Huntsville started the fall season on Thursday with a high temperature of 97, well above the average high of 83 for that date, making it feel much more like summer. Temperatures continued to soar above average through the weekend, even at least tying a few records.
On Friday Muscle Shoals tied its record high temperature from 2010, reaching 98 degrees. Then on Saturday Huntsville broke its record high temperature for that date at 97 degrees (the previous record was 96 degrees set in 1961). After we get through the scorching weekend though it will finally start to feel more like fall.
A cold front will move through Monday afternoon and usher in much cooler air for the rest of the work week. Monday will still be fairly warm, but once the front clears the area high temperatures will drop back into the low 80s. With drier air to go with the cool down the first full week of autumn should be a comfortable one!