Slowly trending drier, but we’re not rain-free yet

We won’t be completely done with showers until the second half of the weekend

Radar Check: Tracking isolated showers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - After a very rainy start to our week, today wasn’t quite as wet. Although we’re now trending drier, but we can’t say we’re done with the rain. Showers will stay in the forecast for a few more days before we transition out of this active pattern and back to a quiet, cool one.

Central Alabama is in between two boundaries, so through Saturday, scattered showers and perhaps a few thunderstorms are possible.

Now through Friday, fewer of us will see rain overall - and the rain will be lighter in nature. We don’t expect damaging thunderstorms, but a few claps of thunder could be in the cards.

Future radar
Future radar

The risk of flash flooding will diminish, but area creeks, streams and rivers will stay elevated for the foreseeable future. Check out the app for a video on the latest on the flooding of the Alabama River at Montgomery and the Tombigbee River at Demopolis!

Finally, late Saturday, a cold front sweeps through the Deep South. Expect widespread rain out ahead of it.

7 day forecast
7 day forecast

The front will usher in drier air, finally cutting off the moisture that has kept us so wet for so long... but, it will also lead to a drop in temperatures. We drop into the upper 30s and lower 40s Saturday night; highs Sunday will struggle into the mid 50s.

Long range model guidance is consistently showing a blast of much colder air for early next week: highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s by next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. So get those Winter clothes back out!

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