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What Does the Public Want From A Weather Forecast?

What Does the Public Want From A Weather Forecast?

| March 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am

In this special guest post, Dr. Chuck Doswell wonders why people keep complaining when weather forecasts aren’t perfect.

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Dry Today; Stormy Tomorrow

Dry Today; Stormy Tomorrow

| March 24, 2017 @ 6:26 am

ACTIVE DAY TOMORROW: A surface low will be near St. Louis tomorrow with Alabama in a moist, unstable airmass. SPC maintains the standard “slight risk” of severe storms over the western side of Alabama, with a “marginal risk” to the east.

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On This Day In Alabama History: U.S., Creek Nation Signed Treaty Of Cusseta

On This Day In Alabama History: U.S., Creek Nation Signed Treaty Of Cusseta

| March 24, 2017 @ 6:00 am

March 24, 1832: The U.S. government and the Creek Nation signed the Treaty of Cusseta in Washington, D.C.

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Young Women’s Empowerment Conference Challenges Traditional Images Of Success

Young Women’s Empowerment Conference Challenges Traditional Images Of Success

| March 24, 2017 @ 5:59 am

From career selection solutions to improving personal image, the 2017 Young Women’s Empowerment Conference (YWEC) was held with one main mission in mind.

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Latest On Central Alabama’s Drought Situation: 3/24/2017

Latest On Central Alabama’s Drought Situation: 3/24/2017

| March 24, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Drought conditions improve slightly over the past week, with the latest information from the U.S. Drought Monitor showing that the only part of the area in extreme drought conditions are located in the southern parts of Jefferson County and just very small parts of Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Shelby counties. The rest of Central Alabama are […]

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Capstone Agency And Alabama Power Holding University Of Alabama Grant Competition

Capstone Agency And Alabama Power Holding University Of Alabama Grant Competition

| March 24, 2017 @ 4:59 am

Capstone Agency and Alabama Power are nearing the final stretch of the first phase of the Igniting Innovation grant competition that began on Feb. 20.

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Strong/Severe Storms Possible Saturday

Strong/Severe Storms Possible Saturday

| March 23, 2017 @ 2:31 pm

We stay dry tomorrow with a partly sunny sky and a high back in the 70s. To the west we will be keeping an eye an upper trough moving out of the Rockies that will bring a severe weather threat to places like Dallas, Tulsa, Little Rock, and Shreveport.

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Take Your Spring Break At The Birmingham Zoo, A Flower Show Or A Concert This Weekend In Can’t Miss Alabama

Take Your Spring Break At The Birmingham Zoo, A Flower Show Or A Concert This Weekend In Can’t Miss Alabama

| March 23, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

Here are our top picks for the first spring weekend of 2017.

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Retired Units At Alabama Power’s Plant Gorgas Carefully Coming Down

Retired Units At Alabama Power’s Plant Gorgas Carefully Coming Down

| March 23, 2017 @ 2:29 pm

By Gilbert Nicholson From Dwight Eisenhower to Barack Obama. For more than 50 years, and through 11 presidencies, Units 6 and 7 at Plant Gorgas in Walker County helped provide reliable electricity to Alabama Power customers. Almost two years ago, on April 30, 2015, however, toughening federal environmental regulations forced the retirement of the two […]

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How’s The Weather Across Central Alabama At Midday?

How’s The Weather Across Central Alabama At Midday?

| March 23, 2017 @ 1:16 pm

It’s a beautiful day across much of Central Alabama at the midday hour, and temperatures are quite nice as well.

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Dry Through Tomorrow; Stormy Saturday

Dry Through Tomorrow; Stormy Saturday

| March 23, 2017 @ 5:24 am

Temperatures are mostly in the 47-52 degree range early this morning across Alabama with a fair sky. We project pleasant spring weather today and tomorrow with a mix of sun and clouds both days; the high today will be between 68 and 71, followed by mid 70s tomorrow.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Wernher Von Braun Was Born In Germany

On This Day In Alabama History: Wernher Von Braun Was Born In Germany

| March 23, 2017 @ 5:23 am

Rocket engineer Wernher von Braun was born in Wirsitz, Germany. Credited with inventing the world’s first ballistic missile, the V-2, for Nazi Germany, von Braun secretly moved to the U.S. in 1945 and Huntsville in 1950.

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Take Action: Put The Brakes On Road Rage With These Tips From Dr. Josh

Take Action: Put The Brakes On Road Rage With These Tips From Dr. Josh

| March 23, 2017 @ 5:22 am

Every journey begins with a single, often small, step. But the challenge for many is getting started.

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Forever Wild Program Generates Solid Economic Return To Alabama

Forever Wild Program Generates Solid Economic Return To Alabama

| March 23, 2017 @ 5:21 am

The Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust is a powerful economic engine that provides numerous fiscal benefits to communities throughout the state, a recently released analysis shows.

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Severe Storms Possible Saturday

Severe Storms Possible Saturday

| March 22, 2017 @ 3:16 pm

COOLER DAY: Yesterday at this time, temperatures were soaring into the mid to upper 80s across Alabama, but today the northern half of the state is considerably cooler, with readings mostly in the 60s. The light rain we had on radar this morning has moved into Georgia, and things are quiet at mid-afternoon.

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Midday Check Of The Weather Across North/Central Alabama

Midday Check Of The Weather Across North/Central Alabama

| March 22, 2017 @ 12:24 pm

Most of the North/Central Alabama area is dry at this point with a mix of sun and clouds over the northern half, with mainly clear skies to the south.

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Cooling Trend Through Mid-Week; Stormy Saturday

Cooling Trend Through Mid-Week; Stormy Saturday

| March 22, 2017 @ 6:31 am

We will mention the risk of a few widely scattered showers over North Alabama this morning, otherwise today will be noticeably cooler with a mix of sun and clouds; most communities will see a high between 67 and 70 degrees, almost 20 degrees cooler than yesterday when temperatures soared into the upper 80s.

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Preparing to Launch

Preparing to Launch

| March 22, 2017 @ 6:30 am

Pizitz Middle School Sixth grader Faye Miceli penned this guest post about their exciting adventures in weather leading up to their weather balloon launch.

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