Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) – The WKRG News 5 First Alert Storm Team is tracking our next system set to move through today. Here is the breakdown.


  • OVERVIEW – A cold front will move into our area during the day today bringing a robust line of showers and storms.
  • TIMING – The line is approaching our western counties, approaching I-65 by early afternoon and moving out around sunset. A few showers will linger behind the main line overnight Friday into Saturday.
  • RISK – SPC has those near the coast and SE of I-65 in a level 2 of 5 risk meaning scattered severe storms are possible. Further north, the threat is lower with a level 1 of 5 risk in place.
  • THREATS – The main threat is damaging winds, but a brief spin-up tornado within the line is possible. The surf will be rough as well with a high risk for rip currents into the weekend.
  • WHAT TO DO – Make sure you have multiple ways to get warnings and have your safety plan ready to go!


Much cooler after Friday’s cold front. Highs will stay in the mid- to upper-50’s with lows in the low-40’s. Clouds and a few showers look to stick around Saturday. It will be breezy with clouds gradually clearing out as the weekend goes on.