Alabama's Weather

Dry Though Friday; Cool Days, Chilly Nights

Dry Though Friday; Cool Days, Chilly Nights

| January 23, 2018 @ 6:19 am

CALM PATTERN: Following yesterday’s rain, drier, cooler air is rolling into Alabama today. The sky will be partly to mostly sunny with a high in the mid 50s; Birmingham’s average high for January 23 is 54.

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Severe Threat Has Ended For Tonight

Severe Threat Has Ended For Tonight

| January 22, 2018 @ 7:21 pm

The severe threat has now ended for all of Central Alabama, as the main line of showers and storms has now pushed well off into Georgia.

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Areal Flood Advisory Issued for Parts of Elmore, Lowndes, Macon, & Montgomery Counties Until 7:30 PM

Areal Flood Advisory Issued for Parts of Elmore, Lowndes, Macon, & Montgomery Counties Until 7:30 PM

| January 22, 2018 @ 5:35 pm

Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.

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Partner News Stories

On This Day In Alabama History: Man Forced To Jump To His Death

On This Day In Alabama History: Man Forced To Jump To His Death

| January 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

January 23, 1957: Four members of the Ku Klux Klan forced African-American Willie Edwards Jr

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Alabama Skater John Zimmerman IV Is Heading To The Olympics As A Coach

Alabama Skater John Zimmerman IV Is Heading To The Olympics As A Coach

| January 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

John Zimmerman IV is decades removed from being an aspiring figure skater living in Homewood.

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Alabama Power Crews Travel To Puerto Rico With Mission Of Restoring Hope And Power

Alabama Power Crews Travel To Puerto Rico With Mission Of Restoring Hope And Power

| January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power crews safely arrived on the ground in Puerto Rico Saturday to begin the process of restoring outages and hope to residents of the hurricane-ravaged country.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 627:  A Really Spacey Show

WeatherBrains 627: A Really Spacey Show

| January 23, 2018 @ 7:40 am

The WeatherBrains gang looks into space for this episode with some fascinating information from Dr. Tamitha Skov, a leading space weather expert in the world.

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Talking Space Weather Tonight on WeatherBrains!

Talking Space Weather Tonight on WeatherBrains!

| January 22, 2018 @ 3:53 pm

We will be talking about Space Weather tonight in the live recording of the WeatherBrains podcast. Watch the show live or listen later!

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WeatherBrains 626:  Everyone is a Big Wuss

WeatherBrains 626: Everyone is a Big Wuss

| January 16, 2018 @ 7:21 am

In Episode 626, the WeatherBrains gang speaks with folks from SurfLine and WeatherBell Analytics. SurfLine provides wave forecasting around the world, and WeatherBell Analytics is a major player in the provision of weather data.

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Other Recent Posts

Strong Storms Affecting Parts of Lee & Macon Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Parts of Lee & Macon Counties

| January 22, 2018 @ 4:46 pm

At 4:42 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Auburn University to Liverpool. Movement was east at 45 mph. Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

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Areal Flood Advisory for Elmore, Lowndes, & Montgomery Counties Until 5:30 PM

Areal Flood Advisory for Elmore, Lowndes, & Montgomery Counties Until 5:30 PM

| January 22, 2018 @ 3:37 pm

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued an Areal Flood Advisory for Elmore, Northeastern Lowndes, and Montgomery counties until 5:30 PM.

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Strong Storms Affecting Parts of Elmore, Macon, & Montgomery Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Parts of Elmore, Macon, & Montgomery Counties

| January 22, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

At 3:21 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Mount Meigs, or 10 miles east of Montgomery, moving northeast at 45 mph. Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

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Rain Moving Out; Dry Air Moving In

Rain Moving Out; Dry Air Moving In

| January 22, 2018 @ 3:18 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the rain in Alabama this afternoon (at 3:00) is east of a line from Anniston to Clanton to Selma to Grove Hill. SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe storms for Southeast Alabama through the evening hours, but the overall threat is very low. And, the sky is clearing behind the rain over parts of North and West Alabama…

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Strong Storms Affecting Montgomery County

Strong Storms Affecting Montgomery County

| January 22, 2018 @ 2:57 pm

At 2:52 PM CST, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over western Montgomery, moving northeast at 50 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm.

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Issuance Of A Severe Weather Watch Not likely

Issuance Of A Severe Weather Watch Not likely

| January 22, 2018 @ 1:53 pm

Storms may pose some risk for locally strong wind gusts and perhaps a brief tornado over southeast Alabama next few hours. Threat appears too marginal for a weather watch.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Dallas County Will Expire at 1:45 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Dallas County Will Expire at 1:45 PM

| January 22, 2018 @ 1:17 pm

The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. Therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.

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