Pleasant Days, Cool Nights

| October 12, 2018 @ 3:27 pm

SUNNY FALL DAY: Many communities started off the day in the 40s… here are some of the reported lows…

Hamilton 44
Decatur 44
Valley Head 44
Black Creek 44
Millport 45
Cottondale 46
Cullman 46
Russellville 46
Birmingham 48
Heflin 48
Centre 48
Bessemer 49
Coker 49
Hueytown 49

Temperatures are mostly in the low 70s this afternoon with a sunny sky; tonight will be clear and cool with a low between 48 and 52 for most communities.

THE WEEKEND: We stay dry with partly sunny days and fair nights; the high tomorrow will be in the mid 80s, and we top out near 80 degrees Sunday afternoon.

FOOTBALL WEATHER: For the high school games tonight, the weather will be clear and cool with temperatures falling from the mid 60s at kickoff into the upper 50s by the final whistle.

Tomorrow Auburn hosts Tennessee at Jordan-Hare Stadium (11a CT kickoff)… the sky will be partly sunny with temperatures rising from near 70 at kickoff, into the mid 70s by the fourth quarter.

Alabama will host Missouri tomorrow evening (6p CT kickoff) at Bryant-Denny Stadium; expect a clear sky with temperatures falling from 74 at kickoff into the upper 60s by the end of the game.

UAB will travel to Houston to play Rice Saturday (12 Noon CT kickoff)… the sky will be partly sunny with 82 at kickoff, and mid 80s by the second half.

RACE WEEKEND: A great weekend for NASCAR fans coming into Talladega; lots of sunshine each day through Sunday with pleasant temperatures. Look for a high in the low 70s today, mid 70s tomorrow, and upper 70s Sunday. Mornings will be cool with lows in the 40s and 50s.

NATIONAL SHRIMP FESTIVAL: Sunny days, fair nights at Gulf Shores through Sunday with highs around 80 and lows in the upper 50s and low 60s. Could not be any better.

NEXT WEEK: Rain is likely at times over the far northwest corner of the state Monday and Tuesday, but for the rest of the state we expect only widely scattered showers. Wednesday through Friday will be dry with pleasant days and cool nights… see the Weather Xtreme video for maps, graphics, and more details.

TROPICS: The disturbance in the Caribbean is not expected to develop, and we still have Hurricane Leslie and Tropical Storm Nadine in the eastern Atlantic. Nadine will dissipate this weekend, and Leslie is headed for Portugal/Spain. The rest of the Atlantic basin is quiet.

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Look for the my Weather Xtreme video here Monday morning… enjoy the weekend!

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