Alabama's Weather

A Gray Midday With Scattered Showers Out There

A Gray Midday With Scattered Showers Out There

| February 18, 2018 @ 1:15 pm

We have mainly cloudy skies across much of Central Alabama at this point, with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies in the extreme southern parts of the area.

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Pattern for Record Warmth

Pattern for Record Warmth

| February 18, 2018 @ 6:56 am

Sunday will be relatively cool when compared to the forecast highs for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday when a strong upper ridge brings the potential for record-setting highs for the first half of the week.

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Nice And Mild At Midday, But Showers Are Moving In

Nice And Mild At Midday, But Showers Are Moving In

| February 17, 2018 @ 12:47 pm

For most of Central Alabama, we have more clouds than sun, but temperatures have really warmed nicely with the exception of the extreme northern parts of the area.

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Partner News Stories

The First 911 Call Was Made 50 Years Ago Today In Alabama

The First 911 Call Was Made 50 Years Ago Today In Alabama

| February 18, 2018 @ 5:00 am

In Haleyville today, they’re ringing in a milestone this Alabama town can claim that no other can. It was 50 years ago today that the nation’s first 911 call was made from this small Alabama town.

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Bronze Valley Conference Sets Tone For Tech-Based Economic Development

Bronze Valley Conference Sets Tone For Tech-Based Economic Development

| February 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Organizers believe the inaugural Bronze Valley conference set a strong tone for the future of technology-based economic development in Birmingham, in Alabama and in the entire Southeast.

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Alabama Center For Real Estate Partners With CCIM Institute To Produce Amazon HQ2 Paper

Alabama Center For Real Estate Partners With CCIM Institute To Produce Amazon HQ2 Paper

| February 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The first in a series of papers providing insights on commercial real estate focuses on how Amazon’s site search for its second corporate headquarters signals significant changes in site selection trends.

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Weather Headlines

Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

Severe Weather Awareness Week Starts Today

| February 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Governor Kay Ivey has declared February 18-23rd, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Alabama.

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UPDATE… Another Tornado Confirmed From Wednesday’s Storms

UPDATE… Another Tornado Confirmed From Wednesday’s Storms

| February 9, 2018 @ 6:10 pm

Another tornado touchdown was confirmed during a damage survey on Friday (2/9/18), making a grand total of 6 tornadoes that occurred during Wednesday morning’s storms.

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Significant Improvement of Drought Conditions in Central Alabama

Significant Improvement of Drought Conditions in Central Alabama

| February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor indicates that drought conditions have improved significantly in Central Alabama. Extreme Drought is no longer indicated in Central Alabama.

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WeatherBrains Podcast

WeatherBrains 630:  Anybody but Kevin!

WeatherBrains 630: Anybody but Kevin!

| February 13, 2018 @ 7:38 am

Kevin brings the guest to the digital mahogany table with Andrew Yeager, Digital Sales Manager for KXAS-TV in Dallas.

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WeatherBrains 629:  Didn’t Come From Ikea

WeatherBrains 629: Didn’t Come From Ikea

| February 6, 2018 @ 7:53 am

The nationwide flu outbreak hits WeatherBrains right in the guest. With our guest down with the flu, we create a home grown show for this episode.

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WeatherBrains 628:  I’ll Release Details Later

WeatherBrains 628: I’ll Release Details Later

| January 30, 2018 @ 1:44 pm

Dr. Marshall Shepherd joins the WeatherBrains crew with discussions about the AMS annual conference and a multitude of other weather topics.

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Other Recent Posts

Wet and Warm for the Week Ahead

Wet and Warm for the Week Ahead

| February 17, 2018 @ 6:54 am

With a strong ridge centered over Florida and the Bahamas, the weather across the Southeast US will remain warm for the week ahead. However, the ridge also maintains a tap into Pacific moisture keeping our sky cloudy much of the time with rain chances just about every day for the week ahead.

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Colder Air Enters North Alabama

Colder Air Enters North Alabama

| February 16, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

BIG THERMAL CONTRAST: As expected, we have a big thermal range across Alabama this afternoon thanks to a cold front that is near I-59 at 3:00 p.m. Temperatures have slipped into the chilly upper 40s at Haleyville and Cullman, but are close to 70 degrees south of I-20.

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Colder Air For North Alabama; Some Rain At Times

Colder Air For North Alabama; Some Rain At Times

| February 16, 2018 @ 5:43 am

A cold front will enter North Alabama later today, setting up a big thermal contrast across the state. If you are in places like Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, Scottsboro, Hamilton, Haleyville, Cullman, or Fort Payne, temperatures will be falling through the 50s today, potentially winding up in the upper 40s by mid to late afternoon with a north breeze. Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Anniston, and Gadsden will remain in the 60s through early afternoon, but temperatures will fall into the 50s late in the day as winds veer around to the north.

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The Chicken Baked Potato At Wilson’s Barbecue Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

The Chicken Baked Potato At Wilson’s Barbecue Is One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| February 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

For such a small place, this is one big dish.

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Alabama Exports Set New Annual Record In 2017, Topping $21.7 Billion

Alabama Exports Set New Annual Record In 2017, Topping $21.7 Billion

| February 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama exports totaled a record $21.7 billion in 2017, powered by rising overseas shipments of products such as automobiles, aircraft components, chemicals, paper and minerals.

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Love In The Park: Senior Citizens Valentine Gala Celebrates Love And Fun

Love In The Park: Senior Citizens Valentine Gala Celebrates Love And Fun

| February 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Love was in the air during the annual Senior Citizens Valentine Gala at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Feb. 14.

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