After a very wet July, we’re starting August on the dry side. Rain this morning over central Alabama moves away. We’ll be dry this afternoon into a portion of the weekend. Here are your final rain totals for the Huntsville and the Shoals.
- Huntsville International Airport:
- July Total: 10.48″
- Normal: 4.05″
- Surplus: 6.34″
- Northwest Alabama Regional Airport:
- July Total: 7.60″
- Normal: 4.30″
- Surplus: 3.30″
As it dries out, temperatures heat up. We’ll get a taste of a large ridge of high pressure over Texas and Oklahoma in the coming days. Temperatures soar into the lower to middle 90s with heat indices approaching 100°.
The average high for August 1 is 91°. We’ll be above that Friday and Saturday before more rain heads our way Sunday into next week.