The recent rains have brought relief from the soaring temperatures but is it enough to reduce the threat of brush fires?
It may have not wiped out the threat for the rest of the summer but it's definitely put a damper on the problem firefighters have been dealing with in the last month.
Normally, Alabama doesn't have a summer wildfire season because our humidity is usually so high and the area sees so many late afternoon showers.
But this June, there have been 238 wildfires and one reason is because of high temperatures and very dry weather.
The Alabama Forestry Commission says Alabama hasn't had a wildfire in two days and officials feel optimistic that the coming rains will certainly help the situation.
"The forecast for the next ten days calls for some percentage or rain each day. Temperatures will be cooler and humidity will be higher. That is going to be favorable for less wildfire activity. So we hope this is the break in the drought weather pattern we have been wanting for the past month," Coleen Vansant with the Ala. Forestry Commission said.
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