Central AL Forecast: Hot and Humid Couple of Days. Friday Soaker.


Wednesday and Thursday will be somewhat drier days. The remnants of Danny will be over Kentucky and Tennessee. There will be an upper-level low moving west across the northern Gulf Coast. This feature will help set off some spotty showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon hours on Wednesday. High temperatures will be back around 90°. A cold front will move toward us on Thursday. Most of the day will be partly cloudy, hot and humid with scattered showers and storms popping up. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s.

Friday will have scattered showers and thunderstorms as the cold front moves into Alabama. Some heavy rain is possible. High temperatures will be held down into the lower 80s. More rain is expected Friday night with lows around 70°.

Weekend Outlook: The forecast models are not in agreement with whether the cold front moves south or stalls over the area. Right now, Saturday will have more scattered showers and thunderstorms. High temperatures will be in the lower 80s. I’m going with the cold front pushing south of Birmingham before it stalls across south Alabama on Sunday. This will make central Alabama partly cloudy with a slight chance for a shower or storm. High temperatures will be in the lower to mid 80s. Temperature-wise this is pretty fantastic for the 4th of July Weekend. On Monday, expect the front will drift back north, and this will set off scattered thunderstorms. High temperatures stay in the 80s.

There is a tropical wave located about 800 miles SW of the Cabo Verde Islands. It has become a little better organized and some slow development it possible during the next few days. This one may be worth watching as the forecast models are hinting that it possibly could move into the Gulf of Mexico late next week. NHC is giving this system a low chance to develop.

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