Most of the Area is Dry Just After Midday; a Few Scattered Showers Remain Possible Today

| June 4, 2021 @ 12:58 pm

Radar at 12:40 pm shows the only shower and thunderstorm activity in Central Alabama is located over the extreme southeastern part of the area over portions of Pike and Barbour counties. The rest of the area is dry with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures as of the 12:00 pm roundup were in the mid-70s to the mid-80s. Birmingham was at 81 degrees while the warm spot was Troy at 86 degrees. The cool spots were Alexander City and Sylacauga at 76 degrees.

For the rest of your Friday, skies will be partly to mostly cloudy across Central Alabama with a chance of isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly during the afternoon and evening hours. Rain chances are around 20% to 50% from north to south. Afternoon highs will top out in the mid to upper 80s. For tonight, rain chances will end for the northern half of the area while a few showers will remain possible for locations south of the I-20 corridor. Some locations may see some patchy dense fog develop after the sun goes down. Lows will be in the mid to upper 60s for most.

Saturday will be much like today weather-wise as any afternoon shower and thunderstorm development will isolated to scattered and widely spaced. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny with highs reaching the mid to upper 80s. Moisture levels will rise on Sunday and so will the likelihood of scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms from late morning through the evening. Highs will be in the upper 70s to the mid-80s.

Good news for the tropics… All remains quiet across the Atlantic Basin and no new tropical systems are expected to form within the next five days over the tropical Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico.

Category: Alabama's Weather, ALL POSTS, Tropical

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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