745  
FNUS54 KMRX 281838  
FWFMRX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST  
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA  
OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PRODUCING WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS.  
PRECIPITATION WILL RETURN TO THE FORECAST ON THURSDAY AS A LOW  
PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION.  
 
VAZ001-002-005-006-008-291945-  
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45-50 (-5) 66-71 (+3) 47-52 69-74  
RH % (24H TREND) 95-100 (+2) 39-44 (-17) 87-92 39-44  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 7 G20  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 11 G24  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 20  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 4 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 8 N/A  
DISPERSION 28 FAIR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 10 G20  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 5 N 5 NE 5 S 13 G24  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 40S  
TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
TNZ018-041-043-045-047-291945-  
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 43-48 (-5) 66-71 (+6) 47-52 64-69  
RH % (24H TREND) 94-99 (+2) 38-43 (-21) 85-90 42-47  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 8 G20  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 5 G15 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SE 11 G22  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 20  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 4 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 7 N/A  
DISPERSION 22 FAIR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 10 G20  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 7 G15 N 5 LGT/VAR SE 13 G22  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE 40S  
TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
TNZ072-074-291945-  
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 44-49 (-5) 66-71 (+6) 49-54 66-71  
RH % (24H TREND) 91-96 (0) 40-45 (-20) 85-90 45-50  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G24  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) N 5 NW 5 LGT/VAR S 12 G32  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 30  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 5 N/A  
DISPERSION 13 GEN POOR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 11 G24  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) N 6 NW 6 E 5 S 14 G32  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN  
THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
TNZ087-102-291945-  
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 45-50 (-8) 72-77 (+7) 52-57 71-76  
RH % (24H TREND) 93-98 (-1) 35-40 (-22) 86-91 44-49  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 9 G22  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 12 G35  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 40  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 5 N/A  
DISPERSION 14 GEN POOR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 11 G22  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) N 5 NW 5 LGT/VAR S 18 G35  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN  
THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S  
TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 70S. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
NCZ060-061-291945-  
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 42-47 (-8) 73-78 (+10) 49-54 68-73  
RH % (24H TREND) 95-100 (0) 35-40 (-25) 93-98 48-53  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 5 G16  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR W 5 LGT/VAR S 7 G27  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 40  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.07  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 2 N/A  
DISPERSION 9 POOR  
MAX LVORI 5  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 G16  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 5 W 6 LGT/VAR S 13 G27  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE 40S TO UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-291945-  
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 46-51 (-5) 70-75 (+4) 49-54 71-76  
RH % (24H TREND) 93-98 (0) 38-43 (-17) 85-90 40-45  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR SE 6 G17  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 11 G21  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 30  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 4 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 8 N/A  
DISPERSION 29 FAIR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 5 SE 7 G17  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) NW 5 N 5 LGT/VAR S 12 G21  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
40S TO LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-291945-  
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 47-52 (-7) 71-76 (+5) 51-56 73-78  
RH % (24H TREND) 92-97 (+1) 38-43 (-16) 84-89 42-47  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 6 G21  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 12 G25  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 30  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.03  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 7 N/A  
DISPERSION 28 FAIR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 5 S 8 G21  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) N 5 NE 5 LGT/VAR S 14 G25  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE 50S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S  
TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
TNZ077-079>085-097>101-291945-  
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-  
238 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017 /138 PM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017/  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 47-52 (-7) 73-78 (+5) 53-58 74-79  
RH % (24H TREND) 93-98 (-1) 38-43 (-16) 88-93 43-48  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) LGT/VAR S 7 G23  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 13 G30  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 40  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.04  
LAL 1 1 1 3  
LASI 5  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5200  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NE 6 N/A  
DISPERSION 20 GEN POOR  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) NE 5 S 9 G23  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) N 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 17 G30  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S  
TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 

 
 
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