Chilly for Now… Nice Weekend Ahead… Thursday Forecast Update – 4:25pm #alwx @wvua23

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Good Thursday afternoon! After a damp and mild start to the day, temperatures have been dropping this afternoon as a cold front moves across the area. At 4pm, most of central and west Alabama had temperatures in the 50s. Expect a slow drop in temperatures overnight, with a low in the upper 40s after midnight. Skies remain cloudy tonight, with a chance of a few passing showers or drizzle.

A cold core upper level low will move right across Alabama tonight into Friday, brining lots of clouds and a few passing rain showers. Temperatures will remain cool under the low, with highs struggling to reach the low 60s Friday afternoon. I expect areas north of I-20 to remain in the 50s all day.

The upper level low will move to our east over the weekend, allowing sunshine to make a nice return. Highs will top out in the mid 70s on Saturday and upper 70s on Sunday. This will be a perfect race weekend at Talladega!

We’ll continue to notice a warming trend early next week, as highs return into the 80s and lows modify as well.

For more updates, go to the weather blog at, scroll to the weather tab and click weather blog. Updates are also on our Facebook and Twitter page. My twitter is @RichardWVUA23 and facebook is WVUA23RichardScott

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Richard Scott
WVUA Chief Meteorologist
Twitter: RichardWVUA23
Facebook: WVUA23RichardScott


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