Archive for November, 2012

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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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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