Sunshine Returns Tomorrow and Saturday

| February 13, 2020 @ 3:27 pm

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RAIN IS OVER; CLOUDS LINGER: Rain has moved out of Alabama this afternoon, but clouds linger. As expected, temperatures have been falling, and we are seeing mostly 40s now over the northern half of the state, with 50s over South Alabama.

The sky becomes clear across the state tonight, and we drop into the 25-30 degree range by daybreak tomorrow.

TOMORROW AND THE WEEKEND: Look for sunshine in full supply tomorrow and Saturday. The high tomorrow will around 50 degrees, and between 57 and 60 Saturday afternoon. High clouds will increase Sunday, but the day will be dry with a high in the low 60s.

NEXT WEEK: Monday looks mild and generally dry; with a mix of sun and clouds temperatures rise into the mid to upper 60s. Showers move back into the state Tuesday ahead of a cold front; some places could touch 70 degrees Tuesday afternoon. Then, Wednesday will be colder with periods of rain, especially during the morning. The weather trends drier Thursday and Friday.

RAIN UPDATE: Here are some rain totals so far this year, and the departure from average…

Tuscaloosa 17.84? (+10.29?)
Birmingham 16.67? (+9.94?)
Muscle Shoals 16.44? (+9.88?)
Anniston 15.84? (+9.22?)
Huntsville 14.96? (+8.06?)
Montgomery 10.34? (+3.45?)
Mobile 6.90? (-0.94?)

ON THIS DATE IN 1899: Birmingham dropped to -10F… the coldest temperature on record for the city. The the time observations for Birmingham was taken at the old U.S. Weather Bureau office in Fountain Heights. Other Alabama lows that cold morning: -7F in Tuscaloosa, Elba and Opelika; -5 in Greensboro; -11 in Florence; -12 in Decatur; -15 in Oneonta; -16 in Hamilton and Scottsboro and –18 in Valley Head. Greensboro had five inches of snow on the ground.

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