666  
FNUS54 KMRX 270657  
FWFMRX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST  
VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA  
LATE TODAY THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG  
PRODUCING STRONG GUST WINDS AND HAIL. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN  
UNSEASONABLY MILD. DRIER WEATHER EXPECTED BY MID-WEEK.  
 
VAZ001-002-005-006-008-280800-  
JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST/VIRGINIA DISTRICT 6-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 69-74 (+2) 50-55 (0) 68-73  
RH % (24H TREND) 43-48 (-8) 95-100 (+5) 49-54  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 7 G19 S 6 G16  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 8 G20 LGT/VAR SW 8 G19  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 60 70  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.35 0.07  
LAL 3 5 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6200 5700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 17 SW 17  
DISPERSION 61 GOOD 53 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 9 G19 S 8 G16  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 10 G20 LGT/VAR SW 10 G19  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.  
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER  
50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ018-041-043-045-047-280800-  
NORTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 68-73 (+3) 48-53 (+1) 65-70  
RH % (24H TREND) 41-46 (-9) 92-97 (+1) 48-53  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 7 G16 S 6 G20  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 6 S 5 W 9 G21  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 60 70  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.30 0.08  
LAL 3 4 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 7400 6000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 14 W 17  
DISPERSION 56 GEN GOOD 48 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 8 G16 S 8 G20  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 7 S 6 W 12 G21  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S TO LOWER 50S.  
NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO MID 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ072-074-280800-  
TENNESSEE PORTION OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 68-73 (+3) 49-54 (+1) 64-69  
RH % (24H TREND) 43-48 (-10) 95-100 (+8) 51-56  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 8 G20 SW 9 G24  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 8 G19 S 9 G26 W 10 G23  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 60 60  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.47 0.11  
LAL 3 4 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6900 6000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 W 17  
DISPERSION 51 GEN GOOD 44 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) SW 10 G20 SW 11 G24  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 11 G19 S 11 G26 W 13 G23  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 70S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER  
50S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ087-102-280800-  
SOUTHERN CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 71-76 (+3) 52-57 (+3) 69-74  
RH % (24H TREND) 46-51 (-6) 93-98 (+7) 48-53  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 7 G19 SW 8 G17  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 9 G20 S 9 G22 SW 8 G20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 60 50  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.45 0.12  
LAL 3 4 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6400 6000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 W 16  
DISPERSION 56 GEN GOOD 53 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 9 G19 SW 9 G17  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 11 G20 S 11 G22 SW 11 G20  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S TO MID 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO 70S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE 40S TO MID 50S.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
NCZ060-061-280800-  
NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 69-74 (+4) 49-54 (+2) 68-73  
RH % (24H TREND) 49-54 (-9) 95-100 (+8) 49-54  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 6 G16 SW 6 G16  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 8 G19 S 7 G16 W 8 G20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 60 50  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.03 0.46 0.14  
LAL 3 4 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6200 6100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 13 W 15  
DISPERSION 44 GEN GOOD 50 GEN GOOD  
MAX LVORI 4 4  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 7 G16 SW 8 G16  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 11 G19 S 9 W 10 G20  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO 70S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER  
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ015>017-038>040-042-044-046-070-280800-  
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT EAST-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 71-76 (0) 50-55 (0) 70-75  
RH % (24H TREND) 43-48 (-3) 95-100 (+8) 49-54  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 6 G18 S 6 G17  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 6 G18 LGT/VAR SW 9 G21  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 60 60  
PRECIP DURATION 1 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 12 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.04 0.40 0.07  
LAL 3 5 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 6300 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 15 W 17  
DISPERSION 65 GOOD 60 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 8 G18 S 7 G17  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) SW 8 G18 LGT/VAR SW 11 G21  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. NORTH  
WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S TO LOWER  
50S. EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 50S TO UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
50S TO UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ012>014-035>037-067>069-071-073-086-280800-  
EAST TENNESSEE DISTRICT WEST-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 71-76 (+3) 53-58 (+2) 70-75  
RH % (24H TREND) 46-51 (-8) 91-96 (+6) 49-54  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 7 G20 SW 6 G18  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 9 G21 S 6 G20 SW 8 G20  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 70 60  
PRECIP DURATION 1 3 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.48 0.06  
LAL 4 5 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 5400 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 16 W 16  
DISPERSION 59 GEN GOOD 60 GEN GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 9 G20 SW 8 G18  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 11 G21 S 8 G20 SW 10 G20  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN  
THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S. WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS  
THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS NEAR 50. EAST WINDS LESS  
THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
TNZ077-079>085-097>101-280800-  
CUMBERLAND DISTRICT SOUTH-  
257 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017 /157 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017/  
 
TODAY TONIGHT TUE  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY  
TEMP (24H TREND) 72-77 (+4) 55-60 (+4) 72-77  
RH % (24H TREND) 50-55 (-5) 92-97 (+5) 48-53  
20FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 7 G21 SW 6 G16  
20FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 9 G22 S 8 G21 SW 8 G17  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 60 50  
PRECIP DURATION 1 3 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 8 PM  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.35 0.07  
LAL 4 4 2  
LASI 4 4  
MIXING HGT(FT-MSL) 4800 5700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) S 16 W 16  
DISPERSION 51 GEN GOOD 62 GOOD  
33FT WIND-AM(MPH) S 10 G21 SW 8 G16  
33FT WIND-PM(MPH) S 12 G22 S 11 G21 SW 10 G17  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S.  
WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS LESS  
THAN 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S.  
EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN  
THE 70S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP  
TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE  
60S TO LOWER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE 60S TO MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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