Tonight the weather will be mostly clear but still cold. Lows will range from the upper 20s to lower 30s.
Tomorrow we'll start with sunshine. Then there will be heavy rain and winds Friday afternoon into early Saturday morning between 3pm and midnight.
A low pressure area is moving across the northern Gulf Coast and bringing us much needed rain. Wind speeds will be around 20-30 mph at times.
The rain can be heavy at times, and we can catch 0.5 to 1 inch of rain. High temperatures will be in the lower 50s.
Weekend forecast: The low will move east of Alabama on Saturday morning. We will have swirling clouds during the morning, and then we could see some sun in the afternoon. It will still be very breezy with 10-20 mph winds. High temperatures will be in the lower to middle 50s. We'll be dry Sunday with partly cloudy skies and cool high temperatures in the lower to middle 50s.
Weather informed Monday night through Tuesday: A stronger area of low pressure will move across Alabama next Monday and Tuesday night. Signs show it could bring a round of powerful storms with gusty winds (40+ mph) and heavy rain (2″+).
Right now, it looks like the coast has the best chance for strong to severe storms, but this system has a tremendous amount of wind energy, so we'll have a chance for stronger storms across central Alabama. We will continue to closely monitor how this develops in the coming days.
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