Alabama's Weather

Severe Weather Threat Has Ended For North/Central Alabama

Severe Weather Threat Has Ended For North/Central Alabama

| November 18, 2017 @ 8:29 pm

The isolated severe weather threat has ended for all of Central Alabama, but we could still see wind gusts of 40-50 MPH along and ahead of the squall line that may continue to bring down trees and power lines.

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Strong Storms Approaching Jefferson County

Strong Storms Approaching Jefferson County

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:41 pm

At 636 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 8 miles north of Holly Pond to Parrish. Movement was east at 50 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

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Strong Storms Entering The Northwest Corner Of Alabama

Strong Storms Entering The Northwest Corner Of Alabama

| November 18, 2017 @ 4:26 pm

At 4:21 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Walnut Grove to near Burton in Mississippi.

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Tropical Weather

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 18, 2017 @ 11:06 pm

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

Rina Becomes Post-tropical Over The Cold North Atlantic

| November 9, 2017 @ 8:47 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Rina was located near latitude 47.0 North, longitude 45.5 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 40 mph (65 km/h) and a faster northeastward or east-northeastward motion is expected until dissipation tomorrow.

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Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

Philippe Dissipates Over The Western Atlantic

| October 29, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

This Is The Last Advisory

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Partner News Stories

Deer Hunting In Alabama Brings In Big Bucks, Lots Of Doe

Deer Hunting In Alabama Brings In Big Bucks, Lots Of Doe

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Today’s deer hunters don’t understand that times weren’t always so good for their sport, said Chuck Sykes, director of the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.

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Boeing Scorns Airbus, Bombardier Plan For Alabama Facility

Boeing Scorns Airbus, Bombardier Plan For Alabama Facility

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Boeing Co. isn’t buying Bombardier Inc.’s assurances that it will build an assembly line in Alabama under a partnership with Airbus SE on the Canadian plane-maker’s marquee jetliner.

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Alabama, Auburn Games Undercards To Main Event: UAB Vs. Florida

Alabama, Auburn Games Undercards To Main Event: UAB Vs. Florida

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:00 am

That ticking noise in your head isn’t your imagination. It’s the college football clock ticking down to what is shaping up to be a colossal Iron Bowl on the Plains between top-ranked Alabama and surging Auburn.

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Weather Headlines

October 18th Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day In Alabama

October 18th Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day In Alabama

| October 18, 2017 @ 12:07 pm

Throughout the Southeastern United States, the spring months of March, April and May are considered the primary severe weather season, but did you that we also have a secondary severe weather season near the end of the year?

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Learning to be a Launch Weather Officer

Learning to be a Launch Weather Officer

| October 9, 2017 @ 12:16 pm

This will be the third consecutive year that students in the sixth grade at Pizitz Middle School have launched an ambitious weather balloon mission. Weather Officer Training was held last week, and a student journalist, John Edwards, wrote this story about it.

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Expected Coastal Impacts from Nate

Expected Coastal Impacts from Nate

| October 7, 2017 @ 12:16 am

With Hurricane Nate strengthening, expected impacts along the northern Gulf Coast, including the Alabama and Northwest Florida coasts are now expected to be more serious. Residents and visitors should prepare accordingly and heed the advice of local officials.

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Weather History / Meteorology 101

Welcome to November: A Transition Month

Welcome to November: A Transition Month

| November 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

November is considered a “transition month” between fall and winter across much of the country, and Central Alabama is no different.

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One Forecast, Three Scenarios, Very Different Impacts

One Forecast, Three Scenarios, Very Different Impacts

| October 6, 2017 @ 2:20 pm

Communicating uncertainty and risk in a hurricane forecast is very difficult. The cone of uncertainty is very misunderstood. Here is a way to visualize the different impacts of three very real scenarios that could happen based on the current forecast and current average track errors.

