Warming up with rain, storms this weekend

Risk of strong to severe storms Sunday

Storms possible again Sunday? Details here.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The warming trend continues! Highs jumped into the 70s for everyone Thursday, and Saturday, highs will make a run for 80 degrees. However, there will be noticeably more cloud cover around tomorrow compared to today.

A few showers are possible with a decaying system Friday night into the first half of Saturday, but the afternoon hours on Saturday will be drier with highs near 80°.

Then, on Sunday and Sunday night, heavy rain and thunderstorms enter the state.

Rain and thunderstorms are likely Sunday and Sunday night.
Rain and thunderstorms are likely Sunday and Sunday night. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

The threat of flooding and severe thunderstorms are there, per the latest Weather Prediction Center, Storm Prediction Center and Climate Prediction Center outlooks. The best chance for the heavier, more widespread rain and strong thunderstorm activity comes later in the day Sunday into Sunday night.

Severe risk and timing
Severe risk and timing (Source: WSFA 12 News)

All of central and south Alabama is under a risk. The main threats look to be damaging wind and hail. The tornado threat does not look significant at this time.

7 Day
7 Day (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Then, the first few days of next week currently look quiet!

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