Tag: storms

Severe Storms Possible Later Today/Tonight

Severe Storms Possible Later Today/Tonight

| March 30, 2017 @ 6:40 am

COMPLEX SETUP: There is a risk of severe weather statewide today as a large scale upper trough approaches from the west. A surface low will be near St. Louis this afternoon, and all of Alabama is in the “warm sector” of the system. While the synoptic scale pattern favors severe storms, the mesoscale features will determine what ultimately happens.

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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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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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A Look At Today’s Severe Weather Potential

A Look At Today’s Severe Weather Potential

| March 25, 2017 @ 6:31 am

RADAR CHECK: A line of storms over Mississippi is moving toward West Alabama early this morning… for now they are under severe limits. These storms will move into West Alabama in a few hours, and storms will be possible statewide this afternoon and into the evening hours. With the daytime heating process, the air will […]

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Severe Storms Possible Across Alabama Tomorrow

Severe Storms Possible Across Alabama Tomorrow

| March 24, 2017 @ 3:29 pm

STORMY SATURDAY: Roughly the western half of Alabama is in the standard “slight risk” of severe weather for tomorrow, with a “marginal risk” for the eastern counties

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Strong Storms Early Tomorrow; Colder Days Ahead

Strong Storms Early Tomorrow; Colder Days Ahead

| March 9, 2017 @ 11:20 pm

Storms will affect the North and Central Alabama overnight. Some of the storms could be strong to severe with damaging winds.

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Drier Air Returns Tomorrow

Drier Air Returns Tomorrow

| March 7, 2017 @ 4:01 pm

A cold front is pushing a band of strong to severe thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon. The storms are producing gusty winds and some small hail, but we have received hardly any reports of damage. A good supply of sunshine returns tomorrow.

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Strong Storms Move In Later Today

Strong Storms Move In Later Today

| March 7, 2017 @ 5:53 am

ACTIVE WEATHER DAY AHEAD: We have a fairly low end severe weather threat for North and Central Alabama today, with the greatest risk over West Alabama. Damaging wind and hail will be the main threats, but the tornado threat is certainly non-zero.

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Rain/Storms Move Into Alabama Tomorrow

Rain/Storms Move Into Alabama Tomorrow

| March 6, 2017 @ 3:31 pm

STORMY TUESDAY: A deep surface low will move into Canada, but the trailing cold front will creep into Alabama tomorrow bringing showers and thunderstorms. With the surface low and main wind fields well to the north, we don’t anticipate a big severe weather problem, but SPC has pulled a “marginal” risk into West and North Alabama.

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Strong/Severe Storms Arrive Later Today

Strong/Severe Storms Arrive Later Today

| March 1, 2017 @ 2:04 pm

ACTIVE WEATHER DAY: This morning a moist, unstable airmass covers Alabama with temperatures and dew points in the 60s; for now the radar is quiet at daybreak with hardly any showers statewide. But, to the north, a line of severe storms is pushing through West Tennessee, and a tornado watch is up for much of […]

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Severe Storms Possible Across Alabama Tomorrow

Severe Storms Possible Across Alabama Tomorrow

| February 28, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: A band of showers persists across far North Alabama this afternoon… but much of the state is dry, humid, and very mild with temperatures up in the low 70s in many places. NORTHWEST OF ALABAMA: A significant severe weather event will unfold tonight; a “moderate” severe weather risk is now up for parts […]

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Severe Storms Possible Tonight

Severe Storms Possible Tonight

| February 8, 2017 @ 3:17 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: The sun is breaking through the clouds over Alabama this afternoon, with temperatures generally in the 68-72 degree range. Radar is quiet, but it should light up later tonight with a cold front slicing through the state. SPC now has much of North and Central Alabama in the standard “slight risk” of severe […]

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A Few Strong Storms Tonight

A Few Strong Storms Tonight

| February 8, 2017 @ 5:20 am

FOGGY START: A dense fog advisory is in effect for much of North, Central, and West Alabama early this morning; otherwise the sky is cloudy, nothing is on radar, and temperatures are between 55 and 60 degrees. A decent part of the day will be dry, and we might even see a few peeks of […]

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Rain Tapers Off Tonight; More Storms Tomorrow?

Rain Tapers Off Tonight; More Storms Tomorrow?

| February 7, 2017 @ 3:21 pm

RADAR CHECK: Widespread rain and thunderstorms are over Alabama this afternoon… thankfully the rain moved in early enough in the day to keep the air stable and mitigate the severe weather threat for the northern half of the state. A tornado watch remains in effect for parts of Southwest Alabama until 6pm… Rain and storms […]

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Strong/Severe Storms For Alabama Today

Strong/Severe Storms For Alabama Today

| February 7, 2017 @ 6:20 am

ACTIVE DAY: Showers have formed over West Alabama early this morning in the moist environment across Alabama, and with the approach of an upper trough we expect rain and storms statewide later today. SPC has outlooked most of the state in the standard “slight” risk of severe storms… Still seems like things are a bit […]

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Stormy At Times Tomorrow And Wednesday

Stormy At Times Tomorrow And Wednesday

| February 6, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

WARM FRONT LIFTING NORTHWARD: Low clouds and fog are over North Alabama this afternoon head of a warm front over the central counties of the state. Not much action on radar this afternoon, and any showers tonight should be isolated as the front continues pushing northward into Tennessee. SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL TOMORROW: SPC maintains the […]

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Another Severe Weather Day

Another Severe Weather Day

| January 22, 2017 @ 8:43 am

SPC has issued a rare “high risk” for the southeast tip of Alabama, over into South Georgia and North Florida… A tornado watch is in effect for far South Alabama until 2p CT… NOTES FOR ALABAMA…. *Highest tornado threat today will be across the southeast part of the state, generally in areas south and east […]

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A Calm Afternoon; More Severe Storms Tonight

A Calm Afternoon; More Severe Storms Tonight

| January 21, 2017 @ 9:32 am

After a very rough morning across Alabama, the storms have shifted into Georgia, an we expect a quiet afternoon with some sun breaking through the clouds and a high in the low 70s. But, another round of severe weather is likely late tonight and early tomorrow as a deep upper low approaches from the west. […]

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