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Significant Weather Advisory For Northwestern Tallapoosa County Until 2:15 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Northwestern Tallapoosa County Until 2:15 PM CDT

| August 20, 2019 @ 1:44 pm

At 1:43 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Hillabee Creek, Or Near Alexander City, Moving Southwest At 5 Mph. Winds In Excess Of 40 Mph Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| August 20, 2019 @ 12:38 pm

A low pressure system is located almost 400 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 19th, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 19th, 2019

| August 20, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 19th, 2019 was 97F.  The low was 75F.

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Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

| August 20, 2019 @ 5:50 am

SCATTERED AFTERNOON STORMS: Look for hot, muggy weather again today across Alabama with a partly sunny sky and afternoon temperatures in the low to mid 90s. Like yesterday, scattered, random, slow moving showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and tonight in the unstable air; odds of any one spot getting wet are 30/40 percent. The weather won’t change much tomorrow as the classic summer pattern continues.

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Birmingham’s New Sidewalk Film Center And Cinema Is Ready For Its Premiere

Birmingham’s New Sidewalk Film Center And Cinema Is Ready For Its Premiere

| August 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Organizers praise supporters for providing the resources needed to build a permanent home for independent movies in Birmingham.

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On This Day In Alabama History:  NFL Great Died

On This Day In Alabama History: NFL Great Died

| August 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Harry Gilmer was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1993.

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Women Make Up Majority Of University Of Alabama’s First-Year Law Students For First Time

Women Make Up Majority Of University Of Alabama’s First-Year Law Students For First Time

| August 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The 137 members of the UA School of Law’s first-year class were drawn from a pool of almost 1,500 applicants.

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Strong Storms Affecting Southern Jefferson County; Winds to 40 mph Possible

Strong Storms Affecting Southern Jefferson County; Winds to 40 mph Possible

| August 19, 2019 @ 6:40 pm

A rapidly developing thunderstorm is bringing torrential rain, intensie lightning, and winds to 40 mph to the southern parts of the Birmingham Metro.

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Hot, Muggy, Scattered Summer Storms

Hot, Muggy, Scattered Summer Storms

| August 19, 2019 @ 3:22 pm

CLASSIC SUMMER DAY: Humidity values are back up across Alabama today, and accordingly, scattered showers and thunderstorms have returned as well. Some places have seen a big downpour today, other places are bone dry. Storms are most numerous over North and West Alabama at mid-afternoon, and they are drifting to the southwest. They will dissipate after sunset.

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Hot With A Few Showers At Midday

Hot With A Few Showers At Midday

| August 19, 2019 @ 12:20 pm

We have some shower activity that has popped up across a few locations in Central Alabama. Hopefully, we’ll get several more today, not only to help cool us down, but to help with parts of the area that is experiencing drought conditions.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 18th, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: August 18th, 2019

| August 19, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for August 18th, 2019 was 100F.  The low was 74F.

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Humidity Levels Rising This Week

Humidity Levels Rising This Week

| August 19, 2019 @ 5:57 am

MUGGY WEATHER RETURNS: Hot August weather continues across Alabama today, and humidity levels will be higher as moisture levels increase. We note a few isolated showers on radar early this morning over parts of West Alabama, and we will mention widely scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and early tonight, during the peak of the daytime heating process. Otherwise today will be partly sunny with a high in the mid 90s for most communities.

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The World Games Explained: Sport Climbing

The World Games Explained: Sport Climbing

| August 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Sport climbing includes the sports of bouldering, lead climbing, and speed climbing.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Historical Commission Founded

On This Day In Alabama History: Historical Commission Founded

| August 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The Alabama Historical Commission is the state’s official historic preservation agency.

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New Clubhouse Takes Birmingham’s A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club To A Whole New Place

New Clubhouse Takes Birmingham’s A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club To A Whole New Place

| August 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The new facility is in an improved location with expanded capacity and features for youths.

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Heat Advisories Issued for Today

Heat Advisories Issued for Today

| August 19, 2019 @ 4:51 am

Heat advisories have been issued for parts of Alabama for today as heat index values are expected to reach 105F in the advisory areas.

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