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Learning About Vorticity, Constant Pressure Levels and Wind Barbs, Among Other Weathery Things

Learning About Vorticity, Constant Pressure Levels and Wind Barbs, Among Other Weathery Things

| March 22, 2017 @ 5:45 am

The sixth grade science teachers at Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia kicked off their second annual weather balloon launch yesterday with a special training session for 395 Launch Weather Officers.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Walker/Jefferson

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Walker/Jefferson

| August 10, 2015 @ 7:59 pm

A new warning for Walker and northwestern Jefferson Counties. It includes the northwestern part of the Birmingham Metro from Fultondale to Pleasant Grove and Concord. Storms are lined up from Oakman to Parish, Cordova, Dora and Sumiton. They are pushing southeast. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Northern Jefferson, SW Blount, Eastern Walker

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Northern Jefferson, SW Blount, Eastern Walker

| August 10, 2015 @ 7:09 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTH CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHWESTERN BLOUNT COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA… EASTERN WALKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 800 PM CDT * AT 706 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SIPSEY…OR 9 MILES NORTH OF SUMITON…MOVING SOUTHEAST […]

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Watch Canceled

Watch Canceled

| August 7, 2015 @ 2:29 pm

Here is a look at the current radar. The storms have weakened substantially. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 477 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ALABAMA THIS CANCELS 2 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL ALABAMA DALLAS IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA MARENGO THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…DEMOPOLIS…LINDEN AND SELMA.

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And  Then There Were Just Two Counties Left

And Then There Were Just Two Counties Left

| August 7, 2015 @ 2:03 pm

The NWS continues the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Dallas and Marengo Counties. The Watch has been discontinued for Bibb, Greene, Hale, Perry, Pickens, Sumter and Tuscaloosa Counties. The storms now extend from north of Thomaston to Camden to near Pine Apple. They will be affecting the Greenville area soon.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Marengo County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Marengo County

| August 7, 2015 @ 1:17 pm

The severe thunderstorm over Sumter County will be moving into Marengo County shortly and a warning has been posted for Marengo. The warning continues for parts of Sumter County. The dangerous storm is located from Demopolis to near Bellamy along US-80. It is pushing southeast at 30-35 mph. Damaging winds are the main threat. Be […]

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Some Counties Cleared from Watch

Some Counties Cleared from Watch

| August 7, 2015 @ 1:03 pm

The upper level disturbance that is triggering the storms over western Alabama is centered near Columbus MS early this afternoon. The storms have stayed further to the south, prompting the severe thunderstorm warning for Sumter County. Further north, the storms weakened before they moved into Alabama and have not regenerated. The severe weather trheat has […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Sumter County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Sumter County

| August 7, 2015 @ 12:54 pm

Thunderstorms near I-59 between Livingston and Epes have become severe. They are pushing southeast and are going to tracking through an area of moderately high instability. There is just enough bulk shear to ensure they probably will stay organized and should continue to produce a severe weather threat. Damaging winds is the primary threat. THE […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Pickens County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Pickens County

| July 29, 2015 @ 3:46 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 430 PM CDT * AT 343 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ETHELSVILLE…OR 8 MILES NORTH OF PICKENSVILLE…MOVING SOUTH AT 25 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Lamar/Pickens Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Lamar/Pickens Counties

| July 29, 2015 @ 3:19 pm

The storm over Lamar County is moving south, and capable of producing damaging winds. Also, it is putting out a remarkable amount of cloud to ground lightning… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN LAMAR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTHWESTERN PICKENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA… […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Jefferson/Shelby

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Jefferson/Shelby

| July 29, 2015 @ 2:39 pm

The storm moving the southern part of the Birmingham metro could produce winds of 50 mph or higher… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA… SHELBY COUNTY IN CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 315 PM CDT * AT 237 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Randolph County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Randolph County

| July 28, 2015 @ 5:48 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… CENTRAL RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 630 PM CDT * AT 545 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WEDOWEE… MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Calhoun/Cleburne/Talladega

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Calhoun/Cleburne/Talladega

| July 28, 2015 @ 5:18 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTH CENTRAL CALHOUN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHWESTERN CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTHEASTERN TALLADEGA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 600 PM CDT * AT 515 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BLUE MOUNTAIN…OR OVER ANNISTON…MOVING […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Elmore County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Elmore County

| July 22, 2015 @ 6:40 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… CENTRAL ELMORE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 715 PM CDT * AT 637 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WETUMPKA… MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES. * […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning:  Randolph/Clay

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Randolph/Clay

| July 22, 2015 @ 4:05 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHEASTERN CLAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 445 PM CDT * AT 403 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LINEVILLE… MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. […]

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