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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: February 20th, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: February 20th, 2019

| February 21, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for February 20th, 2019 was 61F.  The low was 47F.

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Still Wet Today/Tomorrow; Severe Storms Possible Late Saturday

Still Wet Today/Tomorrow; Severe Storms Possible Late Saturday

| February 21, 2019 @ 6:21 am

SOAKED: Just before daybreak a zone of rain and thunderstorms was lined up across North/Central Alabama near a surface front that has been oscillating across the region over the past few days. South of the front, temperatures are in the low 70s at Mobile and Dothan, while we have 40s north of the front at places like Huntsville and Decatur. The overall pattern won’t change much today; a flood watch remains in effect for the northern half of the state, and we will have occasional rain and a few thunderstorms. For places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden temperatures will peak in the 57-62 degree range. No risk of severe storms today.

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Heavy Rains Through Weekend Could Affect Alabama Power Lake Levels

Heavy Rains Through Weekend Could Affect Alabama Power Lake Levels

| February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Heavy rains forecast this week could cause Alabama Power lake levels to rise in the coming days.

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Alabama Weather Update at 4:45 a.m.:  Thunder, Heavy Rain Across the I-59 Corridor

Alabama Weather Update at 4:45 a.m.: Thunder, Heavy Rain Across the I-59 Corridor

| February 21, 2019 @ 4:51 am

Rain and storms are occurring across a large area of Central and Northeast Alabama this morning. They are not severe but do have lots of loud thunder and heavy rain. Be alert for flooding.

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Stronger Storms Approaching Montgomery & Wetumpka

Stronger Storms Approaching Montgomery & Wetumpka

| February 20, 2019 @ 7:54 pm

As of 7:45 pm, radar shows the line of thunderstorms continuing to push eastward across Central Alabama, now with all of the activity east of I-59.

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Dry West Of I-59, Storms To The East

Dry West Of I-59, Storms To The East

| February 20, 2019 @ 5:13 pm

While the heavier showers and storms have now moved out of the areas stricken with flooding rains earlier today, unfortunately, those flood issues will continue for a little while longer.

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Wet, Unsettled Weather To Continue

Wet, Unsettled Weather To Continue

| February 20, 2019 @ 3:01 pm

FLOOD WATCH: A flood watch remains in effect for the northern half of Alabama as another big batch of rain and storms moves through this afternoon. Stronger storms are producing lots of lightning and heavy rain, but thankfully the severe weather threat has diminished statewide. Temperatures are mostly in the 50s over North Alabama, with 60s to the south. But, parts of Northeast Alabama remain in the 40s as the cold air is taking longer to be scoured out.

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While Severe Threat Lessens, Strong Storms Continue In North/Central Alabama

While Severe Threat Lessens, Strong Storms Continue In North/Central Alabama

| February 20, 2019 @ 2:12 pm

The latest Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook from the Storm Prediction Center shows that the Slight Risk for severe storms for the southwestern parts of Central Alabama has been removed and replaced with a Marginal Risk.

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Strong Storms Moving Into Jefferson County

Strong Storms Moving Into Jefferson County

| February 20, 2019 @ 12:23 pm

The line of storms is now slowly pushing into the western parts of Jefferson County, with the southwestern parts of the county about to experience very heavy rainfall, dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning, and winds in excess of 40 MP

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Storms Continue To Push Eastward Across North/Central Alabama

Storms Continue To Push Eastward Across North/Central Alabama

| February 20, 2019 @ 11:29 am

The line of storms was approaching the cities of Huntsville to Cullman to Tuscaloosa to Eutaw as of the 11:10 am mark on this Wednesday morning.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

| February 20, 2019 @ 10:45 am

An isolated threat for damaging wind gusts and perhaps a tornado will continue through early afternoon.

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Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

| February 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Today, we take a look at our third topic for Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes.

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Line Of Storms Slowly Moving This Way; Strong To Severe Storm Potential Continues

Line Of Storms Slowly Moving This Way; Strong To Severe Storm Potential Continues

| February 20, 2019 @ 9:07 am

An unorganized line of showers and storms stretches through the northwestern part of North Alabama back to the southwest through much of eastern and south-central Mississippi and down into eastern Louisiana.

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Slight Risk For Severe Storms For Parts Of Central Alabama Today

Slight Risk For Severe Storms For Parts Of Central Alabama Today

| February 20, 2019 @ 7:21 am

The Storm Prediction Center has just updated the Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook and has a small part of Central Alabama defined in a slight risk for severe storms.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: February 19th, 2019

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: February 19th, 2019

| February 20, 2019 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for February 19th, 2019 was 47F.  The low was 40F.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

| February 20, 2019 @ 6:30 am

A damaging wind or tornado risk may develop later this morning, and convective trends are being monitored.

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