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Nice Today, Stormy Tomorrow

| 1:39 pm November 22, 2014

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It has been a terrific day of weather across the state. Mainly sunny conditions with mild temperatures as every location across the state is in the 60s or 70s. For the rest of today and tonight, expect clouds to be increasing and there will be a threat for some scattered showers to develop. Lows tonight should remain in the lower 50s.

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Showers and storms are expected to impact Alabama through the morning and into the early afternoon hours tomorrow. The latest day two convective outlook from the SPC has removed the “enhanced” risk for severe weather out of Alabama, but the southern 2/3 of the state remains in a “slight” risk. This risk area extends almost as far north as the Interstate 20 corridor.

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The main feature will are watching is the warm front that will lift north from the Gulf of Mexico tonight. Depending on how far north this feature makes it will determine how far north the severe weather threat extends. Nevertheless, expect widespread numerous showers and storms tomorrow, with the threat of strong and severe storms, especially the farther south you go. Damaging winds and a few tornadoes will be the greatest concern, but we should also see heavy rainfall in areas as well. By late tomorrow, the bulk of the storms will be out of here with just some lingering showers by tomorrow night. This system should give most of the area a decent soaking, and we expect around one inch over North Central Alabama with 2-3 inches over South Alabama.

Dry Today, Stormy Sunday

| 7:01 am November 22, 2014

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Surface high pressure centered over the Outer Banks area of North Carolina will allow our flow to come around our of the south today allowing temperatures to warm up into the middle 60s. Clouds will be on the increase ahead of the next weather system which will be affecting us primarily on Sunday, so most activities will be fine and dry today.

For football interests, it is a big game for the UAB Blazers as they host Marshall at Legion Field with an 11:00 am kickoff. Clouds will increase during the game, but the weather will remain dry. Temperatures will rise from near 61 at kickoff to near 65 by the fourth quarter. In Tuscaloosa, it is homecoming for Alabama versus Western Carolina with kickoff at 3:00 pm. The sky will become mostly cloudy during the game, but the weather should be dry. Expect a kickoff temperature near 68 degrees falling to near 60 by the fourth quarter. And the Auburn Tigers will host the Samford Bulldogs this evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The 6:00 pm kickoff will be mostly cloudy but should be dry with the temperatures in the mid 50s dropping to the lower 50s by the fourth quarter.

A strong short wave trough coming out of the southern Rockies tonight and Sunday will generate a surface low over East Texas that should move to near Jonesboro, AR, by Sunday midday. This sets the stage for severe weather potential over the Southeast US for Sunday especially along the immediate Gulf Coast. However, there is a question as to how far north the instability will reach. Both the GFS and Hi-Res NAM keep the greatest severe weather threat generally along and south of the US 80 corridor. It appears that the threat will be a mixed bag including damaging wind and isolated tornadoes. We’ll have to watch the development of this system closely to see just how far north the instability will spread.

The short wave moves quickly northeastward Sunday evening taking the surface low up into the Great Lakes and bringing the cold front through Central Alabama. The main rain threat should be over by Sunday evening or early Monday morning, however, we could see some wrap around moisture into Monday. But the greatest rainfalls of 1 to 2 inches will come during the day Sunday.

The upper air pattern features a long wave trough over the Central US through much of the week ahead, so we stay cool and below climatological values for our highs and lows as we go into Thanksgiving. Highs by Thanksgiving should climb into the lower 60s. Our 30-year average highs are around 63 and lows around 42.

Looking out to voodoo, the weather pattern remains pretty active with another wet system around December 1st and another around the 7th. Looks like things will remain busy in the weather department.

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Highest Severe Weather Risk Sunday To The South

| 3:40 pm November 21, 2014

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FABULOUS FRIDAY: What beautiful day… lots of sunshine and temperatures well up in the 60s across the great state of Alabama this afternoon. Our weather will stay dry tonight; most communities will see a low in the low 40s early tomorrow, but colder pockets go into the 30s again.

TOMORROW: The sky will feature more clouds than sun, but the day should be dry. Cooler air will slip into East Alabama; places like Anniston, Gadsden, Heflin, Centre, and Fort Payne won’t get out of the 50s, but low to mid 60s are likely over the western half of the state.

