074  
FNUS54 KHUN 260922  
FWFHUN  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN ALABAMA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
422 AM CDT WED SEP 26 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXPAND THROUGH THE DAY  
AS A COLD FRONT MOVES IN. HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED, BRINGING  
1-3" TODAY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS, ESPECIALLY WITH THE  
POSSIBILITY OF TRAINING STORMS. THEREFORE, A FLASH FLOOD WATCH  
WILL BE IN EFFECT NOW THROUGH THURSDAY WITH 2-4" EXPECTED DURING  
THIS TIME. MOISTURE WILL NOT BE A PROBLEM, HOWEVER TRANSPORT WINDS  
WILL BE WEAK TODAY AND SLIGHTLY LOWER TOMORROW. TODAY LESS THAN 9  
MPH IS EXPECTED AND TOMORROW LESS THAN 5 MPH. COMBINED WITH THE  
LOW MIXING HEIGHTS, DISPERSIONS WILL BE GENERALLY POOR TO VERY  
POOR. COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL TAPER ON  
THURSDAY, WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED COVERAGE LINGERING THROUGH  
THE NIGHT.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS: NONE.  
 
POTENTIAL FOR RED FLAG CONDITIONS: NONE.  
 
ALZ001>003-262230-  
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, SHEFFIELD,  
TUSCUMBIA, RUSSELLVILLE, AND RED BAY  
422 AM CDT WED SEP 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
TEMP 75 61 76  
RH % 85 100 68  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 50 40  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 10 2 2  
PRECIP AMOUNT 1.11 0.05 0.17  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 3900 1900  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 4 NE 3  
LAL 2 2 2  
STABILITY CLASS D D C  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 15 GEN POOR 6 VERY POOR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ004-014-262230-  
LAWRENCE-WINSTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOULTON, TOWN CREEK, AND HALEYVILLE  
422 AM CDT WED SEP 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
TEMP 76 63 78  
RH % 82 100 69  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 50 60  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 12 2 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 1.48 0.16 0.28  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 3700 1800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 6 N 4  
LAL 2 2 2  
STABILITY CLASS D D C  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 19 GEN POOR 4 VERY POOR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ005>007-016-262230-  
LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-CULLMAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATHENS, HUNTSVILLE, DECATUR, AND CULLMAN  
422 AM CDT WED SEP 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
TEMP 77 63 78  
RH % 82 100 70  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 50 60  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 12 2 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 1.53 0.24 0.30  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 3600 2100  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 7 N 3  
LAL 2 2 2  
STABILITY CLASS D D D  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 19 GEN POOR 5 VERY POOR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ008>010-262230-  
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DE KALB-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALBERTVILLE, BOAZ, GUNTERSVILLE, ARAB,  
SCOTTSBORO, FORT PAYNE, AND RAINSVILLE  
422 AM CDT WED SEP 26 2018  
 
TODAY TONIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY  
TEMP 77 65 78  
RH % 80 100 73  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 70 80  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 12 9 11  
PRECIP AMOUNT 1.46 0.28 0.45  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 2900 2800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) SW 9 SW 5  
LAL 2 2 2  
STABILITY CLASS C D D  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 19 GEN POOR 11 POOR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. LOWS  
IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH 99 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. HIGHS IN  
THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.  
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 100 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 67 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 96 PERCENT.  
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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