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Much Cooler After Record Warmth

Much Cooler After Record Warmth

| February 25, 2017 @ 7:09 am

After a Friday that saw record worth including a number of new records, the weekend will be much colder with highs mainly in the upper 50s. New record highs for February 24th were set for Birmingham (81), Montgomery (83), Muscle Shoals (81), and Huntsville (81). It is also interesting to note that the coolest place […]

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Save Money On Emergency Supplies This Weekend With Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday

Save Money On Emergency Supplies This Weekend With Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday

| February 24, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

By Linda Brannon Alabama’s Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is coming up this weekend. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and ending at midnight Sunday, Feb. 26, Alabama shoppers will get a break from the state’s 4 percent sales tax on common items needed for a natural disaster or even a general emergency. Certain […]

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Sub-Freezing Temperatures By Sunday Morning

Sub-Freezing Temperatures By Sunday Morning

| February 24, 2017 @ 3:19 pm

RECORD WARMTH: Temperatures are very close to 80 degrees over most of Alabama this afternoon… we have a new record high at Birmingham; the high so far today is 81, easily beating the old record of 78 set in 1930. The sky is partly to mostly sunny, and there is no rain on radar. TO […]

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Midday Nowcast: New Records Ahead

Midday Nowcast: New Records Ahead

| February 24, 2017 @ 11:52 am

Tons of sun across Alabama today, and this final Friday of February looks and feels more like the final Friday of April. We are going to continue to stay dry today, but we will see rain and storms overnight, and then much cooler weather this weekend. Temperatures at midday are already into the mid 70s. […]

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Record Warmth Today; A Freeze Early Sunday

Record Warmth Today; A Freeze Early Sunday

| February 24, 2017 @ 5:52 am

WARM LATE WINTER DAY: A cold front will blow into Alabama after midnight tonight, but prior to its arrival today will be very warm for late February with record warmth likely. Most communities will see a high between 77 and 80 degrees this afternoon over the northern half of the state, and Birmingham’s record high […]

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Enjoy Championship Boxing, Black History Month Events And Other Festivities In Can’t Miss Alabama

Enjoy Championship Boxing, Black History Month Events And Other Festivities In Can’t Miss Alabama

| February 24, 2017 @ 5:50 am

By Shirley Jackson Don’t miss Alabama’s World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder as he defends his title against Gerald Washington Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. The title fight will broadcast nationally on Fox at 7 p.m. Click for tickets. Follow Wilder on Facebook. The play adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” […]

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Black History Month Alabama Icons: Richard Arrington Jr.

Black History Month Alabama Icons: Richard Arrington Jr.

| February 23, 2017 @ 10:29 pm

By Joseph Allen Throughout February, Alabama NewsCenter is profiling state icons in honor of Black History Month. Richard Arrington Jr. became Birmingham’s first black mayor when he took office in 1979, a position he ended up holding for 20 years. “When Birmingham elected me as mayor, it shook up the world,” he said.More than 70 […]

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Much Cooler By The Weekend

Much Cooler By The Weekend

| February 23, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

WARM LATE WINTER DAY: Temperatures are in the 70s across most of Alabama this afternoon with a partly sunny sky. No rain on radar, and we stay warm and dry tomorrow. Some places will be flirting with 80 degrees tomorrow afternoon, and there is a good chance we will see a number of new record […]

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Publix Opens Alabama Distribution Center, Creates 300 Jobs

Publix Opens Alabama Distribution Center, Creates 300 Jobs

| February 23, 2017 @ 3:10 pm

By Michael Tomberlin Publix Super Markets held the grand opening for its Alabama distribution center today with plans to have 300 workers there by year’s end. The first truck left the facility at midnight, the first of many Publix tractor trailers that will now make Alabama roads a regular part of their route. The distribution […]

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Midday Nowcast: Some Sun, Spring-Like Warmth

Midday Nowcast: Some Sun, Spring-Like Warmth

| February 23, 2017 @ 1:47 pm

After the foggy and cloudy start to our day for many of us, the sky has cleared some, but we are still dealing with clouds and we are seeing plenty of peeks of sunshine. Through the afternoon, we should end up seeing a fair amount of sunshine as we should see more of the clouds […]

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Near Record Warmth Today; Cooler This Weekend

Near Record Warmth Today; Cooler This Weekend

| February 23, 2017 @ 10:08 am

FEBRUARY WARMTH: Today will be a warm, dry late winter day across the great state of Alabama. With a partly sunny sky, we project a high in the mid to upper 70s this afternoon, well above the average high of 61. We will be very close to 80 degrees tomorrow; a good chance we break […]

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Take Action: Walk This Way To Stay On Your Feet, Dr. Josh Says

Take Action: Walk This Way To Stay On Your Feet, Dr. Josh Says

| February 23, 2017 @ 4:05 am

By Alabama NewsCenter Staff Every journey begins with a single, often small, step. But the challenge for many is getting started. Dr. Josh Klapow wants to help you take that first step toward positive change in your life. The clinical psychologist and associate professor of public health at UAB is featured in our weekly multimedia […]

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