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Midday Nowcast: Chilly with Filtered Sunshine

| December 3, 2019 @ 11:44 am

High pressure remains firmly in control of our weather the next several days which means we stay dry through the end of the week. For the rest of today, we continue to have upper-level cirrus clouds sliding across the Alabama which is giving us a more filtered sunshine look in the sky at midday.

Temperatures at midday are in the 40s, but should climb into the lower 50s in many locations by the end of the day.

For tomorrow and Thursday, expect more sun than clouds with highs gradually warming from near 60° tomorrow to the with lower and mid 60s Thursday. Nights will remain chilly with lows in the 30s. Late Thursday, clouds begin to increase as our next rain maker approaches the state.

RAIN RETURNS: Our next system brings clouds and rain back to Alabama Friday. With a stable air mas in place, this will be a rain event, with no threat of severe weather and little to no thunderstorm activity. Rainfall amounts should be generally less than one-half inch. Highs Friday should hold in the 50s. The rain should come to an end Friday evening with improving weather.

BEACH FORECAST CENTER: Get the latest weather and rip current forecasts for the beaches from Fort Morgan to Panama City on our Beach Forecast Center page. There, you can select the forecast of the region that you are interested in visiting.

WORLD TEMPERATURE EXTREMES: Over the last 24 hours, the highest observation outside the U.S. was 109.8F at Ndezvane, Swaziland. The lowest observation was -60.9F at Habardino, Russia.

CONTIGUOUS TEMPERATURE EXTREMES: Over the last 24 hours, the highest observation was 86F at Pembroke Pines, FL. The lowest observation was -8F at Estcourt Station, ME.

WEATHER ON THIS DATE IN 1989: Heavy snow and high winds created blizzard conditions in northern New England. Snowfall totals in Maine ranged up to 31 inches, at Limestone. Presque Isle ME reported a record 30 inches of snow in 24 hours, along with wind gusts to 46 mph.

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