Yesterday’s storms were generally hail producers, but one produced a good bit of wind damage on Birmingham’s East Side.
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 […]
The sixth grade science teachers at Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia kicked off their second annual weather balloon launch yesterday with a special training session for 395 Launch Weather Officers.
Rainfall from this past week has helped us some in the drought department, but we are still far from getting out of drought conditions in Central Alabama.
A low of 22F in Washington D.C. overnight means that the early growth of the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin may have experienced severe damage.
An update on the nor’easter forecast from the satellite perspective, but things don’t look good for DC’s cherry blossoms.
Strong southerly flow along the coastal sections of Alabama and Northwest Florida is causing high waves of up to 7 feet and dangerous rip currents. The conditions have prompted a rare High Surf Advisory along the beautiful beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida.
Nationally, a big storm out West is bringing snows to the Sierras and Rockies and a critical fire danger to the Plains again today. A long fetch of wind across Florida and the Gulf is causing rip current concerns. And wind chills in the Northeast were running -25F this morning. Just a few of the national highlights…
When a commercial for Jergens Hand & Body Lotion came on the car radio, James Spann started fuming. He was in the middle of firing off some tweets on his iPad while simultaneously scrolling through various radar apps on his phone — “Not the crap apps,” he called them, but rather “the apps that will cost you $9.99.”
It was a chilly morning this morning across the Foothills and Piedmont of Northeast Georgia and the Carolinas, where a widespread freeze occurred. Places like Lenoir (31F), Boone (29F) and Bryson City (26F) all recorded freezes. It was 14F atop Mt. Mitchell and 18F at Beech Mountain.
Severe thunderstorm watches are lined up along the Mid-Atlantic Coast this afternoon , from southern Vermont and eastern New York to just west of new York City to Philadelphia, Baltimore, eastern D.C., Richmond and into southeastern Virginia. Those are severe thunderstorm warnings in bright yellow. Also found out that there has only been one February […]
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John Brown and Brian Peters are leading a storm chasing talk live at the Hoover Public Library this afternoon. Here is Scott Martin’s stream of the event on our Facebook Live account.
I loved when JB Elliott, our late mentor and friend, used to use NOAA Weatheradio on fair weather days to highlight interesting weather going on in other parts of the country. Here are a few notes from around the Fruited Plain: …A major storm is set to impact Northern California with another “atmospheric river” event. […]