045  
FNUS54 KHUN 171932  
FWFHUN  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN ALABAMA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
232 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS WILL LINGER IN THE AREA THIS EVENING  
AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA  
FROM THE WEST. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT AROUND TO THE NORTHWEST  
AS THE FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA, WITH SKIES CLEARING BY MIDDAY  
IN MANY LOCATIONS. RH VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE MIDDLE 40S FOR BOTH  
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOONS, WITH GOOD DISPERSION EXPECTED THROUGH  
THE PERIOD.  
 
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURN TO THE FORECAST EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS: PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE AGAIN  
FRIDAY MORNING, ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT RECEIVED RAINFALL TODAY.  
 
POTENTIAL FOR RED FLAG CONDITIONS: NONE.  
 
ALZ001>003-181030-  
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, SHEFFIELD,  
TUSCUMBIA, RUSSELLVILLE, AND RED BAY  
232 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY CLEAR MCLEAR  
TEMP 72 89 66 91  
RH % 98 46 91 45  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR NW 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 20 0 10  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION 0-2 0-1 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5400 6700  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 10 NW 6  
LAL 3 2 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS E C E C  
MAX LVORI 10 8  
DISPERSION 63 GOOD 54 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ004-014-181030-  
LAWRENCE-WINSTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOULTON, TOWN CREEK, AND HALEYVILLE  
232 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY CLEAR MCLEAR  
TEMP 73 89 67 91  
RH % 97 51 92 43  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 20 0 10  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION 0-2 0-1 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.01 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5900 6900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 10 W 5  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS E C E C  
MAX LVORI 10 9  
DISPERSION 65 GOOD 42 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ005-007-016-181030-  
LIMESTONE-MORGAN-CULLMAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATHENS, DECATUR, AND CULLMAN  
232 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
TEMP 73 88 66 90  
RH % 97 53 92 44  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 40 20 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION 0-2 0-1 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.02 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6000 6400  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 10 SE 1  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS E C E C  
MAX LVORI 10 8  
DISPERSION 66 GOOD 33 FAIR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ006-008>010-181030-  
MADISON-MARSHALL-JACKSON-DE KALB-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HUNTSVILLE, ALBERTVILLE, BOAZ,  
GUNTERSVILLE, ARAB, SCOTTSBORO, FORT PAYNE, AND RAINSVILLE  
232 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
TEMP 72 87 66 89  
RH % 98 54 90 42  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR W 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 30 20 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION 0-2 0-1 0 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.04 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5700 5600  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) W 12 SW 3  
LAL 3 3 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS E C E C  
MAX LVORI 10 8  
DISPERSION 68 GOOD 24 FAIR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH  
91 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
92 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.  
LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. MAXIMUM RH  
99 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 62 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 70. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT.  
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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