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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| May 21, 2019 @ 12:05 am

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Subtropical Storm Andrea, located about 300 hundred miles southwest of Bermuda.

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Subtropical Storm Andrea Moving Northward Over The Western
Atlantic

Subtropical Storm Andrea Moving Northward Over The Western Atlantic

| May 20, 2019 @ 9:32 pm

At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Andrea was located near latitude 29.5 North, longitude 68.7 West. The storm is moving toward the north near 12 mph (19 km/h). A decrease in forward speed and a turn to the northeast is expected on Tuesday, followed by an eastward motion by Tuesday night. On the forecast track, the center of Andrea is expected to remain southwest or south of Bermuda during the next day or two.

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Heat Levels Rising In Coming Days

Heat Levels Rising In Coming Days

| May 20, 2019 @ 3:18 pm

DANGEROUS WEATHER WELL TO THE WEST: A “high risk” (level 5/5) of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes is defined for parts of North Texas and Oklahoma through tonight. A few violent, long track tornadoes are possible in this region, along with serious flash flooding.

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Puffy Clouds & Warm At Midday, Heat Cranks Up Later This Week

Puffy Clouds & Warm At Midday, Heat Cranks Up Later This Week

| May 20, 2019 @ 12:51 pm

We have some cumulus clouds forming in the heating of the day, but as of 12:40 pm, the radar is free of any rain at this juncture.

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Hottest Weather So Far This  Year Ahead

Hottest Weather So Far This Year Ahead

| May 20, 2019 @ 6:02 am

HOT, DRY PATTERN DEVELOPING: We will mention a chance of isolated showers or thunderstorms this afternoon across North/Central Alabama as a weak surface boundary begins to lift northward as a warm front, but most places will be dry. Otherwise, expect a mix of sun and clouds today with a high in the upper 80s. The average high at Birmingham on May 20 is 82.

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Photo Gallery: Hangout Fest Rocks Alabama Gulf Coast With Music, Crowds, Fun In The Sun

Photo Gallery: Hangout Fest Rocks Alabama Gulf Coast With Music, Crowds, Fun In The Sun

| May 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

The focus was on the music from another great lineup of performers but some of our favorite images were the people who really made the 2019 Hangout Music Festival a great time and an economic boost for the Alabama Gulf Coast.

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Tallulah Brewing Is An Alabama Maker Mixing Passion With Business

Tallulah Brewing Is An Alabama Maker Mixing Passion With Business

| May 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Tallulah Brewing Company (Jasper)
The Makers: Drew Gilbert and Josh Bagwell

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Alabama Power Lineman Appreciation Spotlight: Jason Marcum

Alabama Power Lineman Appreciation Spotlight: Jason Marcum

| May 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Lineman Jason Marcum takes pride in serving others, both on and off the job.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Actress Candace Bailey Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Actress Candace Bailey Was Born

| May 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 20, 1982: Birmingham-born Candace Bailey is an actress, model and television personality best known as a co-host of the former television program “Attack of the Show!” on G4

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Auburn University Nursing Researchers Use Therapy Dogs To Assist Dementia Patients

Auburn University Nursing Researchers Use Therapy Dogs To Assist Dementia Patients

| May 20, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Researchers in the Auburn University School of Nursing found animal-assisted therapy promotes social engagement among adults with dementia or other cognitive impairments.

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Clouds Increasing, Winds Picking Up, But Showers and Storms Weakening

Clouds Increasing, Winds Picking Up, But Showers and Storms Weakening

| May 19, 2019 @ 1:19 pm

A thunderstorm complex is entering West Central Alabama. but it will encounter increasingly hostile conditions as it pushes northeast and it should weakening before reach I-65.

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Quick Check on our Weather at 10:45 a.m.

Quick Check on our Weather at 10:45 a.m.

| May 19, 2019 @ 10:44 am

Showers and storms over Mississippi will continue to weaken as we go into the afternoon hours. They will impact areas west of I-65, mainly near the Mississippi border.

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Scattered Storms Today; Late May Heat Wave Later This Week

Scattered Storms Today; Late May Heat Wave Later This Week

| May 19, 2019 @ 7:15 am

A few storms will affect Alabama today and tonight, and some of them could be strong with damaging winds a possibility, but drier and hotter weather is in store starting Tuesday through the rest of the week.

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Uab Hospital Lauded For Seventh Year In A Row As One Of America’s Great Hospitals

Uab Hospital Lauded For Seventh Year In A Row As One Of America’s Great Hospitals

| May 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am

UAB Hospital has been listed on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2019 list of 100 Great Hospitals in America. UAB has earned this distinction every year since 2013 and is the only hospital in Alabama to make the annual list published by Becker’s Healthcare, a leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for health care industry leaders.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Sibyl Pool Became Secretary Of State

On This Day In Alabama History: Sibyl Pool Became Secretary Of State

| May 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am

May 19, 1944: Sibyl Murphree Pool was appointed secretary of state, setting the stage for her to become the first woman elected to statewide office in Alabama

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USA Health’s Madeira Da Silva Honored For Cancer Research At Aacr Annual Meeting

USA Health’s Madeira Da Silva Honored For Cancer Research At Aacr Annual Meeting

| May 19, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Luciana Madeira da Silva, Ph.D., a researcher at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, has received a 2019 Minority and Minority-serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Award.

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