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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN ALABAMA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
440 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL DEVELOP...EXTENDING WEST TO EAST
FROM LOUISIANA TO GEORGIA. IT IS FORECAST TO MOVE NORTHWARD
AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT. THIS BOUNDARY AND A SLIGHTLY MORE
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE WILL RESULT IN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING...MAINLY ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST ALABAMA
THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD BEGIN
AFFECTING THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION TONIGHT...WITH THE BEST
RAIN CHANCES OVER NORTHWEST ALABAMA. 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 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.


ALZ001>003-292230-
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...SHEFFIELD...
TUSCUMBIA...RUSSELLVILLE...RED BAY
440 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  84           62           82
RH %                  41           98           51
20FT WND MPH (AM)     SE  5                     S  8
20FT WND MPH (PM)     SE  6        LGT/VAR      S  9
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       0-2          1-3          1-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.06         0.18         0.12
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7800                      7000
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 13                      SW 28
LAL                   2            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       C            D            C
MAX LVORI                          9
DISPERSION            87 GOOD                   116 VERY GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

ALZ004-014-292230-
LAWRENCE-WINSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOULTON...TOWN CREEK...HALEYVILLE
440 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  84           62           82
RH %                  38           99           51
20FT WND MPH (AM)     SE  5                     S  7
20FT WND MPH (PM)     SE  5        LGT/VAR      S  8
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           40           40
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       0-1          1-3          1-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.01         0.06         0.08
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7900                      7100
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S 12                      SW 28
LAL                   2            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       C            E            C
MAX LVORI                          10
DISPERSION            86 GOOD                   130 VERY GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

ALZ005>007-016-292230-
LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-CULLMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...CULLMAN
440 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  85           62           82
RH %                  33           95           51
20FT WND MPH (AM)     LGT/VAR                   S  6
20FT WND MPH (PM)     SE  5        LGT/VAR      S  8
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     10           30           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       0            0-2          1-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.02         0.11
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   7500                      7600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  9                      SW 29
LAL                   1            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       C            E            C
MAX LVORI                          10
DISPERSION            69 GOOD                   136 VERY GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$

ALZ008>010-292230-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DE KALB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBERTVILLE...BOAZ...GUNTERSVILLE...
ARAB...SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...RAINSVILLE
440 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLDY        MCLDY
TEMP                  85           60           80
RH %                  29           88           52
20FT WND MPH (AM)     LGT/VAR                   S  5
20FT WND MPH (PM)     LGT/VAR      LGT/VAR      S  7
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     10           20           40
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
PRECIP DURATION       0            0-1          0-3
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.14
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL)   8200                      7600
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)   S  5                      SW 26
LAL                   1            3            3
STABILITY CLASS       C            F            C
MAX LVORI                          8
DISPERSION            43 GEN GOOD               114 VERY GOOD

REMARKS...NONE.


$$


.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. MAXIMUM RH
94 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH
58 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. 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 30 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 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY 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...PARTLY CLOUDY. 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.


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