236  
FNUS54 KBMX 182103  
FWFBMX  
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ALABAMA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
403 PM CDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
 
RAIN CHANCES REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT  
SLOWLY APPROACHES THE FORECAST AREA AND THE AIRMASS REMAINS  
UNSEASONABLY WET. LOW STRATUS AND PATCHY FOG WILL LIFT SLOWLY THIS  
MORNING, AND EXPECT SIMILAR CONDITIONS TONIGHT/SUNDAY MORNING.  
THERE ARE NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AT THIS TIME.  
 
ALZ011>013-015-022>025-191000-  
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WALKER-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAMILTON, SULLIGENT, VERNON, FAYETTE,  
JASPER, CARROLLTON, TUSCALOOSA, BIRMINGHAM, HOOVER, COLUMBIANA,  
PELHAM, AND ALABASTER  
403 PM CDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP 70 87 72 87  
RH % 99 64 100 65  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 6  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 60 40 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6 2 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.20 0.27 0.11 0.31  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6600 7400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 SW 15  
LAL 2 4 3 4  
STABILITY CLASS F C E C  
MAX LVORI 10 10  
DISPERSION 32 FAIR 48 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
67 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
56 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
49 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
94 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ALZ017>021-026>029-036>038-191000-  
BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-CLEBURNE-ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-CLAY-  
RANDOLPH-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-CHAMBERS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ONEONTA, GADSDEN, ANNISTON, CENTRE,  
HEFLIN, PELL CITY, MOODY, TALLADEGA, SYLACAUGA, ASHLAND, ROANOKE,  
ROCKFORD, ALEXANDER CITY, DADEVILLE, VALLEY, LANETT,  
AND LAFAYETTE  
403 PM CDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP 68 87 70 87  
RH % 100 67 100 67  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 70 40 70  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6 2 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.35 0.15 0.18  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6700 5300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 12 SW 13  
LAL 2 4 3 4  
STABILITY CLASS E C D C  
MAX LVORI 10 10  
DISPERSION 34 FAIR 34 FAIR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
68 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
59 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
95 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
96 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ALZ030>035-039>042-191000-  
SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-  
LOWNDES-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LIVINGSTON, EUTAW, GREENSBORO,  
MOUNDVILLE, MARION, CENTREVILLE, CLANTON, DEMOPOLIS, LINDEN,  
SELMA, PRATTVILLE, FORT DEPOSIT, AND HAYNEVILLE  
403 PM CDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP 71 88 72 88  
RH % 98 60 100 62  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR SW 5  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 70 30 60  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6 2 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.22 0.37 0.03 0.21  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6000 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 S 13  
LAL 2 4 3 4  
STABILITY CLASS E C E C  
MAX LVORI 10 10  
DISPERSION 26 FAIR 43 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 98 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
62 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
97 PERCENT. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
55 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 95 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
93 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. LIGHT  
WINDS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH  
97 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 90. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. EAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ALZ043>050-191000-  
ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WETUMPKA, TALLASSEE, MONTGOMERY,  
TUSKEGEE, UNION SPRINGS, AUBURN, OPELIKA, PHENIX CITY, TROY,  
AND EUFAULA  
403 PM CDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
TONIGHT SUN SUN NIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
TEMP 71 87 71 89  
RH % 100 64 100 63  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR SW 5 LGT/VAR SW 5  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 70 30 60  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 2 6 2 9  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.20 0.34 0.01 0.11  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5200 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 10 SW 10  
LAL 2 4 3 4  
STABILITY CLASS F C D C  
MAX LVORI 10 10  
DISPERSION 35 FAIR 48 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
61 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
98 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 97 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH  
50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 96 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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