Some Clouds & Some Sun At Midday

Skies are clearing out across much of Central Alabama as we have made it up to the midday hour. We still have some cloud cover over the western and extreme southern locations. Temperatures are in the lower 50s to the lower 70s across the area. Birmingham was at 63 degrees. The cool spot was Haleyville at 52 degrees. Montgomery and Troy were the warm spots at 70 degrees.

We’ll have a mix of sun and clouds throughout the rest of the daylight hours but it looks like the rain is over for a short time. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 50s to the mid-70s across the area. Skies will become cloudy later tonight, but we will continue to stay dry. Overnight lows will bottom out in the upper 30s to the upper 40s across the area from northwest to southeast.

Friday will be an overall cloudy day across Central Alabama. We could see a few passing light showers or drizzle during the later part of the afternoon hours, but the better rain chances will move in during the night time hours. Afternoon highs will be in the mid-50s to the lower 60s across the area.

On This Day In Weather History

1964 – Fort Worth, TX, received 7.5 inches of snow, and Dallas reported a foot of snow.

1987 – A winter storm produced a total of 61 inches of snow at Rye CO, and wind gusts to 100 mph in Utah. The storm then spread heavy snow from the Texas panhandle to Indiana. Tulia TX received 16 inches of snow, and up to 14 inches was reported in western Oklahoma.

1990 – Heavy snow fell across the Prince Williams Sound area and the Susitna Valley of southern Alaska. Valdez was buried under 64.9 inches of snow in less than two days, including a record 47.5 inches in 24 hours. Up to 44 inches of snow was reported in the Susitna Valley. The heavy snow blocked roads, closed schools, and sank half a dozen vessels in the harbor.

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