Weekend Outlook: The area of high pressure will sit over the Southeast U.S. all weekend, and this will make for beautiful weather. Saturday and Sunday will have plenty of sunshine, low humidity, and hot highs in the upper 80s to around 90° each day. This will be great for the races at Talladega. Don’t forget your sunscreen!
Next Week’s Drought Conditions: a rapid onset drought, or a fast period of dry weather, will impact Alabama starting next week. We are not expecting any rain through at least Thursday. This will worsen the drought conditions and increase the fire danger threat. There is a Fire Alert across Alabama and no burning is allowed without a permit. An area of high pressure will sit over the Southeast U.S. all week. We will be sunny, warm, and dry with highs in the upper 80s to around 90°. A cold front is forecast to move through on Friday with spotty showers possible. This would bring us some cooler and less humid weather for next weekend.