FIRST ALERT for below freezing temperatures overnight
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Temperatures are dropping fast under a clear sky and light winds. Lows ranging from the middle 20s to the lower 30s on Saturday morning but turning around nicely by the afternoon hours with highs in the upper 50s. Winds from the southwest at 5-10 mph and increasing clouds.
The weather for the Iron Bowl is looking nice! Plan for kickoff temperatures to start in the upper 50s with a partly sunny sky. Cloud cover will likely increase giving way to a mostly cloudy sky by the end of the game and temperatures will cool into the upper 40s.
Sunday morning won’t be as cold and in the upper 30s and lower 40s to start and highs in the middle and upper 50s. We will monitor a weak disturbance that could trigger showers in parts of southern Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Florida Panhandle Sunday morning and perhaps south Alabama, but it looks too dry locally to support rain.
Our Next Big Thing is the big warm-up expected next week! A weak cold front will move through our area Sunday which will drop our temperatures into the low to mid 30s Monday morning. Monday will be our coolest day of next week with highs in the mid to upper 50s. We should see plenty of sunshine next week with temperatures climbing above average. We could end up in the low to mid 60s next Tuesday. There’s a chance we could end next week with highs flirting near 70°F! Overnight lows will also trend warmer. We’ll start in the 30s Monday and Tuesday morning, but we’ll likely see lows in the 40s and 50s by the second half of next week.
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