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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| July 20, 2018 @ 6:02 pm

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected for the next five days.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Tornado Watch Likely

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Tornado Watch Likely

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:54 pm

Severe storms are expected to redevelop during the 00-03Z period along and perhaps ahead of the front, with a few tornadoes, very large hail, and damaging winds. Significant severe weather is possible.

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Severe Storms Possible Tonight/Tomorrow

Severe Storms Possible Tonight/Tomorrow

| July 20, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT TONIGHT: SPC maintains an enhanced risk (level 3/5) of severe storms for parts of Northwest Alabama, with the standard “slight risk” (level 2/5) down to Demopolis, Prattville, and Roanoke. There is a marginal risk of severe storms as far south as Evergreen and Troy.

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Early Afternoon Update

Early Afternoon Update

| July 20, 2018 @ 1:04 pm

Not much change in our thinking for tonight… an organized batch of storms will move across the northern 2/3 of Alabama. *Storms will move from northwest to southeast… so they enter the Tennessee Valley first around 7 p.m. *The main threat will come from damaging straight line winds, although an isolated tornado is possible. *There […]

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Hot At This Point; Strong to Severe Storms Tonight

Hot At This Point; Strong to Severe Storms Tonight

| July 20, 2018 @ 12:12 pm

So as of 11:35 AM, radar is free from any shower or storm activity, and with skies remaining mostly clear across much of the area, current temperatures are already up into the lower to mid-80s across Central Alabama.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: July 19th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: July 19th, 2018

| July 20, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for July 19th, 2018 was 87F.  The low was 74F.

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Severe Storms Possible Tonight

Severe Storms Possible Tonight

| July 20, 2018 @ 6:28 am

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR ALABAMA THROUGH TOMORROW: An unusually active pattern for July is ahead for Alabama. On the maps, we have a strong upper high to the west, which is responsible for triple digit heat for much of Texas and Oklahoma. And, there is an upper trough with strong wind fields from the Great Lakes down into the southern U.S. This will provide dynamic support for strong to severe thunderstorms for Alabama over the next 36 hours.

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Heat Advisories Today, Severe Weather Tonight

Heat Advisories Today, Severe Weather Tonight

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:15 am

Heat will be a problem across parts of Alabama this afternoon, but severe weather presents a real threat tonight for much of the state, including a significant threat of damaging winds.

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Reuben Grill Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Reuben Grill Makes List Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Chappy’s Deli in Montgomery combines a casual atmosphere with good food right off the grill.

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Leonardo T-100 Factory Would Provide Massive Lift For Tuskegee

Leonardo T-100 Factory Would Provide Massive Lift For Tuskegee

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Leonardo aircraft manufacturing facility that’s proposed to be built in Tuskegee would have a vast economic impact across Macon County and beyond, according to local officials supporting the project.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Football Favorite Jay Barker Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Football Favorite Jay Barker Was Born

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

July 20, 1972: Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback and radio personality Jay Barker was born in Birmingham on July 20, 1972

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Alabama Aerospace Connections On Display At Farnborough Airshow

Alabama Aerospace Connections On Display At Farnborough Airshow

| July 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Farnborough International Airshow is the global industry’s grand event in 2018, highlighted by thunderous aerial flyovers and mindboggling billion-dollar aircraft purchase announcements.

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Severe Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

Severe Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

| July 19, 2018 @ 3:21 pm

RADAR CHECK: We started off this day with a batch of rain and storms this morning over Northwest Alabama… but this afternoon the action has shifted over to the eastern counties of the state on the outflow of the morning storms. Most of the rain at mid-afternoon was east of a line from Anniston to Selma; some places there are seeing heavy amounts of rain.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday

A Quick Check On Our Weather At Midday

| July 19, 2018 @ 12:54 pm

The good news is that the stronger storms that we saw earlier this morning have dissipated and we are just left with some light to moderate showers over the western portions of Central Alabama.

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Strong Storms Over West Alabama

Strong Storms Over West Alabama

| July 19, 2018 @ 8:38 am

We have a good bit of storm activity that has moved into the western parts of Central Alabama. This cluster of storms is putting down very heavy downpours that have led to a couple of Areal Flood Advisories. One for central Pickens County until 9:45 AM, and another for all of Marion and Lamar counties until 11:15 AM.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: July 18th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: July 18th, 2018

| July 19, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for July 18th, 2018 was 94F.  The low was 74F.

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