Tag: cold

Brighter, Warmer Weekend

Brighter, Warmer Weekend

| May 5, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

NEW RECORDS: So far, the high today at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport is 51 degrees. We will easily break the 100 year old record for the lowest maximum temperature for May 5; the old record is 60 set in 1917. If the temperature remains below 52 degrees, this will be the coldest May day on record (the current record is 52 degrees, set on May 3, 1921).

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Like Winter Today; Warmer Weekend Ahead

Like Winter Today; Warmer Weekend Ahead

| May 5, 2017 @ 6:02 am

RAW, COLD DAY: Today will be much more like January across Alabama; lingering low clouds, periods of light rain, and a gusty northwest wind of 12-22 mph will make it a very raw day. We are starting the day with temperatures in the 48-52 degree range, and there will be very little rise today as a very deep upper trough passes right over our state.

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Latest Weather Xtreme Video: More Like Winter Tomorrow

Latest Weather Xtreme Video: More Like Winter Tomorrow

| May 4, 2017 @ 3:31 pm

Much colder air is the story tonight and tomorrow as the big storm system begins to lift away from Alabama. Moisture wrapping around the back side of the low will keep the sky cloudy tomorrow, and we will mention periods of light rain during the day as well.

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Cold Night Ahead; Beautiful Weekend

Cold Night Ahead; Beautiful Weekend

| April 7, 2017 @ 3:12 pm

Once the sun goes down, it will cool off quickly this evening, and we expect a low between 35 and 40 degrees for most places early tomorrow with a chance of scattered light frost, but colder spots will have a good chance of seeing a late season freeze.

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Windy, Cool April Weather Continues

Windy, Cool April Weather Continues

| April 7, 2017 @ 6:35 am

CHILLY MORNING: Our Skywatcher up at Black Creek (just northeast of Gadsden),Vic Bell, reports 33 degrees early this morning with some frost; most places are in the 38-42 degree range with a clear sky and cool north breeze. Today will be sunny, breezy, and cool with a high in the mid 60s this afternoon.

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