Cold front to usher in rain & cooler temperatures into Alabama

Cold front will bring rain and a few rumbles of thunder overnight. Behind the front will be much colder air by the start of the shortened work week.
FIRST ALERT 12: Tracking rain overnight. Then colder air to start the week.
Published: Nov. 19, 2021 at 4:51 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2021 at 9:43 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Clouds will continue to increase overnight all thanks to an approaching cold front. The front will move into the state during the night into the early morning hours Monday bringing rain to Central and South Alabama.

Expect showers to increase tonight after 10 pm, peaking in the morning hours on Monday. Some places could see a quarter to a half of an inch of rain with this system. A few rumbles of thunder could be possible, but we are not tracking severe weather with this system. Lows tonight will stay in the 50s. Showers will linger through midday Monday, then the front will exit, ending the rain across the State.

After the cold front moves out, we will see clearing of the clouds during the afternoon on Monday. Winds will be breezy out of the north making our afternoon feel chilly. Highs Monday will top out right near 60 degrees. Very cold air arrives overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. Clear skies and north winds will help aid in the cool down, as lows reach near freezing.

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Tuesday will be the coldest day of the next seven. Highs will warm into the 50s with mostly sunny skies and light winds. Lows Tuesday night into Wednesday morning will again fall into the 30s under clear skies.

Wednesday we are back in the lower 60s for afternoon highs with partly cloudy skies. Few clouds will stick around overnight, with lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s by Thursday morning.

Thanksgiving Day is looking dry. We will see partly cloudy skies on Thursday with afternoon highs in the upper 60s. Showers will be possible late in the day Thursday and into the overnight period. Clouds will hang around with lows in the 40s.

WSFA 12 News First Alert Forecast
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Few showers will again be possible on Friday with afternoon highs in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Partly Cloudy skies will prevail clearing as we move into the overnight. Lows will fall into the 30s again as we approach the weekend.

The weekend, right now, is looking dry. Highs both Saturday and for Sunday will warm into the lower 60s. Lows will be in the upper 30s to lower 40s.

WSFA 12 News First Alert Forecast
WSFA 12 News First Alert Forecast(WSFA 12 News)

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