MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - More moisture has returned to our atmosphere, bringing back humidity and higher rain chances. We’re currently watching downpours and storms work thier way across the state tonight. Some storms are strong and pose a risk of damaging wind and flash flooding. Stay indoors!
After midnight tonight, we should be mostly quiet.
Showers and thunderstorms will be numerous and widespread for a majority of both Thursday and Friday afternoon. We’ve increased the probability of rain each day to roughly 70-80% with ample moisture set to be in place.
Will it rain all day long either day? Probably not, but the chance of you seeing rain a time or two each day is very high for this time of year.
With the higher rain chances, expect high temperatures to cap out in the middle to upper 80s.
The front will move away and essentially fizzle out late in the day Saturday. This will lead to a day with scattered showers and thunderstorms as opposed to widespread rain.
Even lower rain and storm chances are in the forecast for Sunday and early next week. With no frontal boundary or area of low pressure nearby, things should be more typical for summer with ~30% daily coverage of rain. The lower rain chances mean highs returning to the 90s for most of the region!
Tropical Depression 13 officially formed in the Atlantic Wednesday night. It is expected to continue to strengthen and become Tropical Storm Laura by late Thursday. We’re keeping a close eye on this system, as well as another one over the central Caribbean Sea that has a high chance of also becoming a tropical depression in the next 48 hours. Check back for updates!