A line of strong storms with gusty winds will push through the state tomorrow night; the main window for north and central Alabama will come from 10 p.m. through 4 a.m.
This front has the possibility to produce a line of strong to severe storms similar to what we saw Tuesday night.
Even though showers and storms are likely late Friday afternoon into Friday night, most of us are going to stay warm, windy and dry throughout the day. We'll refine that timing for the all-important Saturday forecast with many outdoor activities hanging in the balance throughout the Valley and Plains. Tonight will be mostly fair and not as cold as last night; most places will see a low in the 40s early tomorrow morning. We'll mention a few hit and miss storms attempting to flare up ahead of the complex of storms that will likely drop southward into the region beginning just before sunset in our northernmost counties, moving into our southernmost counties through the wee hours of Saturday morning.
Scattered areas of rain and perhaps a storm or two will linger into Saturday afternoon.
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South Alabama will have a marginal risk on Saturday as well.
The storm threat is expected to end by Saturday with a another cool down expected by Sunday, according to the weather service.
Clouds and moisture increase Friday, but the weather will be a little warmer with middle to upper 70s the rule for high temperatures. On the positive side, there's a decent chance this will be the last widespread frost threat of the season.