Is it safe to say that fall is finally here in Alabama? According to the National Weather Service, fall temperatures are expected to continue through this week.
Following last weeks unusually hot weather, temperatures on Monday were on the cold side.
Here are a few temperatures in the area since 6 p.m. Monday, April 26, 2019, thanks to the National Weather Service.
Birmingham: 45 minutes Birmingham City: 44 minutes
Demopolis: 40 minutes Demolition: 41 minutes
Dothan: 45 minutes
45 min. Greenville, Greeneville: 45 minutes.
Haleyville: 40 minutes Halyville (40 minutes) Harrington (45 minutes).
Huntsville: 42 Huntington: 43 Huntingsville
44 Muscle Shoals
Talladega: 39 km Talleade: 38 km
Mostly sunny, temperatures are forecast to rise into the low-70s (no 80s!) statewide today.
Lows for tonight will be in the low 40s in north Alabama to the high 50s closer to shore.
Expect temperatures to rise a bit throughout the week, but they will be considerably cooler than last weeks mid-80s.
According to the Weather Service, highs will be in the 70s to low 80s throughout the week.
As another front approaches, the next chance of rain will arrive on Wednesday for much of the state.
Widespread severe weather isnt expected as of now, but forecasters predict a storm or two in the future.
The Storm Prediction Center doesnt have any part of Alabama forecasted for severe weather for Wednesday, but there is a general possibility for storms in the western half of the state.
Although it looks like fall has just begun, the weather service will remind people this week that winter is coming soon. Forecasters plan to release their winter weather outlook later this week for the months of December, January, and February.