Rainy Monday morning, stormy Monday night
By Scott Buttram
TRUSSVILLE –A cold front will enter northwest Alabama tonight and should reach the Trussville, Clay and Pinson area by Monday morning rush hour, according to the National Weather Service in Birmingham. The forecast has produced a Flash Flood Watch for much of central Alabama from 7a.m. Monday until 1 p.m. on Tuesday.
Much of central Alabama dealt with substantial flooding just last week and may have trouble absorbing the coming round of rain.
The system will produce two fronts. The first, on Monday morning, will bring rain and some storms which could be severe with winds up to 50 mph. The second wave of late afternoon and overnight storms is possible if the atmosphere recovers from the morning rain.
- Sunday night -Showers and thunderstorms likely after 4 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
- Monday -Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.
- Monday -NightShowers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 a.m., then showers likely. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 43. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.