Irma’s Wind Will Be Decreasing Later

**Tropical Storm Warning continues for the eastern half of Central  Alabama**

Irma will continue to have impacts across the eastern half of Central Alabama through this evening. Wind gusts of 30 to 45 mph are possible across far southeast Central Alabama at this time. Conditions will continue gusty through the evening with gusts possibly reaching 50 mph. Scattered tree and power line damage is possible along with power outages. Some minor structural damage is also possible.

Irma will gradually weaken, with wind fields diminishing through the early morning hours Tuesday, as the center of Irma moves into north Alabama.Rainfall coverage will begin to end from south to north as dry air wraps around the west and south side of the system. The upper level low associated with Irma will remain over the Mid Mississippi River Valley through Wednesday, and will leave low rain chances in the

forecast with lingering moisture across the area.

Drier conditions expected for the end of the week.