According to the National Weather Service, skies were expected to clear up dense fog today that permeated overnight and into the morning. Highs were expected in the mid 60s with 5- to 10-mph winds and clouds moving in again tonight with lows in the upper 30s.
Wednesday, clouds are expected to continue to linger in the sky with highs in the mid 60s and winds continuing at 5 to 10 mph. There is a 20 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms Wednesday night with lows in the lower 50s and winds continuing up to 10 mph.
Thursday, rain is more likely at 60 percent with a chance of more thunderstorms. Highs are expected in the upper 60s with gustier winds up to 15 mph. Chance of rain increases to 90 percent that night with lows in the 50s.
Friday has a 40 percent chance of rain with highs in the lower 60s and windy conditions expected. Temperatures are expected to drop that night into the lower 30s.
Saturday, clouds are finally expected to break with sunny skies and cooler temperatures with highs in the upper 50s and a low that night in the 20s, continuing through Sunday.
Rainy weather over the weekend dumped more than 2 inches locally over 48 hours. Some flash flooding occurred locally Saturday during heavy rains and storms that came through the area early Monday caused severe damage in other areas, but no major storm damage was reported in Troup County.
At least two tornadoes roared across the heart of Alabama on Monday, killing two people and injuring more than 100 others during the middle of the night. More than 200 homes were destroyed, the Red Cross said, and just as many houses were heavily damaged.