First Alert Forecast: Unsettled this week... HOT by next week

First Alert Forecast: Unsettled this week... HOT by next week
Showers, Storms Continue (Source: WLBT)

Our unsettled pattern continues as our upper level low has yet to clear the region & moisture out of the Gulf of Mexico continues to surge into the area... Expect periods of showers and storms once again today for this reason. A few strong-severe storms can't be ruled out, especially in our eastern counties, with damaging wind gusts and hail the main concerns. Scattered showers and storms will remain possible to wrap up the work week, with highs reaching the low-mid 80s each afternoon.

A cold front is still set to push through the state on Saturday, which will allow for drier, less humid conditions to work in by the weekend! Although a stray shower/storm will be possible this weekend & through the rest of the 7-day forecast, most of us will end up staying dry in this time frame! Our weekend temperatures will be rather seasonable; however, a ridge of high pressure will be building over the region into next week. This will allow for quite the heat up, and could take our temperatures in to the low-mid 90s by the middle/end of next week!

First Alert Forecast: rainy, stormy periods continue this week

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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