G20

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S
TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$

TNZ076-077-079>085-097>101-292000-
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-
257 PM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

                      TONIGHT      WED          WED NIGHT    THU

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        CLOUDY       PCLDY        PCLDY
TEMP (24H TREND)      47-52 (+6)   59-64 (-6)   46-51        64-69
RH % (24H TREND)      86-91 (+8)   60-65 (+24)  87-92        38-43
20FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  5
20FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW  9 G17
PRECIP TYPE           SHOWERS      SHOWERS      SHOWERS      TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     80           80           20           20
PRECIP DURATION       4            5            1            1
PRECIP BEGIN          8 PM         CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING
PRECIP END            CONTINUING   CONTINUING   CONTINUING   8 PM
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.12         0.11         0.02         0.12
LAL                   1            1            1            2
LASI                               3                         4
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL)                 4500                      4600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                NE  3                     W 16
DISPERSION                         11 POOR                   46 GEN GOOD
33FT WIND-AM(MPH)                  LGT/VAR                   NW  6 G16
33FT WIND-PM(MPH)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      NW 11 G21

REMARKS...NONE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S.
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S.
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S
TO LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S TO LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

$$


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