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More scattered showers and t-storms, but rain chances fall soon

And the heat cranks UP!
Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 5:20 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2021 at 10:13 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - We are wrapping up the workweek with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some storms are lingering on radar this evening, then tomorrow, a 60% chance of rain returns. Similar to today, it’s a decrease in overall rain coverage, and you will have plenty of dry periods, but you’ll still want to keep an umbrella nearby.

Temperatures will be a touch warmer with highs in the lower 90s. It will feel like it’s in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms again Friday.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms again Friday.(WSFA 12 News)

The weekend still looks drier overall as the pattern is set to change. With that said, we’ve bumped Saturday’s rain and storm chance to 40% as more models are on board with some more scattered rain. Sunday, however, looks much drier at only 20%.

Weekend Forecast
Weekend Forecast(WSFA 12 News)

Rain chances raise a bit into the workweek, heading into the 30-50% range.

As for temperatures, they are really going to soar! Highs will be in the middle 90s by Sunday, then stay in the middle and low 90s through next week.

Temperatures are rising!
Temperatures are rising!(WSFA 12 News)

Heat indices will easily continue to rise into the triple digits. If you dodge rain, you can expect it to feel like it’s closer to 105° or so. That is the kind of heat that even us Alabamians can struggle with when it happens every day for several days in a row. Friendly reminder to practice heat safety by limiting time spent outdoors, avoiding strenuous activities, wearing loose-fitting and light-colored clothing, and staying hydrated.

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