Archive for January 7th, 2017

Traffic Update

Traffic Update

| January 7, 2017 @ 5:43 pm

Still getting flooded with specific traffic questions this evening… again, I am a meteorologist, not a highway engineer, and all I can do is let you see the current real time situation… most of the issues are in the Birmingham metro. See the map below… NOTES… *While most roads are dry, icy spots remain *Biggest […]

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Coldest Since When?

Coldest Since When?

| January 7, 2017 @ 2:25 pm

If you have been following the weather, you know it has been and is going to be cold. When temperatures drop below 20 degrees, I think most people would agree with calling it “brutally cold.” So I was curious. The GFS MOS guidance forecast low tonight is 14 degrees. So, when was the last time […]

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COLD is the Word

COLD is the Word

| January 7, 2017 @ 2:13 pm

It certainly has been a wild first week of 2017 in the category of Alabama weather. We started the week off with the threat of severe weather in the state, with a couple of tornadoes over southern portions of the state, and ended the week with wintry weather. The winter weather precip. is out of […]

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I-20 Near I-459 Closed (as of 2:00 PM)

I-20 Near I-459 Closed (as of 2:00 PM)

| January 7, 2017 @ 2:08 pm

Alabama State Troopers say all lanes of I-20 are now closed near I-459. No timeframe for reopening. Even though some travel issues are clearing up with the sun slowly melting the ice, there are still many issues near the Birmingham Metropolitan Area. Please use caution if you have to drive. If you don’t have to […]

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