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Sunny Cool Days, Clear Cold Nights

| November 16, 2022 @ 2:56 pm

TEMPERATURES REMAIN BELOW AVERAGE: Alabama’s weather will stay dry through the weekend will sunny cool days and clear cold nights. The high tomorrow will be in the upper 40s, followed by low 50s Friday through Sunday. We expect sub-freezing lows over most of the state every morning through Monday of next week… temperatures will drop generally in the 25-32 degree range daily. These values are 10-15 degrees below average for mid-November in Alabama.

NEXT WEEK: Dry weather will likely continue Monday through Wednesday with a warming trend; afternoon temperatures reach the mid 60s by mid-week. The next weather system will bring rain and thunderstorms to the state by Thanksgiving Day…. still too early to know rain amounts, or if strong storms will be an issue. Remember we are now in Alabama’s tornado season. See the daily Weather Briefing video for maps, graphics, and more details.

TROPICS: All remains quiet across the Atlantic basin, and tropical storm formation is not expected through the weekend. Hurricane season ends in two weeks, at the end of the month.

FOOTBALL WEATHER: Expect clear and cold conditions for the high school playoff games Friday night with temperatures in the 40s.

Saturday, Alabama will host Austin Peay at Bryant-Denny Stadium (11:00a CT kickoff)… the sky will be sunny with temperatures rising from near 49 degrees at kickoff into the mid 50s by the final whistle.

Auburn will host Western Kentucky at Jordan-Hare Stadium (3:00p CT kickoff)… it will be a sunny day; about 55 degrees at kickoff, falling into the upper 40s by the four quarter.

Saturday night, UAB travels to Baton Rouge to take on LSU (8:00p CT kickoff)… expect a cloudy sky with temperatures hovering around 50 degrees during the game. A few showers are possible during the day, but they should be over by game time.

ON THIS DATE IN 2006: An early morning F3 tornado killed eight people, injured 20 others and left 100 people homeless in Riegelwood, North Carolina. This storm was the second deadliest tornado in the state in the past 50 years.

ON THIS DATE IN 2011: An EF-1 tornado moved through parts of Macon and Lee counties in East Alabama. It caused extensive tree damage which resulted in damage to dozens of homes and mobile homes on the western side of Auburn. Several residences were totally destroyed. The tornado crossed the southern edge of Auburn University’s Campus and caused damage to homes and the baseball facilities at Auburn High School.

BEACH FORECAST: Click here to see the AlabamaWx Beach Forecast Center page.

Look for the next Weather Xtreme video here by 6:00 a.m. tomorrow…

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