Tag: cold

Frigid Morning; Warmer Days Ahead

Frigid Morning; Warmer Days Ahead

| March 16, 2017 @ 6:02 am

WARMING TREND BEGINS LATER TODAY: We rise into the mid 50s this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine as we begin to dig out of the deep freeze. Tonight will be cold, but not as cold as recent nights.

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Another Freeze Tonight; Then A Warming Trend

Another Freeze Tonight; Then A Warming Trend

| March 15, 2017 @ 3:21 pm

Another freeze warning is in effect tonight. Most places will see a low between 22 and 26 degrees, but with a clear sky and calm wind, colder pockets will have a good chance of reaching the upper teens. Birmingham’s record low for March 16 is 23 set in 1916… we will be very close to that level.

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Sunshine Returns; Still Cold

Sunshine Returns; Still Cold

| March 15, 2017 @ 6:03 am

A freeze warning remains in effect for all of Alabama except for the immediate Gulf Coast. Most places will be in the mid 20s, but some of the colder valleys across the northern half of the state could reach the upper teens.

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Freeze Warning The Next Two Nights

Freeze Warning The Next Two Nights

| March 14, 2017 @ 3:19 pm

SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES AHEAD: The sky will clear tonight, and by daybreak tomorrow most communities will be in the mid 20s, with colder spots closer to 20. Thursday morning will be just a cold, if not a few degrees colder. Some of the traditionally colder towns could reach the upper teens at daybreak Thursday across North Alabama.

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Raw, Breezy, Cold Day

Raw, Breezy, Cold Day

| March 14, 2017 @ 5:44 am

Temperatures are going to be some 20-35 degrees below average across North and Central Alabama today. Freeze warnings are in effect for tonight and Wednesday night.

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Cold March Weather Through Mid-Week

Cold March Weather Through Mid-Week

| March 13, 2017 @ 2:14 pm

RADAR CHECK: Rain is falling over much of North and West Alabama this afternoon; it is a cold rain with temperatures only in the 40s… Rain is likely through early tonight as a strong disturbance passes over our state; one ingredient in the making of the big Northeast U.S. blizzard tomorrow. TOMORROW: It will be […]

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Cold Tonight; Showers Return Saturday

Cold Tonight; Showers Return Saturday

| February 15, 2017 @ 8:07 pm

SUNNY WINTER DAY: The sky is bright and sunny over the northern half of Alabama this afternoon following the wave that brought rain to the state during the pre-dawn hours. Rain totals overnight included… Black Creek 0.89″ Arley 0.79″ Anniston 0.59″ Calera 0.53″ Heflin 0.36″ Shoal Creek 0.32″ Sycamore 0.30″ Birmingham 0.24″ Tuscaloosa 0.02″ Temperatures […]

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Sub-Freezing Night Ahead; Then Warmer

Sub-Freezing Night Ahead; Then Warmer

| February 9, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

CHILLY WINTER DAY: Temperatures are in the 45-50 degree range across North/Central Alabama this afternoon with a good supply of sunshine. Tonight will be clear and cold; we project a low between 25 and 30 degrees for most communities early tomorrow. Then, during the day tomorrow with a strong February sun we project a high […]

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Cold Tonight; Storms by Tuesday

Cold Tonight; Storms by Tuesday

| February 3, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

BLUE SKY: As expected, morning clouds have dissipated, and the sun is out in full force over the northern half of Alabama this afternoon with temperatures mostly in the upper 40s and low 50s. Tonight will be clear and cold; most communities will see a low in the 25-29 degree range early tomorrow. THE WEEKEND: […]

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Messy Winter Storm Ahead For Alabama

Messy Winter Storm Ahead For Alabama

| January 6, 2017 @ 5:30 am

WINTER STORM WARNING EXPANDED: The NWS has expanded the Winter Storm Warning; it now includes the larger cities of Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden through early tomorrow… Winter Weather Advisories include much of the rest of Alabama, all the way down to the northern part of Mobile and Baldwin Counties in Southwest Alabama. Only the […]

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Winter Weather Ahead For Alabama Tomorrow

Winter Weather Ahead For Alabama Tomorrow

| January 5, 2017 @ 3:14 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today due to extremely heavy radio/TV/social media duties; the blog discussion will explain it all nicely** WINTER STORM AHEAD: NWS offices in Alabama have issued winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories this afternoon that will be in effect tomorrow, tomorrow night, and early Saturday morning for much of the […]

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Late Morning Update

Late Morning Update

| January 5, 2017 @ 10:05 am

New model guidance has arrived, and I have adjusted the snow accumulation potential map slightly southward… The rest of the morning discussion still stands (below). Will have a new blog discussion and Weather Xtreme video posted by 3:30 this afternoon… NOTE: It is likely that a Winter Weather Advisory will be needed for parts of […]

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Winter Storm Watch Expanded Southward

Winter Storm Watch Expanded Southward

| January 5, 2017 @ 6:02 am

CALM TODAY: While all of the attention is focused on wintry precipitation possibilities tomorrow, we need to mention that today will a cool, calm day for the state. We are in the 27-32 degree range early this morning, and the high this afternoon should be in the low 50s with a mix of sun and […]

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Warming Trend Begins Tomorrow

Warming Trend Begins Tomorrow

| December 19, 2016 @ 3:20 pm

COLD DECEMBER DAY: While the sun is shining brightly over West Alabama, clouds are hanging tough over the eastern two-thirds of the state this afternoon… The stubborn clouds are keeping temperatures below forecast levels, most locations under the clouds are only in the 30s, a good 20 degrees below average for mid to late December […]

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Calmer, Warmer Days Ahead For Alabama

Calmer, Warmer Days Ahead For Alabama

| December 19, 2016 @ 6:18 am

COLD START: Temperatures are below freezing over the northern half of Alabama early this morning with temperatures generally in the 20s. Clouds linger over the southern half of the state, with a bit of drizzle reported in spots. Expect a partly sunny sky today with a high in the mid 40s, about ten degrees below […]

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Severe Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

Severe Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

| December 16, 2016 @ 6:02 am

FRIGID AIR: We begin this day below freezing over the northern half of the state with most communities reporting temperatures in the 20s right before sunrise. But, before you complain about the weather here… check out the early morning observation from Mount Washington, New Hampshire… -35°F temperature + 70 mph winds = a current wind […]

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Cold, Warm, Storms, Cold Again

Cold, Warm, Storms, Cold Again

| December 15, 2016 @ 3:36 pm

HOP ABOARD THE ALABAMA WEATHER ROLLER COASTER: No dull moments around here through the weekend. Let’s go through this active pattern. COLD TONIGHT: Despite sunshine in full force, temperatures are only in the 38-42 degree range across much of North Central Alabama this afternoon. This is 15-20 degrees colder than average for mid December. We […]

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Wild Weather Swings Through The Weekend

Wild Weather Swings Through The Weekend

| December 15, 2016 @ 6:14 am

NEVER A DULL MOMENT in the weather office in Alabama in December. There will be many fast paced changes over the next four days with everything from freezing temperatures, soaking rain, and severe storms along the way. You might want to watch the Weather Xtreme video to see all of the maps and graphics associated […]

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