FIRST ALERT: Tracking a few areas of showers and storms

Source: Jill Gilardi/WBRC
Source: Jill Gilardi/WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - We are watching an area of showers and storms moving slowly to the southeast across northwest Alabama. Some of this will impact central Alabama through the afternoon hours. We don't expect severe weather, but remember that lightning is always dangerous, so if you get an alert on the WBRC First Alert Weather app or hear thunder, be sure to be indoors. It looks like most of the rain chances subside by the time high school football rolls around. Severe storms are possible in the evening across parts of western Mississippi. High temperatures in the upper 70s.

Scattered showers and storms will remain in the forecast on Saturday. If you are attending a college football game in the afternoon hours, plan for possible rain. It looks mainly rain-free for the Alabama game though.

Sunday is the pick of the weekend with no threat for rain.

The dry weather trend will persist through Monday and then the chance for rain and storms return on Tuesday. Above normal temperature pattern lingers through next Tuesday. Highs in the lower 80s will be common and lows in the 60s. A cold front moves through on Tuesday and that will mean cooler temperatures by Wednesday. Lows in the 40s and 50s return along with highs in the 50s and 60s.

Another round of rain is forecast for next Thursday and even cooler air by Friday. Possible frost by next Friday morning according to new data.

Tracking showers and storms on WBRC FOX6 News at Noon.

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