August 31, 2011 Leave a comment
A good Wednesday evening to you! Be sure to scroll down for the latest on a developing gulf storm. This system could bring some big impacts to Alabama with heavy rain and gusty winds.
The short term forecast won’t change that much. An isolates shower or storm is possible this evening and again on Thursday. The chance of rain is low, but temperatures will remain high. Highs will continue to top out in the middle to upper 90s through Friday. Winds will gradually increase as the pressure gradient increases between a high pressure to the north and the developing low to the south. Look for a nice 10 to 20mph breeze through Friday and Saturday.
The medium range forecast all depends on what happens with the developments of Lee. Much of Saturday will remain dry, but afternoon storms will become possible for areas south of Tuscaloosa. Heavy rain will then start to spread inland along the immediate coastal sections of the state. Rain should hold off for the Alabama Football Game on Saturday, but rain could become a good bet on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Some cooler air moves in on Wednesday and Thursday, as highs settle back into the 80s.
Be sure to join us on WVUA-TV at 4, 5, 6 and 10 for the very latest on your forecast. Also, check us out on facebook and twitter by searching firstname.lastname@example.org. Send us your weather pictures by the same address. Weather@wvuatv.com
WVUA Chief Meteorologist Richard Scott