July is filled with Independence Day, summer vacations, cookouts, visits to the community pool, and so much more.

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Temperature Highlights

Alabamians can expect a July filled with weather conditions that continue the already hot June we have experienced.

Portions of Northern Alabama will experience “mostly above” average temperatures while the remainder of the Yellowhammer State will be “above,” said The Weather Channel.

July is typically Alabama's hottest month. On average, temperatures reach 90 degrees or higher in July.

Precipitation Thoughts

The Weather Channel said Alabama could face “slightly below” precipitation during July.

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West Alabama Drought Monitor

Here are the current conditions from the U.S. Drought Monitor. 

Bibb – most of the county is - D0 (Abnormally Dry), while a small section is under a D1 (Moderate Drought)

Fayette - D0 (Abnormally Dry)

Greene – no drought concerns currently

Hale – no drought concerns currently

Lamar - D0 (Abnormally Dry)

Perry – most of the county is - D0 (Abnormally Dry),

Pickens – most of the county is - D0 (Abnormally Dry), while a small section near the state line is under a D1 (Moderate Drought)

Sumter – no drought concerns currently

Tuscaloosa – most of the county is - D0 (Abnormally Dry),

Walker - D0 (Abnormally Dry)

Views on Hurricane Season

The Old Farmer's Almanac has predicted that the “Deep South will have to “watch for a hurricane early in the month—as well as for a tropical storm at midmonth that may also affect the Texas coast.”

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