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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| October 18, 2018 @ 12:02 am

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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The College Football Forecast Sponsored By KS Services for Oct. 20th, 2018

The College Football Forecast Sponsored By KS Services for Oct. 20th, 2018

| October 17, 2018 @ 4:35 pm

What does the weather hold for your favorite SEC and/or local football team this week? James Spann gives us the details on the College Football Forecast sponsored by KS Services.

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Brighter Day Tomorrow

Brighter Day Tomorrow

| October 17, 2018 @ 3:25 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: As expected, clouds are hanging tough across much of Alabama this afternoon… the exception is the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama where the sun is shining brightly. Temperatures under the clouds are in the 60s.

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A Few Light Showers Out There… It’s The Central Alabama Midday Nowcast

A Few Light Showers Out There… It’s The Central Alabama Midday Nowcast

| October 17, 2018 @ 11:21 am

At this moment across Central Alabama, we have some very light rain or sprinkles falling mainly over the central parts of the area, while the rest of the area is currently under mostly cloudy skies.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 16th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 16th, 2018

| October 17, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for October 16th, 2018 was 71F.  The low was 60F.

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Rain Ends Early Today; Clouds Linger

Rain Ends Early Today; Clouds Linger

| October 17, 2018 @ 5:57 am

RADAR CHECK: Rain is still falling in the cool air over North/Central Alabama early this morning; that rain should end by mid-morning… but clouds will linger through much of the day. We could begin to see some clearing by late afternoon, but it will probably be tonight before the clouds go away for many places. Temperatures won’t get out of the 60s today, and some communities north of Birmingham could hold in the cool 50s for the second day in a row.

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Alabama Power Transmission Crews Working In Florida Panhandle

Alabama Power Transmission Crews Working In Florida Panhandle

| October 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Power’s Transmission group is out in full force in the Florida panhandle, with 284 personnel helping Gulf Power restore electricity in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

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Alabama Team Talks Future With Mazda, Toyota Officials In Japan

Alabama Team Talks Future With Mazda, Toyota Officials In Japan

| October 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield and Huntsville-area officials held meetings this week with executives of Mazda and Toyota to expand relationships as the automakers prepare to officially launch construction on a $1.6 billion Alabama assembly plant.

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On This Day In Alabama History: State’s First Female Doctor Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: State’s First Female Doctor Was Born

| October 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Halle Tanner Dillon was born Oct. 17, 1864 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a child, her home was a haven for prominent guests, including abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

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Alabama Schools Can Get Money For Sports, Arts Through Power To Play Grant Program

Alabama Schools Can Get Money For Sports, Arts Through Power To Play Grant Program

| October 17, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Alabama Power Foundation’s Power to Play grant program is now taking applications in its fifth year of helping Alabama high schools increase students’ extracurricular participation.

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Periods Of Rain Tonight; Cooler

Periods Of Rain Tonight; Cooler

| October 16, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

BIG THERMAL CONTRAST: We have a big 31 degree swing across Alabama this afternoon… at 2:00 we are seeing 55 degrees at Cullman and Haleyville north of a cold front over Central Alabama, but to the south we have 86 at Montgomery and Auburn with a partly sunny sky. Light rain is fairly widespread over North Alabama, north of the front.

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Tomorrow Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day 2018

Tomorrow Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day 2018

| October 16, 2018 @ 2:22 pm

Primary severe weather season across the United States is considered to be in the spring (March-May), but did you know that Alabama also has a secondary severe weather season in the fall? Yes, it’s true!

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Showers Affecting Much Of The Northern Half Of Alabama At Midday

Showers Affecting Much Of The Northern Half Of Alabama At Midday

| October 16, 2018 @ 11:33 am

At this point, all of the shower activity has moved up into the northern parts of Central Alabama and up into a good bit of North Alabama.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 15th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 15th, 2018

| October 16, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for October 15th, 2018 was 85F.  The low was 67F.

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Cloudy, Cool Day With Some Rain At Times

Cloudy, Cool Day With Some Rain At Times

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:54 am

COOL CHANGE: A cold front this morning is near Montgomery; north of the front cooler air continues to seep into the northern half of Alabama. And, a southwest flow aloft overhead will keep clouds over the state today along with some rain at times. Rain amounts won’t be especially heavy… most places will see under a quarter of an inch. And, temperatures will rise little during the day. Those of you in the Tennessee Valley will have a hard time getting out of the 50s, while places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden will remain in the 60s.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Percy Lavon Julian

Alabama Legacy Moment: Percy Lavon Julian

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama.

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Eutaw Is Feeling The Love’s As Company Breaks Ground On Large Alabama Travel Center

Eutaw Is Feeling The Love’s As Company Breaks Ground On Large Alabama Travel Center

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Travelers through Greene County will soon have a new option to stop and refuel their vehicles and themselves with a large Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store that will include three dining options.

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James Spann And An All-Star Weather Panel Discuss Hurricane Michael

James Spann And An All-Star Weather Panel Discuss Hurricane Michael

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Hurricane Michael was and is an historic storm by a number of measures, and those who have devoted their lives to documenting weather will study it for years to come.

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