Tracking periods of rain through the weekend

Showers are likely both Saturday and Sunday, with storm chances back in the forecast Tuesday.
First Alert 12: Plans for your Saturday? Here is the latest update to the First Alert Forecast.
Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 4:20 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2023 at 9:06 AM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - This weekend is looking a bit wet as we track a low pressure system that will pull gulf moisture into the area. Saturday features lots of clouds with widely scattered showers. Highs will hover in the 50s with north winds becoming east in the afternoon.

Rain and a few storms are in the forecast Saturday night into the morning hours on Sunday. Lows will hoover in the 40s and 50s under cloudy skies and east winds around 5 to 10 mph.

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Scattered to isolated pockets of rain remain in the forecast for Sunday. Cloudy skies persist and high temperatures will be right around 60 degrees. A few leftover showers are possible Sunday night, but the bulk of the system will have exited the area. Cloudy skies remain Sunday night and lows will hover in the 30s and 40s.

We are back to dry conditions for Monday. Sunshine and a few clouds are expected for the start of next week and afternoon highs will remain in the 50s and 60s. Calm conditions are in the forecast Monday night with lows in the 30s and 40s.

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Our next system arrives in Alabama on Tuesday. Showers and a FIRST ALERT for storms are in the forecast as we progress into the afternoon and evening hours Tuesday. A few storms could pack a punch Tuesday, with gusty winds, heavy rain and the potential for tornadoes. Something we will watch closely, with each forecast model run.

High temperatures will hover around 60 degrees Tuesday with lows in the 40s. Rain and a few strong storms remain in the forecast Tuesday night into the morning hours on Wednesday.

As of this typing, rain looks to exit by midday Wednesday and skies will begin to clear. Temperatures will lower into the lower 50s with Wednesday night lows dropping near freezing.

First Alert 7 Day Forecast
First Alert 7 Day Forecast(WSFA 12 News)

Thursday is looking dry with partly to mostly cloudy skies and afternoon highs in the 50s and 60s area wide. Lows will be back near freezing Thursday night with mainly clear conditions.

Friday is also looking dry but remaining cool. Afternoon highs will only warm into the 50s for the end of next week.

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