Rain Chances Stay in the Forecast this Week; Increasing Mid-Week

The risk of storms will be ongoing through Monday afternoon as more storms develop along the cold front as it very slowly moves through Alabama.

Wednesday Night. Mostly clear, with a low around 68 degrees. The storms could pack gusty winds with rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches.

TODAY: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of showers or thunderstorms, especially in the morning.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance for showers and storms. Patchy fog will be possible tonight, with low temperatures cooling to around 60 degrees.

Tuesday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 70 and a south wind of 6 miles per hour, according to the weather service. West wind 8 to 13 miles per hour.

Tuesday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.

In addition to the flash flooding, the weather service warns that the scattered strong to severe thunderstorms likely to occur across the Northeast today will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

SATURDAY: Cloudy skies and scattered rain showers will be possible, with an afternoon high temperature of 81 degrees. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 13 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. The low Tuesday night is 62 degrees.

Saturday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 59, according to the weather service.

  • Larry Hoffman