Wet & Stormy Weekend
More rain moves east and southeastward this morning. Rain already moving into Franklin County near Red Bay, Russellville, and Phil Campbell. On and off light rain today with cool temperatures. Highs in the upper 40s which is around 20° below average for this time of year.
Rain totals this weekend could be higher especially if we get stronger storms Saturday afternoon into early Sunday. Here is the Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) from the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center. Through Sunday morning, totals are upwards of 2″ for the Tennessee Valley.
There is also a slight risk of severe weather for the Tennessee Valley from the Storm Prediction Center. The risk is only for a sliver of our area. Southern Morgan, southern Lawrence, and portions of Franklin County, Alabama. The best chances of severe weather are south from Birmingham to the gulf coast.
The main threat at this time are damaging winds and large hail. Stay tuned for the latest updates as we plan our weekend!
By the way, more cold air next week!