Archive for December 10th, 2012

Cold Is The Word

Cold Is The Word

| December 10, 2012 @ 3:20 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. FRIGID AIR MOVES INTO ALABAMA: Temperatures at 3:00 include 44 at Hamilton, 45 at Haleyville, Muscle Shoals, Courtland, and […]

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Tornado Watch Cancelled for 6 Counties

Tornado Watch Cancelled for 6 Counties

| December 10, 2012 @ 2:27 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 680 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ALABAMA THIS CANCELS 6 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL ALABAMA AUTAUGA DALLAS ELMORE LOWNDES MONTGOMERY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA TALLAPOOSA THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALEXANDER CITY…FORT DEPOSIT… LOWNDESBORO…MILLBROOK…MONTGOMERY…PRATTVILLE… SELMA AND WETUMPKA. TORNADO WATCH 680 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR […]

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EF-1 Tornado Damage Identified By NWS

EF-1 Tornado Damage Identified By NWS

| December 10, 2012 @ 2:18 pm

From an NWS survey team…   NWUS54 KBMX 102009 LSRBMX PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT…CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL 209 PM CST MON DEC 10 2012 ..TIME… …EVENT… …CITY LOCATION… …LAT.LON… ..DATE… ….MAG…. ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. …SOURCE…. ..REMARKS.. 0443 AM TORNADO 2 WNW BIRMINGHAM 33.54N 86.84W 12/10/2012 F1 JEFFERSON AL NWS STORM SURVEY A TORNADO TOUCHED […]

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Tornado Warning : Macon County until 230 PM

Tornado Warning : Macon County until 230 PM

| December 10, 2012 @ 1:55 pm

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is affecting parts of Macon County. The tornado was near the town of Franklin and was moving east towards the and along Interstate 85. The storm will stay north of Tuskegee. Very dangerous situation along the interstate. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Bullock/Lee/Macon/Tallapoosa

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Bullock/Lee/Macon/Tallapoosa

| December 10, 2012 @ 1:42 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHERN BULLOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… WESTERN LEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… MACON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… SOUTHERN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 245 PM CST * AT 138 PM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Elmore/Montgomery Counties til 2PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Elmore/Montgomery Counties til 2PM

| December 10, 2012 @ 1:13 pm

An intense band of thunderstorms is pushing east across the Montgomery metro. These storms impacting downtown Montgomery and Wetumpka. They are moving up the Interstate 85 corridor and are causing terrible travel conditions along this route. Continuing on this course, Tallassee, Tuskegee and Dadeville will be impacted soon. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS […]

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Tornado Watch Until 3 PM Extended Southeast

Tornado Watch Until 3 PM Extended Southeast

| December 10, 2012 @ 11:16 am

The Tornado Watch for Central Alabama until 3 PM has been extended further east and not includes the cities of Montgomery, Auburn, Phenix City, Alexander City, Opelika, Troy, Tuskegee, Wetumpka and Clio. Ten Alabama counties were added to this watch they are: Montgomery, Elmore, Tallapoosa, Macon, Russell, Lee, Chambers, Pike, Barbour and Bullock. The threat […]

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Tornado Watch Gets Trimmed Back

Tornado Watch Gets Trimmed Back

| December 10, 2012 @ 10:40 am

    The Tornado Watch for Green, Hale and Sumter Counties has been cancelled. The Tornado Watch continues to remain in affect for Chilton, Dallas, Marengo, Autauga, Lowndes and Perry Counties. The Tornado Watch is valid until 3 PM Central Time. As the system continues to drop to the southeast, we can expect additional counties […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Dallas County until 11:00 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Dallas County until 11:00 AM

| December 10, 2012 @ 10:29 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… EAST CENTRAL DALLAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1100 AM CST * AT 1026 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR OLD […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Autauga/Lowndes until 1045 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Autauga/Lowndes until 1045 AM

| December 10, 2012 @ 10:14 am

Local storm report of thunderstorm wind damage in Autauga County Tree down on County Road 85 just east of the Interstate 65 overpass. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… AUTAUGA COUNTY IN ALABAMA… NORTH CENTRAL LOWNDES COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1045 AM CST * […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Dallas County until 1030 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Dallas County until 1030 AM

| December 10, 2012 @ 10:10 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… CENTRAL DALLAS COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1030 AM CST * AT 1001 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR REHOBOTH…OR 13 […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Clay/Cleburne/Randolph until 11AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Clay/Cleburne/Randolph until 11AM

| December 10, 2012 @ 9:58 am

  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… CLAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHERN CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1100 AM CST * AT 951 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF […]

