Cold front brings a few showers to the area Thursday
Behind the cold front will be cooler air in time for the weekend.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Clouds will be on the increase Thursday all thanks to an approaching cold front. Expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with afternoon highs warming into the middle 70s, which is still above average for this time of the year. Few showers here or there will be possible during the day, but most will remain dry.
Thursday night, we will see decreasing clouds behind the front. Lows will fall back into the upper 30s to lower 40s, with north winds around to 10 mph and gusts as high as 20 mph. Giving us a very chilly feeling night.
Sunshine returns for Friday, with afternoon highs cooling into the lower to middle 60s. Winds will be out of the north around 5 to 10 mph. Friday night, mostly clear skies will prevail with lows in the lower 40s along with light winds out of the east.
The start to the weekend is looking mostly sunny. Saturday afternoon, expect highs to top out in the middle to upper 60s. Saturday night, skies become partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s.
Sunday we will see mostly cloudy skies during the day, with clouds building overnight. Highs on Sunday will again reach near 70 degrees. Sunday night, expect cloudy skies with showers building, all thank to another cold front that will enter Alabama late Sunday into the early morning hours on Monday. Lows Sunday night will remain in the upper 40s to lower 50s.
Monday expect cloudy skies to start the day with showers. By midday into the afternoon, clouds will clear, and the day will become partly to mostly sunny. Afternoon highs will warm into the lower 60s by Monday afternoon. Clear skies Monday night will help lows fall into the lower 30s.
The very cold air will continue to be in place for Tuesday. Expect mostly sunny skies with highs in the middle 50s. Lows will again fall near freezing for Tuesday night under clear skies.
While Wednesday morning is looking very cold, Wednesday afternoon is expected to be a bit warmer. Highs will reach into the lower 60s under sunny conditions.
Looking at the long range computer models for Thanksgiving, there is another cold front that will approach the area. Right now, the front looks to roll into the region by Black Friday, but we will continue to watch the front and showcase what you can expect the closer we get to Turkey Day.
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