February 20, 2011 Leave a comment
It was another record day in Tuscaloosa. Today we tied the 25 year old high temperature of 77 degrees. The temperatures will cool off Tuesday and Wednesday after a cold front moves through the state Monday night into Tuesday. The cold front will also bring with it the chance for rain later in the day on Monday into Tuesday morning. We should still see mostly sunny skies Tuesday and Wednesday with the highs not getting out of the mid to upper 60s. The forecast has changed slightly since yesterday. We are now more confident that we could see some thunderstorms Thursday into Friday. The 70s return Thursday along with southernly flow giving us an unstable atmosphere which could allow for thunderstorms across parts of West Alabama Thursday into Friday. The 70s continue throughout the weekend as do the clouds, but we think that the rain chances will stay low Saturday and Sunday.
This also starts Severe Weather Awareness Week. This week we will talk about Severe Thunderstorms, Lightning, Tornado Safety, Flash Flooding, and the importance of NOAA Weather radios. Tuesday Richard and I are heading to Faucett-Vestavia Elementary School to talk to the First graders for their Career Day. I’m really looking forward to it. It’s going to be a busy week here in the storm center. We’ll keep and eye on the weather and keep you updated. Have a great week!
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