Clouds will stream through North Alabama all day Friday but we will also see periods of partly to mostly sunny skies. Today's highs will run 3-5 degrees warmer than Thursday afternoon and the warming trend continues through this weekend. By Sunday some areas of North Alabama may reach 80. Very weak systems drifting near North Alabama could bring some light showers and sprinkles today through Sunday but most areas will remain dry this weekend.
Better rain chances arrive next week. The latest data has backed off on rain for Monday with the widespread rain arriving closer to sunrise Tuesday morning. Some embedded thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday and Wednesday but severe weather looks unlikely at this time. Expect 0.50" to 1" for most of North Alabama Tuesday through next Thursday.