First Alert: Rain chances on the rise Monday night into the day Tuesday

A cold front moves into Alabama late Monday and into the day Tuesday increasing our rain and thunderstorm chances.
FIRST ALERT 12: Rain chances are on the rise Monday night into the day Tuesday.
Published: Apr. 23, 2022 at 2:56 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 24, 2022 at 9:42 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Monday is forecasted to be one of the warmer days over the next seven. Highs will soar into the upper 80s region wide. Winds will be out of the east and southeast around 5 to 10 mph and skies will be partly to mostly sunny. Clouds will be on the increase Monday night ahead of a cold front that arrives Tuesday. Lows will be mild Monday night in the lower 60s with isolated pockets of rain possible.

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Tuesday we are tracking a cold front that will sweep across the region. This front will bring clouds and rain to our area. A few thunderstorms are possible, but severe weather is not likely with this system. The rain looks widely scattered and not a complete washout during the day.

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Highs on Tuesday will only warm into the upper 70s to lower 80s with mainly to partly cloudy skies. Clouds thin Tuesday night behind the front and temperatures will cool. Lows will fall near 50 degrees, with a few locations in the 40s.

Wednesday we will dry out and cool a bit. Expect plenty of sunshine with afternoon highs in the upper 70s. Clear skies will prevail Wednesday night with lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

Thursday is looking a bit warmer. Highs are back into the lower 80s under sunny skies. Thursday night lows will again hover in the lower 50s under mostly clear conditions.

Friday is also looking sunny and warmer. Afternoon highs will warm into the middle to upper 80s. Friday night lows will stay mild in the middle to upper 50s.

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Right now, long range forecast models are keeping the start to next weekend dry. Highs will warm again into the middle to upper 80s on Saturday with a mix of sun and clouds. Saturday night lows will remain mild, in the 60s under partly cloudy skies and a stray shower possible.

Next Sunday, long range forecast models are hinting at a disturbance bringing rain back to Alabama. Right now, we are going to place a small rain chance Sunday with partly cloudy skies and afternoon highs in the upper 80s. Just know, rain chances could go up or down late weekend, depending on future runs of forecast data.

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