MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - An Arctic cold front will blast through Alabama later tonight, bringing a cold, biting wind and some rain along for the ride. Showers and downpours will arrive later tonight and last through mid-morning Tuesday. The wind will kick up tonight and early tomorrow, too, so it will be a wet, windy and cold drive to work and school.
What is left behind after the front passes through our area will likely be a shock to the system.
Arctic air will rush into the Deep South, so we start our morning off chilly in the 40s... and even as the day progresses, temperatures won’t warm much.
By Tuesday night, lows will drop into the 20s; a Freeze Warning has been issued because of it, so get ready for the coldest air we have seen in months.
Important to note: Wednesday’s morning record low was set back in 1950 when we dropped to 26°. Our forecast calls for 26°, so we could be near record territory.
Wednesday will stay cold with highs in the upper 40s and low 50s. Beyond there, we warm up a bit each day into next weekend...