First Alert Weather Day issued for Tuesday
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Sunday was another very warm day across South Georgia. Albany officially tied the record high of 90 set back in 2007. It was the last day we’ll see highs in the 90s for awhile.
For the rest of Sunday, a few spotty showers are possible heading into the evening. Tonight, mostly cloudy with lows in the low to mid 60s. A weak cold front will push through tonight. That will briefly bring slightly drier air to South Georgia.
Expect dry and slightly cooler weather on Monday. Highs will warm into the low to mid 80s with increasing clouds.
A First Alert Weather is in effect for Tuesday. A strong cold front will bring the threat for strong to severe thunderstorms. The entire viewing area is under a Slight Risk of severe storms. The main threat is damaging winds, but an isolated tornado or two and some hail are possible. The main time frame right now appears to be from early afternoon through the evening hours. Ahead of the front, wind gusts could top 25 to 30 mph outside of thunderstorms. Stay tuned to future forecasts for the most up-to-date information.
Behind the front, cooler high pressure sets up. High temperatures are expected to briefly return to near-normal.
That front will drop lows Wednesday morning into the low 50s with highs topping out near 70.
The dry weather continues into Thursday and Friday with highs in the mid to upper 70s under a partly cloudy to mostly sunny sky.
Rain chances return for next weekend as another system approaches the region. Highs will top out in the upper 70s.
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