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We Could See An Above-Normal Hurricane Season In 2017

We Could See An Above-Normal Hurricane Season In 2017

| May 27, 2017 @ 6:00 am

Earlier today, forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year.

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Our Very Own Scott Martin Will Be A Guest On The Carolina Weather Group’s Podcast

Our Very Own Scott Martin Will Be A Guest On The Carolina Weather Group’s Podcast

| May 24, 2017 @ 5:30 am

On this week’s edition of the Carolina Weather Group’s podcast, the crew will be talking about auto racing and weather. Their guests will be the guys from Racecast Weather, meteorologists Doug Schneider and Scott Martin. If one of those names sound familiar to you, that is because he is one of the meteorologists here on the AlabamaWx Weather Blog.

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PiBaL 2017 Was A Huge Success

PiBaL 2017 Was A Huge Success

| May 19, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Sixth graders at Pizitz Middle School in Vestavia successfully launched their second weather balloon in two years, leaving the troposphere and returning with incredible video and data.

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A Look at this Year’s Tornado Count Across Central Alabama

A Look at this Year’s Tornado Count Across Central Alabama

| May 15, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Central Alabama’s tornado count so far this year is 27, very close to the long term averages.

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Watch The Pizitz Weather Balloon Launch On Our Live Feed

Watch The Pizitz Weather Balloon Launch On Our Live Feed

| May 10, 2017 @ 10:48 am

Pizitz Middle School will be launching a weather balloon at approximately 12:30PM, and we would like for you to watch as well.

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Preparing For Launch: Pizitz Preparing To Launch Second Weather Balloon

Preparing For Launch: Pizitz Preparing To Launch Second Weather Balloon

| May 10, 2017 @ 5:50 am

6th grade students at Louis Pizitz Middle school will be launching their own weather balloon, PiBaL 2017 on Wednesday, May 10, at 12:30 PM.

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Mobile Issues This Morning

Mobile Issues This Morning

| May 3, 2017 @ 6:00 am

Good Morning AlabamaWXers! This morning, spammers exploited the plugin on our site that displays content to mobile users to redirect to spam sites.

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April Goes Out with a Bang

April Goes Out with a Bang

| April 30, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

A blizzard in the West, 90s in the East, and severe weather in the Middle of the U.S. April went out with a bang.

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Goodnight Arlene!

Goodnight Arlene!

| April 21, 2017 @ 11:11 am

The National Hurricane Center has written the last advisory on TS Arlene, which merged with a large, non-tropical low over the Atlantic this morning. Arlene was only the second April tropical storm on record.

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Arlene Only the Second Tropical Storm in Modern Era of Atlantic Hurricanes

Arlene Only the Second Tropical Storm in Modern Era of Atlantic Hurricanes

| April 21, 2017 @ 4:30 am

Tropical Storm Arlene will dissipate later today, affecting no land areas.

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Birmingham Ties Record High for the Date

Birmingham Ties Record High for the Date

| April 20, 2017 @ 4:58 pm

Birmingham tied its record high for April 20th with a reading of 88F.

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Drought Conditions Actually Increased Over The Past 7 Days

Drought Conditions Actually Increased Over The Past 7 Days

| April 20, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Over the past 7 days, we have seen a little increase in the drought conditions across Central Alabama, due to the limited amount of rainfall.

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Arlene Forms:  Rare April Tropical Storm

Arlene Forms: Rare April Tropical Storm

| April 20, 2017 @ 3:42 pm

The depression over the North Central Atlantic has strengthened enough to become a tropical storm and to get a name.

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Subtropical Depression Forms Over the North Central Atlantic

Subtropical Depression Forms Over the North Central Atlantic

| April 19, 2017 @ 9:43 am

The low over the North Central Atlantic has been classified as a subtropical depression. It should not intensify or affect any land areas.

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Basic/Advanced Storm Spotter Session Videos

Basic/Advanced Storm Spotter Session Videos

| April 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Thanks to all who attended this year’s basic/advanced storm spotter classes at the BJCC in Birmingham; we had a great crowd and really enjoyed the day.

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