Alabama's Weather

Cold December Day

Cold December Day

| December 15, 2017 @ 3:21 pm

FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS: The average high for Birmingham on December 15 is 56 degrees… we are over 15 degrees below that level this afternoon with clouds and a cool north breeze. Temperatures are mostly in the 38-42 degree range across the northern half of Alabama. Clouds will break up this evening, and we drop down […]

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Cloudy & Cold At Midday

Cloudy & Cold At Midday

| December 15, 2017 @ 11:44 am

It is a rather chilly day as we approach the midday hour in Central Alabama, as clouds are filtering out most of the sunshine at this point, but a few rays are making it to the surface.

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Wet Weather Returns Sunday

Wet Weather Returns Sunday

| December 15, 2017 @ 5:53 am

NOTICEABLY COLDER TODAY: A new surge of cold air drops into Alabama today from the north; despite a decent amount of sun we won’t get past the mid 40s this afternoon… that is about 10 degrees below average for December 15. Tonight will be clear and cold; most North/Central Alabama communities will dip into the mid 20s early tomorrow morning.

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Partner News Stories

Growsmart Helps Small Businesses In Alabama Help Each Other

Growsmart Helps Small Businesses In Alabama Help Each Other

| December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network has some business-savvy instructors leading GrowSmart but the true genius in the program is the collaboration of participants.

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How To Get Better At Handling Stress During The Holiday And Beyond

How To Get Better At Handling Stress During The Holiday And Beyond

| December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Whether we like it or not, stress is often part of our daily lives. And with the holiday season here, it can be magnified thanks to hosting family gatherings, taking numerous shopping trips and decorating home and office.

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Montgomery Woman Rallies Large Family To Join Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Montgomery Woman Rallies Large Family To Join Walk To End Alzheimer’s

| December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

When Menzella Kiser’s husband, Greg, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease four years ago, it turned the couple’s world upside down.

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Weather History / Meteorology 101

December 2010: A Very Busy Month For Tornadoes Across The U.S.

December 2010: A Very Busy Month For Tornadoes Across The U.S.

| December 14, 2017 @ 10:17 am

December 2010 was a very active month for severe weather across the country, with a total of 59 tornadoes touching down throughout the month.

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Weather By The Numbers: December Snow Edition

Weather By The Numbers: December Snow Edition

| December 9, 2017 @ 12:19 pm

We had quite the spread of snowfall amounts from Friday’s snow event, one in which overperformed what everyone was expecting.

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Today Is the Third Snowiest December Day in Birmingham History

Today Is the Third Snowiest December Day in Birmingham History

| December 8, 2017 @ 5:16 pm

The unofficial measurement of 4 inches at BHM makes this third snowiest December day in Birmingham history.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 621: The Atmosphere Is Very Unforgiving

WeatherBrains 621: The Atmosphere Is Very Unforgiving

| December 12, 2017 @ 9:21 am

Joining us is Guest WeatherBrain Steve Weiss from the Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK. To our knowledge this is Steve’s first appearance on WeatherBrains. And our guest panelist is Mark Jelinek. Mark is a returning guest having been on episodes 584 and 585.

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WeatherBrains 620:  Every Day a Tornado Day

WeatherBrains 620: Every Day a Tornado Day

| December 5, 2017 @ 5:12 am

Eli Jacks from the National Weather Service Hazard Simplification Project joins the WeatherBrains gang for a lively discussion on the topic of messaging hazardous weather.

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WeatherBrains 619:  When A Tree Falls In The Forest

WeatherBrains 619: When A Tree Falls In The Forest

| November 28, 2017 @ 6:20 am

In this episode of WeatherBrains, we look back at a historic event for New England, especially Vermont, as told by author Stephen Long in this book, Thirty-Eight.

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Tony Rice's Spacey Stuff

Huntsville Stands Ready as NASA Johnson Space Center Rides Out Harvey

Huntsville Stands Ready as NASA Johnson Space Center Rides Out Harvey

| August 29, 2017 @ 5:37 am

One of the areas impacted by Harvey is NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Located on relatively low ground on the west side of Galveston Bay, the center remains closed today, Monday, August 28 with only mission essential personnel on site.

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The Eclipse Is Over, Now What?