ACTIVE WEATHER DAY SUNDAY: A negative tilt upper trough will bring the risk of strong to severe thunderstorms to the southern half of the state. The last few runs of the high resolution NAM continue to show very little surface based instability across North Alabama, so despite favorable dynamics the severe weather threat looks pretty low. Highest chance of severe weather will come south of U.S. 80, or south of a line from Demopolis to Selma to Montgomery to Opelika.

A few storms over South Alabama Sunday could produce damaging wind, and an isolated tornado or two is certainly possible with a high amount of low level bulk shear. The core severe weather threat for the southern part of the state will come roughly from 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

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Rain amounts around one inch are likely for Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden… amounts of over two inches are possible across the southern third of the state.

NEXT WEEK: The weather trends colder. A cold front Monday will bring only an outside risk of a shower, then our weather looks rain-free Tuesday through the following weekend (November 25-30). The coldest days should come on Wednesday and Thanksgiving Day, with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. See the Weather Xtreme video for maps, graphics, and more details.

FOOTBALL WEATHER: Very nice weather for the high school football games across North/Central Alabama tonight; some clouds around (but no rain) with temperatures falling from 53 at kickoff, into the mid to upper 40s by the final whistle.

Tomorrow is homecoming at the Capstone in Tuscaloosa, and for the football game (Alabama vs Western Carolina) that kicks off at 3:00 p.m.. the sky will become mostly cloudy during the game, but the weather should be dry. Expect a kickoff temperature near 62 degrees, falling to near 58 by the fourth quarter. Pretty comfortable, especially compared to last weekend.

Auburn will host the Samford Bulldogs Saturday evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium (6p CT kickoff)… mostly cloudy with 56 degrees at kickoff, and low 50s by the fourth quarter. There is a small risk of a shower by the fourth quarter.

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Storms Return Late This Weekend

| 6:31 am November 21, 2014

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DRY THROUGH TOMORROW: Alabama’s weather will stay relatively quiet through tomorrow; we reach the low 60s today with a mix of sun and clouds. We note some light rain near Memphis early this morning; I guess a sprinkle or two is possible across the Tennessee Valley later today, but most places will stay dry across the state.

Clouds will increase tomorrow, but the day should remain dry. We will have a cold air damming type situation; a cold surface high will be over the mid Atlantic coast, and will keep the eastern counties of the state cooler. Places like Anniston and Gadsden won’t get out of the 50s, and some communities near the Georgia border will see a high only in the low 50s. But, for Central and West Alabama, the high will be at or just over 60 degrees.

TO THE WEST: Thunderstorms will break out tomorrow over Southeast Texas, where there is an “enhanced” severe weather risk defined by SPC. An MCS (mesoscale convective system) type feature will likely move along the Gulf Coast after midnight Saturday night into Sunday morning, and will bring heavy rain to places like New Orleans and Mobile, along with the risk of strong thunderstorm winds and maybe even an isolated tornado or two. The core severe weather risk for the Alabama Gulf Coast region will come from 3 a.m. until 9 a.m. Sunday.

DAYTIME HOURS SUNDAY: SPC has the standard “slight” risk of severe weather up for the southern part of Alabama, generally south of U.S. 80 (Demopolis to Selma to Montgomery to Opelika), with a “marginal” risk as far north as I-20.

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For our part of the state, there are still some unanswered questions concerning this event. No doubt Sunday will be wet at times with occasional showers and thunderstorms. Showers are a good possibility after midnight Saturday night into Sunday morning, but the heavier rain and best chance of strong storms will remain well to the south.

It is possible we have a break in the rain during the midday hours, and temperatures will climb toward the low 70s Sunday afternoon, making the air somewhat unstable with surface based CAPE values rising to 500-1,000 j/kg over North/Central Alabama. If additional storms can form Sunday afternoon in this environment, they could be strong, but the higher shear values by then are over in Georgia.

BOTTOM LINE: The higher risk of severe weather Sunday is over South Alabama, with a marginal threat up to I-20. Rain amounts of 1/2 to 1 inches are likely for Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston, and Gadsden, with amounts of 2-3 inches possible over the far southern part of the state. See the Weather Xtreme video for maps, graphics, and more details, and keep an eye on the blog for potential forecast changes since some uncertainty remains.

FOOTBALL WEATHER: Very nice weather for the high school football games across North/Central Alabama tonight; some clouds around (but no rain) with temperatures falling from 53 at kickoff, into the mid to upper 40s by the final whistle.

