Archive for January, 2013

Much Colder Air Arrives Tonight

Much Colder Air Arrives Tonight

| January 31, 2013 @ 3:22 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. CLIPPER ON THE WAY: Alabama is enjoying sunshine in full supply today, with temperatures hovering in the upper 40s […]

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A Brighter Day; Cold Shot Tonight

A Brighter Day; Cold Shot Tonight

| January 31, 2013 @ 5:59 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. COLDER, DRIER: Temperatures early this morning are near the freezing mark at most communities, and the sky has cleared. […]

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Interesting Temperature Trend

Interesting Temperature Trend

| January 31, 2013 @ 5:54 am

It was another challenging and interesting weather day across the Southeastern US yesterday. The hardest hit places seem to have been in Tennessee and in North Georgia. Preliminary storm report maps from SPC show that the overall two-day event was significant. Temperatures While the severe weather is always interesting and attracts a great deal of […]

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A Brighter Day Tomorrow

A Brighter Day Tomorrow

| January 30, 2013 @ 3:23 pm

**No Weather Xtreme video today due to the severe weather situation… we will get back to the regular schedule tomorrow** RAIN ENDING: The rain will continue to taper off from west to east this evening across Alabama… Temperatures have dropped in the 50s, and we will be very close to freezing early tomorrow. The clouds […]

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All Clear from Severe Weather

All Clear from Severe Weather

| January 30, 2013 @ 3:20 pm

The tornado watch for the  last three counties in Southeast Alabama has been allowed to expire. The severe weather threat has ended across Alabama. It has been a very active weather day, where there have been numerous reports of damage as well as some flash flooding. No active weather alerts currently for our part of  […]

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Only 3 Counties left in Watch

Only 3 Counties left in Watch

| January 30, 2013 @ 2:33 pm

Chambers, Lee, Macon and Bullock Counties have been cleared from the tornado watch. Russell, Barbour and Pike remain in the tornado watch.     

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Barbour/Lee/Pike/Russell

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Barbour/Lee/Pike/Russell

| January 30, 2013 @ 2:03 pm

  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… BARBOUR COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… EASTERN LEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHEASTERN PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… RUSSELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… * UNTIL 300 PM CST * AT 203 PM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A LINE OF […]

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5 More Counties Cleared from Watch

5 More Counties Cleared from Watch

| January 30, 2013 @ 1:24 pm

This is the text of a severe weather warning from the National Weather Service for part of the AlabamaWX.com coverage area. Stand by for more details to be added to this post by our meteorologists. Five more counties have been cleared from the tornado watch: Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Randolph and Tallapoosa Counties. Tornado watch continues […]

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Tornado Warning : Bullock/Barbour/Russell

Tornado Warning : Bullock/Barbour/Russell

| January 30, 2013 @ 12:26 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR… NORTH CENTRAL BARBOUR COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… EASTERN BULLOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… CENTRAL RUSSELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… * UNTIL 100 PM CST * AT 1226 PM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS […]

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New Watch Issued

New Watch Issued

| January 30, 2013 @ 12:22 pm

  New Tornado Watch issued contains twelve Alabama counties including: Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Chambers, Lee, Macon, Randolph, Russell, Tallapoosa, Barbour, Bullock and Pike THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALEXANDER CITY…AUBURN…EUFAULA… FORT DEPOSIT…LANETT…LOWNDESBORO…MILLBROOK…MONTGOMERY… OPELIKA…PHENIX CITY…ROANOKE…TROY…TUSKEGEE… UNION SPRINGS…VALLEY AND WETUMPKA.   IN ALABAMA THIS CANCELS 5 COUNTIES AUTAUGA COOSA DALLAS CLAY CLEBURNE THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ASHLAND…HEFLIN…LINEVILLE… PRATTVILLE…ROCKFORD […]

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Tornado Warning : Bullock/Montgomery/Pike

Tornado Warning : Bullock/Montgomery/Pike

| January 30, 2013 @ 12:11 pm

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR… WESTERN BULLOCK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTH CENTRAL PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1245 PM CST * AT 1210 PM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. […]

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Mid Day Check

Mid Day Check

| January 30, 2013 @ 11:57 am

Heavy rain has been falling in many areas for much of the morning. Severe weather continues to shift into East Alabama. Several flash flood warnings are in effect including Jefferson County and downtown Birmingham. Other areas to the east under flash flood warning include: St. Clair, Talladega, Calhoun, Cleberne and Clay Counties. Radar estimates in […]

