Tracking a chilly Saturday afternoon and night ahead

Much warmer by Sunday afternoon and into the upcoming week, with rain chances returning into the forecast by mid-to-late week.
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Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 5:17 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 9, 2022 at 9:19 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - After a cold start to the day, temperatures will remain below normal through the afternoon. Even with the sunshine expected today, the afternoon highs will top out into the mid 50s to lower 60s. Lows overnight will again be into the 30s and 40s with patchy frost possible for some.

The good news is that temperatures rebound on Sunday. Highs will be back into the upper 70s under sunny skies, lows will also hover into the upper 40s under mostly clear conditions.

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While the morning on Monday is looking dry, the afternoon and evening we are tracking a few showers here or there. Highs Monday will warm back into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees under partly to mostly cloudy skies. Partly cloudy skies are expected Monday night, lows will hover in the 50s and 60s.

Both Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, we are tracking mostly to partly cloudy conditions. Highs will be back around 80 degrees as we approach midweek and lows will also hover into the 50s and 60s. Scattered showers and storms are possible both Tuesday and Wednesday as a disturbance moves closer to Alabama.

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Long range forecast models are indicating our next major cold front will roll into the region Thursday. We are expecting rain and a few thunderstorms Thursday with afternoon highs in the 70s under cloudy skies. Thursday night lows will fall into the 50s with cloudy skies and showers continuing.

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