Alabama's Weather

Breezy and Almost Hot

Breezy and Almost Hot

| April 29, 2017 @ 3:34 pm

Temperatures this afternoon are mainly in the upper 80s, with a few 90s showing up down south.

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Windy with Storms Sunday Night/Early Monday

Windy with Storms Sunday Night/Early Monday

| April 29, 2017 @ 7:19 am

A tight pressure gradient will lead to windy conditions across Alabama today. An upper level storm system and associated surface front will bring stormy weather and the threat of severe storms to Central Alabama late Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.

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Storms Return Before The Weekend Is Over

Storms Return Before The Weekend Is Over

| April 28, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

WARM LATE APRIL AFTERNOON: Temperatures are in the 84-88 degree range for most North/Central Alabama communities this afternoon with a partly sunny sky. No showers on radar as of 3:15 p.m… but a few isolated storms could still form over the next few hours over the northern third of the state.

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Weather History/Meteorology 101

The Severe Weather Warning Process… We All Have Work To Do

The Severe Weather Warning Process… We All Have Work To Do

| April 26, 2017 @ 6:15 am

A small, short-lived tornado touched down in western Cullman County Saturday evening producing damage, but thankfully no injuries. It presents an extremely interesting case study in physical science, and social science. The bottom line is we all have much work to do.

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April 24, 1908: The Dixie Tornado Outbreak

April 24, 1908: The Dixie Tornado Outbreak

| April 24, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

The Dixie Tornado Outbreak of 1908 turned out to be a deadly event across the south and eastern parts of the United States.

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“For God’s Sake, Send Us Boats!”

“For God’s Sake, Send Us Boats!”

| April 23, 2017 @ 6:55 am

On this date in 1927, one of the worst floods in American history was unfolding along the Mississippi River.

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Partner News Stories

Lake Associations Team Up With Alabama Power To Help Fisheries In Area Lakes

Lake Associations Team Up With Alabama Power To Help Fisheries In Area Lakes

| April 29, 2017 @ 5:01 am

For the Neely Henry Lake Association (NHLA) and Alabama Power environmental teams, innovation is making an impact on creating fish habitats in Lake Neely Henry.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Richmond Hobson Received The Medal Of Honor

On This Day In Alabama History: Richmond Hobson Received The Medal Of Honor

| April 29, 2017 @ 5:00 am

On this date, President Franklin D. Roosevelt awarded Greensboro native Richmond Hobson the Medal of Honor

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Can’t Miss Alabama: The Magic City Art Connection, Auburn’s Cityfest, Go Red For Women Luncheon And More

Can’t Miss Alabama: The Magic City Art Connection, Auburn’s Cityfest, Go Red For Women Luncheon And More

| April 28, 2017 @ 5:15 am

Enjoy The Magic City Art Connection, Auburn’s Cityfest, Go Red For Women Luncheon And More In Can’t Miss Alabama

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Weather Headlines

Goodnight Arlene!

Goodnight Arlene!

| April 21, 2017 @ 11:11 am

The National Hurricane Center has written the last advisory on TS Arlene, which merged with a large, non-tropical low over the Atlantic this morning. Arlene was only the second April tropical storm on record.

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Arlene Only the Second Tropical Storm in Modern Era of Atlantic Hurricanes

Arlene Only the Second Tropical Storm in Modern Era of Atlantic Hurricanes

| April 21, 2017 @ 4:30 am

Tropical Storm Arlene will dissipate later today, affecting no land areas.

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Birmingham Ties Record High for the Date

Birmingham Ties Record High for the Date

| April 20, 2017 @ 4:58 pm

Birmingham tied its record high for April 20th with a reading of 88F.

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Spacey Stuff

Cassini Probe Enters Its Grand Finale At Saturn

Cassini Probe Enters Its Grand Finale At Saturn

| April 26, 2017 @ 5:30 am

After 20 years in space NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is running out of fuel. A spectacular end has been planned for this long-lived traveler from Earth after over a decade of studying Saturn, a giant world ruled by raging storms and delicate harmonies of gravity

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Live 360 Degree Video of Rocket Launch April 18

Live 360 Degree Video of Rocket Launch April 18

| April 17, 2017 @ 10:11 am

On April 18th, NASA will broadcast the world’s first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch, a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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Great OpportunityTo See The ISS Tonight

Great OpportunityTo See The ISS Tonight

| April 16, 2017 @ 5:30 am

We have a few good opportunities coming up tonight and this weekend to see the International Space Station as it passes overhead as it continues to orbit the Earth.

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WeatherBrains: The Weekly Netcast About Weather

WeatherBrains 588:  Brian Drinks A Lot Of Schlitz

WeatherBrains 588: Brian Drinks A Lot Of Schlitz

| April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 am

A somewhat limited WeatherBrains gang talks the latest GOES satellite with Dr. Shawn Miller.

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WeatherBrains 587:  Horns Out of Your Ears

WeatherBrains 587: Horns Out of Your Ears

| April 18, 2017 @ 6:30 am

Tony Rice, the astronomy guy, joins the WeatherBrains gang for an episode discussing just about everything about the upcoming eclipse in August, 2017.

