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Strong Storms Far North Alabama This Evening

Strong Storms Far North Alabama This Evening

| March 21, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

TO THE NORTH: Severe storms are forming along a surface boundary over Tennessee, and SPC has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for far North and Northeast Alabama until 10p CT.

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Strong Storms For Far North Alabama Later Today

Strong Storms For Far North Alabama Later Today

| March 21, 2017 @ 7:40 am

A surface front over Tennessee will push southward this afternoon, and a band of strong to severe storms will clip far North Alabama this evening. SPC maintains the standard “slight risk” for the Tennessee Valley region of North Alabama, with a “marginal risk” down to Cullman and Gadsden.

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Strong Storms For Far North Alabama Late Tomorrow

Strong Storms For Far North Alabama Late Tomorrow

| March 20, 2017 @ 3:17 pm

Most of Alabama will be warm and dry tomorrow with a high between 80 and 84 degrees, but a “SLIGHT RISK” of severe storms exists during tomorrow night for parts of northern Alabama.

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Record Warmth Today; A Freeze Early Sunday

Record Warmth Today; A Freeze Early Sunday

| February 24, 2017 @ 5:52 am

WARM LATE WINTER DAY: A cold front will blow into Alabama after midnight tonight, but prior to its arrival today will be very warm for late February with record warmth likely. Most communities will see a high between 77 and 80 degrees this afternoon over the northern half of the state, and Birmingham’s record high […]

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Much Cooler By The Weekend

Much Cooler By The Weekend

| February 23, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

WARM LATE WINTER DAY: Temperatures are in the 70s across most of Alabama this afternoon with a partly sunny sky. No rain on radar, and we stay warm and dry tomorrow. Some places will be flirting with 80 degrees tomorrow afternoon, and there is a good chance we will see a number of new record […]

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Near Record Warmth Today; Cooler This Weekend

Near Record Warmth Today; Cooler This Weekend

| February 23, 2017 @ 10:08 am

FEBRUARY WARMTH: Today will be a warm, dry late winter day across the great state of Alabama. With a partly sunny sky, we project a high in the mid to upper 70s this afternoon, well above the average high of 61. We will be very close to 80 degrees tomorrow; a good chance we break […]

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Warm Tomorrow/Friday; Much Cooler By Saturday

Warm Tomorrow/Friday; Much Cooler By Saturday

| February 22, 2017 @ 3:03 pm

RADAR CHECK: A few small, isolated showers have formed across North/Central Alabama this afternoon… moving to the northwest. They will fizzle soon after sunset. Otherwise, the sky features more clouds than sun across Alabama this afternoon with temperatures in the 67-70 degree range. TOMORROW/FRIDAY: The weather will be warm for late February on both days […]

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Spring-Like Today; Rain Returns Tomorrow

Spring-Like Today; Rain Returns Tomorrow

| February 20, 2017 @ 6:06 am

WARM FEBRUARY DAY: The average high today for Birmingham is 60 degrees… we should climb about 15 degrees above that today with a high in the mid to upper 70s along with a good supply of sunshine. If you enjoyed the weather yesterday, you will love it today. We will keep an eye on active […]

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Spring-Like Afternoon; Changes Ahead

Spring-Like Afternoon; Changes Ahead

| January 31, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

SPRING FEVER: Temperatures have blown past the forecast highs today, and most places are in the low to mid 70s this afternoon, 15-20 degrees above average for the last day of January in Alabama. The sky is sunny, and we have no rain anywhere near our state. TONIGHT: Look to the west immediately after sunset […]

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Increasing Rain Chances Later This Week

Increasing Rain Chances Later This Week

| January 16, 2017 @ 5:19 am

STILL WARM FOR JANUARY: An upper low lifted out of the Southwest U.S. over the weekend, and brought severe storms to parts of Texas last night, but the main energy from that feature will remain well to the west and north of Alabama today, and accordingly our weather won’t change much. A mix of sun […]

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Spring Preview Continues Over The Weekend

Spring Preview Continues Over The Weekend

| January 13, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

WARM JANUARY WEATHER: Temperatures are in the mid 70s across North Central Alabama this afternoon… almost 25 degrees above average for mid January in Alabama. And, Birmingham has tied the record high of 77 degrees set on this date in 1932. Just one week ago we were under a winter storm warning, and snow and […]

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Warm January Weather: Some History

Warm January Weather: Some History

| January 13, 2017 @ 12:52 pm

Did a little work in the Birmingham climate data base this morning considering the current “warm spell”… we are in the mid 70s this afternoon… *The high has reached or exceeded 70 degrees on 284 January days since 1900 in Birmingham. *Warmest January temperature on record: 81 degrees on January 10, 1949. *We reached or […]

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Warm January Weekend Ahead

Warm January Weekend Ahead

| January 13, 2017 @ 6:16 am

UPPER HIGH BUILDS: A strong ridge in the upper atmosphere will continue to build across the Southeast U.S. in coming days… producing warm afternoons for January, and keeping the cold and ice issues north of our region. We will forecast a mix of sun and clouds today, tomorrow, and Sunday with afternoon highs in the […]

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Spring Preview Continues

Spring Preview Continues

| January 12, 2017 @ 3:29 pm

WARM JANUARY DAYS: A strong upper high continues to build across the Gulf Coast region, and will keep temperatures across Alabama spring-like through early next week. Lots of clouds are over Alabama this afternoon, but there is little on radar, and temperatures are in the 70-75 degree range for most places. CLOSE TO RECORD LEVELS: […]

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Warm January Days

Warm January Days

| January 12, 2017 @ 6:24 am

CLOUDS, NOT MUCH RAIN: The sky will feature more clouds than sun across much of Alabama through tomorrow, but we don’t expect much rain. Best chance of showers will come across the Tennessee Valley of far North Alabama, but even there rain amounts should be fairly light. The big story is the warmth; we expect […]

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Warm January Weather Ahead

Warm January Weather Ahead

| January 11, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: Just a few sprinkles/patches of light rain across Alabama this afternoon… the sky is mostly cloudy. Temperatures have pushed into the 70s in a few spots; Tuscaloosa is a warm 74 degrees this afternoon. TOMORROW THROUGH THE WEEKEND: A strong upper ridge will build across the Southeast U.S., meaning warm and mostly dry […]

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Showers Move In Late Tomorrow Night

Showers Move In Late Tomorrow Night

| November 17, 2016 @ 3:15 pm

WARM NOVEMBER DAY: Birmingham, Anniston, and Tuscaloosa were all at 79 degrees at 3:00 this afternoon, very close to record levels for November 17. Birmingham’s record high today is 82, set in 1958. Today is the 60th consecutive day without measurable rain for Birmingham (based on data from the airport, where records are kept). The […]

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Big Warm-Up Today; Weekend Chill

Big Warm-Up Today; Weekend Chill

| November 17, 2016 @ 6:19 am

ACTIVE WEATHER: The advertised “pattern flip” of mid-November will bring lots of changes and interesting weather to Alabama for the rest of the month. On the positive side, we have three opportunities for rain for our state over the next ten days. And, goodness, do we need it. Today is the 60th consecutive day without […]

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