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Facebook: Not A Good Severe Weather Platform

Facebook: Not A Good Severe Weather Platform

| December 10, 2012 @ 9:25 am

Yep, I know… the world lives on Facebook, and I spend long hours there pushing weather information. But, quite frankly, it is a horrible way of disseminating severe weather information. Here is why… *FACEBOOK “LIKE PAGE”: I am honored to have over 107,000 people “liking me”. I don’t think more than 5 people “liked me” […]

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Tornado Watch until 3PM CST

Tornado Watch until 3PM CST

| December 10, 2012 @ 9:07 am

Tornado Watch has been issued for Sumter, Greeene, Hale, Perry, Chilton, Autuaga, Lowndes, Dallas and Marengo Counties until 3 PM local time. A strong storm system continues to swing a cold front through the Southeast. Along and out ahead of the front strong a locally severe thunderstorms are occurring. The greatest threat from these storms […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Greene/Hale/Sumter Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Greene/Hale/Sumter Counties

| December 10, 2012 @ 8:18 am

The Severe Thunderstorm producing damaging winds will be pushing out of Sumter County soon and will be moving across Southern Greene and Hale Counties. The worst part of the storm looks as though it will stay just south of Interstate 20/59. This storm will stay just north of downtown Demopolis, but everyone between Eutaw and […]

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A Nice Soaking Rain

A Nice Soaking Rain

| December 10, 2012 @ 8:12 am

Moderate to heavy rains continue to fall across much of North Central Alabama. Most areas have escaped the severe weather today as the large rain shield has settled in across the area. We will have to continue to watch areas from Birmingham south as there is the chance for some severe weather especially with the […]

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Rain/Storms Moving South

Rain/Storms Moving South

| December 10, 2012 @ 8:08 am

No severe weather in Alabama for now; stronger storms are south of Tuscaloosa in West-Central Alabama. A tornado watch is in effect for parts of South MS and Southeast LA this morning, but up this way the risk of severe weather is marginal for the rest of the morning, and mainly south of a line […]

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Cold Shot Moving Into Alabama

Cold Shot Moving Into Alabama

| December 10, 2012 @ 6:31 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. NORTH BIRMINGHAM DAMAGE: Sure looks like a small, quick hitting spin up tornado has touched down in North Birmingham […]

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North Birmingham Damage

North Birmingham Damage

| December 10, 2012 @ 5:29 am

From John Talbot, ABC 33/40 Skywatcher and scanner expert… Birmingham Fire/Police Update: Command post at Old Finley/11th Pl North. Several houses with moderate damage, 3 confirmed houses with severe damage, 1 commercial structure with damage and a lot of debris throughout the area. Business “Motion Industries” in North Bham, roof blown off the structure. Searching […]

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Severe Weather Risk Remains Low

Severe Weather Risk Remains Low

| December 10, 2012 @ 4:33 am

I am working on the Weather Xtreme video and full morning discussion, but here is a quick peek at radar shortly before 4:30 this morning… Storms are well below severe limits, and I really don’t expect any issues as they head east. Temperatures will fall into the 40s following the storms… more details soon…

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FIrst Alabama Warning

FIrst Alabama Warning

| December 10, 2012 @ 4:01 am

The NWS Huntsville has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Madison, Jackson and Marshal Counties in North Alabama. Storm between Owens Crossroads and Gurley will move east in general direction of Scottsboro. In the Birmingham area, our line of storms extends from east of Jasper to near Tuscaloosa at this hour. This activity […]

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3:30 a.m. Update

3:30 a.m. Update

| December 10, 2012 @ 3:34 am

That little mesoscale vortex that we have been tracking all the way from Central Louisiana tonight is in the Huntsville area now. It is kicking up quite a little fuss, with a good bit of lightning, but nothing severe. Winds gusted to 37 mph at Decatur, and the pressure was rising rapidly after its passage. […]

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1:45 a.m. Update

1:45 a.m. Update

| December 10, 2012 @ 1:47 am

The National Weather Service in Jackson just canceled the only severe thunderstorm warning that was still in effect across their area, state, in fact the country. It was for Webster County, which is northwest of Starkville. The warning was for the apex of that MCV storm complex that developed over Central Louisiana last evening and […]

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