MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - It's a sad state of affairs when you're in full storm-track mode for a batch of drizzle and light rain. But alas, our current drought situation dictates laser sharp focus for any rain we can find. A small shield of light rain is still holding it's own across west Alabama. Could it hold together long enough to give us a little water?
TODAY: Let's be upfront: This rain isn't really going to help anything. We're talking a few hundredths of an inch tops. But it's still rain nonetheless. Demopolis has had a solid hour or two of light rain and the leading edge is now approaching Dallas & Autauga counties. This batch of rain is sliding east-southeast and is expected to slowly fade as it approaches I-65.
Realistically, this isn't going to put a dent in the drought situation. It's debatable the light rain holds together all the way to Montgomery. If it does, it's drizzle. But we're no doubt watching.
Regardless of rain, an increase in cloud cover will suppress our highs today. Lower 70s should do it.
REST OF THE WEEK: Sunshine returns tomorrow, and so does warmer air. Highs in the upper 70s tomorrow climb to around 80 Thursday into Friday.
A cold front will slide through early Saturday, offering perhaps a few isolated showers. Again, it won't be much. Cooler air will return Sunday into early next week as overnight lows appear supportive of frost across central Alabama. Stay tuned.