Radar check: By mid-afternoon, most of the scattered showers and storms across Alabama will pass over the Tennessee Valley. There are several places where heavy rain can be seen. The rest of the state, however, sees little to no showers and a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures are likely to hover between 84 and 89 degrees and the occasional showers will subside tonight.The weather won’t change much on Wednesday and Thursday. Warm and humid, with showers and storms mainly in the afternoon and evening. There is a 20-30% chance of getting one spot wet on both days, with highs mostly in his mid-80s.
Fridays and weekends: Humidity will roll into the state on Friday with more widespread rain. It’s not raining all day or all night yet, but occasional showers and thunderstorms are expected. Friday’s showers will provide very efficient rainfall, with potential for flooding on saturated soils. Temperatures are expected to remain in the 70s all day Friday.
Weekends are not much different. No washouts, but occasional showers and storms are likely on Saturday and Sunday, with heavy rain likely in some places, with highs of 78 to 83 degrees Celsius on both days. . Of course, there’s no way to know exactly when or where it will rain, but if you’re planning or attending an outdoor event, you’ll need rain gear.
Next week: Showers and thunderstorms are likely on Monday, but global models continue to suggest dry continental air will roll in with less humidity on Tuesday. The mid-week looks to be dry, with many spots dipping into the 50s early Wednesday morning, which could improve the autumn mood.Tropical: Hurricane Daniel is in the North Atlantic with winds of 75 mph. Within 36 hours it becomes post-tropical and remains far from land. Earls are tropical storms in the Central Atlantic with winds of 65 miles per hour. It is moving north and will likely turn into a hurricane on Wednesday, but will remain far from land.
The National Hurricane Center is monitoring tropical waves in the eastern Atlantic and another wave emerging off the coast of Africa on Wednesday. does not seem to work. No tropical systems will threaten the US Gulf or Atlantic coasts for at least the next 7-10 days.On this day in 1933: The remaining low pressure system of the Treasure Coast Hurricane brought 10.33 inches of rain to Charleston. The storm created 51 mph wind gusts and tornadoes near the city.
This date in 2017: Category 5 Hurricane Irma affected the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. When the storm hit St. Thomas and St. John, maximum sustained winds were 180 mph. Devastating damage was reported in the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, particularly Culebra, reported significant damage.
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