Sunny for now with 80s coming back

Rain and storm chances return for the end of the week

Rain, storms return to Alabama Wednesday night into Thursday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Expect another brilliant display of April sunshine across Alabama Tuesday. This sun will crank us up into the lower 80s with low humidity and a light breeze.

Clouds will increase due to a rise in humidity, but nothing more than partly cloudy skies is expected at this time. There is an outside chance of a shower late Wednesday, but 95% of us will be quiet with highs in the lower and middle 80s.

With the dry forecast continuing, pollen levels will be as high as they possibly can be across all of Central Alabama -- keep those tissues and allergy meds handy!

Pollen levels will be as high as they can go this week.
Pollen levels will be as high as they can go this week. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Late Wednesday night through Friday night will bring a chance of rain and thunderstorms as a system pushes in from the west and kicks off an active pattern. Details aren’t set in stone, but it appears there will be waves of rain and thunderstorms during that stretch.

Right now, we don’t see a big severe weather threat associated with this, but it’s Alabama. So we’ll watch of course watch it all closely and bring you updates if needed.

Scattered rain and storms possible Friday.
Scattered rain and storms possible Friday. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Models then diverge regarding what happens this weekend. There will probably be scattered shower and storm chances throughout the weekend based on the latest forecast model data, but a rainout is not anticipated. Highs each day will be around 80 degrees.

Just stay tuned for updates regarding the weekend outlook as we get a bit closer if you’re trying to make those outdoor plans.

A more active pattern will lead to multiple rain chances over the next week.
A more active pattern will lead to multiple rain chances over the next week. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Again, we aren’t expecting a significant severe weather threat with this upcoming pattern, but some stronger storms are certainly possible. We aren’t expecting any big flooding concerns either, but a solid 2-3″+ of rain is likely between Thursday and Sunday for just about everyone.

Remains warmer than normal with increasing rain chances during the second half of the workweek...
Remains warmer than normal with increasing rain chances during the second half of the workweek... (Source: WSFA 12 News)

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