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Summary: Early December 2018 Winter Storm That Tracked From California To The Mid-Atlantic Coast

Summary: Early December 2018 Winter Storm That Tracked From California To The Mid-Atlantic Coast

| December 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am

An early December winter storm made its way across the southern United States this past week. The storm initially impacted southern California on Dec. 5th, 2018.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: December 11th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: December 11th, 2018

| December 12, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for December 11th, 2018 was 49F.  The low was 25F.

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Rain Returns Tomorrow Night/Friday

Rain Returns Tomorrow Night/Friday

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:59 am

STILL DRY TODAY: We are starting the day with temperatures generally in the 28-32 degree range across Alabama; we rise into the mid to upper 50s this afternoon with a partly sunny sky. Clouds will thicken tonight ahead of a developing storm system to the west.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Mark Ingram Won The Heisman Trophy

On This Day In Alabama History: Mark Ingram Won The Heisman Trophy

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Mark Ingram Jr. became the first University of Alabama player to win a Heisman Trophy on Dec. 12, 2009.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: David Moniac

Alabama Legacy Moment: David Moniac

| December 12, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The first West Point cadet from Alabama was also the first Native American to graduate from the military academy.

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Warmer Days Ahead; Rain By Thursday Night

Warmer Days Ahead; Rain By Thursday Night

| December 11, 2018 @ 2:40 pm

WARMING TREND: The freezing fog that produced icy bridges and dozens of crashes across the Birmingham metro area earlier today has dissipated; we have a cloudless sky this afternoon with temperatures in the 45-50 degree range. Tonight will be clear and cold again; most communities will drop into the 20s early tomorrow morning.

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Much Better At Midday As Fog Has Dissipated

Much Better At Midday As Fog Has Dissipated

| December 11, 2018 @ 11:58 am

The good news is the freezing fog that was occurring across the area has now dissipated and much of Central Alabama is being bathed in sunshine.

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This Morning’s Freezing Fog Event

This Morning’s Freezing Fog Event

| December 11, 2018 @ 10:23 am

This was not a good morning for commuters in the Birmingham metro. Here is a look at the event, and some answers to questions I am hearing… LAST NIGHT: Late last night, the sky was clearing, the air was drier, and moisture on most roads was evaporating. Still, the advice was to use caution early […]

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Freezing Fog Advisory Extended, Roadways Are Still A “Big Ole Mess”

Freezing Fog Advisory Extended, Roadways Are Still A “Big Ole Mess”

| December 11, 2018 @ 8:46 am

NWS Birmingham extends the Freezing Fog Advisory until 10:00 am CST for Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Dallas, Elmore, Etowah, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Marengo, Marion, Perry, Pickens, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston counties.

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Icy Conditions Along With Freezing Fog Wreaking Havoc On The Roads

Icy Conditions Along With Freezing Fog Wreaking Havoc On The Roads

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:39 am

As of 7:20 am this morning, leftover moisture on the roadways and bridges, along with the freezing fog that has developed across the area is causing some travel issues out there on the highways and other roads.

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Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded Southward; Ice Causing Many Traffic Accidents Across Area

Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded Southward; Ice Causing Many Traffic Accidents Across Area

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:34 am

Multiple wrecks including some major accidents are being caused by ice on roadways this morning. The freezing fog advisory has been extended further southward.

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Icy Spots on Roadways This Morning; Some Schools Delaying Starts

Icy Spots on Roadways This Morning; Some Schools Delaying Starts

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:13 am

Watch out for icy spots on area roads this morning as fog is freezing on contact with exposed surfaces.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: December 10th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: December 10th, 2018

| December 11, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for December 10th, 2018 was 40F.  The low was 35F.

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Brighter Today; Next Rain Thursday Night

Brighter Today; Next Rain Thursday Night

| December 11, 2018 @ 5:23 am

FREEZING FOG: A freezing fog advisory is in effect for North/Central Alabama this morning. Fog has formed with a clear sky, light wind, and wet ground conditions. Surface temperatures are below freezing, and this is leading to ice on some bridges and overpasses. Multiple accidents have been reported on elevated Interstate highways in the Birmingham metro… so be very careful.

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