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A Late Look At Thursday’s Threat Of Strong To Severe Storms

A Late Look At Thursday’s Threat Of Strong To Severe Storms

| March 29, 2017 @ 9:25 pm

Thursday’s threat for strong to severe weather across North/Central Alabama is definitely still on the table, as we will have favorable dynamics, shear, lapse rates, and moisture in place.

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The Potential For Severe Storms Late Tomorrow/Tomorrow Night

The Potential For Severe Storms Late Tomorrow/Tomorrow Night

| March 29, 2017 @ 3:35 pm

SEVERE WEATHER SETUP: SPC maintains a “moderate” severe weather risk for the northwest corner of Alabama late tomorrow and tomorrow night, with an “enhanced” risk along and west of a line from Huntsville to Carbon Hill to Gordo. Places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden are in the standard “slight risk”. There is a “marginal” risk for East and Southeast Alabama.

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Pretty Nice Out There At Midday & A New Wrinkle Introduced To Thursday’s Severe Threat

Pretty Nice Out There At Midday & A New Wrinkle Introduced To Thursday’s Severe Threat

| March 29, 2017 @ 11:36 am

No worries for today’s weather, but latest model have now added a new wrinkle to the mix that could affect our chances for strong to severe storms.

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WeatherBrains 584:  The Only Stud Muffins On the Show

WeatherBrains 584: The Only Stud Muffins On the Show

| March 29, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Jim Cantore joins the WeatherBrains gang to discuss his career and thoughts on the field of meteorology.

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Walmart To Invest $135m In Alabama Import Distribution Center

Walmart To Invest $135m In Alabama Import Distribution Center

| March 29, 2017 @ 4:03 am

Retail giant Walmart Stores Inc. plans to invest at least $135 million to open a massive import distribution facility in Mobile County, creating 550 jobs and providing a major boost to the Port of Mobile.

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Matthew & Otto: Names You’ll No Longer Hear On Future Hurricane Season Naming Lists

Matthew & Otto: Names You’ll No Longer Hear On Future Hurricane Season Naming Lists

| March 28, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

As of Monday, March 27, 2017, two of those names have been retired from the list of Atlantic storm names… Matthew and Otto. These two names were associated with systems that wreaked havoc through the Caribbean just last year.

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Warm and Dry Tomorrow; Storms Return Late Thursday

Warm and Dry Tomorrow; Storms Return Late Thursday

| March 28, 2017 @ 2:11 pm

RADAR CHECK: As expected, we have a few widely scattered showers across Central Alabama this afternoon in the moist, unstable environment. Nothing too heavy or widespread.

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Sun & Clouds Out There At Midday Across Central Alabama, Along With A Few Showers

Sun & Clouds Out There At Midday Across Central Alabama, Along With A Few Showers

| March 28, 2017 @ 11:47 am

We have a mix of sun and clouds across Central Alabama at this point, but a very active day is in store out in Texas and Oklahoma.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Harper Lee

Alabama Legacy Moment: Harper Lee

| March 28, 2017 @ 5:46 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama.

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On this day in Alabama history: ‘Howlin’ Mad’ Smith Entered Marine Corps

On this day in Alabama history: ‘Howlin’ Mad’ Smith Entered Marine Corps

| March 28, 2017 @ 5:45 am

The ‘father of modern amphibious warfare’ served during both world wars.

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Last Night’s Central Alabama Storm Reports

Last Night’s Central Alabama Storm Reports

| March 27, 2017 @ 11:02 pm

Yesterday’s storms were generally hail producers, but one produced a good bit of wind damage on Birmingham’s East Side.

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March 27, 1977:  The Worst Aviation Accident in History

March 27, 1977: The Worst Aviation Accident in History

| March 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

An unbelievable series of events led to the deadliest commercial aviation accident in history on the island of Tenerife on this date in 1977.

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UAB Patient Joy O’Neal Raises Awareness About Congestive Heart Failure

UAB Patient Joy O’Neal Raises Awareness About Congestive Heart Failure

| March 27, 2017 @ 7:16 am

Women experience heart disease differently than men. UAB is changing that.

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Strong/Severe Storms Possible Later Today

Strong/Severe Storms Possible Later Today

| March 27, 2017 @ 7:15 am

We will have two opportunities for strong to severe storms across Alabama this week… the first will come this afternoon and this evening. Another will come Thursday.

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March 27, 1994:  The Goshen United Methodist Church Tornado

March 27, 1994: The Goshen United Methodist Church Tornado

| March 27, 2017 @ 5:48 am

What began as a peaceful Palm Sunday quickly changed to a black day day in Alabama weather history when a powerful tornado ripped through northeast Alabama.

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On This Day In Alabama History: U.S. Forces Defeated Creeks At Horseshoe Bend

On This Day In Alabama History: U.S. Forces Defeated Creeks At Horseshoe Bend

| March 27, 2017 @ 5:31 am

March 27, 1814 – U.S. forces under the command of Gen. Andrew Jackson defeated Chief Menawa and his Upper Creek warriors at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

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A Quick Look At Our Weather Situation At 5:30PM

A Quick Look At Our Weather Situation At 5:30PM

| March 25, 2017 @ 5:35 pm

The line of showers and thunderstorms is continuing to slowly make its way across Central Alabama at this time, and so far, we have not had a single warning issued at all.

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Bobby Flay’s Beef Chili Is A Slam Dunk For A Day Packed With Basketball

Bobby Flay’s Beef Chili Is A Slam Dunk For A Day Packed With Basketball

| March 25, 2017 @ 1:50 pm

Some dishes, such as massive seafood towers crowned with elaborate shellfish and seven-tiered weddings cakes, are best left to the professionals.

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