Very Mild Weekend, Rainy Days Ahead
ISOLATED SHOWERS FOR SUNDAY: Frontal boundary continues to sink slowly towards the south and will be the focal point for showers for Sunday. The best rain chances will be located across northern portions of the state, but scattered showers will impact much of the state especially late in the day, and there may even be a few rumbles of thunder. Expect another mild day with 70s widespread.
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WET START TO WEEK: An active week of weather is ahead. Several impulses will develop and move along the frontal boundary that will be stalled across the state. For Monday and Tuesday, expect periods of rain with temperatures in the upper 60s. Late Tuesday and into Wednesday, the GFS the past few runs shows a developing low pressure moving out of the southern Plains. The 6Z runs shows the low tracking near the Memphis area, which would suggest the threat of strong storms for Alabama. However, the 12Z shows the low much farther east, tracking along the Interstate 20 corridor, which would limit the severe weather threat for us. Of course, the next few days, we will be watching each run and see if consistency begins to develop, but as of now, expect the rain to continue into part of Wednesday, and perhaps a few storms. The system will exit rapidly Wednesday and cooler, drier air moves into the state. Rainfall totals for the new week, look to range between 1-3 inches for much of Alabama.
REST OF WEEK: Thursday and Friday will be dry, with mainly sunny conditions. It will be cooler with highs back in the upper 50s and lower 60s, with overnight lows in the 30s. Heading into the weekend, the weather looks to remain dry with warmer temperatures, mid- 60s will return to the forecast.
Have a great night!