Alabama's Weather

Freeze Warning Tonight, Tranquil Week Ahead

Freeze Warning Tonight, Tranquil Week Ahead

| November 19, 2017 @ 1:59 pm

A freeze warning is in effect for much of the state for tonight and early Monday morning as temperatures reach 27-31F in most spots. The holiday week looks dry and cool.

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Freeze Warning for Monday Morning

Freeze Warning for Monday Morning

| November 19, 2017 @ 6:43 am

Temperatures today about 20 degrees below the highs of Saturday, but we will see plenty of sunshine. Breezy conditions continue until early afternoon. A freeze warning is in effect for Monday morning for nearly all of Alabama. Temperatures will warm somewhat for the rest of the week as we stay dry for Thanksgiving.

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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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Tropical Weather

The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:07 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

Walmart Joins Retailers Planning To Try Out Tesla Truck

Walmart Joins Retailers Planning To Try Out Tesla Truck

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Customers are starting to place orders for Tesla Inc.’s new all-electric Semi truck, with retail giant Walmart Stores Inc. preordering for its U.S. and Canadian units.

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Home Automation Lets Smart Neighborhood Residents Run Households With Ease

Home Automation Lets Smart Neighborhood Residents Run Households With Ease

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Checking in on Smart Neighborhood™ – part two

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Gary Ellis Is An Alabama Bright Light Delivering A Blow To Parkinson’s Disease

Gary Ellis Is An Alabama Bright Light Delivering A Blow To Parkinson’s Disease

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Two years ago, Gary Ellis woke up for what seemed like any other day. Except by the afternoon, he learned Parkinson’s disease had invaded his body. Never imagining a disease like Parkinson’s coming into his house and claiming residency, Ellis was jolted.

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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

NFL Star Mario Addison Comes Home To Birmingham To Give Thanks And More

NFL Star Mario Addison Comes Home To Birmingham To Give Thanks And More

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Mario Addison has fond memories of Thanksgivings in his youth.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Auburn Named Playing Field After Pat Dye

On This Day In Alabama History: Auburn Named Playing Field After Pat Dye

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 am

November 19, 2005: Auburn University named the playing field at Jordan-Hare Stadium after Pat Dye, who served as football coach from 1981 to 1992

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At 17, Rae’mah Henderson Will Get To Make Her Big Pitch In Rev Birmingham Event

At 17, Rae’mah Henderson Will Get To Make Her Big Pitch In Rev Birmingham Event

| November 19, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Rae’Mah Henderson is only 17 years old, but her ambition and work ethic have always impressed those around her. It was no different when she competed for a shot at a share of $40,000 in startup capital in REV Birmingham’s The Big Pitch, which gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business models to a panel of judges and potential investors.

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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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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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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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