Archive for December 23rd, 2012

Update on Christmas Weather

Update on Christmas Weather

| December 23, 2012 @ 9:13 pm

Some new model data is rolling in tonight, and quite frankly I don’t see any reason to change our thinking for the weather in Alabama for Christmas. Still, unfortunately, a significant severe weather threat. If there is any shift in thinking, the event might be a tad later in getting here. But, not by much. […]

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Evening Update: A Few Light Showers For Now

Evening Update: A Few Light Showers For Now

| December 23, 2012 @ 7:03 pm

Scattered light rain showers are occurring across mainly the northwestern third of Alabama this evening, generally northwest of a line from Butler to Rockford to Huntsviile. They are moving east northeast at about 40 mph. The showers are in response to a moist airmass that is being lifted as it moves from west southwest to […]

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On This Date:  1F at Birmingham

On This Date: 1F at Birmingham

| December 23, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

On this date in 1989, an epic cold wave was diving south to the Gulf Coast.  On the left side of this image, you can see the upper air chart: Over one hundred and twenty cities across the central and eastern United States reported record low temperatures for the date.  Forty one of the cities […]

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A Cloudy Sunday

A Cloudy Sunday

| December 23, 2012 @ 2:14 pm

Clouds started gathering overnight and have been thickening all day across Central Alabama. Temperatures are in the 50s. Showers started breaking out over Mississippi this morning and spread into parts of West Central Alabama this morning. Much of the precipitation was not reaching the ground early on, but that will change as the atmosphere moistens. […]

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Agony of the Wait

Agony of the Wait

| December 23, 2012 @ 12:06 pm

If you are reading this Blog today, it’s probably because you have been reading our posts or you have heard about the potential for severe storms on Christmas afternoon and evening. And you probably have a big interest in the weather. As a meteorologist, I have a big interest in the weather, but sometimes I […]

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Wet and Stormy Christmas

Wet and Stormy Christmas

| December 23, 2012 @ 8:32 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. As we have been discussing for the last several days, it is shaping up to be a wet and […]

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Significant Severe Weather Risk Christmas Afternoon/Night

Significant Severe Weather Risk Christmas Afternoon/Night

| December 23, 2012 @ 7:09 am

Brian will be along in a bit with his discussion and a new Weather Xtreme video. Unfortunately parameters are still in place for the potential for a major severe weather threat for the Deep South Tuesday into Tuesday night. If you are reading this, I am not worried about you and your family being aware […]

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