As Alabama transitions into its summer weather pattern, scattered thunderstorms are anticipated early Saturday afternoon, ahead of an area of storms expected to move into western Alabama through the early evening.

Risk Areas

The overall risk includes the Townsquare Media Coverage areas of Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, and Walker counties. As well as a good portion of Alabama.

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The current timeline from the National Weather Service in Birmingham is between Noon and 9 p.m. on Saturday.

Possible Threats

Damaging winds up to 60 mph, as well as localized flooding, is a concern on Saturday.

“High rain rates are expected. If storms can move over the same area consistently, localized flooding may be a concern,” said the National Weather Service in Birmingham.

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Sunday Outlook

“The weather won't change much Sunday; expect more clouds than sun with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms,” said James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist. “Highs over the weekend will be mostly in the low 80s, which is below average for early June in Alabama.”


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