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The Great Irish Potato Blight Of 1845

The Great Irish Potato Blight Of 1845

| November 20, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Have you ever thought about how the weather affects the food you eat? What about the climate impact of crops or whether you’ll have a potato with your steak tonight?

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| November 20, 2018 @ 11:13 am

For the North Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico… tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

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At Midday: Skies Starting To Clear But A Good Bit Cooler Than Yesterday

At Midday: Skies Starting To Clear But A Good Bit Cooler Than Yesterday

| November 20, 2018 @ 11:01 am

While skies are mostly cloudy across Central Alabama as we have reached the 11 o’clock hour on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, some clearing is occurring and we should have mostly clear skies across much of the area by sunset.

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How Do Winter Storms Affect Aviation And Aviation-Based Interests?

How Do Winter Storms Affect Aviation And Aviation-Based Interests?

| November 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am

During a given Winter season, there is no question that various types of wintry weather can have a profound impact on aviation.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: November 19th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: November 19th, 2018

| November 20, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for November 19th, 2018 was 67F.  The low was 40F.

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Becoming Sunny Today; Rain Returns Late Friday

Becoming Sunny Today; Rain Returns Late Friday

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:15 am

CLEARING THIS MORNING: We have a few a lingering sprinkles on radar early this morning in the wake of a cold front that passed through a few hours ago; those will end soon and the sky will clear this morning. Everyone will be in bright sunshine by afternoon, and temperatures will be cooler today with highs generally in the 50s. Tonight will be clear and cold; we will be very close to freezing early tomorrow morning.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Talladega College Was Founded

On This Day In Alabama History: Talladega College Was Founded

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Nov. 20, 1965: Talladega College – the oldest private historically black liberal arts college in Alabama – was founded on this day in 1965.

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Alabama’s Blackbelt Benefit Group In Running For National Grant

Alabama’s Blackbelt Benefit Group In Running For National Grant

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Selma’s Blackbelt Benefit Group (BBG) wants the public to help with a last-minute push in voting for a Levitt Foundation AMP (Your City) $25,000 grant.

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Lisa Warren Is An Alabama Maker With An Affection For Ceramics, A Passion For Painting

Lisa Warren Is An Alabama Maker With An Affection For Ceramics, A Passion For Painting

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Lisa Warren calls herself a “late bloomer” because she took some time to get her art degree and start a family before devoting herself professionally to painting and pottery.

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Recipe: Creole Cornbread Dressing

Recipe: Creole Cornbread Dressing

| November 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

In the South, it’s just not Thanksgiving without cornbread dressing on the table. And while many would say it ranks right up there with the turkey in terms of importance, there are others, myself included, who think it ranks just a hair above it.

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Showers Tonight; Dry/Cooler Tomorrow

Showers Tonight; Dry/Cooler Tomorrow

| November 19, 2018 @ 3:26 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have a batch of showers falling over West Alabama this afternoon ahead of a cold front; that rain will spread eastward over the next few hours. Rain amounts over the next 6-8 hours should be on the light side; mostly 1/4″ or less for most communities. Otherwise, tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low in the low 40s early tomorrow.

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How is the Ongoing California Wildfire Activity Affecting Air Quality Issues?

How is the Ongoing California Wildfire Activity Affecting Air Quality Issues?

| November 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

(11/13/2018) As the state of California continues to contend with some of the worst wildfire conditions in recorded history, there are several other problems which are quickly emerging from wildfires such as (but certainly not limited to), the Camp Fire, the Woolsey Fire, the Hill Fire, and more.

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At Midday: A Few Showers In The West, Sun In The East

At Midday: A Few Showers In The West, Sun In The East

| November 19, 2018 @ 11:37 am

While much of the eastern half of Central Alabama is enjoying mostly clear skies and a good bit of sunshine, the west and northwestern parts of the area are seeing a good bit of cloud cover.

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Giving Due Respect to the Power and Ferocity of the Camp Fire in North-Central California

Giving Due Respect to the Power and Ferocity of the Camp Fire in North-Central California

| November 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am

(11/13/2018) There is no debate whatsoever that the past 48 to 72 hours or so have been some of the worst for the state of California in recorded history in the context of state-wide wildfire impacts.

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