271  
FNUS54 KHUN 170802  
FWFHUN  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN ALABAMA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
302 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A LARGE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT WILL KEEP TEMPERATURES HOT TODAY  
AND WEDNESDAY. LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL  
TRACK WEST THROUGH GEORGIA AND INTO FAR NORTHEAST ALABAMA. THERE IS  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM AS THE FRONT ENTERS FAR  
NORTHEAST ALABAMA. THE FRONT WILL PUSH WEST THROUGH THE REST OF  
NORTH ALABAMA WEDNESDAY NIGHT, BRINGING COOLER AND DRIER AIR THAT  
WILL LAST INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 
MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 30-37 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND  
WEDNESDAY. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE NORTH TO NORTHWEST AT 4-10 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSION WILL BE GOOD TODAY AND FAIR TO GENERALLY GOOD ON  
WEDNESDAY.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS: VERY PATCHY RIVER VALLEY FOG  
IS POSSIBLE THROUGH AROUND 8 AM.  
 
POTENTIAL FOR RED FLAG CONDITIONS: NOT EXPECTED.  
 
ALZ001>003-172230-  
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLORENCE, MUSCLE SHOALS, SHEFFIELD,  
TUSCUMBIA, RUSSELLVILLE, AND RED BAY  
302 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
TEMP 97 68 96  
RH % 33 92 35  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 7700 6800  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) N 8 N 5  
LAL 1 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS C E C  
MAX LVORI 8  
DISPERSION 69 GOOD 47 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ004-014-172230-  
LAWRENCE-WINSTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOULTON, TOWN CREEK, AND HALEYVILLE  
302 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
TEMP 98 67 96  
RH % 30 99 34  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 8400 7000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 8 N 5  
LAL 1 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS C E C  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 73 GOOD 52 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ005>007-016-172230-  
LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-CULLMAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATHENS, HUNTSVILLE, DECATUR, AND CULLMAN  
302 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
TEMP 98 66 96  
RH % 31 98 35  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) N 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 8400 7300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 9 NE 4  
LAL 1 1 1  
STABILITY CLASS C E C  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 85 GOOD 47 GEN GOOD  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
ALZ008>010-172230-  
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALBERTVILLE, BOAZ, GUNTERSVILLE, ARAB,  
SCOTTSBORO, FORT PAYNE, AND RAINSVILLE  
302 AM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT WED  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
TEMP 95 65 93  
RH % 32 97 37  
20FT WND MPH (AM) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WND MPH (PM) NW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 10  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
PRECIP DURATION 0  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 9100 7000  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 10 E 7  
LAL 1 1 2  
STABILITY CLASS C E C  
MAX LVORI 10  
DISPERSION 91 GOOD 36 FAIR  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
 

 
 
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 85 PERCENT. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
47 PERCENT. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM  
RH 75 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
37 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. MAXIMUM RH  
82 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH  
39 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
88 PERCENT. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.  
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH  
87 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT.  
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
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