Here’s what we know now about a storm system that will impact our forecast this weekend.

Saturday

Saturday evening, January 15

A low-pressure system moving across the country will bring rain and snow to our area this weekend. Showers will develop Saturday, especially in the afternoon. Rain will continue Saturday night and into Sunday morning where we could see pockets of moderate to heavy rain. Rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1.5 inches will be possible.

Saturday Night and Sunday

Sunday afternoon, January 16

Snow may mix with rain as soon as Sunday morning as temperatures throughout the column of the atmosphere cool. Sunday could end with snow showers across the area. Data is still inconsistent on snow totals but the impacts will be similar. Rain and snow are expected Sunday with the potential for icy spots Monday morning as temperatures cool to the mid-20s. Right now, anywhere from a trace of snow to a few inches look possible with locally higher amounts across portions of northeast Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee.

Download the Live Alert 19 weather app for the latest on the forecast and stay with the Weather Authority as we make updates this weekend.

-Chief Meteorologist Danielle Dozier, Meteorologist Ben Smith and Meteorologist Jessica Camuto