Public Weather Forecasts

Graphical and Digital Products

Today's low temperature forecast for the continental United States.  Click for a complete set of national forecast graphics.
NWS National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD)
Regional Alabama Tennessee
Graphical depictions of temperatures, winds, probabilities of precipitation, and much more, produced in a combined effort from National Weather Service forecast offices across the United States. (Click here for more information.)

Tennessee Valley Graphical ForecastLow Temperature Forecast Graphic - Click for More Forecast Graphics
Graphical depictions of temperatures, winds, relative humidities, probabilities of precipitation, and much more, produced by the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville.
Interactive Point Forecasts
Customized, specific forecast information available for any point or location across the Tennessee Valley, in tabular, graph, or text format. (Click here for more information.)
Weather Activity Planner
Specify a range of temperatures, relative humidity, probabilities of precipitation, winds, and sky cover, then click on your location. The system will highlight segments of time over the next 7 days that meet your forecast criteria.
Probabilistic Rainfall Forecasts
New graph-based product that specifies the probability of receiving certain rainfall amounts (such as 1/4", 1/2", 1 inch, etc.), based on probability of precipitation and quantitiative precipitation forecasts (QPF). Click here to view a presentation on how this experimental product works.
Text Products from NWS Huntsville
Tennessee Valley Zone Forecasts
Traditional text/descriptive forecast for groups of counties across the Tennessee Valley.
Hazardous Weather Outlook
A discussion, primarily for emergency managers and NWS storm spotters, of expected hazardous weather during the next seven days.
Area Forecast Discussion [ Regional Office Discussions ]
A narrative taking users inside the mind of a NWS forecaster, and their thoughts about forecast evolution. Issued for each forecast by approximately 3am and 3pm, and usually with each forecast update. Note: This product may contain some unusual abbreviations or meteorological references.
Area Forecast Matrices  [How to Decode the AFM]
A tabular representation of our zone forecast. They provide information in three-hourly increments in groupings that match the zone forecast. Forecasts cover a seven-day period.
Point Forecast Matrices  [How to Decode the PFM]
A tabular representation of our forecast for the Huntsville and Decatur airports, Muscle Shoals, Meridianville, Fort Payne, Vinemont/Cullman, and Albertville. They provide information in three- and six-hourly increments and cover a seven-day period.
State Tabular Forecast
A tabular forecast covering several cities across the service area of each individual office. It contains expected daytime weather conditions, highs and lows, and precipitation probabilities for the next seven days.
Coded Cities Forecast
A coded forecast for the Huntsville and Muscle Shoals airports, containing 1-letter codes for the expected weather, high and low temperatures and probability of precipitation for the next 7 days, and forecaster or office ID number.
Short-Term Forecast
A plain-language narrative of expected weather conditions during the immediate future (up to 6 hours). Not issued during fair weather. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.