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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 22nd, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 22nd, 2018

| September 23, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 22nd, 2018 was 95F.  The low was 76F.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 23, 2018 @ 6:31 am

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on weakening Tropical Depression Eleven, located several hundred miles east of the Windward Islands, and on Tropical Storm Kirk, located several hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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Most Areas Hot and Dry for the First Full Day of Fall; Rain Chances Going Up Though

Most Areas Hot and Dry for the First Full Day of Fall; Rain Chances Going Up Though

| September 23, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Another hot and dry day is expected across much of Central Alabama today. The exception will be northwestern sections of the state where clouds and showers will keep temperatures in the lower 80s.

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On this Day in Alabama History: Writer Stephen Gresham was Born

On this Day in Alabama History: Writer Stephen Gresham was Born

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Another entry in Alabama’s rich history from our partners at the Alabama News Center.

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Alabama Power Issuing Two RFPs For Energy Projects

Alabama Power Issuing Two RFPs For Energy Projects

| September 23, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power is seeking proposals to meet future energy and reliability needs, including proposals for potential renewable energy projects.

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Kirk Accelerating Westward Over The Eastern Tropical Atlantic

Kirk Accelerating Westward Over The Eastern Tropical Atlantic

| September 23, 2018 @ 3:34 am

At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 9.1 North, longitude 28.0 West. Kirk is moving toward the west near 18 mph (30 km/h). An even faster westward motion across the deep tropical Atlantic Ocean is expected through Tuesday.

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Poorly Organized Tropical Depression Expected To Dissipate
Soon

Poorly Organized Tropical Depression Expected To Dissipate Soon

| September 23, 2018 @ 3:33 am

At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eleven was located near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 55.0 West. The depression is moving toward the northwest near 6 mph (9 km/h). A slow west-northwest to northwest motion is expected until the system dissipates in a day or so.

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Hot, Final Day of Summer

Hot, Final Day of Summer

| September 22, 2018 @ 1:47 pm

THE FINAL DAY OF SUMMER: And it is sure feeling like it…We are once again basking under a sky with more sun than clouds, hot temperatures, with randomly scattered afternoon showers and storms. Temperatures are ranging from the upper 80s to lower 90s across Central Alabama this afternoon. As we look at the radar there […]

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On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Hurricane Eloise would have a few surprises before it made landfall along the Gulf Coast.

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Hot With Isolated To Scattered Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

Hot With Isolated To Scattered Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

| September 22, 2018 @ 8:14 am

We are starting off the morning with a good bit of clear skies across the state, with only a few clouds over the western locations… and radar shows a clean slate at the moment, but I have a feeling we’ll see some scattered activity later this afternoon.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 21st, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 21st, 2018

| September 22, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 21st, 2018 was 93F.  The low was 78F.

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Birmingham’s Jesse Lewis Among 9 Recognized As Black Pioneers Of Public Relations

Birmingham’s Jesse Lewis Among 9 Recognized As Black Pioneers Of Public Relations

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Birmingham businessman and entrepreneur Dr. Jesse J. Lewis Sr. has been named one of nine black public relations pioneers honored by the Museum of Public Relations in New York.

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Practical Energy Savings Tips Can Be Implemented As New Season Dawns

Practical Energy Savings Tips Can Be Implemented As New Season Dawns

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It may not feel like Autumn, but the cooler temperatures will be here before you know it. Here are some ways you can take advantage of milder days before winter sets in.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Allison Moorer Releases Debut Album

On This Day In Alabama History: Allison Moorer Releases Debut Album

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Allison Moorer released “Alabama Song.” The Monroeville-born singer-songwriter has had success with songs that have appeared in movies.

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Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Cancer enhanced Brenda Ladun’s faith and strength.

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Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Vulcan Park and Museum presents its 14th annual Vulcan AfterTunes fall concert series. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the three-part event, which takes place on Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21.

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Not As Hot; Scattered Showers/Storms

Not As Hot; Scattered Showers/Storms

| September 21, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the showers and storms across the northern half of Alabama are east of I-65 this afternoon… they are showing little movement, and will fade away once the sun goes down later this evening. Otherwise, we have a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures not as hot as recent days… generally between 85 and 90 degrees. The average high at Birmingham for September 21 is 84 degrees.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather At 1:40 PM

A Quick Check On Our Weather At 1:40 PM

| September 21, 2018 @ 1:41 pm

We have a fair bit of scattered shower activity over the eastern half of the area while nearly all of the western half of Central Alabama is dry at this point.

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