Rain chances on the rise overnight

The forecast is looking a bit drier and warmer as we approach Christmas Eve and Day
FIRST ALERT 12: Tracking increased rain chances Monday night into the day on Tuesday.
Published: Dec. 19, 2021 at 9:22 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 20, 2021 at 7:51 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - It was been a cloudy, breezy and cool day across the region. Tonight, cloudy skies will prevail along with scattered showers. We are tracking an area of low pressure that will move across the Gulf of Mexico, spinning clouds and rain into the state of Alabama tonight into the morning hours on Tuesday... lows tonight will fall into the lower 40s.

Tuesday will be another mainly cloudy day. Showers will be possible through the early afternoon hours. Afternoon highs will only warm into the lower to middle 50s. Winds will be out of the north around 5 mph and that will shift to the northwest overnight. Skies become partly cloudy Tuesday night with lows in the 30s.

Sunny conditions are back for Wednesday. Afternoon highs will rebound back into the upper 50s to lower 60s. Wednesday night we will see clear skies continue with lows falling back into the 30s region wide.

More sunshine is expected for Thursday. Afternoon highs will creep back into the lower 60s. Clear skies will be around Thursday night. That will allow for overnight lows to again fall into the upper 30s to lower 40s.

Christmas Eve on Friday we will again see mainly sunny skies. Highs are back into the upper 60s to lower 70s. Friday night, a shower is possible but most look to remain dry. Partly cloudy skies will be in place for Friday night with overnight lows in the middle 50s.

Christmas Day is looking warm for Central and South Alabama. Afternoon highs on Saturday will warm into the middle 70s under mostly sunny skies. Skies will become partly cloudy by Sunday night and overnight lows will remain mild, in the middle 50s.

Sunday, skies will remain partly cloudy with afternoon highs warming into the lower 70s.

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