What began as a peaceful Palm Sunday quickly changed to a black day day in Alabama weather history when a powerful tornado ripped through northeast Alabama.
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The ‘father of modern amphibious warfare’ served during both world wars.
Both the NWS offices in Huntsville and Birmingham are allowing the Severe Thunderstorm Watch to expire at 9:00PM as first issued.
We will be watching storms across North Alabama, as well as other over eastern Mississippi in coming hours.
Be in a safe place across the southern half of Jefferson County including Metro Birmingham as they storms move through.
An unbelievable series of events led to the deadliest commercial aviation accident in history on the island of Tenerife on this date in 1977.
Strong to severe storms continue across Alabama at this hour, with more storms intensifying over Mississippi.
In this special guest post, Dr. Chuck Doswell wonders why people keep complaining when weather forecasts aren’t perfect.
When severe weather threatens, stack the odds in your favor by having a plan and a reliable way to get warnings immediately.
The storms over Northeast Alabama are now into Georgia. A cold front will bring much cooler weather for tomorrow.
Chilton County was arguably the hardest hit of the counties affected by the March 21, 1932 tornado outbreak with two destructive long track tornadoes that killed over 49 and 31 people respectively.