The upper ridge that has provided plenty of heat in recent days will shift south and west of the region.
Several boundaries and a front located across the north will increase the chances of showers and thunderstorms through Friday.
Some of the storms will be strong to marginally severe across Alabama. Strong winds, frequent lightning, and locally very heavy rain is all possible.
The Storm Prediction Center has much of the state under the ‘marginal risk’ of severe storms through the day.