Watch on WAFF: More storms on the way; Police continue animal abuse investigation at Lawrence Co. shelter

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Today's weather will be similar to yesterday's, although we will see isolated rain showers this morning.

Skies will be mostly cloudy to overcast through the day. Temperatures should warm to near 80° by noon with highs into the mid-80s. Heading into the afternoon, numerous thunderstorms are likely. The 48 Storm Team says many of the storms will be strong with heavy rain, frequent lightning, and gusty winds of 35-45 mph. A few storms could be stronger than that with small hail and winds up to 60 mph, but most won't be that intense.

It looks like we could see two rounds of storms today. The first would be more scattered in nature for the early/mid afternoon. Then another, more widespread round, heads in after 6 p.m. this evening. Strong storms are possible with both.

The 48 Storm Team will keep you posted as these storms develop and track through the area.

You can stay weather aware on the go by downloading our free 48 Storm Team weather app. Just text WEATHER APP to 4-48-48 for a link.

Storms should diminish by the late evening, but a few rumbles of thunder and scattered rain are still possible overnight. Lows will be near 70.

Police continue to investigate animal abuse at Lawrence County shelter:

Animals are being treated as police continue to investigate an animal shelter for abuse.
Officials set up set up a mobile hospital on the animal shelter property in Moulton. Police stayed on the scene along with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals investigating abuse allegations.
Volunteers spent the day Wednesday tagging animals to keep track of the animals and veterinarians were there to treat them.
Officials said they hope they can move the animals soon. At least two dogs have died on the property.
Police tell us no charges have been filed at this point. Stay with us on-air and on for updates.

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