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The Latest on the Tropics…

| October 17, 2018 @ 12:02 am

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

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Periods Of Rain Tonight; Cooler

Periods Of Rain Tonight; Cooler

| October 16, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

BIG THERMAL CONTRAST: We have a big 31 degree swing across Alabama this afternoon… at 2:00 we are seeing 55 degrees at Cullman and Haleyville north of a cold front over Central Alabama, but to the south we have 86 at Montgomery and Auburn with a partly sunny sky. Light rain is fairly widespread over North Alabama, north of the front.

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Tomorrow Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day 2018

Tomorrow Is Fall Severe Weather Awareness Day 2018

| October 16, 2018 @ 2:22 pm

Primary severe weather season across the United States is considered to be in the spring (March-May), but did you know that Alabama also has a secondary severe weather season in the fall? Yes, it’s true!

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Showers Affecting Much Of The Northern Half Of Alabama At Midday

Showers Affecting Much Of The Northern Half Of Alabama At Midday

| October 16, 2018 @ 11:33 am

At this point, all of the shower activity has moved up into the northern parts of Central Alabama and up into a good bit of North Alabama.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 15th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 15th, 2018

| October 16, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for October 15th, 2018 was 85F.  The low was 67F.

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Cloudy, Cool Day With Some Rain At Times

Cloudy, Cool Day With Some Rain At Times

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:54 am

COOL CHANGE: A cold front this morning is near Montgomery; north of the front cooler air continues to seep into the northern half of Alabama. And, a southwest flow aloft overhead will keep clouds over the state today along with some rain at times. Rain amounts won’t be especially heavy… most places will see under a quarter of an inch. And, temperatures will rise little during the day. Those of you in the Tennessee Valley will have a hard time getting out of the 50s, while places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden will remain in the 60s.

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Alabama Schools Can Get Money For Sports, Arts Through Power To Play Grant Program

Alabama Schools Can Get Money For Sports, Arts Through Power To Play Grant Program

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The Alabama Power Foundation’s Power to Play grant program is now taking applications in its fifth year of helping Alabama high schools increase students’ extracurricular participation.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Percy Lavon Julian

Alabama Legacy Moment: Percy Lavon Julian

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Alabama Public Television is producing a series of videos titled “Alabama Legacy Moments” that offer a quick history of the people, places and stories that have defined Alabama.

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Eutaw Is Feeling The Love’s As Company Breaks Ground On Large Alabama Travel Center

Eutaw Is Feeling The Love’s As Company Breaks Ground On Large Alabama Travel Center

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Travelers through Greene County will soon have a new option to stop and refuel their vehicles and themselves with a large Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store that will include three dining options.

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James Spann And An All-Star Weather Panel Discuss Hurricane Michael

James Spann And An All-Star Weather Panel Discuss Hurricane Michael

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Hurricane Michael was and is an historic storm by a number of measures, and those who have devoted their lives to documenting weather will study it for years to come.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Union General Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Union General Was Born

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Thomas Turpin Crittenden was born on Oct. 16, 1825 in Huntsville. He was a nephew of Kentucky Sen. John Crittenden and first cousin of Confederate Gen. George Crittenden and Union Gen. Thomas L. Crittenden.

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Alabama Possible Working To Help State’s People Prosper

Alabama Possible Working To Help State’s People Prosper

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

What is possible to improve lives in Alabama, one of the poorest states in the country? For the nonprofit group Alabama Possible, what is possible starts with changing the way people think and talk about poverty, and believing that all Alabamians can lead prosperous lives.

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Construction To Begin On Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel At Talladega

Construction To Begin On Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel At Talladega

| October 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Talladega Superspeedway and its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (ISC), revealed that the construction of the new Turn 3 Oversized Tunnel, an important component of the track’s new Transformation Infield Project, will begin during the week of Oct. 21.

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Much Cooler Tomorrow; Some Rain At Times

Much Cooler Tomorrow; Some Rain At Times

| October 15, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have a mix of sun and clouds across Alabama this afternoon, and a few scattered showers are on radar… moving to the east. Temperatures are mostly in the upper 70s and low 80s, and there is a cold front near the northwest corner of the state. Back to the west, Tupelo has dropped to 68, Memphis reports 55, and Little Rock is at 49 with light rain falling.

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Midday Finds Us With Some Sun, Some Clouds, & Some Light Showers

Midday Finds Us With Some Sun, Some Clouds, & Some Light Showers

| October 15, 2018 @ 1:55 pm

As of 1:30 PM across Central Alabama, we are seeing a good bit of cloud cover mainly over the northwestern parts of the state that are moving in with a cold front that will be bringing us cooler temperatures across the state by Wednesday.

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Warm Today; Cool Air Returns Tomorrow

Warm Today; Cool Air Returns Tomorrow

| October 15, 2018 @ 7:57 am

QUIET MORNING: The sky is mostly fair across Alabama this morning; we will rise into the low 80s today with a mix of sun and clouds… a few showers could show up this afternoon or tonight, but they should be widely scattered.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 14th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: October 14th, 2018

| October 15, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for October 14th, 2018 was 87F.  The low was 61F.

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Nourish Foods Is An Alabama Maker Bringing Healthy Dining To Your Doorstep

Nourish Foods Is An Alabama Maker Bringing Healthy Dining To Your Doorstep

| October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

As moms with full-time careers, Mary Drennen and Tiffany Vickers Davis know the stress of rushing home to put a meal on the table for their family after a long day on the job.

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