Alabama's Weather

Warming Trend Though The Weekend

Warming Trend Though The Weekend

| January 18, 2018 @ 3:18 pm

SEVERE CLEAR: Not a cloud in the Alabama sky this afternoon, and we can celebrate the fact that all observation sites are above freezing at 3:00…

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Cold Today, Warmer By The Weekend: A Later-Than-Midday Look At The Weather

Cold Today, Warmer By The Weekend: A Later-Than-Midday Look At The Weather

| January 18, 2018 @ 2:01 pm

Skies are absolutely clear throughout Central Alabama at this time, allowing the maximum amount of sunshine to melt away any remaining snow and ice that may be out there.

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Slow Warming Trend Begins Later Today

Slow Warming Trend Begins Later Today

| January 18, 2018 @ 5:56 am

We finally climb above freezing today; most North/Central Alabama locations will see a high around 40 degrees. Still, about 15 degrees below average for mid-January, but certainly moving in the right direction. The air is dry and the sky will stay sunny.

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Winter Weather

All Watches, Warnings, & Advisories Have Expired

All Watches, Warnings, & Advisories Have Expired

| January 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am

The Hard Freeze Warning that was in effect until 9:00 AM today has expired. There are no watches, advisories, or warnings in effect for North and Central Alabama.

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Moderate to Heavy Snow Approaching Montgomery, I-85 Corridor

Moderate to Heavy Snow Approaching Montgomery, I-85 Corridor

| January 16, 2018 @ 10:19 pm

Bands of moderate to heavy snow continue over parts of Alabama tonight. Heavy snow is approaching the Montgomery Metro area and will affect Auburn later.

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Snowband Intensifying South of the I-59 Corridor

Snowband Intensifying South of the I-59 Corridor

| January 16, 2018 @ 7:37 pm

Snow continues to move eastward across North and Central Alabama, as travel issues are now occurring as far south as Chilton County.

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Partner News Stories

Mercedes Plots More Suvs After Compact Models Expand Luxury Lead

Mercedes Plots More Suvs After Compact Models Expand Luxury Lead

| January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mercedes-Benz will respond to burgeoning demand for sport utility vehicles by expanding its lineup with more models, most likely in the fast-growing compact segment.

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Can’t Miss Alabama Has An Exciting Weekend Of Fun At The Jason Isbell Concert And Mobile Mardi Gras

Can’t Miss Alabama Has An Exciting Weekend Of Fun At The Jason Isbell Concert And Mobile Mardi Gras

| January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Grammy-award winner Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit are in concert Jan. 18-20 at 8 p.m. at the Alabama Theatre. Their hit new album, “The Nashville Sound,” debuted No. 1 on the Rock, Folk and Country and independent charts. It was listed as No. 4 on Billboard Top 200 Albums.

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Amazon Narrows Field For Second Headquarters Location To 20

Amazon Narrows Field For Second Headquarters Location To 20

| January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Amazon.com Inc. narrowed the field of contenders for its proposed new headquarters to 20, with New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami and Austin, Texas, in the final group.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 626:  Everyone is a Big Wuss

WeatherBrains 626: Everyone is a Big Wuss

| January 16, 2018 @ 7:21 am

In Episode 626, the WeatherBrains gang speaks with folks from SurfLine and WeatherBell Analytics. SurfLine provides wave forecasting around the world, and WeatherBell Analytics is a major player in the provision of weather data.

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WeatherBrains 625:  You Can Only Touch it with One Finger!

WeatherBrains 625: You Can Only Touch it with One Finger!

| January 9, 2018 @ 8:58 am

With many of the WeatherBrains gang at the 98th Conference of the AMS, we have a freeform session that includes keeping up with events at the National Championship Football Game in Atlanta, GA.

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WeatherBrains 624:  Top 10 Events for 2017 Year

WeatherBrains 624: Top 10 Events for 2017 Year

| January 2, 2018 @ 8:06 am

Greg Carbin brings us his top 10 events of 2017. Greg had so many events to choose from this year, it was somewhat difficult to select just 10.

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Other Recent Posts

On This Day In Alabama History: Bobby Goldsboro Was Born In Florida

On This Day In Alabama History: Bobby Goldsboro Was Born In Florida

| January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

January 18, 1941: Singer Bobby Goldsboro was born in Florida

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What Does It Take To Be An Alabama Community Of Excellence?

What Does It Take To Be An Alabama Community Of Excellence?

| January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Sidney Hoover is executive director of the Alabama Communities of Excellence.

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Another Frigid Night; Warmer Days Ahead

Another Frigid Night; Warmer Days Ahead

| January 17, 2018 @ 3:29 pm

SUB-FREEZING AFTERNOON: Temperatures are mostly in the 20s across Alabama this afternoon; the average high for Birmingham on January 17 is 54. At least the sun is shining brightly as dry air has moved into our state after a messy 24 hour period of snow and ice. Visible satellite imagery shows the snow cover nicely.

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Skies Have Cleared But Some Roadways Continue To Be An Issue

Skies Have Cleared But Some Roadways Continue To Be An Issue

| January 17, 2018 @ 2:03 pm

It has turned out to be a beautiful afternoon across North and Central Alabama as all cloud cover has moved out of the state and we’re receiving maximum sunshine.

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Civil Emergency Message for Parts of Central Alabama; Now Including Chilton & Coosa

Civil Emergency Message for Parts of Central Alabama; Now Including Chilton & Coosa

| January 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Although some improvement has been observed, temperatures will remain below freezing and drop into the teens overnight, allowing roadways to refreeze and cause the roadways to be extremely hazardous.

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Just A Brief Check On Our Conditions at 9:30 AM

Just A Brief Check On Our Conditions at 9:30 AM

| January 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am

All of the snowfall and cloud cover in association with the system that brought light snow and icy conditions to the state has now pushed well off to our east into the Carolinas and Georgia.

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Sunshine Returns, But Below Freezing Today

Sunshine Returns, But Below Freezing Today

| January 17, 2018 @ 6:30 am

The winter weather advisory for Southeast Alabama will be cancelled soon as the snow ends and the sky clears. Today will be sunny but cold, most of North/Central Alabama will remain below freezing all day, and a brisk northwest wind of 10-20 mph will make it feel colder. Hopefully the sun, wind, and dry air will help with the sublimation/evaporation process, but some secondary roads will probably stay icy through tonight, especially where heavier snow came down yesterday and last night.

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