Tracking a sunny yet breezy weekend, plus a big warm-up early next week

Also a FIRST ALERT to rain and storms moving back into Alabama Wednesday into Thursday.
FIRST ALERT 12: Outdoor plans for Saturday? This is a must see look at the First Alert Forecast to help you plan your day.
Published: Mar. 25, 2022 at 4:32 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 26, 2022 at 8:49 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - This weekend is looking fantastic. Saturday we are expecting lots of sunshine with afternoon highs hovering around 70 degrees. Winds will be quite breezy, out of the west around 5 to 15 mph and gusts as high as 25 mph during the afternoon. Lows will fall into the upper 30s to lower 40s Saturday night, with clear skies and breezy west winds sticking around.

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Sunday is almost the same as Saturday. Mostly sunny skies will prevail as we wrap up the weekend. Highs will warm into the upper 60s to lower 70s. Winds will be a bit calmer, out of the northwest around 5 mph. Sunday night, we will keep with clear skies and lows in the middle to upper 40s along with calm winds.

Monday is the start of a major warm-up across our area. Highs will surge into the upper 70s to lower 80s. Skies will be mostly sunny during the day and remain clear overnight. Lows Monday night will also hover into the middle 50s.

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Tuesday is looking mostly sunny with afternoon highs again warming into the 80s. Tuesday night we will see cloudy skies with lows near 60 degrees.

FIRST ALERT: Long range forecast models are showing another strong storm system moving back into the state of Alabama Wednesday into Thursday of the week ahead. Highs Wednesday will again soar into the 80s ahead of this strong cold front. Showers and a few storms are expected Wednesday night with lows in the 50s and 60s.

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Some storms could be on the severe side, but specific timing and details are still being fine tuned as the latest forecast model data rolls into the First Alert Weather center.

Thursday we will see showers and storms linger into the day. Highs will warm into the 70s under mostly cloudy skies. Thursday night, the storm system will exit the state of Alabama and lows will fall back into the 50s.

Next Friday is looking dry again with partly cloudy skies. Highs will top out into the lower 70s, which is about average when it comes to temperatures for this time of the year.

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