Archive for July 7th, 2013

Tropical Storm Chantal Forms

Tropical Storm Chantal Forms

| July 7, 2013 @ 9:59 pm

The strong tropical wave east southeast of the Windward Islands has developed a circulation and is being classified as Tropical Storm Chantal. Advisories are being initiated. It will move across the Lesser Antilles tomorrow night and will move into the eastern Caribbean early on Tuesday. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Barbados, Dominica and […]

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Showers Slowly Dying

Showers Slowly Dying

| July 7, 2013 @ 8:24 pm

Moderate to heavy showers are migrating northward through Bibb and Chilton Counties at this time. They will probably survive into eastern Tuscaloosa and Shelby Counties, although they are weakening as they go. Others are moving northward through Lamar, Fayette and Walker Counties. Otherwise, everything is calming down for the night. Look for some patchy dense […]

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Scattered Showers and Storms

Scattered Showers and Storms

| July 7, 2013 @ 3:48 pm

This trend will continue until sunset, although more showers could form overnight. Showers and storms are scattered across North and Central Alabama at this hour The greatest concentration is over Marion and Fayette Counties lapping over into Walker and Lamar Counties. There are several in Tuscaloosa County as well. More were occurring from Marengo into […]

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Tropics and Alabama Weather Update

Tropics and Alabama Weather Update

| July 7, 2013 @ 10:51 am

The tropics are getting a little more interesting as we head deeper into July. Here is an update: DISTURBANCE 94L: The trough of low pressure over the western Gulf of Mexico shows no signs of organization at this time and it is not expected to become a depression. DISTURBANCE 95L:  There is a strong tropical […]

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Moisture Levels Remain High

Moisture Levels Remain High

| July 7, 2013 @ 6:56 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. The cool and wet pattern that Central Alabama has seen for the last several days lets up a little […]

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