We stay dry tomorrow with a partly sunny sky and a high back in the 70s. To the west we will be keeping an eye an upper trough moving out of the Rockies that will bring a severe weather threat to places like Dallas, Tulsa, Little Rock, and Shreveport.
It’s a beautiful day across much of Central Alabama at the midday hour, and temperatures are quite nice as well.
Temperatures are mostly in the 47-52 degree range early this morning across Alabama with a fair sky. We project pleasant spring weather today and tomorrow with a mix of sun and clouds both days; the high today will be between 68 and 71, followed by mid 70s tomorrow.
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COOLER DAY: Yesterday at this time, temperatures were soaring into the mid to upper 80s across Alabama, but today the northern half of the state is considerably cooler, with readings mostly in the 60s. The light rain we had on radar this morning has moved into Georgia, and things are quiet at mid-afternoon.
Most of the North/Central Alabama area is dry at this point with a mix of sun and clouds over the northern half, with mainly clear skies to the south.
We will mention the risk of a few widely scattered showers over North Alabama this morning, otherwise today will be noticeably cooler with a mix of sun and clouds; most communities will see a high between 67 and 70 degrees, almost 20 degrees cooler than yesterday when temperatures soared into the upper 80s.
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The rain activity has now pushed out of the state and well into Georgia, and the severe weather threat for North/Central Alabama has come to an end.
The severe thunderstorm watch has now been canceled for all counties in North Alabama.
The storms over Northeast Alabama are now into Georgia. A cold front will bring much cooler weather for tomorrow.
The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property.
Two separate Significant Weather Advisories have been issued for counties in the northeast part of the state.
At 526 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles northeast of Skyline, or 15 miles south of Winchester, moving southeast at 50 mph.
At 516 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Harvest, or 8 miles east of Athens, moving southeast at 50 mph.
At 456 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Tims Ford Lake to 8 miles east of Ardmore, moving southeast at 45 mph.
A strong thunderstorm was located near Ardmore, or 13 miles southeast of Pulaski, moving southeast at 50
mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.
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What a nice day across North/Central Alabama at the midday hour, with upper 70s to near 80 degrees out there. Strong to severe storms possible in NE Alabama this evening.
Severe storms are expected today for parts of Northeastern Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee, with the main threat coming from damaging winds, with a lesser threat for hail.