First Alert: More widespread rain on the way

Additional wet weather could cause more flooding this week...

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for our entire area

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - After an active morning, our threat for severe weather has ended across central Alabama. Now, scattered showers will continue overnight, before widespread rain arrives tomorrow morning,

Future radar
Future radar (Source: WSFA 12 News)

The cold front will stall somewhere near the Florida Panhandle, and a shortwave trough will slide eastward. This will set us up for rounds of rain and storms tomorrow and Thursday.

Widespread rain is possible Wednesday and Thursday
Widespread rain is possible Wednesday and Thursday (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Rainfall totals could exceed three inches in spots, creating a flooding risk.

Future rainfall totals
Future rainfall totals (Source: WSFA 12 News)

With all the expected rain, our entire coverage area is under a Flash Flood Watch until tomorrow at the earliest.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect (Source: WSFA 12 News)

We’ll also watch for the potential of a few strong storms tomorrow. Where the risk resides is dependent on where a warm front stalls tomorrow, which looks to favor the Florida Panhandle over Alabama. Therefore, the risk looks very low for us, but it’s still something we will be monitoring.

A strong storm or two cannot be ruled out Wednesday
A strong storm or two cannot be ruled out Wednesday (Source: WSFA 12 News)

The front finally sweeps out of the area later Thursday, bringing an end to our rain chances. This will set us up for a sunny and seasonable weekend!

7 day forecast
7 day forecast (Source: WSFA 12 News)

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