Patchy dense fog this morning through noon, then partly sunny, high near 66. More rain expected on Wednesday and cooler, high of 53. Additional rainfall is expected through the end of the week, with a potentially strong storm system affecting the area late Thursday into Friday. Flooding will continue to be the primary concern due to the already wet soils and high runoff from periods of rain. More details will be provided on this system over the next couple of days.
Flood warnings: Latest updates
Coosa River/Plant Hammond: 571.7 feet and steady. Flood stage: 570 feet.
New Year’s Day: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Patchy dense fog between 8am and noon. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night: Showers. Low around 45. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 60%.