Record-breaking heat continues this week...

Cooler, wetter pattern likely next week

Amanda: Monday forecast update

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Another day, another broken record. Montgomery Regional Airport recorded a high of 98 degrees, that broke the old record of 97. That is our sixth consecutive day of tying or breaking heat-related records. We also finished September with 0.05″, which makes this the driest September on record.

Weather images
Weather images (Source: WSFA 12 News)

And, the average daytime high this month was 97.0, which is the hottest September on record.

Expect more record heat through the rest of this week; afternoon highs will reach 95-100 degrees each day, with no appreciable rain chance.

Weather images
Weather images (Source: WSFA 12 News)

The pattern will change by early next week; the upper ridge will break down as a series of cold fronts moves through the Deep South. A change to coolER, wettER weather is likely, but exactly HOW cool and wet the pattern becomes is still TBD.

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