DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A line of showers and storms currently located to our north in central Alabama will continue to move southward and likely reach us here in the Wiregrass around midnight. This complex of storms continues to weaken and break up, so we’re not expecting any of these storms to be severe once they arrive in our area; at most, pockets of heavy rain, gusty winds, and frequent lightning will be what we see. As storms get closer to the Alabama-Florida border, they’ll continue to break up and will eventually dissipate entirely. Aside from the shower and storm chances, it’ll be another mild night as most locations only fall into the mid 70s.
As a frontal boundary pushes into the region tomorrow, rain chances will increase even more from today to 90% as this boundary interacts with plentiful Gulf moisture. This will translate to a washout day with widespread showers and storms expected mainly during the afternoon hours. We’ll make it up to the upper 80s to low 90s before rain and storms develop and cool us down.
The aforementioned frontal boundary will hang around through Monday, so rain chances will remain high around 70% as we begin a new work week. Highs should stay solidly under 90 degrees in the upper 80s as clouds, in combination with numerous showers and storms, help to keep our daytime temperatures a little bit below average.
We’ll return to a more typical summertime pattern for the rest of the week (Tuesday through Sunday) as the stationary boundary lifts back to the north. Rain chances on each of these five days will be right around 50%, and temperatures will be around average; highs will make their way back to the 90s and lows will remain in the 70s.