The FU isn't meant to be an expletive. It's derived from the French word for smoke, fumée.
By the way I had no idea until I heard Atlanta's Morning News host Scott Slade and meteorologist
discussing this on News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB, then checked it out. Thanks fellas!
Georgia Forestry Commission spokeswoman Wendy Burnett said metro Atlanta is seeing the effects of at least 133 wildfires that have been burning in Paulding and Polk counties as well as in Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama. Ongoing dry weather isn't helping.
State and federal climatologists say the Chattahoochee and Flint river basins, stretching from North Georgia to Florida, are in a “historic” drought.