Tracking rain & storms to end the week and start the weekend
A cold front will bring a strong to severe storm potential to the area on Saturday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Showers and a few thunderstorms are in the forecast on Friday. We will see a mix of sun and clouds through the day with afternoon highs warming back near 80 degrees. Winds will be breezy, out of the south around 5 to 10 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph at times.
Friday night, we will see clouds sticking around with a chance for a shower or storm overnight. Lows will hover in the upper to middle 60s, with gusty winds around 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday we are tracking a strong cold front that will roll into the region. That cold front will bring strong to severe storms to the area. Main threats will be heavy rain and gusty winds, but a quick spin-up tornado cannot be ruled out as the line pushes across the area.
Temperatures will be in the 70s ahead of the front early Saturday, but once the front passes, we will see temperatures quickly drop through the afternoon and evening hours. Winds will be quite breezy again on Saturday with sustained winds around 10 to 15 mph.
A few showers will linger late Saturday behind the front and skies will remain mostly cloudy. Lows Saturday night will fall into the upper 30s to lower 40s.
The weather is looking calmer, quieter and sunnier as we move into Sunday. After a chilly start to the morning, afternoon highs will only warm into the upper 50s to lower 60s. Lows Sunday night will fall into the 30s under clear skies.
Conditions will remain on the quiet side as we move into the week ahead. Monday we will see plenty of sunshine with afternoon highs in the middle 60s. Overnight lows Monday will fall into the lower 40s under clear skies.
A bit warmer weather is expected Tuesday. Afternoon highs are back into the upper 60s under sunny skies. Tuesday night lows will fall into the middle 40s.
Wednesday and Thursday we will see afternoon highs back into the middle to lower 70s. Overnight lows during this period will remain in the upper 40s to lower 50s. Skies will remain partly to mostly sunny as we move through mid-to-late week with overnight lows mainly clear.
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