Tag: cold

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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Chilly Nights Ahead

Chilly Nights Ahead

| April 6, 2017 @ 3:12 pm

BLUSTERY APRIL DAY: Temperatures are a good 15-18 degrees below average across Alabama this afternoon; most places are in the mid to upper 50s, and a strong northwest wind of 15-30 mph is making it feel cooler. The sky is partly sunny over the northern half of the state, with sunshine in full supply down south.

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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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