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Today is the 57th Anniversary of Hurricane Donna Striking the Keys

Today is the 57th Anniversary of Hurricane Donna Striking the Keys

| September 10, 2017 @ 1:49 am

On this date in 1960, Hurricane Donna made the first of her four U.S. landfalls as a category four hurricane, devastating much of the Florida Keys.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 617:  Six Years Later, It’s a Pain in the Butt

WeatherBrains 617: Six Years Later, It’s a Pain in the Butt

| November 14, 2017 @ 8:13 am

In episode 617 of WeatherBrains, the gang talks with two meteorologists who provide weather support in a very special niche, to companies involved in snow removal.

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WeatherBrains 616:  Don’t Tempt Us with a Good Time

WeatherBrains 616: Don’t Tempt Us with a Good Time

| November 7, 2017 @ 6:56 am

For episode 616 the WeatherBrains gang talks with Matt Lanza, a meteorologist in Houston, TX, about his experiences during Harvey as well as his work on historic Texas weather events.

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WeatherBrains 615:  Another Spit Take From Bill

WeatherBrains 615: Another Spit Take From Bill

| October 31, 2017 @ 11:22 am

Tonight’s Guest WeatherBrain is Dr. Josh Eachus, a meteorologist with WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a newly minted Doctor of Philosophy in Geography and Anthropology from LSU.

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Tony Rice's Spacey Stuff

Huntsville Stands Ready as NASA Johnson Space Center Rides Out Harvey

Huntsville Stands Ready as NASA Johnson Space Center Rides Out Harvey

| August 29, 2017 @ 5:37 am

One of the areas impacted by Harvey is NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Located on relatively low ground on the west side of Galveston Bay, the center remains closed today, Monday, August 28 with only mission essential personnel on site.

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The Eclipse Is Over, Now What?

The Eclipse Is Over, Now What?

| August 22, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Dont toss those eclipse glasses yet, there’s more to see.

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday Morning

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday Morning

| August 8, 2017 @ 5:15 am

The eclipse is 2 weeks away, but a meteor shower this weekend will have us looking skyward. This will happen the evening of Friday, Aug 11 into the morning of Aug 12. The best time to view is about 6:00 am Saturday morning. Look to the darkest part of you sky for best results.

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Other Recent Posts

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Dekalb County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Dekalb County

| November 18, 2017 @ 7:03 pm

The storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Dekalb, Jackson, And Marshall Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Dekalb, Jackson, And Marshall Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:40 pm

MARSHALL AND SOUTHWESTERN DEKALB COUNTIES IS CANCELLED.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Jackson, Madison, Marshall, And Morgan Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Jackson, Madison, Marshall, And Morgan Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:20 pm

NORTHWESTERN MARSHALL.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Jackson And Franklin (TN) Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Jackson And Franklin (TN) Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:09 pm

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Cullman County Until 6:30PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Cullman County Until 6:30PM

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:02 pm

At 6:00 PM CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Inmanfield to near Poplar Springs, moving southeast at 40 mph.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Madison, Marshall, And Morgan Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Madison, Marshall, And Morgan Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 6:01 pm

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Winston County Until 6:15PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Winston County Until 6:15PM

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:50 pm

At 5:50 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located over Moreland, or 11 miles north of Arley, moving east at 65 mph.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Limestone, Madison, And Morgan Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Canceled For Parts Of Limestone, Madison, And Morgan Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:41 pm

SOUTHEASTERN LIMESTONE AND NORTHWESTERN MORGAN COUNTIES IS CANCELLED.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Limestone County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Limestone County

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:23 pm

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Colbert, Franklin, And Lawrence Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Colbert, Franklin, And Lawrence Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:16 pm

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Colbert, Lauderdale, And Lawrence Counties Until 5:30PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Colbert, Lauderdale, And Lawrence Counties Until 5:30PM

| November 18, 2017 @ 5:07 pm

At 5:06 PM CST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Lexington to near Leighton, moving east at 55 mph.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Colbert, Franklin, And Lauderdale Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Colbert, Franklin, And Lauderdale Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 4:55 pm

The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Colbert And Franklin Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Expired For Parts Of Colbert And Franklin Counties

| November 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

The storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area.

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Freeze Watch Issued For Central Alabama For Sunday Night & Monday Morning

Freeze Watch Issued For Central Alabama For Sunday Night & Monday Morning

| November 18, 2017 @ 3:38 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Freeze Watch, which is in effect from Sunday evening through Monday
morning.

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