Central AL Forecast: Rain chances stick around, but not as widespread


Scattered showers stick around tonight. They will be light and widely spaced. The sky remains gray and overcast. The Saharan dust has definitely arrived in central Alabama. With low clouds and patchy rain, we may miss those vibrant sunsets this evening though. Temps tonight are going to be in the 70s.

This weekend we’ll see more scattered showers and storms, but the coverage will be scattered again, more typical of what we would see this time of year and not the widespread rain we saw most of this week. Temperatures will jump up in the upper 80s with the warmest spots at 90 or just above. We’ll also be watching the air quality closely, with Saharan dust sticking around through the weekend in the Deep South. 

For next week, our rain chances stay in the scattered category with temperatures near average for this time of year. We may have to bump up rain chances for the middle of next week as some upper-level disturbances, creating more robust rain chances, but we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it.

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