Central AL Forecast: Periods of Rain. Downpours likely.


The weakening front moves through today, but there’s not a ton of cold air behind it. Expect periods of rain along with a few downpours, especially this morning. Otherwise, cloudy with highs in the 70s

The forecast for next week gets a little tricky once we get passed Monday. As we start the week, a lot of cold air will reside west of the Mississippi River, but it’ll be warm here with highs in the low 80s. A big trough of low pressure will lead to those cool temps out west, and the progress of this trough will be the big story for us through midweek.

If the trough progresses a little farther south and east, cooler temperatures and possibly a stormy forecast could result. If not, warmer than normal temperatures will persist through Wednesday. 

In the Tropics: We’re watching an area in the western Caribbean with a low chance of development over the next several days. Other than that, Hurricane Epsilon is still spinning in the Atlantic, but by next week, it will turn extra-tropical and accelerate northeast. 

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