Enjoy the weekend because a very active pattern will set the stage for multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms beginning Sunday afternoon through mid-week.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Saturday will be dry with afternoon highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s. We start the day sunny Sunday but clouds will return during the day, and a few showers could reach east Alabama by late afternoon. An organized batch of rain and storms will arrive Sunday night; SPC maintains a “slight risk” (level 2/5) of severe thunderstorms near the Mississippi border, with a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) as far east as Moulton, Vance, Pine Hill, and Gulf Shores. General thunder is expected for east Alabama and west Georgia.
Limited instability Sunday across the area should help keep storms in check
NEXT WEEK: Wet, unsettled weather is the story for Alabama Monday through Thursday. However, it will not be a complete washout with decent intervals of sun at times, but the risk of showers and thunderstorms will be daily. Along the way, the rain could be heavy at times, and one or two rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. no way to be specific at this time. Rain amounts between Sunday and Thursday will be in the 3 to 5-inch range for much of the state, some flooding issues could very well develop.