Rain Continues To Push Out At Midday, Temperatures Dropping

Rain continues to push out of the area as we are reaching the end of the midday hour. The back edge of the shower activity is currently stretching from Lanett to Auburn to Troy and Goshen. West and northwest of that line, Central Alabama is dry with mostly cloudy skies. There are a few breaks allowing for some peeks of sunshine.

Temperatures are in the upper 40s to the upper 60s across the area. Haleyville is the cold spot behind the front is at 48 degrees. The warm spot is Troy at 67 degrees. Birmingham was at 57 degrees.

REST OF TODAY: Temperatures will continue to drop behind the cold front but cloudy skies should temperatures above the freezing point for the overnight lows. We may have a passing light shower or drizzle move across the extreme northern parts of Central Alabama before the late local news. Lows will be in the mid-30s to the mid-40s.

SUNDAY: We’ll start the morning off with clearing skies with a very bright and sunny afternoon. Highs will be cooler, only topping out in the mid to upper 50s.

THE TROPICS: Sebastien remains a strong tropical storm with maximum winds at 65 MPH. Its current path is to the east-northeast at 26 MPH and should degenerate into an open trough over the next few days. The rest of the Atlantic Basin remains quiet at this point.

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