379  
FNUS54 KMRX 280717  
FWFMRX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST  
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THE RETURN OF SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SUNSHINE TODAY WILL  
ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO WARM NICELY BY AFTERNOON. SUMMER-LIKE  
TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND. INCREASING  
MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A  
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND  
MONDAY PRODUCING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS.  
 
VAZ001-002-005-006-008-290830-  
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79-84 (+8) 59-64 (+8) 85-90  
RH % (24H TREND) 35-40 (-18) 93-98 (+3) 37-42  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 8 G22  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 8 G19 S 7 G16 SW 9 G22  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 7100 6100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 13 SW 21  
DISPERSION 53 GEN GOOD 74 GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 10 G22  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 10 G19 S 9 G16 SW 12 G22  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID  
60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE  
60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
50. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS  
LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ018-041-043-045-047-290830-  
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 77-82 (+9) 59-64 (+9) 82-87  
RH % (24H TREND) 36-41 (-23) 85-90 (-4) 39-44  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SW 9 G21  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 8 G21 S 7 G17 S 11 G25  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 5 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04  
LAL 1 1 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6600 6500  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 SW 17  
DISPERSION 39 FAIR 57 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 5 SW 11 G21  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 11 G21 S 9 G17 S 14 G25  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO  
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH  
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ072-074-290830-  
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 76-81 (+10) 60-65 (+9) 80-85  
RH % (24H TREND) 38-43 (-25) 83-88 (-6) 38-43  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 6 G22 S 11 G30  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 11 G25 S 10 G25 S 12 G28  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 5 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04  
LAL 1 1 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6300 6300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 18 SW 23  
DISPERSION 47 GEN GOOD 64 GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 8 G22 S 14 G30  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 14 G25 S 12 G25 S 15 G28  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE 50S  
TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 70S. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ087-102-290830-  
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 79-84 (+10) 61-66 (+13) 83-88  
RH % (24H TREND) 44-49 (-15) 88-93 (-3) 41-46  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 6 G21 S 10 G24  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 11 G24 S 9 G21 S 12 G26  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 5 PM  
PRECIP END 8 PM  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.03  
LAL 1 1 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5900 6300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 18 S 24  
DISPERSION 60 GEN GOOD 86 GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 8 G21 S 13 G24  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 14 G24 S 10 G21 S 15 G26  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. COOLER. LOWS IN  
THE LOWER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS  
THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. WEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ060-061-290830-  
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78-83 (+10) 59-64 (+12) 82-87  
RH % (24H TREND) 46-51 (-18) 90-95 (-6) 43-48  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 5 G19 S 9 G23  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 9 G22 S 6 G18 S 11 G24  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 20  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 5 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.06  
LAL 1 1 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6500 6400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 16 S 22  
DISPERSION 56 GEN GOOD 76 GOOD  
MAX LVORI 4 4  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 6 G19 S 12 G23  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 12 G22 S 8 G18 S 14 G24  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID  
50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE  
60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-290830-  
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 82-87 (+10) 59-64 (+8) 86-91  
RH % (24H TREND) 34-39 (-23) 95-100 (+3) 38-43  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 G21  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 8 G19 S 5 SW 10 G22  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6400 6200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 10 SW 20  
DISPERSION 46 GEN GOOD 78 GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G21  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 10 G19 S 7 SW 12 G22  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID  
60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN  
THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS  
THAN 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-290830-  
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 81-86 (+9) 62-67 (+13) 86-91  
RH % (24H TREND) 41-46 (-12) 88-93 (-3) 39-44  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 8 G23  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 11 G25 S 8 G19 S 11 G26  
PRECIP TYPE NONE TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 10 0  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM  
PRECIP END 8 AM  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.00  
LAL 1 1 1  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5800 5800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 16 SW 24  
DISPERSION 63 GOOD 95 GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) SE 5 G19 S 11 G23  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 13 G25 S 10 G19 S 14 G26  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE  
60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS  
UP TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ077-079>085-097>101-290830-  
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-  
317 AM EDT FRI APR 28 2017 /217 AM CDT FRI APR 28 2017/  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 81-86 (+10) 63-68 (+13) 86-91  
RH % (24H TREND) 49-54 (-5) 88-93 (+1) 42-47  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 6 G23 S 10 G24  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 12 G26 S 8 G21 S 12 G27  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 PM  
PRECIP END 8 PM  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00  
LAL 2 1 1  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5500 5900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 20 S 25  
DISPERSION 74 GOOD 105 VERY GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 8 G23 S 12 G24  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 15 G26 S 10 G21 S 15 G27  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S. SOUTH  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. NOT AS WARM. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S  
TO UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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