Tracking rain and a drop in temperatures Thursday

The up-and-down roller coaster pattern continues over the next several days.
FIRST ALERT 12: Tracking rain and a drop in temperatures Thursday.
Published: Jan. 5, 2022 at 4:22 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 5, 2022 at 10:04 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Our roller coaster pattern continues for Thursday, as we track another major cold front that will bring us rain and then a drop in temperatures behind it.

Expect plenty of clouds on Thursday with high temperatures reaching into the 60s. A cold front will move rain across the region during the midday to afternoon hours. Temperatures will quickly start falling behind the cold front. Winds will also pick up, going from the southwest around 10 to 15 mph to the northwest by the evening.

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Skies become partly cloudy Thursday night with lows plummeting into the upper 20s to lower 30s area wide. Add the winds around 5 to 15 mph, it will make wind chills by Friday morning in the lower 20s.

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Friday will be a cold day, even with the sunshine expected. Highs will struggle to warm near 50 degrees. Winds will be out of the north around 5 mph, becoming light in the evening. Friday night, skies remain clear and winds light. Lows will fall again near 30 degrees.

Chilly start to Saturday will give way to a bit of a warmer afternoon. Highs will reach back near 60 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Clouds will build Saturday night, with showers moving back into the region. Lows will hover in the upper 40s to lower 50s region wide.

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Showers and storms are back into the forecast for Sunday as we track our next weather system moving back into the region. Highs on Sunday will reach near 70 degrees. Showers will linger into the evening and night on Sunday. Temperatures will also start to fall, back into he lower 40s under cloudy skies.

Monday is looking drier across the area. Skies will become partly cloudy with highs in the lower 50s. Mainly clear skies overnight Monday will allow for temperatures to drop again into the upper 20s to lower 30s.

Tuesday we will see sunny skies again with highs in the lower 50s. Tuesday night, clear skies persists with lows in the lower 30s.

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Wednesday is also looking mostly sunny with highs back into the middle 50s.

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