Drier, less humid weather is heading towards central Alabama

Hot and dry weekend followed by scattered showers on Friday



TODAY — JASON: ONE OF THOSE INTERESTING VIEWS. THIS IS THE LIVE VIEW OF THE DOWNTOWN CHAMP REGIONS. IN SEARCH OF ALABAMA CHILDREN. YOU CAN SEE THE BRIGHT SUN AND BLUE SKY IN THE DISTANCE. AT THE TOP OF RED MOUNTAIN AND DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM, ESPECIALLY ALONG I-65 WESTWARD, IT WILL FALL. WE STILL HAVE 85 AT THE AIRPORT. IN AREAS WHERE WE GET THESE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS, THEY DROP THE TEMPERATURE QUITE QUICKLY. THEY ARE JUST ABOVE ELMWOOD. 24 HOURS AGO WE HAD A STORM IN THIS EXACT POSITION. HERE IT IS AGAIN ALONG PEARSON AVENUE, ALONG THE 59 INTERCHANGE TO FINLEY. THIS DRIFTS SOUTH. NO QUICK MOVEMENT. HEAVY RAIN AND SLOWING SHELBY COUNTY. DISPERSION OF TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS AROUND ALABASTER TOWARDS PELHAM. IN NORTHERN CHILTON COUNTY AROUND CLANTON AND SOUTHEAST BIBB COUNTY AS WELL AS NORTHWESTERN PART OF PERRY COUNTY, RAIN IS FALLING HEAVY. WE HAVE SHOWERS HERE AND THERE BUT MOST OF IT WILL GO OVER THE NEXT TWO TO THREE HOURS. EXCEPT FOR THESE TOUCHING SHOWERS. THERE WILL NOT BE MANY BIRMINGHAMS IN CULLMAN COUNTY. YOU CAN SEE THE PATTERN. IT HAS BEEN THE SAME AROUND THE SOUTHEAST ALL WEEK. THERE ARE SOME CHANGES AHEAD. A COLD FRONT NEAR CINCINNATI HAS STARTED TO DESCEND TO THE SOUTH. TOMORROW WATCH THE MODEL. DISPERSION OF TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS FROM BIRMINGHAM AND TUSCALOOSA TOWARDS MONTGOMERY UNTIL TOMORROW AFTERNOON. AS THE FRONT SLIDES THROUGH THE AIR BECOMES LESS YOU OFFER. WHICH EFFECTIVELY STOPS THUNDERSTORMS. ESPECIALLY IN NORTHERN ALABAMA. WE EXPECT A FEW IN THE SOUTH THROUGH LATE TOMORROW NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. WITH LOWER HUMIDITY IN PLACE COMMIT SEEMS LIKE IT’S GOING TO FEEL GOOD. ESPECIALLY EARLY SATURDAY. NEARLY 70 SOUTH OF BIRMINGHAM AREA. 69 EARLY SATURDAY. 64 CULLMAN. 67 ANNISTON. 69 ALICEVILLE. IT WILL MASSAGE TOMORROW MORNING. SCATTER FOG DRIVING TO WORK AND SCHOOL. MORE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS HIT-OR-MISS BUT MOST OF THEM SOUTH OF BIRMINGHAM TO TUSCALOOSA. THEY ARE MUCH MORE WIDESPREAD CLOSER TO CLANTON. LITTLE IF ANY MORE NORTH TOWARDS CULLMAN. DRYNESS TOMORROW EVENING. NICE AND WARM TOMORROW NIGHT. TEMPERATURES NEAR 80 DEGREES BY MOST OF THESE GAMES WILL BE ON FRIDAY. THE WEEKEND AHEAD HIGHS IN THE 90S. DRY TODAY AND PLEASANT OVERNIGHT.

Hot and dry weekend followed by scattered showers on Friday

Chances of rain remain high in central Alabama for one more day before it dries out for the weekend. Get the latest predictions in the video above. SPREAD SHOWERS It’s going to look a lot like another summer day with humid high temps in the upper 80s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely again this afternoon through tonight. The air is very high in humidity, so heavy showers will occur. PATTERN CHANGE A front will move through central Alabama at dawn on Friday and should bring welcome changes to the region. Winds are shifting northwest behind the front, ushering in drier and less humid weather for the weekend. The chance of rain decreases significantly early next week. 7 DAYS OF FORECAST It could be worth getting up early on Saturday and Sunday morning with temperatures forecast in the 60s. Skies will be sunny through the weekend with most places remaining without rain. STAY INFORMED WITH THE WEATHER Download the free WVTM 13 app and activate alerts for the latest weather updates. For the latest Birmingham weather information and Central Alabama’s most accurate certified forecast, watch WVTM 13 News. Current Weather Conditions Hourly Forecast | 10 Day Forecast Interactive Radar Birmingham Skycams Live Doppler Radar Sign up for weather email alerts Download the WVTM 13 app Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Chances of rain remain high in central Alabama for one more day before it dries out for the weekend. Get the latest predictions in the video above.

SCATTERED SHOWERS

It will look a lot like another summer day with high, humid temperatures in the upper 80s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely again this afternoon through tonight. The air is very humid so heavy showers will occur.

12-hour forecast with temperature and precipitation percentages

MODEL CHANGE

A front will move through central Alabama at dawn on Friday and should bring welcome changes to the region. Winds are shifting northwest behind the front, ushering in drier and less humid weather for the weekend. The chance of rain decreases significantly early next week.

Rain Chances

7-DAY FORECAST

It may be worth getting up early Saturday and Sunday morning with temperatures forecast in the 60s. Skies will be sunny through the weekend with most places remaining rain free.

7-day forecast with temperatures for central Alabama

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