Expect temperatures to continue in the lower to mid-70s this afternoon with increasing clouds from the west.
FIRST ALERT: Thunderstorms will arrive late tonight and continue through early Friday. This will mainly be rain with a few thunderstorms capable of gusty winds. Winds could reach around 30 mph north of I-20 with occasional thunder. Best chance for the stronger storms will be in Northwest Alabama. Overnight lows will fall to around 59 degrees.
Most of the rain will have moved out of the area by 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy skies are expected Friday morning with clearing during the afternoon. Highs will reach the upper 60s. Expect clear skies with overnight lows in the upper 30s.
Weekend Forecast: Highs on Saturday will reach the lower 60s with increasing clouds through the day. We could see a few showers after 3 p.m. Widespread rain is expected late Saturday night through Sunday morning. This will be a cold rain with temperatures holding in the mid to upper 30s. As the rain comes to an end, expect the possibility of a rain/snow mix along the Highway 278 corridor. There will be no travel issues or accumulation. We will see a better chance for snowfall north of the Tennessee River.
Sunday will be cloudy with a few showers expected before 8 a.m. We are expecting a slow clearing during the afternoon Sunday with temperatures in the lower 50s.
Expect mostly sunny skies and much colder temperatures Monday through Wednesday. Highs are expected in the lower to mid-50s with plenty of sunshine expected. Morning lows will likely linger in the mid-30s.
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