Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FXUS64 KMRX 180135 AAB
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
935 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.DISCUSSION...
RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY WIND DOWN THIS EVENING AS
A WEAK UPPER TROUGH WEAKENS AND MOVES OFF TO THE EAST. IR SATELLITE
SEEMS TO INDICATE A WEAK MCV FEATURE WHICH MAY KEEP THINGS GOING
THROUGH 06Z ALONG THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN
ZONES...THE FAR SOUTHERN VALLEY AND SW NORTH CAROLINA. HOWEVER...
VERY LIGHT QPF AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED AS PRECIPITATION CONTINUES TO
WANE. SOME BREAKS IN THE CLOUDS HAVE ALREADY BEEN NOTED AS
WELL...WHICH MAY RESULT IN AT LEAST A PARTLY CLOUDY NIGHT OVER MUCH
OF THE AREA BY THE PREDAWN HOURS. GIVEN THE MOIST BOUNDARY LAYER
CONDITIONS...LIGHT WINDS...AND SOME PARTIAL CLEARING...PATCHY FOG
SEEMS LIKELY LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. LOWS WILL BE
FAIRLY MILD...IN THE UPPER 50S IN MOST VALLEY LOCATIONS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             57  78  63  74 /  20  30  90  90
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  58  78  60  73 /  10  20  90  90
OAK RIDGE, TN                       58  79  60  73 /  10  20  90  90
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              55  78  54  69 /  10  10  60  90

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...NONE.
TN...NONE.
VA...NONE.
&&

$$

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