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University Of Alabama Team Wins $1 Million Grant To Develop Tool To Combat Opioid Abuse

University Of Alabama Team Wins $1 Million Grant To Develop Tool To Combat Opioid Abuse

| October 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Across the country, opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels, severely affecting communities and straining public safety resources.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| October 22, 2018 @ 12:25 am

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

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Central AL NWA Welcomes Renowned Hurricane Expert Dr. Keith Blackwell On Monday Evening

Central AL NWA Welcomes Renowned Hurricane Expert Dr. Keith Blackwell On Monday Evening

| October 21, 2018 @ 3:51 pm

Monday evening will be the third meeting of the year for the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association, and we have a great guest lined up for the night.

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Frost Advisory Issued For North & Parts Of Central Alabama For Monday Morning

Frost Advisory Issued For North & Parts Of Central Alabama For Monday Morning

| October 21, 2018 @ 3:27 pm

Both NWS Huntsville and NWS Birmingham have issued a Frost Advisory that goes into effect at 3:00 am CDT Monday and is set to expire at 8:00 am CDT Monday.

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Ahhhh….Falll!

Ahhhh….Falll!

| October 21, 2018 @ 1:18 pm

A sunny and cool day is in progress across North and Central Alabama. Lows tonight will drop into the 30s north of I-20, producing scattered light frost in spots.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 20th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 20th, 2018

| October 21, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for October 20th, 2018 was 71F.  The low was 51F.

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A Bright, Cool Fall Day For Alabama

A Bright, Cool Fall Day For Alabama

| October 21, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Temperatures will struggle to rise much into the 60s today across Central Alabama, with 50s common across the North. The next week will see mainly cooler than normal readings, although Tuesday and Wednesday as well as the weekend seem to be destined to feature near normal readings for this time of year.

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Auburn University Leads $2 Million DOE Project To Maximize U.S. Fuel Economy

Auburn University Leads $2 Million DOE Project To Maximize U.S. Fuel Economy

| October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Auburn University researchers are leading a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy project that promises to improve fuel efficiency and economy.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Tallulah Bankhead Backed Truman

On This Day In Alabama History: Tallulah Bankhead Backed Truman

| October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Actress Tallulah Bankhead on Oct. 21, 1948, introduced President Harry S. Truman, the Democratic candidate who vowed to integrate the U.S. military if he were elected to a full term.

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A+ College Ready Program Celebrates 10 Years Of Success

A+ College Ready Program Celebrates 10 Years Of Success

| October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama’s A+ College Ready celebrated 10 years of success in Alabama on Wednesday by honoring schools, principals, administrators, parents and students who have worked to change the course of education in the state.

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Waiting on Front

Waiting on Front

| October 20, 2018 @ 11:46 am

We maintain the chance of some light scattered rain at times through the afternoon and evening hours; rain amounts will be under a quarter of an inch. It will remain a cloudy and cool day with temperatures in the 60s.

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History of the Thornthwaite Climate Classification System

History of the Thornthwaite Climate Classification System

| October 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am

On March 7, 1899 in Pinconning, Michigan, Charles Warren Thornthwaite was born to Ernest and Mildred Thornthwaite. Like all other settlers in the area, education had a high value, and with Pinconning not having a school, Charles Thornthwaite moved to Mt. Pleasant, MI in order to attend school.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 19th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 19th, 2018

| October 20, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for October 19th, 2018 was 80F.  The low was 56F.

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Saturday’s Weather Xtreme: Showers Ending With Clearing Later Today

Saturday’s Weather Xtreme: Showers Ending With Clearing Later Today

| October 20, 2018 @ 6:52 am

Rain this morning gives away to a decent evening, while Sunday through much of the work week ahead looks to be dry with nice temperatures.

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Alabama Team Seeks Stronger Bonds At SEUS Japan 41 In Tokyo

Alabama Team Seeks Stronger Bonds At SEUS Japan 41 In Tokyo

| October 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Business leaders from across Alabama are participating in an international conference in Tokyo that aims to broaden economic and cultural ties between seven Southeastern states and Japan.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Columbia Launched With AU Grad

On This Day In Alabama History: Columbia Launched With AU Grad

| October 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Space Shuttle Columbia launched its fourth and final mission with astronaut and nuclear physicist Kathryn Thornton aboard on Oct. 20, 1995.

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Gadsden’s ‘A Walk Through Time’ Brings History To Life With Key Figures From This Alabama Town

Gadsden’s ‘A Walk Through Time’ Brings History To Life With Key Figures From This Alabama Town

| October 20, 2018 @ 5:00 am

As Steve Hildebrant prepares for a second stint portraying Alabama Power founder William Patrick Lay at Gadsden’s “A Walk Through Time” on Sunday, Oct. 21, he recalls his introduction last year to the historic narrative.

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Some Light Rain Tomorrow

Some Light Rain Tomorrow

| October 19, 2018 @ 2:03 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today** THIS AFTERNOON: The sky is still mostly sunny across Alabama this afternoon, with high cirrus clouds creeping in from the west. Nothing on radar, and temperatures are mostly in the mid 70s. Clouds will increase tonight, and some light rain could develop over the northern counties of the state […]

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