Pleasant weather to end workweek, rain returns Saturday

North Alabama afternoon highs will run 10 to 15 degrees above normal Thursday and Friday. The sunny skies transition to rain by Saturday.

Posted: Dec 9, 2020 8:16 PM
Updated: Dec 9, 2020 10:45 PM

A seasonable start Thursday but most of North Alabama should remain above freezing.  Like the last few mornings, fog will be possible but at least the threat of freezing fog or frost is low to near zero.  By the afternoon the warming trend continues with highs in the mid to upper 60s Thursday and Friday with sunny skies and a few passing clouds. Enjoy the unseasonably warm December days Thursday and Friday(highs: 10 to 15 degrees above normal), as the weather pattern takes a big turn for the weekend.

A cold front will approach the region during the Saturday. Ahead of the front, rain chances will be on the increase as early as sunrise and become more widespread into the afternoon. A few embedded thunderstorms will also be possible, but we are not too concerned about severe weather. The cold front should pass through Saturday night, ending most of the widespread rain.

A few lingering showers will remain possible Sunday. In total, around a half inch to one inch of rain is possible through this weekend. By Sunday night, much colder air will be pushing into North Alabama. It then becomes a race between the arriving cold air and how moisture is in place to determine if there is any chance to see snowflakes as the system moves out of our area. For now, we will keep a small chance for flurries in the forecast early Monday morning. However, there is still significant uncertainty in exactly how the Sunday-Monday time frame will play out. Stay with us for updates as we continue to fine tune our forecast.

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