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The Midday Check on Central Alabama’s Weather Situation

The Midday Check on Central Alabama’s Weather Situation

| May 23, 2017 @ 11:43 am

Currently at the 11 o’clock hour across Central Alabama, most of the area is dry at this point, with most of the rain activity in the south and southeastern portions of the area. We do have a few more showers that have developed back in the western parts of the area over portions of Marion, Winston, Walker, Tuscaloosa, Lamar, and Fayette counties.

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Occasional Showers Through Tomorrow; Cool For May

Occasional Showers Through Tomorrow; Cool For May

| May 23, 2017 @ 6:27 am

Rain across the state today won’t be as widespread or as heavy as last night, but we will continue to mention the chance of a few passing showers through the day and tonight with a cloudy sky. A few strong thunderstorms are possible over Southeast Alabama.

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Sound Wall In Downtown Opelika Is A Hidden Music Nirvana

Sound Wall In Downtown Opelika Is A Hidden Music Nirvana

| May 23, 2017 @ 5:01 am

Standing in front of The Sound Wall in downtown Opelika, it’s hard to imagine that just over a year ago this place was in shambles. Google maps still show 605 Avenue B in its primal state, complete with peeling paint and boarded up doors and windows. That’s what greeted Rob and Jen Slocumb when they first stumbled upon the house. But you will also see the good lines and oozing charm that enabled the husband and wife team to see beyond the gruff exterior, allowing them to envision all that the property could and would become.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Crommelin Brothers Honored At USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

On This Day In Alabama History: Crommelin Brothers Honored At USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

| May 23, 2017 @ 5:00 am

May 23, 1970: The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile dedicated a memorial statue honoring the Crommelin brothers. The brothers — John, Henry, Richard, Charles and Quentin — are the only group of five siblings to graduate from the United States Naval Academy.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through Wednesday

Occasional Showers/Storms Through Wednesday

| May 22, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and thunderstorms are increasing across much of Alabama this afternoon in a moist, unstable airmass. We will forecast scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms across the state tonight; a few strong storms are possible over the southern half of the state where SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe weather.

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Mainly Cloudy Skies Across Central Alabama With A Few Storms

Mainly Cloudy Skies Across Central Alabama With A Few Storms

| May 22, 2017 @ 1:22 pm

We have several showers and a few storms out there at this later-than-midday check of Central Alabama’s weather.

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Wet, Unsettled Pattern Through Wednesday

Wet, Unsettled Pattern Through Wednesday

| May 22, 2017 @ 6:28 am

RADAR CHECK: We have just a few widely scattered showers across Alabama early this morning, but a very moist airmass remains in place across the Deep South, and we will forecast several rounds of showers and storms for the state through Wednesday.

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Alabama-Germany Partnership Shows New Strength After Decades Of Growth

Alabama-Germany Partnership Shows New Strength After Decades Of Growth

| May 22, 2017 @ 5:02 am

German companies have invested $8.4 billion and created nearly 15,500 jobs in Alabama over the past two decades, and the prosperous relationship is poised to grow even stronger.

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Birmingham Mayor William Bell Unveils $428 Million Budget For 2018

Birmingham Mayor William Bell Unveils $428 Million Budget For 2018

| May 22, 2017 @ 5:01 am

Birmingham Mayor William Bell on Tuesday presented to the city council a $428 million fiscal 2018 budget that increased as a result of recruiting and retaining businesses, the mayor said.

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Haint Blue Is An Alabama Maker Fighting Terrorism With Beer

Haint Blue Is An Alabama Maker Fighting Terrorism With Beer

| May 22, 2017 @ 5:00 am

The Makers: Keith Sherrill (founder) and Matt Wheeler (head brewer)

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Mom-and-Pop Joints Are Trouncing America’s Big Restaurant Chains

Mom-and-Pop Joints Are Trouncing America’s Big Restaurant Chains

| May 21, 2017 @ 5:00 am

There’s a limit to unlimited breadsticks after all. Americans are rejecting the consistency of national restaurant chains after decades of dominance in favor of the authenticity of locally owned eateries, with their daily specials and Mom’s watercolors decorating the walls.

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A Wet Weekend for Us

A Wet Weekend for Us

| May 20, 2017 @ 6:54 am

Looking at wet weather for a good portion of the week ahead with total rainfall over the next five days up to as much as 4 to 5 inches. Threat for severe storms later today across Northwest Alabama.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Artist Mackenzie Inducted Into Alabama Hall Of Fame

On This Day In Alabama History: Artist Mackenzie Inducted Into Alabama Hall Of Fame

| May 20, 2017 @ 5:00 am

May 20, 1925: Artist and muralist John Roderick Dempster MacKenzie was inducted into the Alabama Hall of Fame.

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Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Rain Chances Increasing Over The Weekend

Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Rain Chances Increasing Over The Weekend

| May 19, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

So far we don’t have much action on radar this afternoon across Alabama… just a few widely scattered showers across a few western counties. Temperatures are in the 87 to 90 degree range with a mix of sun and clouds.

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Decent But Warm Day Across Central Alabama At Midday

Decent But Warm Day Across Central Alabama At Midday

| May 19, 2017 @ 11:58 am

As we are approaching the midday hour across Central Alabama, everyone in the area is above the 80 degree mark, with mostly clear skies out there. We do have one stray shower out there over the western part of Dallas County and the extreme southern part of Perry County. This shower is currently moving to the north.

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