Risk of strong storms, flooding this week

First Alert: Strong storms possible late Wednesday - early Thursday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Two storms systems will impact Alabama this week, bringing the risk of flooding first, then the risk of strong storms by the middle of the week.

First things first, a comfortable evening is underway. Temperatures are slowly falling through the 50s, and lows will bottom out on either side of 50° under partly cloudy skies.

A slow-moving system will bring widespread rain to north and central Alabama Monday and Tuesday. Localized flooding will be a possibility for some, particularly those further north, and river and creek flooding will be a concern later this week as the north Alabama rain drains into our rivers.

Rainfall may cause flooding issues
Rainfall may cause flooding issues

Another storm system will impact central and south Alabama later Wednesday into early Thursday, this time bringing the risk of strong to severe storms. Heavy rain, damaging wind and tornadoes all remain a concern with this system.

Strong to severe storms possible mid-week
Strong to severe storms possible mid-week

Timing could change over the next few days, so make sure to check back in for updates. We’ll keep you informed of any changes.

7 day forecast
7 day forecast

We have highlighted Wednesday/ Wednesday night red on the 7 Day Forecast as a First Alert heads up that we are watching this system closely for the potential of severe storms. Keep the day in mind and check back for new information!

We dry out and cool down by the end of the week.

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