Tracking drier conditions & a warming trend during the week ahead

An area of high pressure will keep the area dry during the work and school week.
FIRST ALERT 12: Latest look at the forecast as we track drier conditions & a warming trend for the week ahead.
Published: Dec. 10, 2021 at 5:34 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 12, 2021 at 9:46 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - After a cold start to the day Monday, we will see plenty of sunshine by the afternoon helping us warm up. Winds will be light during the day and afternoon highs will warm into the middle 60s area wide. Monday night, skies will become partly cloudy, keeping temperatures on the milder side in the middle 40s along with east winds around 5 mph.

The warming trend continues for Tuesday under mostly sunny skies. Afternoon highs will warm into the upper 60s to lower 70s along with east winds around 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night, we will see partly cloudy skies with overnight lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

First Alert Forecast
First Alert Forecast(WSFA 12 News)

Wednesday we will see the return of lower 70s in the forecast. Mostly sunny skies will prevail during the day, giving way to partly cloudy skies overnight. Wednesday night lows will fall into the upper 40s to lower 50s again.

The forecast remains the same for Thursday, although just a few degrees warmer. Afternoon highs will reach into the middle 70s under mostly sunny skies. Clouds will become more prevalent on Thursday night with lows hovering in the upper 50s.

A cold front will push towards the area on Friday and stall. That will provide mostly cloudy skies to the area along with afternoon highs in the upper to middle 70s. Skies remain cloudy Friday night with an isolated shower possible. Lows will be on the mild side Friday night, in the upper 50s to lower 60s.

First Alert Forecast
First Alert Forecast(WSFA 12 News)

That front looks to slowly move into the area on Saturday and Sunday. This will increase our rain chances a bit for the upcoming weekend.

Saturday expect mostly cloudy skies with afternoon highs in the lower 70s. Isolated to scattered showers will be in the forecast as the front moves closer to the area. We will keep with the clouds on Saturday night along with isolated showers. Lows will fall into the upper 40s to lower 50s by Sunday morning.

Sunday will be a bit cooler as the front slides south. Highs will warm into the upper 60s under cloudy skies. Isolated showers will again be in the forecast due to the front.

First Alert Forecast
First Alert Forecast(WSFA 12 News)

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