We'll see a few spotty showers and thunderstorms today - especially during the afternoon as temperatures climb into the upper 70s. While we're not expecting severe weather today, we could see a few storms producing some intense lightning and an occasional heavy downpour. The high this afternoon will near 80 degrees in places. Overnight lows will fall into the lower 60s.
FIRST ALERT MONDAY: Another round of showers and storms will develop on Monday during the late afternoon and evening. These storms could produce some hail and gusty winds. The greatest potential for strong storms is west of I-65 and especially Northwest Alabama. Expect the thunderstorm potential around 60-percent. Remain weather alert during the late afternoon and evening hours. Counties where we could see the strongest storms include Marion, Winston, and Lamar.
We are between systems on Tuesday and Wednesday with much drier weather expected. Temperatures will reach the mid to upper 70s with morning lows in the upper 50s.
FIRST ALERT THURSDAY: Another round of possibly strong to severe storms will impact the area. Again, the likely time to watch will be afternoon/evening. The primary threat will be damaging winds.
Calmer weather is expected on Friday and through the weekend. In fact, we should see the return of sunshine on Saturday with mild temperatures. Highs will reach the mid to upper 70s.