Tomorrow is homecoming at the Capstone in Tuscaloosa, and for the football game (Alabama vs Western Carolina) that kicks off at 3:00 p.m.. the sky will become mostly cloudy during the game, but the weather should be dry. Expect a kickoff temperature near 62 degrees, falling to near 58 by the fourth quarter. Pretty comfortable, especially compared to last weekend.

Auburn will host the Samford Bulldogs Saturday evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium (6p CT kickoff)… mostly cloudy with 56 degrees at kickoff, and low 50s by the fourth quarter. There is a small risk of a shower by the fourth quarter.

THANKSGIVING WEEK: A cold front will pass through the state Monday, and it might squeeze out a shower or two, but for now the chance of really significant rain looks low. Then, the weather looks basically cool and dry for the rest of the week with highs in the 50s and lows in the 30s Tuesday through Friday. We have noted some global model runs have suggested colder temperatures (40s and 20s) by Thanksgiving, but the latest GFS has backed off on the degree of cooling. Dry weather will most likely last into the following weekend (November 29-30), meaning the weather looks pretty good for the Iron Bowl at this point.

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Storms Return Before The Weekend Ends

| 3:13 pm November 20, 2014

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PLEASANT NOVEMBER AFTERNOON: As advertised, the warming trend is continuing. We have a few spots up in the low 60s this afternoon with sunshine through scattered clouds…

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Expect a similar day tomorrow, with a mix of sun and clouds, and a high in the low 60s.

THE ALABAMA WEEKEND: The sky becomes mostly cloudy Saturday, but the day will remain dry. The eastern counties of the state won’t get out of the 50s Saturday, but low to mid 60s are possible over Central and West Alabama Saturday afternoon.

TO THE WEST: Strong to severe storms will erupt Saturday afternoon over Southeast Texas and parts of South Louisiana, and those storms will move into Alabama after midnight Saturday night. We do note the NAM model tries to bring showers up into Central Alabama as early as 9 p.m. Saturday, and we will introduce an outside risk of a shower for the fourth quarter of the Auburn/Samford football game. But, the main action comes much later.

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SUNDAY: Still looks like an active weather day with showers and storms likely, especially during the morning hours. Seems like the main window initially for rain and storms will come from about 2:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon Sunday; severe weather will be possible over the southern quarter of Alabama where some surfaced based instability will be available. The primary threat of severe storms will be south of a line from Grove Hill to Greenville to Eufaula. Storms down that way could produce strong winds, and an isolated tornado or two is not out of the question.

There is excellent dynamic support for thunderstorms over North Alabama with high bulk shear values (over 35 knots) and a very strong low level jet (over 60 knots), but with no surface based instability it will be hard for severe storms to get going.

A dry slot works into Alabama during the midday hours Sunday as the rain moves east, and we have potential of seeing temperatures in the 70s Sunday afternoon with some sunshine. This will actually make the air pretty unstable, and we will be watching for signs of any redevelopment late Sunday afternoon… if storms can fire up then, they could be strong statewide. Remains to be seen if that can happen, however, and most models discount that idea.

We will continue to keep a close eye on model trends in coming days as the event gets closer.

THANKSGIVING WEEK: A cold front will pass through Monday with some risk of a shower; the 12Z GFS brings in the idea of showers on Tuesday as the upper trough passes overhead, and we will insert that risk into the public forecast. Then, Wednesday through Friday next week look dry but chilly; highs drop into the 40s, with lows in the 20s by Thanksgiving Day.

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Slow Warm-Up Continues; Rain By Sunday

| 6:44 am November 20, 2014

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PRE-DAWN SHAKER: A magnitude 3.8 earthquake is the headline to start the day; it was centered in Greene County, about 30 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa, at 4:25 a.m. CT…

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The quake was fairly shallow (3.1 miles), and while we did receive a number of reports close to the epicenter, seems like very few people felt it in Tuscaloosa (of course, most slept through it). No damage reported.

WARM-UP CONTINUES: No rain for Alabama through tomorrow; we expect a partly sunny sky with upper 50s today, and low 60s tomorrow.

SATURDAY: A 1031 mb high will be centered around Virginia Beach, and that will nose into Alabama from the east. It should set up a thermal gradient; those near the Georgia border won’t get out of the 50s Saturday afternoon, which Central and West Alabama should see a high in the 60s. Clouds will increase during the day, but the weather stays dry.

TO THE WEST: A dynamic storm system will bring the risk of severe weather to much of Southeast Texas, and into Louisiana later in the day. These storms will enter West Alabama after midnight Saturday night.

