STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

More rain & the season's first widespread freeze are on the way

We don't have any more severe thunderstorms to worry about, but we do have more rain on the way. We also could see our first widespread freeze of the season this weekend.

Posted: Nov 7, 2018 3:44 PM
Updated: Nov 7, 2018 10:28 PM

Two aspects of our forecast are important for you. First, more rain is on the way. Second, we could be looking at our first widespread freeze this weekend.

The rain is first in line. It comes with high temperatures in the 50s, so we will need umbrellas and jackets for both Thursday and Friday.

Our Thursday starts with a dry morning drive. Areas of spotty rain will begin developing between 10 AM and noon. Not everyone will get rain at first, but rain will increase through the afternoon. While there will be rainy spots around for the Thursday evening drive, some of us will still be dry. Rain will steadily increase after 10 PM Thursday. Widespread rain is likely for the Friday morning drive. Rain will fade from west to east between 9 AM and 1 PM Friday. Friday night will be dry. That drier air will set us up for much colder air to arrive this weekend.

This weekend is when sub-freezing temperatures come into play.

Afternoon highs will be in the 40s and 50s on Saturday and Sunday. Nights and mornings will chill into the upper 20s and lower 30s. While a few spots have seen temperatures drop to 31-32 degrees, this is likely to be the first widespread freeze of the season. A hard freeze is not likely this weekend, but it could become possible around the middle of next week. That potential comes after another round of cold rain on Monday.

The rain Thursday night and Friday and the rain on Monday are just rain. Severe thunderstorms are not likely with either of these rainy periods.

Huntsville
Scattered Clouds
87° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 87°
Florence
Few Clouds
88° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 88°
Fayetteville
Few Clouds
86° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 87°
Decatur
Clear
88° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 90°
Scottsboro
Broken Clouds
88° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 91°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 18354

Reported Deaths: 649
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Mobile2271118
Jefferson1859103
Montgomery175843
Tuscaloosa79916
Marshall7009
Franklin5628
Lee55033
Shelby52220
Tallapoosa42765
Butler41418
Unassigned3842
Walker3702
Elmore3628
Chambers35825
Madison3434
Baldwin2929
Morgan2871
Dallas2793
Etowah26012
Lowndes25212
DeKalb2493
Coffee2381
Autauga2335
Sumter2247
Houston2214
Bullock2096
Pike2060
Colbert1862
Russell1750
Hale1759
Barbour1721
Marengo1716
Lauderdale1662
Calhoun1643
Choctaw15310
Wilcox1507
Cullman1471
Clarke1462
St. Clair1281
Randolph1277
Dale1220
Marion12211
Pickens1184
Talladega1175
Limestone1080
Chilton1031
Greene954
Winston900
Macon854
Covington811
Jackson812
Henry802
Bibb761
Crenshaw753
Escambia723
Washington716
Blount631
Lawrence500
Monroe432
Geneva430
Perry420
Conecuh411
Coosa401
Cherokee383
Clay282
Lamar260
Fayette160
Cleburne151

Tennessee Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 22566

Reported Deaths: 364
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Davidson504062
Shelby4943111
Trousdale13924
Rutherford119623
Sumner88145
Hamilton79415
Bledsoe6071
Williamson55210
Putnam4795
Robertson4653
Tipton4423
Out of TN4184
Lake4140
Wilson4078
Knox3755
Bedford2834
Montgomery2693
Rhea2100
Hardeman1960
Madison1752
Loudon1430
McMinn14114
Macon1363
Cheatham1230
Bradley1221
Fayette1152
Cumberland1121
Dickson1090
Unassigned920
Blount913
Maury890
Sevier812
Washington750
Coffee730
Wayne640
Gibson631
Monroe622
Sullivan602
Hickman580
Lauderdale561
Franklin531
Greene502
Dyer500
Marion401
Anderson401
DeKalb370
Hamblen362
Smith341
White330
Hawkins332
Lawrence310
Grundy311
Haywood312
Marshall311
Obion301
Henry300
Jefferson280
Carroll271
Overton260
Meigs260
Weakley260
Lincoln250
Warren230
Cannon210
Perry210
Cocke200
Carter191
Campbell181
Morgan170
Jackson170
Crockett162
Roane160
Polk160
Johnson160
Henderson150
Hardin152
Sequatchie150
Humphreys131
Fentress120
McNairy120
Chester120
Giles120
Scott120
Stewart110
Claiborne90
Houston80
Grainger80
Clay70
Benton71
Decatur50
Unicoi40
Union40
Van Buren40
Lewis30
Pickett30
Moore30
Hancock10

 

 

Community Events