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The Sun Will Go Dark on August 21st

The Sun Will Go Dark on August 21st

| April 18, 2017 @ 6:00 am

The U.S. will experience a coast to coast total eclipse on August 21st of the year. Tonight, Tony Rice will share viewing, safety and photography tips with the WeatherBrains crew.

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Other Recent Posts

Quite Warm Already At This “A Little Bit Later Than Midday” Update

Quite Warm Already At This “A Little Bit Later Than Midday” Update

| April 28, 2017 @ 1:01 pm

It’s a mix of sun and clouds in the skies across Central Alabama at this “A Little Bit Later Than Noon” update, with most of the area dry at the moment.

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The Latest Weather XtremeVideo: Storms Return Sunday Night

The Latest Weather XtremeVideo: Storms Return Sunday Night

| April 28, 2017 @ 6:32 am

HEATING UP: With a partly sunny sky today, we expect a high in the mid 80s across much of North/Central Alabama today… the average high for April 28 is 77. An isolated shower could fire up late this afternoon as the air becomes unstable, but the chance of any one spot getting wet is only about one in ten.

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On This Day In Alabama History: The Confederate Memorial Park Museum Opened

On This Day In Alabama History: The Confederate Memorial Park Museum Opened

| April 28, 2017 @ 5:01 am

On April 28, 2007, the Confederate Memorial Park in Chilton County opened the Confederate Memorial Park Museum,

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Volunteers Help Turtles Clear Hurdles On Alabama’s Gulf Coast

Volunteers Help Turtles Clear Hurdles On Alabama’s Gulf Coast

| April 28, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The sea turtles hatched on a dreary, rainy Sunday morning and the babies scattered all over the beach. Precious few from the nest made it to the Gulf of Mexico, where they belong.

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Strong/Severe Storms Return Late In The Weekend

Strong/Severe Storms Return Late In The Weekend

| April 27, 2017 @ 3:36 pm

SUNNY AFTERNOON: Storms have exited Alabama this afternoon; most communities are enjoying a sunny sky with temperatures in the upper 70s. Tonight will be mostly fair and calm.

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Severe Weather Threat Starting To End For Southeastern Parts of Central Alabama

Severe Weather Threat Starting To End For Southeastern Parts of Central Alabama

| April 27, 2017 @ 1:20 pm

Other than a few showers pushing into Georgia in Cleburne County, all of the shower and thunderstorm activity is currently located in the extreme southeastern part of Central Alabama.

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Tornado Warning Expired For Parts Of Barbour And Bullock Counties

Tornado Warning Expired For Parts Of Barbour And Bullock Counties

| April 27, 2017 @ 12:04 pm

The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area.

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Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Russell County

Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Russell County

| April 27, 2017 @ 11:58 am

The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado.

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Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Bullock County

Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Bullock County

| April 27, 2017 @ 11:40 am

The storm which prompted this warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado.

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Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Lee And Russell Counties Until 11:45AM

Tornado Warning Issued For Parts Of Lee And Russell Counties Until 11:45AM

| April 27, 2017 @ 11:31 am

At 11:31 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Ladonia, or near Phenix City, moving east at 45 mph.

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Tornado Warning Expired For Parts Of Pike County

Tornado Warning Expired For Parts Of Pike County

| April 27, 2017 @ 11:22 am

The storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area.

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Heads Up In Troy For Storm With Rotation

Heads Up In Troy For Storm With Rotation

| April 27, 2017 @ 11:16 am

A strong thunderstorm affecting the central parts of Pike County is showing signs of rotation. It is currently located near Troy. Moving to the northeast. If you are in the path of this cell, be ready to take cover immediately if a warning is issued.

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Strong Storm Showing Signs of Rotation in SW Macon County

Strong Storm Showing Signs of Rotation in SW Macon County

| April 27, 2017 @ 10:03 am

A strong thunderstorm located just south of Franklin and Tuskegee in Macon County is currently showing signs of rotation.

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Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Bullock And Montgomery Counties

Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Bullock And Montgomery Counties

| April 27, 2017 @ 9:09 am

The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado.

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Storm in Montgomery County Showing Signs Of Rotation

Storm in Montgomery County Showing Signs Of Rotation

| April 27, 2017 @ 9:07 am

A strong thunderstorm located just south of Pike Road in Montgomery County is currently showing signs of rotation.

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East Alabama Storms Still Packing a Punch

East Alabama Storms Still Packing a Punch

| April 27, 2017 @ 8:54 am

A few strong storms continue over South Central and East Central Alabama this morning. Rain had ended over North and West Central Alabama.

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Storms Moving Out Of Alabama

Storms Moving Out Of Alabama

| April 27, 2017 @ 7:02 am

TOMORROW/SATURDAY: These two days will be warm and mostly dry with a partly sunny sky. We rise into the mid 80s tomorrow, followed by upper 80s Saturday. Some places could touch 90 degrees Saturday afternoon for a real summer preview.

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Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Lowndes County

Tornado Warning Canceled For Parts Of Lowndes County

| April 27, 2017 @ 6:13 am

The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado.

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