Arlene dissipates; warm on the first Saturday of June

Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 9:28 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2023 at 9:06 PM CDT
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(WALA) - Get ready to sweat! It’s the first weekend in June and it’s feeling hot. The temperature in Mobile reached 94 degrees on Saturday afternoon, and it looks like the heat will continue into Sunday. Forecast highs on Sunday will be in the low to middle 90s.

There is also a chance of an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening hours, with rain chances hovering around 20%. Looking ahead, the pattern of warm weather and afternoon storms will continue into the upcoming week.


The week ahead features the chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms each day. Temperatures this upcoming week will hover around 90 degrees in the afternoon hours. It looks like rain chances might get a slight boost at the end of the week according to some models.


Beach weather looks fantastic the next few days despite the afternoon storm chances. The rip current risk remains low. As always, remember to take a look at the local beach flags and stay safe in the water. The UV index will be very high, so remember to wear sunscreen!


The first named storm of the 2023 hurricane season, Arlene, became a remnant low on Saturday, marking one name off the 2023 hurricane season list.

As for the implications on the rest of the season, having a named storm early in the season does not indicate how the season will go. Right now, the seasonal forecast still calls for a near-average number of storms this hurricane season, which is around 14 named storms. However, the seasonal forecast also has no way of predicting where the storms will go. As always, it’s important to have a plan ready and in place this hurricane season in case a storm happens to come our way.


Tune in to FOX10 News at 9:30 PM on Sunday night for the hurricane special “STORM READY 2023″, airing after the 9 p.m. news. This is a great opportunity to learn about hurricane season on the Gulf Coast. If you are a new resident, we highly recommend watching to get valuable information on our hurricane history and what to expect this season.