Archive for March 1st, 2013

Welcome to March

Welcome to March

| March 1, 2013 @ 10:00 pm

Photograph by Kathy Bell, owner of kbella photography. March marks the start of both meteorological and astronomical spring. It is definitely a time of transition in Alabama. As the days lengthen and the sun moves higher in the sky, average temperatures start to climb. The average high in Birmingham at the start of the month […]

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A Little Light Snow, Sleet and Rain

A Little Light Snow, Sleet and Rain

| March 1, 2013 @ 7:14 pm

Lots of reports of snow and mixed precipitation coming in from across North and Central Alabama. You can see from the radar that the precipitation is very, very light. It should get a little heavier late tonight and early Saturday morning as a trough of low pressure swings across the area. Some recent reports… …light […]

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

| March 1, 2013 @ 4:31 pm

The NWS in Birmingham has issued a winter weather advisory for North-Central Alabama for tonight and tomorrow…. Scroll down for the details of the expected wintry weather this weekend….

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Snow Showers To Start The Weekend

Snow Showers To Start The Weekend

| March 1, 2013 @ 2:43 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. METEOROLOGICAL SPRING STARTS OFF COLD: Sure doesn’t feel like the first of March this afternoon Cullman is reporting only […]

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Operation Snow Watch

Operation Snow Watch

| March 1, 2013 @ 12:41 pm

I say that tongue in cheek, since this will not be a significant snow event in any way for North or Central Alabama. But snowflakes are flying across parts of northern Alabama and northern Georgia, so I will declare Operation Snow Watch officially in effect. A few snow flurries have been reported near Mentone and […]

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M2.7 Earthquake Near Cordova

M2.7 Earthquake Near Cordova

| March 1, 2013 @ 12:05 pm

Our friend Steve Jones of AlabamaQuake just passed on an earthquake report for a quake that occurred just west southwest of Cordova at 10:53 a.m. The magnitude was 2.7. For more info, go to https://alabamaquake.com Did you feel the quake?

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The Central Alabama National Weather Association Chapter Wants You!

The Central Alabama National Weather Association Chapter Wants You!

| March 1, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Join now! Central Alabamians are pretty weather savvy. In fact, researchers who come here from other parts of the country are constantly amazed when they gauge the weather knowledge of our citizens. All of you knowledgeable individuals already act as strong influencers in your communities, helping others to understand and prepare for adverse weather. I […]

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Birmingham’s Longest Snowless Streak

Birmingham’s Longest Snowless Streak

| March 1, 2013 @ 9:30 am

March came in like a lion across the South on this date in 2009 as a strong upper low spread snow across Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama. After dumping over a foot of snow on western Tennessee on Saturday night, snow moved into Alabama during the early morning hours on the 1st. One to two […]

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Cold, Wintery Start to March

Cold, Wintery Start to March

| March 1, 2013 @ 6:39 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. Today marks the first day to meteorological spring even though the sun doesn’t officially cross into the northern hemisphere […]

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Wintry Start To March

Wintry Start To March

| March 1, 2013 @ 5:13 am

**I am serving as the emcee of the Red Cross Heroes Breakfast this morning in Homewood… Brian Peters will be along shortly with a new Weather Xtreme video and discussion… this is just an early peek of weekend weather highlights** Not much change in the overall thinking… very cold air settles into the state over […]

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