Category: Alabama’s Weather

Showers More Widely Spaced This Afternoon

Showers More Widely Spaced This Afternoon

| August 16, 2017 @ 3:47 pm

A CALMER AFERNOON: Not much to see on weather radar this afternoon; we have showers and storms over parts of West Alabama, but many communities are dry with a partly sunny sky. Temperatures are mostly in the 87 to 90 degree range. Showers will end later this evening once the sun goes down.

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A Brief Midday Check on Central Alabama’s Weather

A Brief Midday Check on Central Alabama’s Weather

| August 16, 2017 @ 1:13 pm

As we are getting close to the 1:00 PM hour, we have a mix of sun and clouds across Central Alabama, and those clouds are not holding the temperature back that much at all.

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Muggy Summer Days; Scattered Storms

Muggy Summer Days; Scattered Storms

| August 16, 2017 @ 6:21 am

SUN, HEAT, STORMS: Classic “dog day” weather will continue across Alabama through Friday; we will forecast a mix of sun and clouds each day with the usual daily round of “scattered, mostly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms”. Most of the storms will come from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m… and the chance of any one spot getting wet will stay in the 30-40 percent category.

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Scattered Strong Storms

Scattered Strong Storms

| August 15, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have the classic case of scattered, random strong thunderstorms across Alabama on this dog day afternoon. They are moving east, and producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning. The showers and storms will fade away once the sun goes down later this evening.

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Strong Storms Out There As School Lets Out

Strong Storms Out There As School Lets Out

| August 15, 2017 @ 3:17 pm

Numerous showers and thunderstorms have developed and are currently moving through the west and central parts of Central Alabama.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday

A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday

| August 15, 2017 @ 12:56 pm

Radar is currently showing scattered showers and thunderstorms across mainly the western parts of Central Alabama, with some thunderstorm activity in the eastern part over parts of Calhoun, Cleburne, and Cherokee counties.

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Scattered, Mostly Afternoon Storms

Scattered, Mostly Afternoon Storms

| August 15, 2017 @ 7:00 am

TYPICAL SUMMER PATTERN SETTING UP: Today looks like a pretty routine August day in Alabama; hot and humid with morning sunshine followed by scattered, mostly afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Of course, a rogue shower or two is certainly possible this morning…

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Mix Of Sun And Storms Through Mid-Week

Mix Of Sun And Storms Through Mid-Week

| August 14, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: The most active showers and storms are generally east of I-59 this afternoon; nothing severe, but the heavier storms are producing gusty winds, heavy rain, and lots of lighting. The storms will fade tonight. Temperatures are only in the 70s where it has been raining, but away from the showers we are seeing upper 80s and a few low 90s.

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Heavy Rain Moving In At The Midday Hour

Heavy Rain Moving In At The Midday Hour

| August 14, 2017 @ 12:03 pm

Much of the activity at this point is located over the northern half of Central Alabama mainly north of the I-20 and I-20/59 corridors.

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Numerous Showers/Storms Today

Numerous Showers/Storms Today

| August 14, 2017 @ 6:45 am

MOIST AIR RETURNS: The northern half of Alabama actually had a one day break from rain yesterday, but deeper moisture moved northward overnight, and we expect a number of showers and storms around over the next 18 hours. In fact, showers are in progress early this morning over parts of Northwest Alabama.

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Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

| August 13, 2017 @ 1:40 pm

A fairly typical, lazy August Sunday is in progress across Central Alabama with a mix of sun and clouds and warm temperatures.

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Isolated Showers Today with More Monday

Isolated Showers Today with More Monday

| August 13, 2017 @ 7:03 am

Moisture levels drop a tad today, so showers and thunderstorms become more isolated today with highs around 90. Moisture levels rise once again Monday, so showers and storms become more numerous once again.

