Archive for November, 2012

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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Mild Afternoons; A Colder Weekend

Mild Afternoons; A Colder Weekend

| November 20, 2012 @ 3:49 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. VERY COMFORTABLE: Temperatures are mostly in the upper 60s across Alabama this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine […]

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Mild Thanksgiving Day; Colder Weekend

Mild Thanksgiving Day; Colder Weekend

| November 20, 2012 @ 6:04 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. THIS MORNING: We note a few echoes on radar early this morning over West-Central Alabama; specifically over parts of […]

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WeatherBrains 356:  Jungle Music

WeatherBrains 356: Jungle Music

| November 20, 2012 @ 4:55 am

WeatherBrains Episode 356 is now online (November 19, 2012). If you are crazy about weather, this is THE netcast audio program for you! Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain, Jesse Ferrell, is the Social Media Coordinator at AccuWeather. When he got out of college in 1995, he missed the daily interaction amongst the meteorology students and professors. As […]

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Pleasant Days, Chilly Nights

Pleasant Days, Chilly Nights

| November 19, 2012 @ 3:21 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. CALM WEATHER CONTINUES: Alabama’s weather will stay dry through the Thanksgiving weekend. Amazingly quiet weather conditions for this time […]

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Small Walker County Quake This Morning

Small Walker County Quake This Morning

| November 19, 2012 @ 1:45 pm

From Steve Jones… our earthquake expert… A small magnitude 2.6 earthquake was registered earlier today at 15:20:10 UTC (9:20:10 am CST) in Alabama, at a location northwest of Birmingham, approximately 129 km (80 mi) from Huntsville. The quake focus was located at a depth of 1 km (0.6 mi) underground. There were no immediate reports […]

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Dry Through Thanksgiving Weekend

Dry Through Thanksgiving Weekend

| November 19, 2012 @ 6:01 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. CALM WEATHER CONTINUES: Severe weather has been a no show across Alabama so far this November, and it looks […]

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Nice by November Standards

Nice by November Standards

| November 18, 2012 @ 2:31 pm

It has been a beautiful day across Central Alabama, much like yesterday. Some clouds worked into East Alabama this morning, wrapped in the circulation around an upper low off the coast of South Carolina. Those clouds dissipated pretty quickly however, as they encountered the much drier air over Alabama. Under near total sunshine, temperatures were […]

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James Spann:  The Universal Weatherman

James Spann: The Universal Weatherman

| November 18, 2012 @ 1:08 pm

YouTube user Jonathan Hooks posted this hop hop video about our hero. I have to say its pretty darn good. Thanks to Ron Hughes for finding it.

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Mild Weather Continues

Mild Weather Continues

| November 18, 2012 @ 7:05 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. A crisp feel to the air this morning, but another mild afternoon in store for Central Alabama as the […]

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Afternoon Satellite Check

Afternoon Satellite Check

| November 17, 2012 @ 2:34 pm

Nothing but severe clear across Alabama and much of the Southeast this afternoon. High pressure remains in control of the eastern half of the United States. The area of high pressure is producing a lot of subsidence, and that is why there are so few clouds across our part of the country. We do see […]

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Iron Bowl Weather?

Iron Bowl Weather?

| November 17, 2012 @ 10:51 am

I know coaches take em “one game at a time”…. but it is our job to look ahead. The biggest sports event in our state is one week from today, and global models are looking good. Below is output for Saturday 11/24 from both the GFS and the ECMWF… This suggests a sunny day with […]

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Mostly Dry Weather Ahead

Mostly Dry Weather Ahead

| November 17, 2012 @ 7:16 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. You just can’t find anything bad about the weather for Alabama for the next week. We’re dealing with a […]

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Long Dry Spell; Cool Days, Chilly Nights

Long Dry Spell; Cool Days, Chilly Nights

| November 16, 2012 @ 2:46 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today** CALM PATTERN CONTINUES: No real change in the weather for Alabama through Thanksgiving week. Mostly sunny days, fair chill nights with highs in the 60s and lows in the 30s and 40s. Don’t see any need to mention any risk of rain for the next seven days, which is […]

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WWAW – Winter Weather Safety

WWAW – Winter Weather Safety

| November 16, 2012 @ 9:00 am

This is Winter Weather Awareness Week (WWAW) in Alabama. The focus today is on winter weather safety. -Brian- PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 544 AM CST FRI NOV 16 2012 …WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN ALABAMA… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND THE ALABAMA STATE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY HAVE PROCLAIMED THE WEEK OF […]

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Cool, Calm Weather Pattern

Cool, Calm Weather Pattern

| November 16, 2012 @ 5:50 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. NICE AND QUIET: Usually in mid-November, some part of the U.S. is being slammed by a winter storm or […]

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Dry Through Thanksgiving

Dry Through Thanksgiving

| November 15, 2012 @ 3:19 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. CLOUDS OVER SOUTHEAST ALABAMA: Visible satellite images this afternoon show clouds lingering over parts of East and South Alabama… […]

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WWAW – Winter Weather and Your Home

WWAW – Winter Weather and Your Home

| November 15, 2012 @ 7:21 am

Winter Weather Awareness Week (WWAW) in Alabama is this week. The focus on awareness today is winter weather and your home. -Brian- PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 1201 AM CST THU NOV 15 2012 …THIS WEEK IS WINTER WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK IN ALABAMA… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND THE ALABAMA STATE EMERGENCY […]

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On This Date In 1989…..

On This Date In 1989…..

| November 15, 2012 @ 6:06 am

Around 4:30 pm on Wednesday, November 15, 1989, a tornado touched down near Madkin Mountain on Redstone Arsenal, southwest of Huntsville. The tornado moved northeast towards the heavily-populated Airport Road area, where it would destroy or damage 80 businesses, 3 churches, a dozen apartment buildings, and more than 1,000 cars. It moved on, climbing over […]

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Cool, Dry Pattern Continues

Cool, Dry Pattern Continues

| November 15, 2012 @ 5:48 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. THIS MORNING: The northwest counties of Alabama are clear and cold with temperatures below freezing in some areas; Haleyville […]

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Only A Few Sprinkles

Only A Few Sprinkles

| November 14, 2012 @ 3:15 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. CLOUDS; SOME SUN: While much of East Alabama is cloudy, the sun is shining on some West Alabama counties […]

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