FIRST ALERT for those going to the Baron’s game this evening and especially the Dave Matthews concert in Tuscaloosa because rain and storm chances look to increase towards the end of both events. Bring a poncho and hope for no lightning!
FIRST ALERT WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY: Rain and storms impact us overnight tonight and will be heaviest south of I-20. Overnight, it looks like the threat for severe weather stays south of central Alabama.
South Alabama stands the best chance of seeing strong or severe storms as a line moves through during the pre-dawn hours on Thursday.
That batch moves out and another thin round forms during the late morning and early afternoon hours from west to east across central Alabama.
There will be a brief risk for a strong storm for areas east of I-65 and south of I-20 during the early afternoon hours, otherwise storms will behave. Spotty showers will remain possible the rest of Thursday evening and the winds will increase and temperatures decrease into the 50s. Dress for windy and cool conditions with a slight chance for showers if you are going to the Baron’s game or the Oak Mountain Spring State Fair.
I'll be discussing this forecast in detail at 12pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm on WBRC Fox 6 News,
Jill Gilardi WBRC First Alert Certified Meteorologist