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Patchy Fog Overnight Across Central and North Alabama

Patchy Fog Overnight Across Central and North Alabama

| August 12, 2017 @ 10:29 pm

Patchy fog across Central and North Alabama overnight will reduce visibilities, especially in areas where rain fell this afternoon.

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Afternoon Radar Update

Afternoon Radar Update

| August 12, 2017 @ 3:26 pm

Active radar this afternoon with scattered to numerous showers and storms ongoing across Alabama.

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Showers and Storms for Saturday Afternoon

Showers and Storms for Saturday Afternoon

| August 12, 2017 @ 1:01 pm

For the rest of the afternoon, we will continue to deal with a mix of sun and clouds where it is not raining.

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Moisture Levels Remain High

Moisture Levels Remain High

| August 12, 2017 @ 6:52 am

Changes to the overall weather pattern are limited for the next week, so the forecast remains fairly wet with showers and thunderstorms possible everyday. Temperatures remain below the 30-year averages primarily due to cloud cover.

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Some Weekend Sun; Storms Remain Possible

Some Weekend Sun; Storms Remain Possible

| August 11, 2017 @ 3:45 pm

MOIST AIR HANGING OVER ALABAMA: We have a number of scattered showers on radar this afternoon across the northern half of Alabama… moving to the east. So far the showers have been relatively light, and there have been no flash flooding issues. Still, NWS Birmingham continues a flash flood watch for parts of East-Central Alabama through tonight.

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And Even More Counties Have Been Trimmed From The Flash Flood Watch

And Even More Counties Have Been Trimmed From The Flash Flood Watch

| August 11, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

Pockets of heavy rainfall could develop this afternoon and early evening across portions of southeast central Alabama. With already saturated ground conditions in place, any additional rain could result in localized flash flooding.

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Cloudy With Only A Few Showers Out There At Midday

Cloudy With Only A Few Showers Out There At Midday

| August 11, 2017 @ 11:05 am

We only have a few scattered showers in the Central Alabama area as we approach the 11 o’clock hour, with only light to moderate rainfall in those showers.

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Flash Flood Watch For East Alabama

Flash Flood Watch For East Alabama

| August 11, 2017 @ 5:52 am

SOUPY AIR HANGS OVER ALABAMA: A flash flood watch is in effect today for roughly the eastern half of the state… basically for areas along and east of I-65.

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Strong Storms Out There Tonight With Flooding Issues

Strong Storms Out There Tonight With Flooding Issues

| August 10, 2017 @ 8:16 pm

We have multiple storms out there as we have passed the top of the 8 o’clock hour in Central Alabama, some of which are causing some flood issues.

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Scattered Heavy Downpours

Scattered Heavy Downpours

| August 10, 2017 @ 3:25 pm

TOMORROW AND THE WEEKEND: The overall pattern won’t change much. We will be dealing with an “ocean of humidity” all three days, and a passing shower or storm will be possible at just about any hour of the day or night. But, on the positive side, the sun will be out at times, and daytime temperatures will remain below average.

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Only A Few Showers Out There At Midday, But More Are Expected

Only A Few Showers Out There At Midday, But More Are Expected

| August 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Currently, on radar across Central Alabama, we have a few widely scattered showers over the northeastern parts of the area, mainly over parts of Blount, Etowah, Cleburne, and Calhoun counties.

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Muggy Days; Occasional Showers/Storms

Muggy Days; Occasional Showers/Storms

| August 10, 2017 @ 6:00 am

Highest coverage of showers and storms will come this afternoon and early tonight, and the sky will remain generally cloudy, although the sun will peek out at times. The high today will be in the mid 80s for most communities.

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An Ocean Of Humidity; Showery Weather Continues

An Ocean Of Humidity; Showery Weather Continues

| August 9, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

RADAR CHECK: A number of showers, some producing heavy rain, are over Alabama this afternoon in a very moist environment. Showers are moving eastward at a pretty good clip, and so far we have had no flooding issues today. Still, the NWS continues a flash flood watch for parts of Central and West Alabama.

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