Tag: rain

Rain Moves In Later Today; Sub-Freezing Mornings Ahead

Rain Moves In Later Today; Sub-Freezing Mornings Ahead

| March 13, 2017 @ 5:06 am

Rain spreads across Alabama this afternoon, followed by cold weather, including significant freezes Tuesday and Wednesday night.

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Cold Rain Tomorrow Night; Colder Sunday

Cold Rain Tomorrow Night; Colder Sunday

| March 10, 2017 @ 2:51 pm

Frost is possible Saturday morning with increasing clouds ahead of cold rain for Saturday night. Colder still Sunday.

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Trending Drier Tomorrow

Trending Drier Tomorrow

| February 21, 2017 @ 9:01 pm

RADAR CHECK: Widespread rain continues across much of Alabama this afternoon… Temperatures are hovering around the 60 degree mark as the rain falls, and there is no lightning showing up over the northern half of Alabama. Periods of rain will continue tonight statewide as an upper trough moves in from the west. We trend drier […]

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Widespread Rain Through Tonight

Widespread Rain Through Tonight

| February 21, 2017 @ 6:35 am

RADAR CHECK: Rain has moved into West Alabama early this morning ahead of an upper trough approaching from the west. Rain will be fairly widespread across the state through tonight, although there will be some breaks. The good news is that there is no risk of severe weather, and I doubt if we hear much […]

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Widespread Rain For Alabama Tomorrow

Widespread Rain For Alabama Tomorrow

| February 20, 2017 @ 2:57 pm

FINE FEBRUARY AFTERNOON: Temperatures are in the 70s across Alabama this afternoon with sunshine through high clouds. Those clouds will thicken and lower tonight, however, and we will deal with wet weather tomorrow. RAIN RETURNS: Rain will become widespread across Alabama by mid to late morning tomorrow, and the rain continues tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow […]

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Rain Moves Into Alabama Late Tonight

Rain Moves Into Alabama Late Tonight

| February 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

PLEASANT AFTERNOON: Temperatures are well up in the 60s across Alabama this afternoon with sunshine through high clouds. Those high clouds are out ahead of a weather system over Texas moving toward Alabama; the clouds will thicken and lower tonight. Rain will move into the southwest counties of the state this evening, and the rain […]

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Rain Moves Into Alabama Tonight

Rain Moves Into Alabama Tonight

| February 14, 2017 @ 3:29 pm

GOOD SOAKING TONIGHT: A strong upper system lifting out of Texas will bring widespread rain to Alabama tonight, with potential for strong storms over the far southern counties. The ingredients needed for severe weather will be confined to the Gulf Coast tonight; SPC maintains the standard “slight risk” for Mobile and Baldwin Counties, with a […]

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Soaking Rain Tonight; Storms For South Alabama

Soaking Rain Tonight; Storms For South Alabama

| February 14, 2017 @ 6:38 am

COLD MORNING: Some communities like Gadsden, Cullman, Haleyville, and Fort Payne are starting the day below the freezing mark, with mid to upper 30s elsewhere. But, we warm up nicely today, with a high in the 60s this afternoon. Clouds will steadily increase ahead of a storm system to the west, where rain covers much […]

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Three Weather Issues Ahead

Three Weather Issues Ahead

| December 31, 2016 @ 4:15 am

Here is a quick look at the three issues facing Alabama over the next week… WEEKEND RAIN: A good rain event will unfold this weekend with rising moisture levels, isentropic lift, and an approaching wave aloft. As you can see, the heaviest rain should fall over South Alabama, where the NWS Mobile has issued a […]

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Rain At Times Through Tomorrow; Much Colder Thursday

Rain At Times Through Tomorrow; Much Colder Thursday

| December 12, 2016 @ 2:30 pm

RADAR CHECK: Patches of rain are on radar at mid-afternoon, mostly south of a stalled surface front near I-20… Temperatures are in the 50s north of the front, over the northern third of the state, with balmy 70s south of the front down in far South Alabama. The front will slowly lift northward tonight, and […]

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Rain Returns Today; Sharply Colder Thursday

Rain Returns Today; Sharply Colder Thursday

| December 12, 2016 @ 6:21 am

RADAR CHECK: Rain is falling over much of North Alabama this morning with temperatures in the 50s… The rain is ahead of a surface front that will become nearly stationary over Alabama tonight. We should point out this is not an Arctic front; the high today will be close to 60, followed by mid 60s […]

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Soaking Rain Tonight; Arctic Blast By Thursday

Soaking Rain Tonight; Arctic Blast By Thursday

| December 5, 2016 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: Yet another large mass of rain is moving up into North/Central Alabama this afternoon… The air is cool and stable with temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s, meaning we expect no severe weather problems over the northern half of the state tonight. However, to the south, the air is unstable near […]

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Closer Look At The Coming Rain Event

Closer Look At The Coming Rain Event

| November 26, 2016 @ 8:52 am

Our most significant rain event since July is ahead for Alabama; this won’t come close to ending the drought, but it will certainly give it a “punch in the gut”. We are getting many questions, so here are some answers… TIMING: Tis the season for Christmas parades and other holiday events, and we are getting […]

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Light Rain Tomorrow; Stormy Early Next Week

Light Rain Tomorrow; Stormy Early Next Week

| November 22, 2016 @ 3:30 pm

MACKEREL SKY: We have a field of altocumulus clouds across Alabama this afternoon… ahead of a storm system to the west. A beautiful November sky… photo below is from @ace123michael Temperatures are in the 60s, and the low levels remain extremely dry with dew points between 5 and 15 degrees. TOMORROW: A short wave aloft […]

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Wet At Times Today; A Dry Weekend

Wet At Times Today; A Dry Weekend

| May 20, 2016 @ 6:29 am

RADAR CHECK: A large MCS (mesoscale convective system) has been moving across the southern half of the state during the pre-dawn hours, and new showers and storms are forming over North Alabama at daybreak. Our friends at the Storm Prediction Center have much of the state in a “marginal risk” of severe weather… The good […]

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Cool, Wet Weather Continues

Cool, Wet Weather Continues

| April 14, 2016 @ 6:21 am

PERIODS OF RAIN: Some of the heaviest rain at daybreak is over Southeast Alabama, with light to moderate showers showing up over the northern half of the state… An upper low west of the state will keep us cloudy and cool with occasional showers through tonight. We stay in the 60s today, well below the […]

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Cool, Wet Weather Through Friday

Cool, Wet Weather Through Friday

| April 13, 2016 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: Light rain is falling over parts of Central Alabama this afternoon… otherwise the sky is cloudy with temperatures in the 60s. TONIGHT/TOMORROW: A wave of low pressure on a stalled surface front to the south will mean cool, wet weather with periods of rain, and possibly a thunderstorm. Additional rain amounts of 1/2 […]

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Good Soaking Tonight

Good Soaking Tonight

| April 11, 2016 @ 3:31 pm

RADAR CHECK: Rain has become widespread across the northern half of the state this afternoon; thunderstorms are over the western counties… Rain and storms will continue across Alabama tonight with rain amounts of around one inch for most places. The overall severe weather threat is very low with a stable airmass. TOMORROW: Rain and storms […]

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