Archive for July 4th, 2013

Heaviest Rain to the West

Heaviest Rain to the West

| July 4, 2013 @ 8:01 pm

Over the last few hours the heaviest rain fall has been over West Alabama. This rain fall will continue to inch eastward for the the next few hours and will be impact areas around the Birmingham Metro. The most intense rain is lined up along the highway 43 corridor across West Alabama. A flash flood […]

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Flash Flood Warning Winston County Extended until 9:30 PM

Flash Flood Warning Winston County Extended until 9:30 PM

| July 4, 2013 @ 6:07 pm

Several inches of rain have fallen across much of the county today. Numerous reports of flooded roads that are impassible and even some reports of washed our roads. Heavy rain continues to fall across the county and will only make flooding conditions worse over the next few hours. This warning includes the entire county and […]

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Flash Flood Warning Cullman County Extended until 8:15 PM

Flash Flood Warning Cullman County Extended until 8:15 PM

| July 4, 2013 @ 4:59 pm

For several hours rain has been minimal across the county, recently additional showers and storms have developed and are now impacting potions of the county. This warning only includes extreme northwestern portions of the county around west Point and portions of Smith Lake. Use cation if traveling along highway 278 and 157. THE NATIONAL WEATHER […]

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Flash Flood Warning Fayette County until 10:30 PM

Flash Flood Warning Fayette County until 10:30 PM

| July 4, 2013 @ 4:35 pm

All of Fayette County has been included in this warning. Intense rain has been falling for several hours and continues to do so. Downtown Fayette and Berry are included in this warning as well as Highway 43, 171, 13 and 102 are being impacted. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A * FLASH […]

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Wet, Unsettled Weather Continues

Wet, Unsettled Weather Continues

| July 4, 2013 @ 4:10 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today; we are on a holiday schedule** TOO MUCH RAIN: Flash flood warnings remain in effect for parts of North Alabama this afternoon, including Winston County, where over 6 inches of rain is estimated by radar. Below is a look at flooding on Winston County Road 80, east of Addision […]

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Flash Flood Warning Winston County until 6:30 PM

Flash Flood Warning Winston County until 6:30 PM

| July 4, 2013 @ 3:23 pm

UPDATE: The NWS has had several reports of bridges and road washed out across the county. Even some reports of mudslides. Use extreme caution as the rain looks to continue the next several hours. Winston County has been receiving heavy rain most of the day. The NWS has issued a flash flood warning for the […]

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Rain to the West and Rain to the East

Rain to the West and Rain to the East

| July 4, 2013 @ 3:03 pm

Depending where you are in the state determines if you are seeing a wet or dry Independence Day. It is wet in the northwestern and southeastern portions of the state but there is currently a dry slot from Mobile to Montgomery to Birmingham to Gadsden. Heavy rains continue to fall across Sumter and Pickens County […]

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Dangerous Rip Current Situation

Dangerous Rip Current Situation

| July 4, 2013 @ 1:48 pm

Onshore winds along the beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida and thunderstorms along the coast east of Fort Walton Beach have produced a dangerous rip current situation this afternoon. There have been numerous water rescues. Winds have been gusting over 25 mph for the past couple of hours at ECP (the new Panama City International […]

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Optimistic Outlook for Tonight?

Optimistic Outlook for Tonight?

| July 4, 2013 @ 1:30 pm

It is a cool and breezy Independence Day across Central Alabama. According to Jody Aaron at the NWS, the current reading of 77F at BHM has surpassed the high of 76F on July 4th in 1976, which is our benchmark coolest Independence Day. A large mass of rain covers East Central and Southeast Alabama, but […]

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Flash Flood Watch Expanded West

Flash Flood Watch Expanded West

| July 4, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

The NWS has expanded the flash flood watch into some of our northwester counties. Marion, Lamar, Fayette, Winston and Walker Counties are now included in this watch that is in effect until Saturday Morning. Heavy rain continues to fall across north-central Alabama. Several inches of rain have fallen and several additional inches are expected as […]

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Flash Flood Warning Cullman County until 5:15PM

Flash Flood Warning Cullman County until 5:15PM

| July 4, 2013 @ 11:18 am

Very heavy rain continues to fall across portions of North Alabama today. Northwestern portions of Cullman County have been included in a flash flood warning until this evening. Areas along highways 157 and 278 and the town of West Point are included. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING […]

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Late Morning Radar Check

Late Morning Radar Check

| July 4, 2013 @ 11:03 am

The unsettled and wet weather pattern continues across Alabama for the Independence Day Holiday. If you are not seeing rain right now, odds are you will see it at some point the next 24 hours. Portions of central and west Alabama are seeing a break, while areas in the northwest and southeast portions of the […]

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