Quieter weather pattern as we move into April

Cooler temperatures and mainly dry weather lasts through the weekend. Rain and storms return to the forecast early next week.
FIRST ALERT 12: Quick peek at overnight temperatures. Plus, an updated look at the hour-by-hour forecast for the first few days of April.
Published: Mar. 31, 2022 at 3:53 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 31, 2022 at 9:34 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The First Day of April will be cooler than the seasonal average. Highs will top out into the upper 60s to lower 70s Friday with northwest winds around 5 mph. Friday night, lows will fall into the 40s under clear skies and calm winds.

The weekend is shaping up to be relatively nice across South and Central Alabama.

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Saturday we will see a mix of sun and clouds with afternoon highs back into the middle 70s. There is a very small chance for a shower or two in South Alabama, but most locations will remain dry. Winds will be out of the south around 5 mph during the day but become calm overnight. Lows Saturday night will fall into the upper 40s under mostly clear skies.

Sunday we will see plenty of sunshine and afternoon highs will again warm into the middle to upper 70s. Lows will hover in the upper 40s under fair skies.

Afternoon highs Monday will rebound back into the 80s under increasing clouds. Monday night lows will be in the 50s with isolated showers and storms possible.

Rain and storm chances will increase for Tuesday as we track our next system moving into the state of Alabama. This is your First Alert to the next chance for rain and storms in our area. Highs on Tuesday will warm into the 70s. Rain will linger into the overnight period Tuesday with lows in the 60s.

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Showers and a few storms are possible on Wednesday with highs in the 70s and 80s and mostly cloudy skies. A shower will be possible Wednesday night with lows in the 50s and 60s.

Thursday of next week is looking a bit drier, with mostly to partly sunny skies and highs back into the upper 70s.

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