SEVERE WEATHER? Not much change in our thinking; the prime threat of severe weather with this system will be near the Gulf Coast, and perhaps up to 100 miles inland. The air will be cool and stable over the northern half of the state, and with no surface based instability, for now we don’t expect any severe weather issues for places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden.

However, to the south, surface based CAPE values could rise to near 1,000 j/kg near the Gulf Coast, and with a strong low level jet (over 50 knots) and a decent amount of low level bulk shear (over 30 knots), a few tornadoes are not out of the question near the coast. In Alabama, the primary threat of severe storms will come from about 2:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Sunday, and mostly south of a line from Grove Hill to Monroeville to Greenville to Eufaula.

Rain amounts around one inch are likely over North/Central Alabama, with totals in the 2-3 inch range near the Gulf Coast.

There is a chance the sun breaks out Sunday afternoon after the storms thanks to dry slot moving into the state, which could very well push temperatures into the low to mid 70s.

THANKSGIVING WEEK: A cold front will pass through the state Monday, and could trigger a shower or two, but it certainly doesn’t look like a big rain event, and many places will be dry. Temperatures should rise into the 60s Monday before the front comes through. Then, the rest of the week looks cool and dry. The high Tuesday will drop into the 50s, and we will have a hard time getting out of the 40s Wednesday. For Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, we are projecting highs in the 50s, and lows in the 30s. The cool, dry weather should linger into the following weekend. For now weather for the Iron Bowl in Tuscaloosa looks rain-free. See the Weather Xtreme video for maps, graphics, and more details.

FOOTBALL WEATHER: Very nice weather for the high school football games across North/Central Alabama tomorrow night; mostly fair with temperatures falling from 53 at kickoff, into the mid to upper 40s by the final whistle.

Saturday is homecoming at the Capstone in Tuscaloosa, and for the football game (Alabama vs Western Carolina) that kicks off at 3:00 p.m.. the sky will become mostly cloudy during the game, but the weather should be dry. Expect a kickoff temperature near 62 degrees, falling to near 58 by the fourth quarter. Pretty comfortable, especially compared to last weekend.

Auburn will host the Samford Bulldogs Saturday evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium (6p CT kickoff)… mostly cloudy with 57 degrees at kickoff, and low to mid 50s by the fourth quarter. No rain expected.

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Warming Trend Through The Weekend

| 3:49 pm November 19, 2014

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LET THE WARM-UP BEGIN: It was as cold as 12 degrees in Alabama this morning (that was the low at Black Creek, in Etowah County); this afternoon most places are near the 50 degree mark as the warming process begins, and the Deep South begins to dig out of the deep freeze. The sky is mostly sunny, and the air is dry.

Tonight won’t be as cold as recent nights; most places will see a low in the 25-32 degree range. The sky will remain mostly fair.

TOMORROW/FRIDAY: The warm-up continues; with a partly sunny sky we reach the upper 50s tomorrow, and low 60s Friday. No rain.

THE WEEKEND: Clouds should slowly increase during the day Saturday, but the weather stays dry. We could have a fairly range in temperatures; a cool 1030 mb high near Virginia Beach could keep the far eastern part of Alabama in the 50s, but 60s are likely over Central and West Alabama Saturday afternoon. All in all a pretty comfortable day.

A vigorous storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to our state after midnight Saturday night and into the day Sunday. The 12Z run of the GFS suggests the main window for storms will come from about 2:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon Sunday. Not much overall change in our thinking; surface based instability will be very limited over the northern half of the state, which hopefully will mitigate the chance of severe storms around here. But, closer to the coast, storms could bring strong winds, and an isolated tornado threat. At the moment it looks like the highest risk of severe weather Sunday morning will come along and south of Alabama Highway 10, or south of a line from Butler to Greenville to Troy to Abbeville.

Rain amounts of one inch are likely across North/Central Alabama, with potential for over two inches over the southern quarter of the state. And, the rain will end from west to east Sunday afternoon as a dry slot moves in. If the sun can break out Sunday afternoon after the rain, we could see mid 70s around here.

THANKSGIVING WEEK: A cold front moves through the state Monday, and at this point the chance of really significant rain looks rather low. Then, the rest of the week looks dry with mostly sunny cool days and fair cold nights. By Wednesday, Thursday (Thanksgiving Day), and Friday we expect a high between 47 and 51, with a low in the upper 20s or low 30s. Below average, but not as cold as the recent Arctic blast. See the Weather Xtreme video for maps, graphics, and more details.

