Author Archive: Brian Peters

Brian Peters is one of the television meteorologists at ABC3340 in Birmingham and a retired NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist. He handles the weekend Weather Xtreme Videos and forecast discussion and is the Webmaster for the popular WeatherBrains podcast.

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Warm, Dry First Part of Weekend

Warm, Dry First Part of Weekend

| May 27, 2017 @ 6:51 am

Dry today and Sunday but rain chances ramp up a good deal Sunday evening into Monday as a weak frontal system sags into the Southeast US. This promises to create some soggy weather for any outdoor barbecue plans for Memorial Day.

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WeatherBrains 592:  Aubrey Drinking on the Job

WeatherBrains 592: Aubrey Drinking on the Job

| May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 am

In this episode of WeatherBrains, the gang talks with the folks behind the ustornadoes.com web site which includes a discussion of storm chasing as it has become today.

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Sunday’s Weather Xtreme Video: Off and On Rain Through Midweek

Sunday’s Weather Xtreme Video: Off and On Rain Through Midweek

| May 21, 2017 @ 6:51 am

The weather pattern will continue to be wet for much of the Southeast US through the middle of the upcoming week with some fairly chilly air expected Wednesday and Thursday.

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A Wet Weekend for Us

A Wet Weekend for Us

| May 20, 2017 @ 6:54 am

Looking at wet weather for a good portion of the week ahead with total rainfall over the next five days up to as much as 4 to 5 inches. Threat for severe storms later today across Northwest Alabama.

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WeatherBrains 591:  Stick Your Nose on the Screen

WeatherBrains 591: Stick Your Nose on the Screen

| May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Mike Wolfinbarger from Warning Decision Technologies talks all about RadarScope, one of the best apps for displaying radar data.

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Warm and Dry Much of Week Ahead

Warm and Dry Much of Week Ahead

| May 14, 2017 @ 6:53 am

The weather pattern over much of the week ahead is going to result in warm and dry weather for Central Alabama with a summer preview as highs climb to the around 90 on several days.

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WeatherBrains 590: 32 Pots in my Mud Room

WeatherBrains 590: 32 Pots in my Mud Room

| May 9, 2017 @ 6:00 am

The discussion for this episode of WeatherBrains centers around the study conducted by a graduating senior at OU trying to answer the question of how broadcast meteorologists can be more effective at communicating severe weather to the public.

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A Gorgeous May Day in Alabama

A Gorgeous May Day in Alabama

| May 7, 2017 @ 6:35 am

You can expect another gorgeous day weather-wise across Central Alabama as highs climb into the middle 70s. We stay dry through Thursday as highs warm into the 80s.

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Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Nice Warmup After a Cold Friday

Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Nice Warmup After a Cold Friday

| May 6, 2017 @ 6:53 am

After a record breaking cold Friday, we warm up nicely for the weekend with plenty of sunshine and high temperatures climbing into the middle 70s.

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WeatherBrains 589:  I Don’t Watch TV for Religious Reasons

WeatherBrains 589: I Don’t Watch TV for Religious Reasons

| May 2, 2017 @ 8:20 am

In this episode of WeatherBrains, you can take a quick hurricane naming quiz and listen to a great discussion on how complex the issues are with tornado warnings. You won’t want to miss this episode.

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Mississippi Tornado Watch

Mississippi Tornado Watch

| April 30, 2017 @ 7:26 am

A new weather watch, potentially a tornado watch, is likely to be issued for areas just west of Alabama.

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Windy, Stormy to End Weekend

Windy, Stormy to End Weekend

| April 30, 2017 @ 7:02 am

Our warm and breezy weekend is going to end on a very stormy note with strong to severe thunderstorms forecast to enter Alabama around 2 pm and move steadily across our state.

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Windy with Storms Sunday Night/Early Monday

Windy with Storms Sunday Night/Early Monday

| April 29, 2017 @ 7:19 am

A tight pressure gradient will lead to windy conditions across Alabama today. An upper level storm system and associated surface front will bring stormy weather and the threat of severe storms to Central Alabama late Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.

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WeatherBrains 588:  Brian Drinks A Lot Of Schlitz

WeatherBrains 588: Brian Drinks A Lot Of Schlitz

| April 26, 2017 @ 6:00 am

A somewhat limited WeatherBrains gang talks the latest GOES satellite with Dr. Shawn Miller.

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WeatherBrains 587:  Horns Out of Your Ears

WeatherBrains 587: Horns Out of Your Ears

| April 18, 2017 @ 6:30 am

Tony Rice, the astronomy guy, joins the WeatherBrains gang for an episode discussing just about everything about the upcoming eclipse in August, 2017.

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