Highs top out near 90 for North Alabama Thursday. A few stray showers and storms are possible for areas east of I-65 and closer to Sand Mountain. Highs in the mid 90s by this weekend.
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A few stray showers and storms are possible Wednesday but most will stay dry today. Best chances will be east of I-65 and closer to Sand Mountain. Highs will top out near 90 for most of North Alabama this afternoon.
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Tuesday will warm to around 90 for North Alabama. Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible but most will stay dry today. Drier and warmer conditions return the 2nd half of this week.
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Slightly warmer for North Alabama with highs near 90. A few stray showers and storms are possible Monday afternoon and evening. Better rain chances arrive Tuesday.
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A stray shower is possible Sunday, but most stay day. A dry but comfortable week ahead for early August standards.
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One or two showers are possible through sunset, but most stay dry. A comfortable Sunday on the way for early August standards. While all is quiet here at home, Isaias continues to close in on the Florida coast.
Scattered showers and storms are possible later on this afternoon. One or two storms could be strong, but severe weather is not expected. Highs will be slightly cooler in the mid 80s.
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