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FOOTBALL WEATHER: Very nice weather for the high school football games across North/Central Alabama Friday night; mostly fair with temperatures falling from 53 at kickoff, into the mid to upper 40s by the final whistle.

Saturday is homecoming at the Capstone in Tuscaloosa, and for the football game (Alabama vs Western Carolina) that kicks off at 3:00 p.m.. the sky will become mostly cloudy during the game, but the weather should be dry. Expect a kickoff temperature near 64 degrees, falling to near 58 by the fourth quarter. Pretty comfortable, especially compared to last weekend.

Auburn will host the Samford Bulldogs Saturday evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium (6p CT kickoff)… mostly cloudy with 57 degrees at kickoff, and low to mid 50s by the fourth quarter. No rain expected.

And, a big game for the UAB Blazers; they host Marshall at Legion Field (11:00a CT kickoff). Clouds will increase during the game, but no rain. Temperatures will rise from near 60 at kickoff, to near 63 by the fourth quarter.

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Warming Trend Begins This Afternoon

| 6:11 am November 19, 2014

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FRIGID MORNING: Here are some of the temperatures across the great state of Alabama as the sun is coming up this morning…

Black Creek (just northeast of Gadsden) 12
Coldwater 14
Fort Payne 14
Valley Head 14
White Plains 15
Gadsden 16
Cullman 16
Concord 17
Anniston 18
Montgomery 18
Troy 18
Auburn 19
Bessemer 19
Coker 19
Montevallo 19
Birmingham Airport 21 (record low for November 19 at 18 set in 1903)
Tuscaloosa 22

WARMER DAYS AHEAD: We project a high today around 50 degrees with a good supply of sunshine; the weather stays dry for the rest of the week with mid to upper 50s tomorrow, and low 60s by Friday afternoon.

THE ALABAMA WEEKEND: Clouds will increase during the day Saturday, but the weather stays dry. The GFS is printing a high of 67 for Birmingham Saturday, which is actually a few degrees above average for mid to late November. Then, a dynamic system will bring rain and storms to the state after midnight Saturday night and into the day Sunday.

It will be case of very good dynamics, and very marginal thermodynamics, and at this time it seems like the highest risk of severe weather will be over the southern quarter of Alabama. There is very little surface based instability over the northern half of the state early Sunday as the storms are coming through, which hopefully will mitigate severe weather problems for our end of the state. But, to the south, I would not be surprised to see severe storms near the coast, and perhaps up to 100 miles inland.

With a 60 knot low level jet, and low level bulk shear values to 40 knots, a tornado threat is very possible for far South Alabama as well. See the Weather Xtreme video for all the maps, graphics, and details… we will watch model trends closely as the weekend gets closer. The main window for showers and storms will come from about 2:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Sunday; rain amounts of around one inch are likely, with heavier totals over South Alabama.

THANKSGIVING WEEK: A cold front will pass through Monday, which could bring a shower or two, but moisture will be pretty limited, and it won’t be a big rain event. Then, the rest of the week looks cool and dry, with highs generally in the 50s, and lows in the 30s. The cool, dry weather should extend into the following weekend, meaning weather for the Iron Bowl in Tuscaloosa for now looks fine. But, of course, this is in “voodoo land” and things could change.

FOOTBALL WEATHER: Very nice weather for the high school football games across North/Central Alabama Friday night; mostly clear with temperatures falling from 55 at kickoff, into the upper 40s by the final whistle.

Saturday is homecoming at the Capstone in Tuscaloosa, and for the football game (Alabama vs Western Carolina) that kicks off at 3:00 p.m.. the sky will become mostly cloudy during the game, but the weather should be dry. Expect a kickoff temperature near 67 degrees, falling to near 60 by the fourth quarter. Pretty comfortable, especially compared to last weekend.

Auburn will host the Samford Bulldogs Saturday evening at Jordan-Hare Stadium (6p CT kickoff)… mostly cloudy with 60 degrees at kickoff, and mid to upper 50s by the fourth quarter. No rain expected.

And, a big game for the UAB Blazers; they host Marshall at Legion Field (11:00a CT kickoff). Clouds will increase during the game, but no rain. Temperatures will rise from near 64 at kickoff, to near 67 by the fourth quarter.

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