Tag: storms

Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Rain Chances Increasing Over The Weekend

Latest Weather Xtreme Video: Rain Chances Increasing Over The Weekend

| May 19, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

So far we don’t have much action on radar this afternoon across Alabama… just a few widely scattered showers across a few western counties. Temperatures are in the 87 to 90 degree range with a mix of sun and clouds.

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Warm, Humid, A Few Storms

Warm, Humid, A Few Storms

| May 19, 2017 @ 6:33 am

Dewpoints are in the 66-70 degree range across Alabama early this morning with temperatures near 70 degrees, making it feel more like July. Nothing on radar, but later today a few scattered showers or storms could pop up during the heat of the day in this moist environment.

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Rain Ends Late Tonight; Dry Weekend Ahead

Rain Ends Late Tonight; Dry Weekend Ahead

| May 12, 2017 @ 2:59 pm

Expect occasional showers and storms through late tonight; SPC maintains a “marginal risk” of severe storms for Central Alabama. Some of the heavier storms could produce small hail and strong gusty winds. There is no meaningful tornado threat over North or Central Alabama tonight.

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Occasional Showers/Storms Through Tonight

Occasional Showers/Storms Through Tonight

| May 12, 2017 @ 6:27 am

RADAR CHECK: We have a band of showers over parts of West and North Alabama early this morning; this activity will slowly fade away over the next few hours.

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Showers/Storms Return Tomorrow Afternoon/Night

Showers/Storms Return Tomorrow Afternoon/Night

| May 11, 2017 @ 3:26 pm

WARM, DRY AFTERNOON: With sunshine through high cirrus clouds, temperatures are mostly in the mid 80s across the great state of Alabama this afternoon. Nothing on radar here, but we are monitoring strong to severe storms west of the state over Oklahoma and Arkansas.

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Severe Weather Threat Overnight

Severe Weather Threat Overnight

| April 26, 2017 @ 3:35 pm

New high resolution model data is now suggesting potential for the line of storm to become more “cellular” after midnight in Alabama, and with high storm relative helicity values we will need to hit the chance of a tornado or two a little harder. The limiting factor will be somewhat marginal instability values, but they are sufficient for severe storms.

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Strong Storms Move Into Alabama Late Tonight

Strong Storms Move Into Alabama Late Tonight

| April 26, 2017 @ 6:36 am

WARM, DRY DAY AHEAD: We expect a good supply of sunshine across Alabama today with a high up in the mid 80s this afternoon. But, to the west, severe thunderstorms will form, and SPC has defined a “moderate risk” of severe storms for parts of North Louisiana and South Arkansas. Those storms will enter far West Alabama around midnight tonight, and we have a “marginal risk” defined for the western counties of our state in the Day One outlook that runs through 7:00 a.m. tomorrow.

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Early Morning Peek At Today’s Weather Situation

Early Morning Peek At Today’s Weather Situation

| April 22, 2017 @ 8:30 am

With so many out door events going on, here is a daybreak look at what we expect today… RIGHT NOW: It is raining over the northwest corner of Alabama early this morning; part of a larger mass of rain and storms from Nashville over to the Mississippi Delta. These storms are below severe limits. This […]

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Rain Moves Out Later Today; More Storms Wednesday

Rain Moves Out Later Today; More Storms Wednesday

| April 3, 2017 @ 6:48 am

RADAR CHECK: A large mass of rain and thunderstorms is over much of Alabama early this morning. Thankfully, there is no surface based instability over the northern half of the state, and little if any risk of severe storms. However, a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for parts of Central Alabama (south of I-20) […]

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Two Severe Weather Threats In The Days Ahead

Two Severe Weather Threats In The Days Ahead

| April 2, 2017 @ 6:38 am

MUST BE SPRING IN ALABAMA: The “wave train” will continue to push deep mid latitude upper troughs across the southern U.S. this week, bringing two opportunities for severe thunderstorms.

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Severe Weather A No-Show; Overnight Storms Then a Nice Weekend

Severe Weather A No-Show; Overnight Storms Then a Nice Weekend

| March 30, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

Storms will continue pushing east overnight, weakening slowly. Friday and the weekend promise to be very pleasant.

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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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