Rock the South: Saturday will be partly cloudy, hot and humid, but there will be a little better chance for storms in the afternoon. Make sure to bring your poncho! Temperatures will be in the 90s before it rains.
Weekend Outlook: The Bermuda high will move back to the east and that will allow for the chance for rain to increase this weekend. Saturday will be partly cloudy, hot and humid with spotty showers and storms. High temperatures will be in the lower to mid 90s, and the heat index 98-103°. Sunday will have a better chance for scattered to numerous afternoon storms as a weak trough moves toward Alabama from the north. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s and the heat index around 100°.
Next Week Outlook: The trough of low pressure will stay over the Southeast U.S Monday and Tuesday, and an easterly/tropical wave will move across Georgia and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Each day will have scattered showers and storms with some heavy rain at times. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s to around 90°. A cold front will move toward Alabama on Wednesday with scattered showers and storms. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. The front will move across Alabama on Thursday with more showers and storms. Some heavy rain will be possible. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s. The front stalls along the coast on Friday, and we will start to dry out. We will be partly cloudy and still warm with highs in the upper 80s.
Tracking the Tropics: Tropical development is not expected in the next 5 days thanks to wind shear across the tropics and plenty of dry dusty air.