More rain moving in

Posted February 26, 2018

Some storms this afternoon have already been strong to severe with gusty winds and heavy rain being the biggest concern.

Temperatures tonight are dropping into the 40s with scattered showers likely overnight tonight and through tomorrow morning.

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The rain will start around 6:00pm but the heavy rain and possible thunderstorms won't happen until later in the evening. A stronger center of low pressure has developed along that stationary front, and has transformed it into an associated warm and cold front.

Here locally Friday through next weekend look absolutely lovely lots of sunshine and highs in the low to mid 70s with overnight lows a little on the cool side in the upper 40s to low to mid 50s. Then our next round of heavy rain moves in by Wednesday morning. We'll stay dry Monday with highs in the upper 50s and mostly sunny skies. It'll be chilly in the morning with temperatures in the upper 30s.

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Monday will be mostly sunny with a high near 53 and a low around 32. With the warmth comes more rain though.

More Rain? Yes, more rain: Muscle Shoals has now picked up about 10 inches of rain in the month of February. Rainfall totals have not been quite as impressive further east, where we've received just over 5 inches in Huntsville; Huntsville is still about an inch above average for the month. A high amount of uncertainty remains with regards to the evolution and track of this system as the various computer models all suggest different storm tracks.

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