Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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FNUS54 KHUN 291945
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN ALABAMA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
245 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH TONIGHT...AS A LINE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS PUSH INTO NORTHWEST ALABAMA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS PRODUCING
WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 45 AND 55 MPH AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST FOR THE AREA
ON SATURDAY...WITH MORE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND ON SUNDAY.

GENERALLY GOOD TO VERY GOOD SMOKE DISPERSION RATES ARE FORECAST
TODAY...WITH MIXING HEIGHTS RANGING AROUND 7500 FEET ABOVE
GROUND LEVEL...AND TRANSPORT WINDS IN THE 5-15 MPH RANGE.
TRANSPORT WINDS INCREASING INTO THE 25-30 MPH RANGE WILL
PRODUCE VERY GOOD DISPERSION RATES ON SATURDAY.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE ON
SUNDAY. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL ALSO BECOME LIGHTER LOWERING DISPERSION
INDEX VALUES SLIGHTLY.


ALZ001>003-301130-
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...SHEFFIELD...
TUSCUMBIA...RUSSELLVILLE...RED BAY
245 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  62           82           64           80
RH %                  98           51           96           55
20FT WND MPH (AM)                  S  8                      S  6
20FT WND MPH (PM)     LGT/VAR      S  9         S  6         SW  7
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           40           60           60
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       1-3          0-3          1-2          1-2
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.26         0.20         0.28         0.38
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                7000                      8100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 28                     SW 13
LAL                   3            3            4            4
STABILITY CLASS       D            C            D            C
MAX LVORI             9                         8
DISPERSION                         116 VERY GOOD             63 GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

ALZ004-014-301130-
LAWRENCE-WINSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOULTON...TOWN CREEK...HALEYVILLE
245 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  62           82           65           80
RH %                  99           51           98           56
20FT WND MPH (AM)                  S  7                      S  6
20FT WND MPH (PM)     LGT/VAR      S  8         S  6         SW  7
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     70           40           60           70
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       1-3          0-3          1-2          1-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.23         0.15         0.19         0.56
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                7100                      7500
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 28                     SW 12
LAL                   3            3            4            4
STABILITY CLASS       E            C            D            C
MAX LVORI             10                        9
DISPERSION                         130 VERY GOOD             44 GEN GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

ALZ005>007-016-301130-
LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-CULLMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...CULLMAN
245 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  62           82           64           80
RH %                  95           51           96           56
20FT WND MPH (AM)                  S  6                      S  6
20FT WND MPH (PM)     LGT/VAR      S  8         S  6         SW  7
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     50           40           60           70
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       0-3          0-2          1-2          1-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.14         0.16         0.18         0.76
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                7600                      7200
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 29                     SW 13
LAL                   3            3            4            4
STABILITY CLASS       E            C            E            C
MAX LVORI             10                        9
DISPERSION                         136 VERY GOOD             47 GEN GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

ALZ008>010-301130-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DE KALB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBERTVILLE...BOAZ...GUNTERSVILLE...
ARAB...SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...RAINSVILLE
245 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  59           80           62           79
RH %                  88           52           96           55
20FT WND MPH (AM)                  S  5                      S  5
20FT WND MPH (PM)     LGT/VAR      S  7         LGT/VAR      SW  7
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           40           60           70
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       0-1          0-2          1-2          1-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.04         0.20         0.16         0.50
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)                7600                      6400
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW 26                     SW 15
LAL                   3            3            4            4
STABILITY CLASS       F            C            E            C
MAX LVORI             8                         9
DISPERSION                         114 VERY GOOD             45 GEN GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. MAXIMUM RH 93 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. MAXIMUM RH 97 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM RH 94 PERCENT. NORTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH
41 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. MAXIMUM
RH 88 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. MAXIMUM RH
91 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 38 PERCENT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.


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