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Record High Temperatures Set Today In Central Alabama… More To Come?

Record High Temperatures Set Today In Central Alabama… More To Come?

| February 19, 2018 @ 5:46 pm

Several record high temperatures were broken on Monday… and don’t be surprised if a few more are broken by the time the end of the work week arrives,

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Potential For Record Warmth Continues Through Friday

Potential For Record Warmth Continues Through Friday

| February 19, 2018 @ 3:16 pm

WARM LATE WINTER AFTERNOON: Birmingham is reporting 78 degrees at 3:00… that is a new record high for February 19, beating the old record of 76 set in 1986. Huntsville is also in record territory at 77…

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Quite A Nice Midday Across Central Alabama

Quite A Nice Midday Across Central Alabama

| February 19, 2018 @ 1:18 pm

We currently have partly to mostly clear skies across Central Alabama as we have reached the 1:00 PM hour on this President’s Day. Temperatures are quite warm as well, with readings in the 69 to 81 degree range from north to south. Birmingham was at 75 degrees. We’ll continue to have partly to mostly clear […]

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Partner News Stories

On This Day In Alabama History: Homer Hickam Was Born In West Virginia

On This Day In Alabama History: Homer Hickam Was Born In West Virginia

| February 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

February 19, 1943: Author and aerospace engineer Homer Hickam was born in West Virginia. A U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam, Hickam later spent 27 years as an engineer for the federal government, including a combined 24 years at Redstone Arsenal and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

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The First 911 Call Was Made 50 Years Ago Today In Alabama

The First 911 Call Was Made 50 Years Ago Today In Alabama

| February 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am

In Haleyville today, they’re ringing in a milestone this Alabama town can claim that no other can. It was 50 years ago today that the nation’s first 911 call was made from this small Alabama town.

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Bronze Valley Conference Sets Tone For Tech-Based Economic Development

Bronze Valley Conference Sets Tone For Tech-Based Economic Development

| February 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Organizers believe the inaugural Bronze Valley conference set a strong tone for the future of technology-based economic development in Birmingham, in Alabama and in the entire Southeast.

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Weather Headlines

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe Thunderstorms

| February 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Today, we take a look at our first topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week… Severe Thunderstorms.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

| February 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Governor Kay Ivey has declared February 18-23rd, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama.

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UPDATE… Another Tornado Confirmed From Wednesday’s Storms

UPDATE… Another Tornado Confirmed From Wednesday’s Storms

| February 9, 2018 @ 6:10 pm

Another tornado touchdown was confirmed during a damage survey on Friday (2/9/18), making a grand total of 6 tornadoes that occurred during Wednesday morning’s storms.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 630:  Anybody but Kevin!

WeatherBrains 630: Anybody but Kevin!

| February 13, 2018 @ 7:38 am

Kevin brings the guest to the digital mahogany table with Andrew Yeager, Digital Sales Manager for KXAS-TV in Dallas.

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WeatherBrains 629:  Didn’t Come From Ikea

WeatherBrains 629: Didn’t Come From Ikea

| February 6, 2018 @ 7:53 am

The nationwide flu outbreak hits WeatherBrains right in the guest. With our guest down with the flu, we create a home grown show for this episode.

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WeatherBrains 628:  I’ll Release Details Later

WeatherBrains 628: I’ll Release Details Later

| January 30, 2018 @ 1:44 pm

Dr. Marshall Shepherd joins the WeatherBrains crew with discussions about the AMS annual conference and a multitude of other weather topics.

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Other Recent Posts

Potential For Record Warmth This Week

Potential For Record Warmth This Week

| February 19, 2018 @ 5:58 am

HOLY HIGH AMPLITUDE: A very high amplitude upper air pattern is setting up over the continental U.S. this week… a very cold upper trough will be over the western states, but we will be influenced by a strong upper high over the east. This will set up blowtorch warmth over the eastern and southern states this week, with potential for record warmth.

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A Gray Midday With Scattered Showers Out There

A Gray Midday With Scattered Showers Out There

| February 18, 2018 @ 1:15 pm

We have mainly cloudy skies across much of Central Alabama at this point, with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies in the extreme southern parts of the area.

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Pattern for Record Warmth

Pattern for Record Warmth

| February 18, 2018 @ 6:56 am

Sunday will be relatively cool when compared to the forecast highs for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday when a strong upper ridge brings the potential for record-setting highs for the first half of the week.

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Nice And Mild At Midday, But Showers Are Moving In

Nice And Mild At Midday, But Showers Are Moving In

| February 17, 2018 @ 12:47 pm

For most of Central Alabama, we have more clouds than sun, but temperatures have really warmed nicely with the exception of the extreme northern parts of the area.

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Wet and Warm for the Week Ahead

Wet and Warm for the Week Ahead

| February 17, 2018 @ 6:54 am

With a strong ridge centered over Florida and the Bahamas, the weather across the Southeast US will remain warm for the week ahead. However, the ridge also maintains a tap into Pacific moisture keeping our sky cloudy much of the time with rain chances just about every day for the week ahead.

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Colder Air Enters North Alabama

Colder Air Enters North Alabama

| February 16, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

BIG THERMAL CONTRAST: As expected, we have a big thermal range across Alabama this afternoon thanks to a cold front that is near I-59 at 3:00 p.m. Temperatures have slipped into the chilly upper 40s at Haleyville and Cullman, but are close to 70 degrees south of I-20.

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