Rare July cold front leads to unseasonably cool temps

There is a cold front that has been passing through the state during the early morning hours of our Monday which helped set off a few thundershowers throughout central Alabama to start the day, but the rain was scattered and not that heavy. There were a few rumbles of thunder in the mix for a few early morning wake up calls.

The rare and second cold front to pass through our state this July will continue to move into southern counties of the state later into the day and into tonight. This is the leading edge of much cooler and drier Canadian air that we rarely see this time of the year. There may even be a few record lows in danger over the next couple of days around the area as temps bottom out in the upper 50s and lower 60s.

High temps will be in the lower 80s WITH sunshine for our Tuesday and Wednesday before a slow warm up begins for the rest of the week. We will stay dry with plenty of sunshine and drier air which means the mugginess will be on vacation for a few days, but by the end of the week we’ll see a few passing showers by later in the week.

The weekend forecast is looking pretty good, but there will be a few passing afternoon showers for the state and temps will continue in the middle to upper 80s for highs while overnight lows continue in the middle to upper 60s…touching 70 in a few spots late in the weekend.

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