Archive for November, 2012

A Case of Severe Clear

A Case of Severe Clear

| November 25, 2012 @ 12:37 pm

It’s a case of one of JB’s favorite weather phenomena today: severe clear. Bright blue skies cover Alabama and most of the Southeast. If you look hard, you would find one patch of fast moving, high clouds east of Charlotte over North Carolina. Folks traveling back home from the holidays anywhere in our area are […]

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Warming Up with Some Rain Ahead

Warming Up with Some Rain Ahead

| November 25, 2012 @ 7:31 am

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. Thanks for tuning into the Weather Xtreme Video. Sorry for the audio issues yesterday. I think I tracked down […]

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The Great Appalachian Storm of 1950

The Great Appalachian Storm of 1950

| November 25, 2012 @ 6:00 am

Forecasts for Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 1950, had warned of an approaching cold wave from the Ohio Valley into the Deep South, but weathermen were caught unaware by the explosive deepening of the weather system they were monitoring. Rain changed to snow late on Thanksgiving Day and continued through much of Friday the 24th across […]

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A Bitterly Cold Night

A Bitterly Cold Night

| November 24, 2012 @ 6:01 pm

After yesterday’s cold front passed through much colder air is settling in behind the front. The strong north winds today will continue to bring the colder air into Central Alabama and the Southeast. The winds are expected to go calm this evening, and with no cloud cover, optimal radiational cooling will take affect. Temperature will […]

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A Look at the Weather Map

A Look at the Weather Map

| November 24, 2012 @ 2:30 pm

High pressure is in control over much of the Eastern half of the United States. That is keeping beautiful and sunny conditions in place, but very cold conditions too. It is also responsible for our breezy north winds today. The cold front that brought in the colder weather has now pushed off the East Coast. […]

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November 24, 2001 Alabama Tornadoes

November 24, 2001 Alabama Tornadoes

| November 24, 2012 @ 1:30 pm

On this date in 2001, thirty six tornadoes touched down on a Saturday in Alabama, setting a record for the number of tornadoes in a single day for the state until that time. It surpassed the previous record for the state which was set during the April 3, 1974 outbreak, when 27 twisters hit the […]

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Tropical Storm Boldwin

Tropical Storm Boldwin

| November 24, 2012 @ 1:15 pm

Even though hurricane season officially ends at the end of November. No development is expected and we should end this very active hurricane season ending on the “T” storm, as Tropical Storm Tony was our last storm to be named. However, with our season winding down, other parts of the world are beginning their tropical […]

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Cold in the South

Cold in the South

| November 24, 2012 @ 7:31 am

The current video lacks the audio I recorded. I’ve been working to figure out the problem without much luck so far. Sorry for the problem with the video!!! An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to […]

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Quite a Dichotomy

Quite a Dichotomy

| November 23, 2012 @ 4:01 pm

There is quite a dichotomy in the weather across Alabama this afternoon, thanks to a cold front that is cutting across the state. The front is just south of the I-20 corridor at this hour. It was heralded by a about a 100 mile wide band of fairly thick clouds. It was associated with a […]

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Cold Front Almost Here

Cold Front Almost Here

| November 23, 2012 @ 8:30 am

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. ON THE MAPS: The long awaited cold front is near Memphis this morning; ahead of the front a narrow […]

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Coldest Air So Far Arrives Tonight

Coldest Air So Far Arrives Tonight

| November 23, 2012 @ 4:45 am

**I will post a Weather Xtreme video later today when I arrive at ABC 33/40… we are on a holiday schedule through Sunday** BIG WEATHER CHANGE COMING: Temperatures should rise into the mid to upper 60s across North-Central Alabama today with a mix of sun and clouds, but a cold blast rolls into the state […]

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Sharply Colder Air Arrives Saturday

Sharply Colder Air Arrives Saturday

| November 22, 2012 @ 3:43 pm

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! What a delightful day for Alabama… Birmingham reports 71 degrees at 3:00… that is nine degrees above […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

| November 22, 2012 @ 4:30 am

**I will produce a Weather Xtreme video later today when I arrive at ABC 33/40** MILD THANKSGIVING DAY: Happy Thanksgiving from the weather team at ABC 33/40… the good news is that our weather will remain delightful today with ample sunshine and a high around the 70 degree mark. Doesn’t get much better this time […]

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Wednesday Evening Forecast Notes

Wednesday Evening Forecast Notes

| November 21, 2012 @ 4:06 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today; we are on a holiday schedule through Sunday** MILD THANKSGIVING DAY: Not much change in the short term thinking. Tomorrow will be a mostly sunny Thanksgiving Day with a mild afternoon; the high will be very close to 70 degrees. The high Friday will be in the mid to […]

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Mild Afternoons Through Friday; Much Colder Saturday

Mild Afternoons Through Friday; Much Colder Saturday

| November 21, 2012 @ 6:48 am

An all new edition of the ABC 33/40 Weather Xtreme video is available in the player on the right sidebar of the blog. You can subscribe to the Weather Xtreme video on iTunes by clicking here. We are going to a holiday schedule… so one Weather Xtreme video will be posted daily through Sunday. SUNNY […]

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