Archive for January 1st, 2017

Dense Fog Advisory Posted for North Central Alabama

Dense Fog Advisory Posted for North Central Alabama

| January 1, 2017 @ 7:46 pm

The NWS has issued a dense fog advisory for North Central Alabama, in effect until 9 a.m. CST Monday. Visibilities may drop to 1/4 mile or less overnight. Be very careful if you will be out driving. 0.66 inches of rain at the Birmingham Airport as of 7:01 p.m. Additoinal rain will fall in the […]

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A Quick Look at the Wintry Threat for the End of the Week

A Quick Look at the Wintry Threat for the End of the Week

| January 1, 2017 @ 3:48 pm

I have a feeling the European has a good handle on the situation for the end of the week. It is a classic situation for a winter storm in Alabama, with a developing wave moving eastward along the Gulf Coast and a cold air mass invading Alabama from the north. But in this situation, we […]

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Severe Weather Threat to Kick Off the New Year

Severe Weather Threat to Kick Off the New Year

| January 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

A significant severe weather threat is on the table for Monday afternoon and Monday evening across Central Alabama. The greatest threat for a couple of tornadoes will be south of US-82 from Tuscaloosa to Montgomery and points south, but all of Alabama has a risk for severe weather. SETTING THE STAGE: By late tonight, a […]

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Lots to Talk About

Lots to Talk About

| January 1, 2017 @ 12:58 pm

Happy New Year! Lots to talk about on this first day of 2017. I will do a quick summary and then will come back with some more specifics about the severe weather threat, Sugar Bowl weather and the wintry threat for late in the week. DREARY SUNDAY A nice mass of rain is moving northeastward […]

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Wet and Stormy Weather for Start of 2017

Wet and Stormy Weather for Start of 2017

| January 1, 2017 @ 7:22 am

Clouds covered much of the Southeast US this morning along with a good deal of fog. Dense fog advisories were confined primarily to the Lower Mississippi River Valley across Arkansas and Louisiana. But for the first day of 2017, it was mild as temperatures overnight actually climbed under the influence of warm air advection and […]

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Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

Severe Weather Threat Tomorrow

| January 1, 2017 @ 6:16 am

After another cool, wet day, a strong southerly flow develops across Alabama tomorrow, bringing warmth, unstable air, and the threat of severe storms. SPC has now upgraded the threat; there is an “enhanced” severe weather threat for much of West and Southwest Alabama… including Tuscaloosa, Brent, Greensboro, Demopolis, Selma, Camden, and other communities down to […]

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