Archive for April 8th, 2013

Fifteen Years Ago, Part 1

Fifteen Years Ago, Part 1

| April 8, 2013 @ 6:05 pm

In April of 1998, I was a young lad coming into my own as a freshman at Oak Grove High School. April 8th started as a day like any other, but by the time it was over, thousands of lives were impacted when a violent F5 tornado ripped through western portions of Jefferson County forever […]

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Strong/Severe Storms Possible Thursday

Strong/Severe Storms Possible Thursday

| April 8, 2013 @ 3:53 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. THIS AFTERNOON: We have a mix of sun and clouds across the great state of Alabama this afternoon with […]

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On This Date, Fifteen Years Ago

On This Date, Fifteen Years Ago

| April 8, 2013 @ 6:26 am

An EF-5 tornado tore through the western suburbs of Birmingham, killing 32 people, and injuring over 250 others in places like Oak Grove, Rock Creek, Sylvan Springs, McDonald Chapel, and Pratt City. More than 1000 homes were destroyed and more than 900 homes with significant damage. The tornado track was 30.6 miles long and at […]

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Mid 80s By Wednesday; Strong Storms Thursday

Mid 80s By Wednesday; Strong Storms Thursday

| April 8, 2013 @ 6:08 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. WARMING UP: Low clouds have formed over a pretty good part of Alabama early this morning as low level […]

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