Cloudy and Cool Today; Nice Weekend


After a drizzly and a foggy start to the day, the afternoon will be dry, but generally cloudy and cool.

Highs will be in the 50s Saturday. Afternoon highs will reach the mid 60s with overnight lows falling into the mid 40s. Temperatures won't move much with highs only in the mid to upper 40s.

TONIGHT: Patchy fog. Partly cloudy. Temperatures won't get out of the 50s over the northern half of the state; the average high for Birmingham today is 73.

Sunday looks fantastic with plenty of sun and with highs in the upper 60s to near 70.

Expect a few showers for college games this weekend.

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There is a chance of precipitation overnight entering Sunday, but it should taper off by midday.

Sunday will be warmer with a partly sunny sky; a bit of light rain is possible Sunday evening over north Alabama thanks to a passing cold front. Rain will wind down by Friday night with dry weather is expected for the weekend. Winds: Variable 10-15 miles per hour. Wind: SW 10-15 miles per hour. High: 75. Wind: N 10-15 miles per hour. High: 70. Wind: NE 5-10 miles per hour.

Expect a chance for rain early Wednesday.

Tomorrow night: A slight chance for a shower.

Formation chance through 5 days: High (90%).