While Very Beautiful at Midday, It’s Still a Little Cool

| November 20, 2021 @ 1:20 pm

REST OF YOUR SATURDAY: Other than a few thin and wispy clouds way up in the troposphere, skies are mainly sunny across Central Alabama as we have made it through the midday hour. At 12 pm, temperatures were in the upper 50s to the mid-60s across the area, with Troy leading the way at 64 degrees. Haleyville was the cool spot at 57 degrees. Birmingham was sitting at 58 degrees. Afternoon highs are forecast to hit the 60s across the area.

Skies will remain mostly clear through the evening and late-night hours, before a few more clouds move in during the overnight hours. Temperatures will fall from the mid-40s to the mid-50s around 6 pm, to the upper 30s to the upper 40s by 10 pm, and eventually into the mid-30s to the mid-40s for the overnight lows.

SUNDAY’S WEATHER: A cold front will begin to approach and move into the area on Sunday, bringing with it a small chance of showers during the daylight hours, with showers becoming likely by the late evening through the overnight hours. Afternoon highs will be mild ahead of the front, topping out in the mid-60s to the lower 70s.

OUR NEXT RAIN CHANCE: Another cold front will move into the area during the late night hours on Thanksgiving Day and will progress across Central Alabama throughout the morning hours on Black Friday. Showers will become possible by the evening hours on Thursday in the northwestern parts of the area, reach the I-59 corridor by midnight, with the shower activity dissipating by midday on Friday.

TROPICAL ATLANTIC UPDATE: The tropics are quiet at this point, and no new tropical cyclones are expected to form over the next five days. The end of the Atlantic Hurricane Season is just 10 days away on November 30th.

ON THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY: 1900 – An unusual tornado outbreak in the Lower Mississippi Valley resulted in 73 deaths and extensive damage across Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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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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