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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Cool Days, Chilly Nights Ahead

Cool Days, Chilly Nights Ahead

| October 23, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

COOL OCTOBER DAY: The average high for Birmingham on October 23 is 74 degrees; we are way below that this afternoon with temperatures only in the upper 50s and low 60s in most spots. Clouds linger over parts of the state under a deep upper trough moving through, but the sky becomes clear tonight.

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Rain Moving Out; Cool Week Ahead

Rain Moving Out; Cool Week Ahead

| October 23, 2017 @ 6:26 am

RADAR CHECK: Rain has already ended over the western two-thirds of the state early this morning, and the rain still falling over East Alabama will be out of here soon. Expect gradual clearing this afternoon with temperatures holding in the 60s all day. West winds will gust to 20 mph at times, pushing drier air into the state.

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Dry Weekend; Big Soaker Monday

Dry Weekend; Big Soaker Monday

| October 20, 2017 @ 3:16 pm

DRY THROUGH TOMORROW: High cirrus clouds are moving into Alabama this evening, but the low levels remain dry, and we expect no rain through tomorrow. Tonight won’t be as cool as recent nights; most communities will see a low in the mid 50s early tomorrow. Tomorrow afternoon will be pleasantly warm with high close to 80 degrees with a partly sunny sky.

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Rain Returns Sunday Night/Monday

Rain Returns Sunday Night/Monday

| October 20, 2017 @ 5:51 am

ANOTHER CHILLY MORNING: Coldest spot we can find early this morning is Black Creek, just northeast of Gadsden, with 36 degrees. Most communities are in the 40s, and some are in the low 50s. The sky is clear, and the day ahead will feature a good supply of sunshine with a high in the 77 to 80 degree range.

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Dry Weather Continues Through Saturday

Dry Weather Continues Through Saturday

| October 19, 2017 @ 3:31 pm

FANTASTIC FALL WEATHER: With sunshine in full supply this afternoon, temperatures are generally in the mid 70s, right at seasonal averages for mid to late October. Tonight will be clear and cool again with a low in the mid to upper 40s for most places.

Tomorrow will be another sunny day with a high close to 80; humidity levels remain low.

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