A welcomed pattern change for sure after the wintry weather we experienced the past few weeks!
The Climate Prediction Center predicts an 80% probability of above average temperatures between the 20th-24th. I would have to agree with that especially between February 16-22.
Overnight lows are forecast to rise above the normal low of 37° starting either Sunday but mainly all of the upcoming week. Actually, the overnight low might be closer to the normal high by Friday.
Above average highs are likely beginning Sunday and lasting through Friday.
The CPC also thinks there is a high probability for above normal precipitation and this week certainly has a fair chance of rain on a daily basis, especially around the 21-22nd.
Your rain gauge would really start to fill up late in the week, especially across west Alabama.
Overall, a wet and mild pattern unfolds this week and we should be able to start saving a little electricity since our heater won't be kicking on as much. :)
Fox 6 Meteorologist Jill Gilardi
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