Category: Alabama’s Weather

Storms Limited to Northeast Alabama Now; Elsewhere, Showers Slowly Weaken Overnight; Much Cooler Today

Storms Limited to Northeast Alabama Now; Elsewhere, Showers Slowly Weaken Overnight; Much Cooler Today

| February 25, 2017 @ 12:48 am

Thunderstorms are moving into Etowah County as we approach 1 a.m. early on this Saturday morning. They will coninue into DeKalb and Cherokee Counties as they slowly weaken. Showers over West Central Alabama ahead of a cold front are weakening also. They are over parts of Marion Lamar, Fayette, Pickens and Tuscaloosa Counties. They will […]

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A Record Day Across Central Alabama

A Record Day Across Central Alabama

| February 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

A ridge of high pressure over Alabama on Friday, southerly winds and a strong late winter sun conspired to bring record high temperatures to Alabama. Every major reporting station in the state except for Mobile established new record highs for the date. Here are the records and old records: Muscle Shoals 81/78 Huntsville 81/77 Anniston […]

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Sub-Freezing Temperatures By Sunday Morning

Sub-Freezing Temperatures By Sunday Morning

| February 24, 2017 @ 3:19 pm

RECORD WARMTH: Temperatures are very close to 80 degrees over most of Alabama this afternoon… we have a new record high at Birmingham; the high so far today is 81, easily beating the old record of 78 set in 1930. The sky is partly to mostly sunny, and there is no rain on radar. TO […]

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Our Record’s In Jeopardy, Baby, Ooh…

Our Record’s In Jeopardy, Baby, Ooh…

| February 24, 2017 @ 12:04 pm

This post is sung to the pop hit song, Jeopardy,┬áby the Greg Kihn Band from 1983. See if you can hit the post James… Our high temperatures are definitely in jeopardy today across Central Alabama. And we are track. Here are noon readings: 78F at Muscle Shoals, Tuscaloosa and Montgomery. 77F at Birmingham and Anniston […]

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Midday Nowcast: New Records Ahead

Midday Nowcast: New Records Ahead

| February 24, 2017 @ 11:52 am

Tons of sun across Alabama today, and this final Friday of February looks and feels more like the final Friday of April. We are going to continue to stay dry today, but we will see rain and storms overnight, and then much cooler weather this weekend. Temperatures at midday are already into the mid 70s. […]

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Record Warmth Today; A Freeze Early Sunday

Record Warmth Today; A Freeze Early Sunday

| February 24, 2017 @ 5:52 am

WARM LATE WINTER DAY: A cold front will blow into Alabama after midnight tonight, but prior to its arrival today will be very warm for late February with record warmth likely. Most communities will see a high between 77 and 80 degrees this afternoon over the northern half of the state, and Birmingham’s record high […]

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Much Cooler By The Weekend

Much Cooler By The Weekend

| February 23, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

WARM LATE WINTER DAY: Temperatures are in the 70s across most of Alabama this afternoon with a partly sunny sky. No rain on radar, and we stay warm and dry tomorrow. Some places will be flirting with 80 degrees tomorrow afternoon, and there is a good chance we will see a number of new record […]

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Midday Nowcast: Some Sun, Spring-Like Warmth

Midday Nowcast: Some Sun, Spring-Like Warmth

| February 23, 2017 @ 1:47 pm

After the foggy and cloudy start to our day for many of us, the sky has cleared some, but we are still dealing with clouds and we are seeing plenty of peeks of sunshine. Through the afternoon, we should end up seeing a fair amount of sunshine as we should see more of the clouds […]

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Near Record Warmth Today; Cooler This Weekend

Near Record Warmth Today; Cooler This Weekend

| February 23, 2017 @ 10:08 am

FEBRUARY WARMTH: Today will be a warm, dry late winter day across the great state of Alabama. With a partly sunny sky, we project a high in the mid to upper 70s this afternoon, well above the average high of 61. We will be very close to 80 degrees tomorrow; a good chance we break […]

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Fog in  the West, Low Clouds Overnight; Perfection by Thursday Afternoon; Records to Fall Friday

Fog in the West, Low Clouds Overnight; Perfection by Thursday Afternoon; Records to Fall Friday

| February 22, 2017 @ 10:58 pm

A shallow moist airmass covers Alabama tonight. Dewpoints are in the upper 50s. Temperatures have fallen to around 60F, so fog is a definitely posisbility in areas where skies are clear and winds have gone calm. The visibility at Columbus MS is down to 3/4 of a mile. Gadsden is down to 2 miles. Low […]

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Warm Tomorrow/Friday; Much Cooler By Saturday

Warm Tomorrow/Friday; Much Cooler By Saturday

| February 22, 2017 @ 3:03 pm

RADAR CHECK: A few small, isolated showers have formed across North/Central Alabama this afternoon… moving to the northwest. They will fizzle soon after sunset. Otherwise, the sky features more clouds than sun across Alabama this afternoon with temperatures in the 67-70 degree range. TOMORROW/FRIDAY: The weather will be warm for late February on both days […]

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Clouds Are Hanging Tough At Midday Across Central Alabama

Clouds Are Hanging Tough At Midday Across Central Alabama

| February 22, 2017 @ 1:01 pm

At this “later than midday hour” across Central Alabama, rainfall has pretty much come to an end for most of the area. The only exceptions would be for a few showers over parts of our east and southeastern counties. Otherwise, the rest of the area is generally cloudy, but there are some breaks in those […]

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