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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Isolated Tornadoes Remain Possible Today

Isolated Tornadoes Remain Possible Today

| June 23, 2017 @ 5:51 am

A layer of deep tropical moisture remains in place across Alabama this morning with dew points in the mid 70s, and precipitable water values in the 95th percentile. Areas of rain are on radar at daybreak over the northern two-thirds of the state.

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Dual Threat Of Flooding/Isolated Tornadoes Today

Dual Threat Of Flooding/Isolated Tornadoes Today

| June 22, 2017 @ 5:54 am

CINDY IS INLAND: Tropical Storm Cindy moved ashore early this morning near the Sabine Pass… the Texas/Louisiana border… well to the west of Alabama. But, as discussed often here, the impact of the tropical storm extends well to the east, and Cindy is responsible for a fetch of moisture from the deep tropics moving right into our state this morning.

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Flooding Threat Continues; Isolated Tornadoes

Flooding Threat Continues; Isolated Tornadoes

| June 21, 2017 @ 7:10 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video due to ongoing severe weather in far South Alabama** DANGEROUS STORMS OVER SOUTH ALABAMA: As I write this at 2:50p CT a dangerous storm with a possible was approaching Foley in southern Baldwin County… Photo below is from @coachjay37 A tornado watch is in effect for much of the Central […]

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Cindy To Soak Alabama Through Friday

Cindy To Soak Alabama Through Friday

| June 21, 2017 @ 6:42 am

CINDY STATS: Tropical Storm Cindy is in the Gulf of Mexico in a highly sheared environment. Sustained winds have increased to 60 mph, but the system is not expected to reach hurricane strength, and landfall should come early tomorrow morning near the Sabine Pass… the Texas/Louisiana border.

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Tropical Rain, Heavy At Times, Through Thursday

Tropical Rain, Heavy At Times, Through Thursday

| June 20, 2017 @ 3:18 pm

A stalled surface front just north of I-20 will drift northward, and much of Alabama will be in an airmass with copious amounts of deep tropical moisture in coming days, setting the stage for a big June rain event.

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