The Eclipse Is Over, Now What?

| August 22, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Dont toss those eclipse glasses yet, there’s more to see.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday Morning

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday Morning

| August 8, 2017 @ 5:15 am

The eclipse is 2 weeks away, but a meteor shower this weekend will have us looking skyward. This will happen the evening of Friday, Aug 11 into the morning of Aug 12. The best time to view is about 6:00 am Saturday morning. Look to the darkest part of you sky for best results.

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Other Recent Posts

Martha Henk Is An Alabama Bright Light For The Hungry Around Auburn

Martha Henk Is An Alabama Bright Light For The Hungry Around Auburn

| December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Imagine the amount of food 16 tractor-trailers can hold.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Ndpa Filed For A State Charter

On This Day In Alabama History: Ndpa Filed For A State Charter

| December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 am

December 15, 1967: The National Democratic Party of Alabama (NDPA) filed for a state charter, which it received within a month

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Colder Tomorrow; Rain Late In The Weekend

Colder Tomorrow; Rain Late In The Weekend

| December 14, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

COOL, DRY DAY: High clouds have moved across the southern half of Alabama this afternoon, but the low levels are dry, and there is nothing on radar. Temperatures are in the 50s. The weather tomorrow will be noticeably colder thanks to a clipper passing north of the state; the high will be in the 45-48 degree range with a partly sunny sky.

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Some Clouds & Cooler In The South; Sunny & Warmer To The North At Midday

Some Clouds & Cooler In The South; Sunny & Warmer To The North At Midday

| December 14, 2017 @ 11:19 am

A cold front is currently working its way through the extreme northern parts of Central Alabama as we have now entered the 11 o’clock hour.

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Wet Weather Returns Before The Weekend Is Over

Wet Weather Returns Before The Weekend Is Over

| December 14, 2017 @ 5:59 am

DRY AIR HOLDS THROUGH SATURDAY: Temperatures are mostly in the low and mid 30s across North/Central Alabama early this morning, although colder spots across the northeast counties are in the 20s. Today will be another dry day with a high between 54 and 58 degrees this afternoon, right at seasonal averages for mid-December. Expect a decent amount of sun through scattered clouds.

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Bombardier Bills Marquee Jet As U.S.-Made In Boeing Trade Fight

Bombardier Bills Marquee Jet As U.S.-Made In Boeing Trade Fight

| December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Bombardier Inc., a crown jewel of Canadian manufacturing, is billing itself as a major U.S. employer in a bitter trade fight with Boeing Co. that has profits, diplomatic ties and the future of a fledgling aircraft on the line.

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A-State Receiver Dijon Paschal Back In Sweet Home Alabama For Camellia Bowl

A-State Receiver Dijon Paschal Back In Sweet Home Alabama For Camellia Bowl

| December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The announcement came a day after a heartbreaking loss to Troy cost the Red Wolves a Sun Belt Conference championship.

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Twelve Days Of Christmas: 12 Great Books With Alabama Connections For Holiday Gift-giving

Twelve Days Of Christmas: 12 Great Books With Alabama Connections For Holiday Gift-giving

| December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

For Alabama readers, the holidays are a great season to snuggle up with a good book. They are also the ideal time to give a book. But here’s the dilemma: If you’re seeking a great book with Alabama connections, the choices are overwhelming – and growing by the day.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Ann Waldron Was Born In Birmingham

On This Day In Alabama History: Ann Waldron Was Born In Birmingham

| December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

December 14, 1924: Author Ann Waldron was born in Birmingham

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Shaw To Invest $184 Million In Alabama Fiber Manufacturing Facility

Shaw To Invest $184 Million In Alabama Fiber Manufacturing Facility

| December 14, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Shaw Industries Group announced that it will invest $184 million in its manufacturing facility in Andalusia, where fiber used to make carpet is created.

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Cool Days/Cold Nights; Rain Returns Sunday

Cool Days/Cold Nights; Rain Returns Sunday

| December 13, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

SUNNY, COOL WEDNESDAY: Temperatures are only in the 48-52 degree range across much of North/Central Alabama this afternoon despite a full supply of sunshine. The sky will stay mostly fair tonight; it won’t be as cold as last night with most communities seeing a low in the 31-35 degree range early tomorrow. Colder spots will see 20s again.

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Clear, Chilly, and Calm At Midday In Central Alabama

Clear, Chilly, and Calm At Midday In Central Alabama

| December 13, 2017 @ 12:13 pm

As we have entered into the noon hour in Central Alabama, the title pretty much sums up our conditions.

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