It’s rainy, gloomy, and chilly this morning. That’s really not going to change much through the day. Temperatures remain in the 50s through the afternoon. Rain will be widespread in the morning, becoming somewhat scattered in the afternoon and evening.
Rain totals will be around 0.25″ across the Birmingham area, but around 1.00″ south of I-20. South Alabama could pick up 2-3″+. This will help a little with the drought across Central Alabama, but it will be more beneficial for South Alabama.
The low will move south into the Central Gulf Thursday morning, but then move back northeast by the evening. The rain will briefly come to an end by midday, and then we will be cloudy and cool with highs in the lower to middle 60s.
A cold front will move across Alabama Friday night. Ahead of it, it will be cloudy with a few stray showers on Friday afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 60s. A few showers are possible on Friday night as the front moves across the state. Lows will be in the 50s.
Weekend Outlook: The weather will improve and dry out this weekend in the wake of the cold front as it sits over South Alabama on Saturday. We will become partly cloudy to mostly sunny as the rain ends. Highs will be in the 60s. Saturday night will be mostly clear and cold with lows in the middle 30s to lower 40s. The front will move into the Gulf on Sunday, and high pressure will quickly move across Alabama. We will be mostly sunny and cool with high temperatures in the 60s. A few showers will return Sunday night ahead of another cold front with lows in the 40s.