Archive for December, 2016

Cloudy and Wet Final Day to 2016

Cloudy and Wet Final Day to 2016

| December 31, 2016 @ 1:35 pm

The clouds and rain moved into Alabama during the overnight hours, and the rain was mixing with some sleet early today. A break in the action late morning and early this afternoon, but more rain is developing and moving towards the area. For the rest of today, we stay cloudy and we are going to […]

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Complex Forecast for First of 2017

Complex Forecast for First of 2017

| December 31, 2016 @ 7:10 am

Strap on your seat belts! The forecast for the start of 2017 looks complicated and is likely to feature something for everyone ranging from sunshine to thunderstorms to wintery precipitation. Clouds increased across the Southeast US overnight as good Pacific moisture began to be pumped into the area as the upper flow began to take […]

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Three Weather Issues Ahead

Three Weather Issues Ahead

| December 31, 2016 @ 4:15 am

Here is a quick look at the three issues facing Alabama over the next week… WEEKEND RAIN: A good rain event will unfold this weekend with rising moisture levels, isentropic lift, and an approaching wave aloft. As you can see, the heaviest rain should fall over South Alabama, where the NWS Mobile has issued a […]

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2016 Ends With Rain And 2017 Starts Off With Thunder, And I Don’t Mean Fireworks

2016 Ends With Rain And 2017 Starts Off With Thunder, And I Don’t Mean Fireworks

| December 30, 2016 @ 4:19 pm

Finishing Out The Final Friday Of 2016 On A Sunny Note Sunny skies and cool temperatures are continuing to be the main weather feature across Central Alabama at this late afternoon hour. The only cloud cover showing up in the state is currently over the extreme southern parts of Mobile and Baldwin counties. Hope you […]

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Sunny Skies And Cool At Midday For The Last Friday Of 2016

Sunny Skies And Cool At Midday For The Last Friday Of 2016

| December 30, 2016 @ 11:54 am

The Last Sunny Day Of 2016 Sunny skies and cool temperatures are the main weather feature across Central Alabama at the midday hour. The only cloud cover showing up in the state is currently over Mobile and Washington counties. Hope you enjoy this last Friday of 2016 because it will be the last sunny day […]

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Remembering the Best of 2016 and Looking Forward to the New Year With Our Alabama NewsCenter Partners!

Remembering the Best of 2016 and Looking Forward to the New Year With Our Alabama NewsCenter Partners!

| December 30, 2016 @ 11:25 am

As we ring in the New Year, our friends at Alabama NewsCenter show us that festivities abound and highlight the best of 2016!  Here are some of our favorite stories. Take a hike this New Year’s Day at one of these six Alabama State Parks A quick how-to guide to ring in the New Year […]

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Chilly Today Becoming Wet Late Saturday

Chilly Today Becoming Wet Late Saturday

| December 30, 2016 @ 7:14 am

Clear skies prevail across the northern two-thirds of Alabama this morning with the day expected to be mostly sunny but chilly. Morning temperatures are starting out mainly in the 30s across North and Central Alabama. Even with the sunshine today highs will struggle to reach the 50-degree mark. But warmer and wetter weather is on […]

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A Cold Night Expected, With Rain Returning For New Year’s Weekend

A Cold Night Expected, With Rain Returning For New Year’s Weekend

| December 29, 2016 @ 4:31 pm

Clear Skies And Colder Temperatures For This Evening At the 4 o’clock hour for Central Alabama, skies are sunny across the entire area with the exception of some pesky clouds still hanging tough in the extreme southern parts of the area over Troy and Eufaula. All rain has pushed well out of the state to […]

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Skies Are Clearing Across Central Alabama At Midday

Skies Are Clearing Across Central Alabama At Midday

| December 29, 2016 @ 11:05 am

Front Has Moved Out And Skies Are Clearing At the 11 o’clock hour for Central Alabama, skies are mostly clear and temperatures are cool. The rain associated with the cold front that moved through our area during the early morning hours has nearly made it completely out of the state, with only the extreme southeastern […]

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Colder Before Turning Wet

Colder Before Turning Wet

| December 29, 2016 @ 7:12 am

Rain has moved out of Central Alabama and should be out of Southeast Alabama by noontime. Temperatures will be tricky today since the highs for the day have already occurred and the lows for the day will likely occur just before midnight tonight. Look for temperatures to stay in the 50s until dark with only […]

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After A Long Night, The Weather Stayed Pretty Quiet

After A Long Night, The Weather Stayed Pretty Quiet

| December 29, 2016 @ 5:49 am

The front has now currently passed south of the I-20 and I-20/59 corridors, and any threat for severe weather north of those interstates have diminished. There is still a very limited severe risk for areas south of a line from Demopoilis to Clanton to Wedowee, with the possibility of damaging straight-line winds up to 60 […]

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An Update To Our Weather Situation at 2:20 AM CST

An Update To Our Weather Situation at 2:20 AM CST

| December 29, 2016 @ 2:24 am

The line of showers and storms along the cold front haven’t really seemed to strengthen any over the past couple of hours. According to the latest Mesoscale Discussion from the Storm Prediction Center is that a watch being issued is unlikely due to the marginal risk for a threat of severe weather. However, the threat […]

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