Sunny Thursday, Gulf storm system grazes North Alabama this weekend

Sunny and dry with highs in the low 50s today and Friday. Holiday travel south and southeast of North Alabama will be impacted by a Gulf of Mexico storm system this weekend.

Posted: Dec 19, 2019 8:20 AM

Thursday morning brought another chilly start for North Alabama with temperatures down to the low to mid 20s.  Sunny skies will allow for a quick warm up through early afternoon with highs reaching the low 50s today.

The gradual warming trend continues Friday and through Christmas but that also comes with increasing chances of rain Saturday and Sunday.  A Gulf of Mexico low pressure system will move east near the Alabama and Florida coastline this weekend.  Though the center of the storm is well south of us, enough rain could move north to bring periods of moderate rainfall.  There will be a sharp gradient in rain totals.  It is possible that areas closer to Tennessee state-line could see less than 0.10" of rain and Marshall and Dekalb Counties see over 1" of rain.  

Rain totals Saturday-Monday come down to the exact track of the low as it moves towards Florida.  The low has yet to even develop so the Storm Tracker weather team will continue to monitor and adjust the forecast.  

Huntsville
Clear
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Hi: 81° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 65°
Florence
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 67°
Fayetteville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 63°
Decatur
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 64°
Scottsboro
Few Clouds
59° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 59°
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Confirmed Cases: 17359

Reported Deaths: 618
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Mobile2191115
Jefferson1780102
Montgomery163238
Tuscaloosa73814
Marshall6879
Franklin5457
Lee54033
Shelby50319
Tallapoosa42364
Butler40217
Chambers35325
Walker3442
Elmore3398
Madison3274
Baldwin2839
Dallas2603
Morgan2511
Etowah24811
DeKalb2433
Lowndes23812
Coffee2291
Sumter2206
Autauga2164
Houston2094
Bullock2034
Pike1980
Colbert1782
Russell1670
Marengo1636
Lauderdale1612
Hale1598
Calhoun1543
Choctaw1518
Barbour1501
Wilcox1447
Clarke1422
Cullman1260
Randolph1257
Marion12111
St. Clair1181
Pickens1114
Dale1100
Talladega1093
Chilton1001
Limestone940
Greene944
Winston880
Covington771
Jackson772
Crenshaw763
Macon754
Henry742
Bibb721
Washington686
Blount611
Escambia573
Lawrence480
Geneva400
Conecuh391
Coosa381
Monroe372
Perry370
Cherokee373
Clay272
Lamar230
Fayette150
Cleburne141
Unassigned00

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Confirmed Cases: 22566

Reported Deaths: 364
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Davidson504062
Shelby4943111
Trousdale13924
Rutherford119623
Sumner88145
Hamilton79415
Bledsoe6071
Williamson55210
Putnam4795
Robertson4653
Tipton4423
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Wilson4078
Knox3755
Bedford2834
Montgomery2693
Rhea2100
Hardeman1960
Madison1752
Loudon1430
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Macon1363
Cheatham1230
Bradley1221
Fayette1152
Cumberland1121
Dickson1090
Unassigned920
Blount913
Maury890
Sevier812
Washington750
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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
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