There are only 22 days left until meteorological spring begins, but before we can fully embrace the change in seasons, we must endure the remainder of winter.
Forecasters are indicating the possibility of another cold snap on the horizon.
According to the NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, there is a likelihood of below-average temperatures in the near future, potentially starting as early as next week. The specific level of coldness remains uncertain at this point.
But what are the typical temperatures for mid-February in Alabama, anyway?
In the middle of the month, the National Weather Service reports that temperatures usually range from the mid-50s to the mid-60s for highs and from the mid-30s to the mid-40s for lows.
Average high and low temperatures for several cities in Alabama on February 14 (next Wednesday) are as follows:
The temperature in Birmingham is expected to reach a high of 59 degrees and a low of 38 degrees.
The weather forecast for Dothan predicts a high of 66 degrees and a low of 43 degrees.
The weather forecast for Huntsville predicts a high of 57 degrees and a low of 36 degrees.
The mobile temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 65 degrees and a low of 44 degrees.
The weather forecast for Montgomery predicts a high of 65 and a low of 40.
The expected weather in Muscle Shoals is a high of 56 degrees and a low of 37 degrees.
The weather forecast for Tuscaloosa predicts a high of 60 degrees and a low of 39 degrees.
According to the Climate Prediction Center, temperatures in Alabama are expected to be below average from February 14-18, with a probability of 40-50 percent.
According to the CPC’s eight- to 14-day outlook, the period from Feb. 16-22 is expected to have a 50-60 percent probability of below-average temperatures for all of Alabama.
According to the Week 3-4 outlook, Alabama is expected to experience below-average temperatures, with central and south Alabama having slightly higher probabilities.
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