Heavy rain is possible in West Alabama and across the state as showers and thunderstorms move into the area. The National Weather Service in Birmingham forecasts a 70% chance of showers and thunderstorms today. These storms will be slow-moving and have the potential to produce heavy rainfall. High precipitation amounts could lead to flash flooding in some areas. Showers continue through tomorrow evening and may bring 1 to 2 inches in rain; remember to use caution when driving in flooded areas.