Rain-Free Through The Weekend

| May 13, 2021 @ 5:41 am

REFRESHINGLY COOL MORNING: Here are some temperatures across Alabama just before daybreak…

Fort Payne 45
Albertville 45
Haleyville 46
Gadsden 47
Weaver 47
Auburn 47
Anniston 48
Cullman 48
Sylacauga 48
Huntsville 51
Birmingham 52
Tuscaloosa 55

Look for a partly to mostly sunny sky today with a high in the low 70s; the average high for May 13 at Birmingham is 81.

TOMORROW THROUGH THE WEEKEND: Dry weather continues with sunshine in full supply tomorrow and Friday. A few scattered clouds show up Sunday, but no showers are expected. The high tomorrow will be in the mid 70s… then by Saturday will be close to 80, followed by low 80s Sunday as the warming trend continues.

NEXT WEEK: An upper high will build across the region, setting the stage for a warm, humid week with highs in the mid 80s most days. Any showers during the first half of the will be very isolated… scattered showers and storms will be a little more likely by Thursday and Friday. See the Weather Xtreme video for maps, graphics, and more details.

ON THIS DATE IN 1980: An F3 tornado ripped directly through the center of Kalamazoo, Michigan, killing five people, injuring 79, leaving 1,200 homeless and causing $50 million in damage. The tornado passed directly over the American Bank, where a barograph reported a pressure drop of 0.59 inches.

ON THIS DATE IN 1995: Severe thunderstorms produced tornadoes extending from the Mississippi River near Burlington, Iowa, to the west of Bloomington, Illinois. Two violent tornadoes, each ranked at F4 intensity, were reported. The first tornado traveled 60 miles from near Fort Madison, Iowa, to the southeast of Galesburg, Illinois producing over $10 million damage. The town of Raritan, Illinois was hit the hardest. The second violent tornado traveled 7 miles across Fulton County from Ipava to Lewistown, Illinois producing $6 million damage.

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Look for the next Weather Xtreme video here by 3:00 this afternoon… enjoy the day!

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