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Adairsville GA Hit by Large Tornado

Adairsville GA Hit by Large Tornado

| January 30, 2013 @ 11:49 am

The thunderstorm that displayed impressive rotation over Calhoun and Cleburne Counties went on to produce a large tornado in Northwest Georgia a short time later. The tornado struck near Lindale GA at 10:01 a.m. CST. It crossed I-75 near Adairsville GA, flipping cars. Cars were overturned and there was major structural damage in downtown Adairsville. […]

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More Counties Dropped From Tornado Watch

More Counties Dropped From Tornado Watch

| January 30, 2013 @ 11:46 am

Chilton, Talladega and Calhoun are in the clear for severe weather. Rain is still falling and some flooding is still ongoing, but the threat of severe weather has ended for these locations. TORNADO WATCH REMAINS VALID UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS AUTAUGA COOSA DALLAS ELMORE LOWNDES MONTGOMERY CHAMBERS CLAY CLEBURNE […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Chambers/Randolph until 12:15 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Chambers/Randolph until 12:15 PM

| January 30, 2013 @ 11:26 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHWESTERN CHAMBERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1215 PM CST * AT 1126 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Elmore/Tallapoosa until 11:45 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Elmore/Tallapoosa until 11:45 AM

| January 30, 2013 @ 11:19 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… EASTERN ELMORE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHWESTERN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1145 AM CST * AT 1119 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Cleburne/Randolph until 11:45 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Cleburne/Randolph until 11:45 AM

| January 30, 2013 @ 11:08 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTH CENTRAL RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1145 AM CST * AT 1108 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Tallapoosa County until 11:30 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Tallapoosa County until 11:30 PM

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:58 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1130 AM CST * AT 1056 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 MARTIN LAKE AT […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Clay/Tallapoosa until 11:30 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Clay/Tallapoosa until 11:30 AM

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:53 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… EASTERN CLAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTHWESTERN TALLAPOOSA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1130 AM CST * AT 1053 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. […]

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Flash Flood Warning : Clay/Cleburne until 1:30 PM

Flash Flood Warning : Clay/Cleburne until 1:30 PM

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:42 am

Here is the warning polygon: Here is the storm total rainfall over the area: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… CLAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… CLEBURNE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 130 PM CST * AT 1039 AM CST…RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF VERY […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Clay/Randolph until 11:15 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Clay/Randolph until 11:15 AM

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:31 am

Rotating thunderstorm south of Ashland in Clay County is moving rapidly north northeast. It will pass near or just east of Lineville between 10:45 and 11 o’clock. Be in a substantial structure as this storm approaches you. It could produce damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. With the rotation on radar, it could also […]

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Severe Threat Increasing South Central Alabama into Georgia

Severe Threat Increasing South Central Alabama into Georgia

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:28 am

Jim Stefkovich at the NWS Birmingham sent a note along to voice their concern about the increasing potential for severe weather over South Central and Southeast Alabama up into the Atlanta area. He posted this excerpt from the latest SPC mesoscale discussion. POTENTIAL FOR INCREASING CONVECTIVE ORGANIZATION/EASTWARD ACCELERATION AND SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL APPEARS TO EXIST […]

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Watch Status Report

Watch Status Report

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:27 am

Tornado watch has been cancelled for Bibb, Perry, St. Clair, Shelby, Cherokee, Etowah, and Marnego Counties. TORNADO WATCH REMAINS VALID UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 20 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL ALABAMA AUTAUGA CHILTON COOSA DALLAS ELMORE LOWNDES MONTGOMERY TALLADEGA CALHOUN CHAMBERS CLAY CLEBURNE LEE MACON RANDOLPH […]

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Elmore/Montgomery

Severe Thunderstorm Warning : Elmore/Montgomery

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:24 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… ELMORE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… NORTH CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA… * UNTIL 1115 AM CST * AT 1024 AM CST…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. […]

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Flash Flood Warning : Calhoun/St.Clair Counties until 1:30 PM

Flash Flood Warning : Calhoun/St.Clair Counties until 1:30 PM

| January 30, 2013 @ 10:20 am

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… CALHOUN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL ALABAMA… SOUTHEASTERN ST. CLAIR COUNTY IN ALABAMA… * UNTIL 130 PM CST * AT 1018 AM CST…RADAR INDICATED THAT ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE AREA. AN ADDITIONAL […]

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