Rain returns tomorrow, cool and dry weekend ahead

Tracking Thursday's rain chances

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Our next storm system brought rain and snow to parts of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas and Missouri, and is now heading our way.

Clouds have thickened tonight, and lows are falling into the mid 30s.

Showers arrive early Thursday. As the precipitation overspreads the state, it will fall into a layer of dry, cold air. This is usually a good recipe for some light, inconsequential ice pellets to fall from the sky in a few spots. This is called “sleet” - in tomorrow’s instance, any that falls will be light and melt as soon as it falls. No accumulation, no travel problems, no school closures, no need for bread and milk. For many of you, it’s just rain.

That rain continues off-and-on at times through Thursday, Thursday night and Friday morning.

Amounts will mainly be light; a few of the heavier downpours could bring some thunder along for the ride, but we do not expect any severe storms.

By Friday afternoon, the front swings through, and the rain will end from west to east. Cool, dry air returns for the weekend, with highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s.

7 day forecast
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