Tropical Storm Zeta and a cold front set to impact us mid-week

The latest on Zeta and a cold front's impacts later this week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - All eyes are on Tropical Storm Zeta and our next big cold front. These two systems will likely interact and impact us at the same time... Let’s dive into details.

First things first, tonight will feature patchy fog while lows settle into the middle 60s. Once the fog clears Monday, temperatures will warm up to either side of 80 degrees under a mix of sun and clouds.

Tuesday could see a few showers and muggier air thanks to tropical moisture heading our way...

Zeta
Zeta (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Tropical Storm Zeta is organizing and strengthening in the Caribbean. It will likely impact the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico as a Category 1 hurricane tomorrow. From there, it will head into the Gulf of Mexico, likely keeping its Category 1 strength. The National Hurricane Center does forecast Zeta to weaken a bit before making landfall somewhere along the northern Gulf Coast.

Zeta will then interact with a cold front that will be making it’s way through the state Thursday. This will mean heavy rain is a likely scenario both Wednesday and Thursday.

It’s still too early to know if we’ll deal with any wind or tornado threats, but we’re not ruling it out. We’ll be able to nail down the specifics of those threats as the storm gets closer. Make sure to check back for updates!

7 Day
7 Day (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Once the front sweeps through the state, drier and cooler air will return!

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