Morning clouds before afternoon sunshine

A few morning clouds greeted all of us across central Alabama to start our Friday with temps in the 40s and 50s. There will be a few clouds to start out with but there will be more sunshine throughout the day, and that will allow for temps to begin to warm up. The sun will be helping push temps into the middle and upper 70s across most of central Alabama.

The clear skies will continue into tonight which will help in the cooling process after the sun sets. Temps will be falling during high school football which will require light coats, blankets or sweatshirts for later into the game. The dry conditions across the state will stay in place throughout our Saturday as well with great weather shaping up for all of college football across the region, but especially the Magic City Classic which will be at Birmingham’s Legion Field.

Sunday is going to be dry as well because a limit of moisture into the area, but the temps will begin to warm into the lower 80s for highs across much of the area. This will be some of the warmest air we’ve seen in over a week. There is going to be a gradual increase in our cloud cover gradually around the area as the moisture starts to increase.

Dry weather will continue into the first of next week, but the partly cloudy conditions will return and temps will continue to warm into the lower and middle 80s. There will finally be a shot at some rain for the area as we get into Tuesday evening and into Wednesday as our weather pattern finally starts to adjust.

For those of you headed to college football games:

Alabama at Knoxville (Tennessee) – Mostly Sunny, Few clouds and temps in the 70s

South Carolina at Auburn – Mostly Sunny early with a few afternoon clouds and temps in the lower 80s for kickoff

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