459  
FNUS74 KMRX 101618  
FWSMRX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HORNET TREE TOP/KNOB...GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NPS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
1218 PM EDT WED APR 10 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1300 EDT ON APRIL 10.  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE,CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE...AT 1-800-697-0075. IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE PROVIDE FEEDBACK  
FOR EVERY SPOT FORECAST REQUEST.  
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM EDT  
THURSDAY...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
 
CONDITIONS WILL TREND DRY INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS TODAY WITH  
AREAS OF DRIZZLE POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL  
MOVE INTO THE AREA THIS EVENING, CONTINUING THROUGH LATER  
THURSDAY. WINDS WILL ALSO BE ON THE INCLINE WITH GUSTS NEARING 60  
MPH TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. PEAK GUSTS EXPECTED BETWEEN 4 AM  
AND 9 AM EDT. GUSTS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE INTO THE EVENING  
HOURS BEHIND THE DEPARTURE OF THE STORM SYSTEM. A HIGH WIND  
WARNING IS IN EFFECT AND STILL FORECAST TO EXPIRE BY 4 PM EDT  
THURSDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............55.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
33 MPH.  
 
TIME (EDT) 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM  
SKY (%).........82 75 78 75 71 72 72  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............65 66 68 67 66 64 61  
DEWPOINT........55 56 55 55 55 54 54  
RH..............70 70 63 65 68 70 78  
SURFACE WND DIR.S S S S S S S  
SURFACE WND SPD.20 21 22 22 21 21 21  
SURFACE WND GST.30 31 33 32 31 31 31  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). SHOWERS LIKELY  
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......90 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............53.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 21 TO 32 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 48 MPH INCREASING TO 33 TO 38 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 58 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING.  
 
TIME (EDT) 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM  
SKY (%).........79 84 89 94 93 91 90 89 89 88 89 89  
WEATHER COV.....SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC LKY LKY LKY DEF DEF DEF DEF  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 30 40 50 50 60 60 70 80 80 90 90  
TEMP............60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60 60  
DEWPOINT........54 53 53 52 53 53 52 53 53 53 54 54  
RH..............81 78 78 75 78 78 75 78 78 78 81 81  
SURFACE WND DIR.S S S S S S S S S S S S  
SURFACE WND SPD.21 24 28 31 32 33 35 37 38 38 38 38  
SURFACE WND GST.31 37 41 47 48 51 52 55 58 58 58 58  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING AND EARLY  
AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......100 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.  
DEWPOINT............54 DECREASING TO 49 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SURFACE WINDS (MPH).WINDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 28 TO 38 MPH WITH GUSTS  
TO AROUND 58 MPH SHIFTING TO THE AROUND 26 MPH  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (EDT) 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM  
SKY (%).........59 57 57 57 57 57 57 61 64 68 75 83  
WEATHER COV.....DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH  
CHC OF PCPN (%).100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100  
TEMP............61 61 64 65 66 67 67 66 64 61 58 53  
DEWPOINT........54 54 55 56 56 55 54 53 52 51 50 48  
RH..............78 78 73 73 70 65 63 63 65 70 75 83  
SURFACE WND DIR.S S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW  
SURFACE WND SPD.38 38 37 37 35 32 30 29 29 29 28 26  
SURFACE WND GST.58 58 55 55 52 48 45 44 44 44 41 40  
 

 
FORECASTER...KERRIE SIMMONS  
REQUESTED BY...HOWELL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR  
.TAG 2410303.0/MRX  
.DELDT 04/10/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL GRSM_DISPATCH@NPS.GOV  
 
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