Author Archive: James Spann

James Spann is one of the most recognized and trusted television meteorologists in the industry. He holds the AMS CCM designation and television seals from the AMS and NWA. He is a past winner of the Broadcast Meteorologist of the Year from both professional organizations.

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Rain Returns Sunday Along With Cooler Air

Rain Returns Sunday Along With Cooler Air

| February 23, 2018 @ 3:38 pm

LATE WINTER WARMTH: Temperatures are close to 80 degrees across North/Central Alabama again this afternoon, but the persistent upper air pattern responsible for the warmth is beginning to break down, meaning some big weather changes over the weekend for Alabama.

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Rain/Storms Arrive Late Tomorrow Night

Rain/Storms Arrive Late Tomorrow Night

| February 23, 2018 @ 6:24 am

WEEKEND STORMS: I think a decent part of the day tomorrow will be dry; showers should be widely scattered. A warm south wind will increase, averaging 10-20 mph by afternoon. Then, late tomorrow night, the cold front that has been parked just north and west of Alabama will get a southward nudge, and will bring a band of showers and thunderstorms into the state. SPC has a “slight risk” of severe storms defined for Northwest Alabama, west of a line from Huntsville to Jasper to Reform, with a “marginal risk” down to Gadsden, Birmingham, and Reform.

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Warm Through Saturday; Storms Late Saturday Night

Warm Through Saturday; Storms Late Saturday Night

| February 22, 2018 @ 3:40 pm

WEEKEND STORMS: Saturday will be a warm, breezy day with a high close to 80; a few scattered showers are possible. But, an organized band of rain and storms will move through late Saturday night into at least Sunday morning. SPC maintains the standard “slight risk” of severe storms for areas west of a line from Huntsville to Blount Springs to Northport to Emelle. A “marginal risk” has been defined for Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston, and Gadsden.

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