Category: Alabama’s Weather

Fall Arrives; Still Feels Like Summer

Fall Arrives; Still Feels Like Summer

| September 22, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

HELLO FALL: The equinox was at 3:02p CT… today is the day we have approximately 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. Of course, this is Alabama, and often we don’t really enjoy the first good front of fall until October, and we will stay warm for the next 5 to 7 days.

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Mostly Clear, Hot, & Humid at Midday

Mostly Clear, Hot, & Humid at Midday

| September 22, 2017 @ 12:26 pm

We only have a few cumulus clouds dotting the skies across Central Alabama at this point of the day, but I do expect a few more clouds to develop during the main heating part of the afternoon.

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Fall Arrives Today; Still Feels Like Summer

Fall Arrives Today; Still Feels Like Summer

| September 22, 2017 @ 6:34 am

THE DAY OF THE EQUINOX: The autumnal equinox is today at 3:02p CT… that is when the sun will be directly over the equator, and we have approximately 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. And, while fall “officially” arrives, it will still feel like summer with temperatures reaching the upper 80s again today. And, like recent days, a few showers and storms are possible this afternoon and early tonight, but they should be widely separated.

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The 21st Night Of September

The 21st Night Of September

| September 21, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

TOMORROW THROUGH THE WEEKEND: No change, as the upper ridge over the eastern U.S. holds. Partly sunny, very warm days, fair nights, and isolated afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. The chance of any one spot getting wet each day is only about one in five. Highs remain mostly in the upper 80s.

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