The snow melts and clouds roll in from the west. You can see an overcast sky from downtown Huntsville. Look for light rain to develop from west to east this afternoon into the evening. If you head out for Valentine’s Day, know that you could get wet especially this evening. Highs today reach the lower to middle 50s. This is very close to our seasonal average of 55°.
Here are your current temperatures With readings in the 40s, we don’t worry about icy roads or heavy winter gear. Things are just wet in spots outside. Look at your 24 hour change from yesterday. It’s much milder and readings overall improve over the next several days. Besides Saturday, mild temperatures dominate the extended forecast. How about 60s next week!?
Now to the rain. Look for showers to develop through the afternoon and evening. Don’t expect anything too heavy and rain totals should max out around .50″. Colder air wraps in behind the system bringing light snow for some late tonight into the wee hours of Saturday morning. Little or no accumulation is expected. Here is our in-house computer model showing a rainy Valentine’s evening.