LIKE SUMMER: Temperatures are principally within the low to mid 80s throughout Alabama this afternoon with a mixture of solar and clouds. Showers are most lively over the southern half of the state, however a number of remoted showers have shaped over the northern counties as effectively.
To the north, an organized MCS (Mesoscale Convective System) is anticipated to type over the following few hours, which can transfer into Tennessee after sundown. These storms can be weakening as they drift into North Alabama late tonight, however they may produce gusty winds and a few small hail. SPC maintains a low finish “marginal danger” of extreme thunderstorms for the far northern a part of Alabama, primarily for communities alongside and north of the Tennessee River.
REST OF THE WEEK: A summer-like sample will proceed for the remainder of the week with partly sunny, heat, humid days alongside some danger of broadly scattered showers and storms every day. The higher probability of seeing a bathe every day will come throughout the afternoon and night hours, and the possibility of anyone spot getting moist is 25-35 p.c every day. Highs can be within the mid to higher 80s… a number of spots may contact 90 levels.
THE ALABAMA WEEKEND: No actual change; a broad higher ridge will hold the climate very heat with highs within the 87-91 diploma vary Saturday and Sunday. The sky can be partly too principally sunny with solely broadly scattered afternoon and night showers and storms round.
NEXT WEEK: The general sample received’t change a lot, however some international fashions are hinting at larger bathe protection towards the center of the week. Highs will maintain within the 80s… See the video briefing for maps, graphics, and extra particulars.
TORNADO SEASON DONE? The higher ridge that has shaped throughout the Deep South means no twister danger for Alabama for the following 7 days. Too early to say for positive that our twister season is finished; technically it’s in place via the tip of Might. Nonetheless a while for another sample change earlier than the summer time that might deliver organized extreme thunderstorms to the Deep South, however we aren’t seeing any signal of that for now.
ON THIS DATE IN 1979: Widespread harm occurred within the Tampa Bay space. The 19 tornadoes reported are probably the most in in the future in Florida historical past. Three folks drowned in Pinellas County the place flooding was most extreme. Rainfall quantities of 18 inches in 24 hours have been reported with 12.73 inches falling at Tampa, FL; with 7.84 inches of that in simply six hours. Worst hit was the Polk County neighborhood of Auburndale the place a twister made a direct hit on the Auburndale Faculty. Flying particles damage solely eight college students.
ON THIS DATE IN 2008: An EF-1 twister moved throughout components of Walker and Cullman counties, shifting throughout Smith Lake alongside the way in which as a short waterspout. The twister blew down or snapped off a whole bunch of timber, broken or destroyed not less than 5 hen homes, and destroyed not less than 5 boat homes on the Euskin Level Marina.
Search for the following video briefing right here by 6:00 a.m. tomorrow…