MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Just two more days are above average temperatures are left, then a cold front will bring some relief! Temperatures will jump to near 90° again tomorrow... that’s nearly 10° warmer than normal for this time of year.
By Friday night, a cold front will approach our area. It will bring the chance for showers Friday night and Saturday as it moves through, and behind it, cooler air will rush into almost all of Alabama. The front will stall just southeast of Montgomery, which will put most of our area on the relatively cool side of the front. For most of us, temperatures Saturday and Sunday afternoon will stay in the upper 70s to lower 80s - very nice! But, in the southeastern counties of the state, it will still be in the upper 80s.
Low-end rain chances will stick around for the rest of the weekend and into the middle of next week. Our next cold front arrives Wednesday!
Hurricane Michael - 1 year later: Hard to believe it has already been a 365 days since category 5 Hurricane Michael made landfall. With winds of 161 mph, it is the strongest storm on record to hit the Florida Panhandle.
It stayed at hurricane strength as it moved inland, impacting the Wiregrass and devastating parts of FL/GA; 75% of Mexico Beach was destroyed, and more than 50 people were killed by this storm. Today, recovery efforts are still ongoing.