FIRST ALERT: Cooler mornings & a break in the humidity

FIRST ALERT: Cooler mornings & a break in the humidity

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - You may have noticed a nice little breeze out there Tuesday. That's because a potent August cold front is pushing across our area. The wet weather will continue to exit the area to the far southeast, with clearing Tuesday night, and lows in the 60s.

A much drier air mass will settle in and this will bring a nice break in the mugginess and humidity for the next two days. You can expect lots of sunshine for Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the 80s. The improvements will be most noticeable in the morning hours. In fact, early Thursday morning there is a good chance we will wake up to 50s in some locations.

THE WEEKEND AND NEXT WEEK: You will notice a more humid feel to the air by the weekend. A southerly flow will return as the Bermuda high strengthens to our east. This will produce a few isolated storms and showers Friday afternoon for areas to the southeast.

High School Football kicks off on Friday and for most areas, the typical warm and muggy weather can be expected in the evening.

The forecast for the weekend and early next week will feature the typical summer setup, with dry and mostly sunny starts each day, clouds after lunchtime, and spotty pop-up afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

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