First Alert Forecast: Temperatures to drop, rain chances to increase in the coming days!

First Alert Forecast: Temperatures to drop, rain chances to increase in the coming days!

We have ended our work week on a seasonable note with high temperatures reaching the low-mid 90s area-wide. Even though our temperatures will fall back into the upper 80s for the start of any of your Friday evening plans, expect humidity to make it feel more like the 90s until the beginning of the overnight period. A few showers and storms also cannot be ruled out around and before sunset.

Thanks to a disturbance to our SE this weekend, we'll run a better chance at seeing scattered showers and storms, especially in our eastern counties. Temperatures will be a couple of degrees lower Saturday and Sunday due to this as well. No need to cancel any outdoor plans, just keep the First Alert Weather App handy so you can check radar heading out the door!

BIG forecast changes are on the way as we head into next week! A cold front will be dropping south and east through much of the United States Monday-Wednesday, bringing much more comfortable conditions with it... Expect shower and storm chances, some strong, to increase Monday into Tuesday as the front passes through the state. At this point, it does look like this frontal boundary will drop as far south as the Gulf Coast, leaving much of our area with fall-like conditions mid-week! Low dewpoints would make for morning low temperatures starting off in the mid-upper 60s for several days in a row! Even high temperatures in the afternoon hours are only looking to reach the low-mid 80s Tuesday and Wednesday. This trend would be short-lived as the front eventually pushes back north to end the work week, however, we'll take any relief we can get!

As we are still well a ways out from the end of the 7-day forecast, check back in for continued updates in regards to this potential cooldown!

Rachel's Friday Evening Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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