First Alert: Rain/storms return Tuesday night into Wednesday morning
Drying out Monday and Tuesday, ahead of strong storms that roll into Alabama overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - It has been a wet and cloudy Sunday across Central and South Alabama. A shower or two will linger overnight. Clouds will stick around, thinning a bit as we move into the morning hours Wednesday. Overnight lows will hover in the 30s and 40s with a breezy west wind.
We are back to dry conditions for Monday. Sun and clouds are expected for the start of the 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.
Our next system arrives in Alabama Tuesday night into the day on Wednesday. Showers and a FIRST ALERT for storms are in the forecast as we progress through Tuesday night and into the morning hours Wednesday.
A few storms could pack a punch, with gusty winds, heavy rain and the potential for tornadoes. Something we will watch closely with each forecast model run.
Dry conditions are expected most of the day Tuesday with afternoon high temperatures warming around 60 degrees. Lows will be in the 40s with rain and storms likely.
After a stormy start to Wednesday, skies will begin to clear as we move into the afternoon hours midweek. Temperatures will lower into the lower 50s with Wednesday night lows dropping near freezing.
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 and overnight lows will again drop near freezing.
The weekend ahead is looking cool. Highs on Saturday will only warm into the 50s. Long range forecast models show that Saturday will be dry but rain looks to return as we move through the day next Sunday.
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