Alabama's Weather

Cold Nights; Pleasant Afternoons

Cold Nights; Pleasant Afternoons

| November 23, 2017 @ 3:25 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today… we are on a holiday schedule through Sunday** BLUE SKY AND SUNSHINE: It is a cool, dry Thanksgiving Day across the great state of Alabama; temperatures are close to 60 degrees with sunshine in full supply. Tonight will be clear and cold again with lows mostly in the 30s. […]

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Midday In Central Alabama On Thanksgiving… About To Go Into A “Turkey Coma”

Midday In Central Alabama On Thanksgiving… About To Go Into A “Turkey Coma”

| November 23, 2017 @ 1:05 pm

That’s right folks… The tryptophan from all of the turkey that I have consumed for Thanksgiving lunch is starting to kick in, and I am having a hard time keeping my eyes open while trying to type my midday nowcast.

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Dry Weather Pattern Stays  In Place

Dry Weather Pattern Stays In Place

| November 23, 2017 @ 7:05 am

TOMORROW THROUGH SUNDAY: The dry pattern continues with mostly sunny pleasant days and fair chilly nights. Highs mostly in the 60s; the low early tomorrow will be in the 30-36 degree range, but lows Saturday and Sunday morning should be mostly in the low to mid 40s.

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Tropical Weather

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 23, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

| November 9, 2017 @ 8:47 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Rina was located near latitude 47.0 North, longitude 45.5 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 40 mph (65 km/h) and a faster northeastward or east-northeastward motion is expected until dissipation tomorrow.

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Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

| October 29, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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Partner News Stories

Brick-and-Mortar Chains Put E-Commerce On The Defensive For Once

Brick-and-Mortar Chains Put E-Commerce On The Defensive For Once

| November 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Traditional retailers may be able to breathe a (brief) sigh of relief this weekend. Only 47 percent of U.S. consumers plan to shop online during this year’s Black Friday, the post-Thanksgiving sales bonanza that kicks off the holiday season, according to a survey from Deloitte LLP.

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Fall Foliage And Thanksgiving Wishes From Alabama Newscenter

Fall Foliage And Thanksgiving Wishes From Alabama Newscenter

| November 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Families and friends are gathering throughout Alabama today. Some have traditions that span back decades. Some are get-togethers that will prove to be the foundation for new traditions.

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Iron Bowl Has Everything On The Line For Alabama And Auburn

Iron Bowl Has Everything On The Line For Alabama And Auburn

| November 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

How big is this year’s Iron Bowl?

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Weather History / Meteorology 101

November 23-24, 2004: A Destructive Lead-Up To Thanksgiving

November 23-24, 2004: A Destructive Lead-Up To Thanksgiving

| November 23, 2017 @ 6:09 pm

An unusually moist and warm air mass combined with a strong storm system brought severe weather to Alabama during a two-day period starting on the afternoon hours of November 23rd, 2004, and lasting through the 24th, the day before Thanksgiving.

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On This Date in 1950:  A Quick Turn to Winter

On This Date in 1950: A Quick Turn to Winter

| November 23, 2017 @ 2:27 pm

Alabamians were enjoying a balmy Thanksgiving Day on this date in 1950 when the Great 1950 Cold Wave turned it to winter in just a few hours.

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November 21-23, 1992: A Devastating Weekend Before Thanksgiving

November 21-23, 1992: A Devastating Weekend Before Thanksgiving

| November 22, 2017 @ 12:43 pm

The weekend prior to Thanksgiving in 1992 ended up being a violent and deadly one as severe weather swept through the Midwest and Southeast United States.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 618:  Nothing Like Sharing Ear Wax

WeatherBrains 618: Nothing Like Sharing Ear Wax

| November 21, 2017 @ 11:31 am

This week’s guests on WeatherBrains are Steve Glazier and Kerrin Jeromin of WeatherNation Television. Both received their degrees at Lyndon State College and are both AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologists.

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WeatherBrains 617:  Six Years Later, It’s a Pain in the Butt

WeatherBrains 617: Six Years Later, It’s a Pain in the Butt

| November 14, 2017 @ 8:13 am

In episode 617 of WeatherBrains, the gang talks with two meteorologists who provide weather support in a very special niche, to companies involved in snow removal.

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WeatherBrains 616:  Don’t Tempt Us with a Good Time

WeatherBrains 616: Don’t Tempt Us with a Good Time

| November 7, 2017 @ 6:56 am

For episode 616 the WeatherBrains gang talks with Matt Lanza, a meteorologist in Houston, TX, about his experiences during Harvey as well as his work on historic Texas weather events.

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Other Recent Posts

Can’t Miss Alabama Reflects On Thanksgiving With Great Football And Holiday Activities

Can’t Miss Alabama Reflects On Thanksgiving With Great Football And Holiday Activities

| November 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Can’t Miss Alabama Reflects On Thanksgiving With Great Football And Holiday Activities

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On This Day In Alabama History: Andrew Beard Was Granted First Patent

On This Day In Alabama History: Andrew Beard Was Granted First Patent

| November 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 23, 1897: Inventor Andrew Beard, who was born a slave in Woodland, was granted his first patent for automatic car couplers.

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No Rain Through Thanksgiving Weekend

No Rain Through Thanksgiving Weekend

| November 22, 2017 @ 3:19 pm

**No Weather Xtreme video this afternoon… we are on a holiday schedule through Sunday… just one video per day** CHILLY NIGHT AHEAD: Temperatures will drop quickly tonight as the sun goes down, and most places will see a freeze early tomorrow morning with readings between 28 and 32 degrees. THANKSGIVING DAY AND BEYOND: After the […]

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Mid-Afternoon Central Alabama Weather Update

Mid-Afternoon Central Alabama Weather Update

| November 22, 2017 @ 2:56 pm

It is a clear and a little breezy afternoon across the portions of Central Alabama that is along and north of the I-20 and I-20/59 corridors.

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New Surge Of Dry Air Arrives Today

New Surge Of Dry Air Arrives Today

| November 22, 2017 @ 6:31 am

CHILLY MORNING: Places like Gadsden, Valley Head, Fort Payne, and Black Creek are at freezing early this morning as a new surge of cool air drops in from the north. The core of the coldest air will remain north of the state, but highs today will slip back into the upper 50s for most places with a good supply of sunshine.

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Alabama Launchpad Selects 2 Innovative Birmingham Startups For Funding

Alabama Launchpad Selects 2 Innovative Birmingham Startups For Funding

| November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Two Birmingham firms prevailed in the latest round of the Alabama startup competition that has pumped millions of dollars into innovative ideas across the state.

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