For the second time in the day, we had a forecast where many outlets called for rain, and I couldn’t figure out why. In Cleveland, there was a little bit of rain, just as the forecast period started, but in Dothan, the rain was indeed long out of town. The cool air behind the rain was there too, with temperatures dipping a little bit below where V-W had forecast, which opened some daylight, and another outlet who forecast a dry period in Dothan, Forecast.io, ended up securing victory. Actuals: Friday, High 86, Low 67 Saturday – High 85, Low 63
A second forecast for the day, but there shouldn’t be much controversy with this one.
At 1053PM, CT, Dothan was reporting a temperature of 75 degree with overcast skies. The overcast will help sustain warmer temperatures through the night, and dew points that also sat in the mid 70s foretell of fog. The clouds are low based and low topped, and should diminish with sunshine on Friday. The remnants of a boundary running north-south through Georgia was touching off some thunderstorms in the Peach State, but the threat for rain had passed in southern Alabama. An organizing area of low pressure off the coast of Georgia will draw the moisture presently in Georgia mostly off shore, and certainly away from Alabama. Expect a dry weekend in Dothan, but the humidity is more than likely to stay elevated. Tomorrow – Fog early, then clearing and sunny, High 84, Low 72 Saturday – Sunny with less haze in the morning, High 85, Low 66
TWC: Tomorrow – Partly cloudy, slight chance of a rain shower, High 86, Low 70 Saturday – Mostly sunny skies. High 85, Low 64
AW: Tomorrow – A couple of morning showers and a thunderstorm; otherwise, partly sunny High 85, Low 71 Saturday – Pleasant with sunshine and a few clouds High 84, Low 65
NWS: Tomorrow – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, High 84, Low 70 Saturday – Sunny, High 84, Low 65
WB: Tomorrow – Mostly sunny, a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, High 84, Low 70 Saturday – Sunny, High 85, Low 65
WN: Tomorrow = Partly cloudy with isolated storms, High 84, Low 71 Saturday – Mostly sunny, High 84, Low 65
FIO: Tomorrow – Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day. High 84, Low 69 Saturday – Clear throughout the day. High 84, Low 63
I rea;;y am not sure where the rain is coming from in the forecasts for Dothan. Sure looks quiet right now.