FIRST ALERT: Another surge of cold air & freezing conditions overnight
More frigid air late in the week
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The next surge of colder air is settling in across the state tonight. A north breeze will continue past midnight, with temperatures falling into the 20s. Wind chill values may drop as low as 15º across northern areas for the morning drive. We will have sunshine tomorrow however, high temperatures will only reach the middle 40s.
Thursday is our transition day as we wait on another cold front to move into our area. Temperatures will likely start off in the upper 20s Thursday morning, with a clear sky. We should see temperatures rebound closer to average, with highs in the mid 50s Thursday afternoon. Cloud cover will begin to increase late in the day as another cold front approaches our area.
Our next big thing is the arrival of a strong cold front Friday. An area of low pressure is forecast to form in the Gulf and intensify off the east coast Friday. Moisture still looks sparse across the area, but we will leave in a 20% for now. It will be cloudy and cold for most of us. Highs back in the 40s and lows in the upper teens and lower 20s by Saturday morning. Cold but sunny on Saturday afternoon and highs in the lower to middle 40s. The breeze will create a colder feel going into the weekend too! Highs back to normal by Sunday and milder as we close out January and begin February.
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