Category: Alabama’s Weather

Drier Days Ahead; Warmer Tomorrow

Drier Days Ahead; Warmer Tomorrow

| May 25, 2017 @ 5:17 am

COOL MAY MORNING: Temperatures are in the 50s across the great state of Alabama early this morning; the sky is cloudy and just before daybreak we still see a few lingering showers over the far eastern counties of the state. Those showers will end soon, and the sky becomes partly to mostly sunny as dry air returns.

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Cool Night Ahead; Warmer By Friday

Cool Night Ahead; Warmer By Friday

| May 24, 2017 @ 3:10 pm

Some of the heavier showers could produce hail; SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe storms for the eastern half of Alabama through the evening. The core severe weather threat is well to the east of Alabama, where tornado watches cover much of the Carolinas and far East Georgia.

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Midday Check On Central Alabama’s Weather Situation

Midday Check On Central Alabama’s Weather Situation

| May 24, 2017 @ 12:10 pm

Currently at the midday hour across Central Alabama, we still have the line of storms associated with a shortwave continuing to slowly push through the eastern parts of the area. A few of these storms are strong, especially in portions of Cleburne and Clay counties. The cells in the line are moving to the northeast at 25 MPH, while the line is slowly progressing eastward.

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Strong Storms Affecting Calhoun, Cleburne, & Cherokee Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Calhoun, Cleburne, & Cherokee Counties

| May 24, 2017 @ 11:19 am

At 11:16 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Pleasant Gap to 6 miles northwest of Heflin. Movement was northeast at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

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Strong Storms Affecting Talladega, Cleburne, Coosa, & Clay Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Talladega, Cleburne, Coosa, & Clay Counties

| May 24, 2017 @ 10:56 am

At 10:52 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Waldo to near Sylacauga. Movement was northeast at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

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A Quick Update On Our Weather Situation At 9:15AM

A Quick Update On Our Weather Situation At 9:15AM

| May 24, 2017 @ 9:19 am

We have a line of showers and storms pushing through Central Alabama, mainly on the eastern side of the area. This line is associated with a shortwave that is pushing through the area.

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Unsettled Weather Continues Today; Drier Tomorrow

Unsettled Weather Continues Today; Drier Tomorrow

| May 24, 2017 @ 6:03 am

We will maintain the chance of occasional showers and storms statewide today as a deep, cold core upper trough moves through. Heavier thunderstorms will come over the eastern half of the state where SPC has a “marginal risk” of severe storms defined.

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Occasional Showers Through Tomorrow

Occasional Showers Through Tomorrow

| May 23, 2017 @ 3:25 pm

We will maintain a good chance of occasional showers through tomorrow as a cold, deep upper trough moves over Alabama. Strong storms are possible over parts of East and South Alabama tomorrow, where SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe thunderstorms.

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The Midday Check on Central Alabama’s Weather Situation

The Midday Check on Central Alabama’s Weather Situation

| May 23, 2017 @ 11:43 am

Currently at the 11 o’clock hour across Central Alabama, most of the area is dry at this point, with most of the rain activity in the south and southeastern portions of the area. We do have a few more showers that have developed back in the western parts of the area over portions of Marion, Winston, Walker, Tuscaloosa, Lamar, and Fayette counties.

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Occasional Showers Through Tomorrow; Cool For May

Occasional Showers Through Tomorrow; Cool For May

| May 23, 2017 @ 6:27 am

Rain across the state today won’t be as widespread or as heavy as last night, but we will continue to mention the chance of a few passing showers through the day and tonight with a cloudy sky. A few strong thunderstorms are possible over Southeast Alabama.

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Flood Warning for Village Creek in Ensley

Flood Warning for Village Creek in Ensley

| May 22, 2017 @ 10:14 pm

Minor flooding is expected along Village Creek in Ensley tonight, especially near Avenue W due to moderate to heavy rainfall over western Birmingham.

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Nice Steady Rain, But There Could Be Minor Flooding in Spots

Nice Steady Rain, But There Could Be Minor Flooding in Spots

| May 22, 2017 @ 9:54 pm

A nice, steady rain is falling across parts of Central Alabama tonight, but there could be some minor flooding in spots where 1.5 to inches of rain may fall tonight.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through Wednesday

Occasional Showers/Storms Through Wednesday

| May 22, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and thunderstorms are increasing across much of Alabama this afternoon in a moist, unstable airmass. We will forecast scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms across the state tonight; a few strong storms are possible over the southern half of the state where SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe weather.

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Mainly Cloudy Skies Across Central Alabama With A Few Storms

Mainly Cloudy Skies Across Central Alabama With A Few Storms

| May 22, 2017 @ 1:22 pm

We have several showers and a few storms out there at this later-than-midday check of Central Alabama’s weather.

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Wet, Unsettled Pattern Through Wednesday

Wet, Unsettled Pattern Through Wednesday

| May 22, 2017 @ 6:28 am

RADAR CHECK: We have just a few widely scattered showers across Alabama early this morning, but a very moist airmass remains in place across the Deep South, and we will forecast several rounds of showers and storms for the state through Wednesday.

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