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Cooler Thursday, sunshine returns

Dry weather returns Thursday and the weekend looks fantastic!
Updated: May. 12, 2021 at 10:31 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A few isolated showers are appearing on radar at times tonight, but most of us are staying dry. All rain that is falling is very light and spotty. Otherwise, it’s a cloudy night - Clouds will break apart Thursday, however!

With more sun tomorrow, highs will reach the low 70s in some places across Central and South Alabama. Others will stay in the 60s all day. These temperatures are around 15 degrees cooler than normal!

Some spots could reach the 70s tomorrow
Some spots could reach the 70s tomorrow(WSFA 12 News)

Then, good news - abundant sunshine will return just in time for the weekend! Skies will be mostly sunny on Friday and Saturday and partly cloudy on Sunday as high pressure takes control.

Temperatures will respond nicely as well, pushing into the upper 70s on Friday, the lower 80s on Saturday and the middle 80s on Sunday. The humidity will in the comfortable category each afternoon to make things even better.

High temperatures warm up heading into the weekend.
High temperatures warm up heading into the weekend.(WSFA 12 News)

Overnight lows will be cool to chilly for mid-May, though. Upper 40s will greet us Friday morning, with low 50s Saturday morning and mid-50s by Sunday morning.

Much cooler mornings are on the way.
Much cooler mornings are on the way.(WSFA 12 News)

Models show at least some low-end rain chances heading into next week, but nothing is suggestive of anything more than a 20% chance at this point. We’d expect Monday and Tuesday to be mainly dry with the mid-80s continuing.

Humidity levels will rise heading into next week as our wind direction turns southerly and brings in Gulf of Mexico air.

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