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Alberto Forecast To Strengthen While Moving Northward Over The Gulf Of Mexico

Alberto Forecast To Strengthen While Moving Northward Over The Gulf Of Mexico

| May 26, 2018 @ 9:44 am

Tropical-storm-force winds and hazardous storm surge are possible along portions of the central and eastern U.S. Gulf Coast beginning on Sunday, including areas well east of the track of Alberto’s center, and tropical storm and storm surge watches are in
effect for portions of these areas.

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Saturday Morning Notes On Alberto

Saturday Morning Notes On Alberto

| May 26, 2018 @ 7:51 am

ALBERTO UPDATE: Alberto remains a subtropical storm this morning given its sprawling structure and involvement with an upper-level trough. Sustained winds are 40 mph. Here are the key points you need to know…. *The system should become better organized tomorrow, becoming a tropical storm. Some strengthening is possible, but the system is still expected to […]

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May 2018 Could End Up in the Top 20 Wettest Months of May at BHM

May 2018 Could End Up in the Top 20 Wettest Months of May at BHM

| May 26, 2018 @ 7:30 am

If we get forecasted rain amounts through the end of the month, it could end up being one of the top 20 wettest months of May in Birmingham weather history.

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Wet + Alberto = Really Wet

Wet + Alberto = Really Wet

| May 26, 2018 @ 7:07 am

Wet, wet, and wet. Without a change in our atmosphere, the Southeast US will remain wet through the middle of the week. Alberto will add to our wetness as it remained projected to move west of Central Alabama keeping us on the wetter, more unsettled side. High temperatures will be in the lower 80s most days.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham Founder Josiah Morris Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham Founder Josiah Morris Was Born

| May 26, 2018 @ 5:00 am

May 26, 1818: Born in Maryland, Josiah Morris got his first job at a mercantile in Columbus, Georgia, at age 15

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Rural Studio Builds Community In Alabama’s Hale County

Rural Studio Builds Community In Alabama’s Hale County

| May 26, 2018 @ 3:30 am

Since 1993, Rural Studio has been educating the next generation of architects while building up the Hale County community through innovative architectural projects. The Alabama Power Foundation was an early supporter of Rural Studio.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| May 25, 2018 @ 7:44 pm

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on newly formed Subtropical Storm Alberto, located over the northwestern Caribbean Sea just east of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

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Tropical Storm & Storm Surge Watches Issued For The North-Central Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm & Storm Surge Watches Issued For The North-Central Gulf Coast

| May 25, 2018 @ 4:02 pm

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for portions of the northern Gulf Coast of the United States from Indian Pass, Florida, westward to Grand Isle, Louisiana, including Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and metropolitan New Orleans.

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Eyes On Alberto

Eyes On Alberto

| May 25, 2018 @ 3:39 pm

ALBERTO IS ON THE BOARD: Subtropical storm Alberto formed this morning over the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico… a “subtropical storm” is a hybrid between a classical warm core tropical storm, and a mid latitude storm system, like the ones we see in the cool season. Sustained winds are 40 mph, and the system will move up into the Gulf of Mexico over the holiday weekend. Steering currents will collapse and the system will just creep along Sunday and Monday toward the coast.

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Warm & Humid With Storms Around At Midday; Alberto Meanders In The Caribbean

Warm & Humid With Storms Around At Midday; Alberto Meanders In The Caribbean

| May 25, 2018 @ 1:54 pm

Radar shows that the showers and thunderstorm activity is mainly contained to areas south of I-20 and east of I-65 at this point with a few isolated showers popping up in the northwestern parts of the area.

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Notes On Alberto

Notes On Alberto

| May 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am

“Subtropical Storm Alberto” has formed near Cozumel, Mexico this morning. Sustained winds are near 40 mph. *This is not a classic tropical storm now; it is broad with multiple low-level circulations. *The center should be near the coast Monday; it is NOT expected to reach hurricane strength. *The main threat for the coast will be […]

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How Southern California Is Trying to Beat the “Urban Heat Island” Effect

How Southern California Is Trying to Beat the “Urban Heat Island” Effect

| May 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am

To combat climate change, Los Angeles is painting some of its streets white and the reasons why are pretty cool — literally. https://t.co/jfv1qL6U9m pic.twitter.com/f2Dhyrtd9C— CBS News (@CBSNews) April 11, 2018DISCUSSION: In recent days and weeks, the city of Los Angeles, California has made strides to work on fighting against the impacts of the infamous “urban heat island” effect. The “urban heat island” effect is a geographically-driven tendency wherein more urban regions are more prone to […]

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We Say Hello To Subtropical Storm Alberto

We Say Hello To Subtropical Storm Alberto

| May 25, 2018 @ 9:52 am

Pre-season Subtropical Storm Alberto forms over the northwestern Caribbean Sea and begins its trek towards the Gulf Coast.

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Thunder Heard for 10th Day In May at BHM.  How Does that Compare to Average?  Here’s Your Birmingham Climate Report for May 24th.

Thunder Heard for 10th Day In May at BHM. How Does that Compare to Average? Here’s Your Birmingham Climate Report for May 24th.

| May 25, 2018 @ 7:45 am

Birmingham had a High of 86 and a Low of 69 for May 24th, 2018

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Dense Fog Impacting Portions of South Central Alabama

Dense Fog Impacting Portions of South Central Alabama

| May 25, 2018 @ 6:46 am

Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 a.m. CDT for parts of Central Alabama.

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