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Hot, Final Day of Summer

Hot, Final Day of Summer

| September 22, 2018 @ 1:47 pm

THE FINAL DAY OF SUMMER: And it is sure feeling like it…We are once again basking under a sky with more sun than clouds, hot temperatures, with randomly scattered afternoon showers and storms. Temperatures are ranging from the upper 80s to lower 90s across Central Alabama this afternoon. As we look at the radar there […]

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 22, 2018 @ 12:33 pm

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Eleven, located about 500 miles east of the Windward Islands, and on newly formed Tropical Storm Kirk, located well south of the Cabo Verde Islands.

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New Tropical Storm Forms Well South Of The Cabo Verde Islands

New Tropical Storm Forms Well South Of The Cabo Verde Islands

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:35 am

Kirk is expected To Move Quickly Westward Across The Deep Tropical Atlantic

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Tropical Depression Expected To Dissipate In A Day Or Two

Tropical Depression Expected To Dissipate In A Day Or Two

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:32 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eleven was located near latitude 13.2 North, longitude 53.8 West. The depression is moving toward the west near 3 mph (6 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion at a slightly faster forward speed is expected during the next couple of days.

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On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

On this Date in 1975: Hurricane Eloise Sets its Sights on the Gulf Coast

| September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Hurricane Eloise would have a few surprises before it made landfall along the Gulf Coast.

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Hot With Isolated To Scattered Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

Hot With Isolated To Scattered Showers/Storms Through The Weekend

| September 22, 2018 @ 8:14 am

We are starting off the morning with a good bit of clear skies across the state, with only a few clouds over the western locations… and radar shows a clean slate at the moment, but I have a feeling we’ll see some scattered activity later this afternoon.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 21st, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 21st, 2018

| September 22, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 21st, 2018 was 93F.  The low was 78F.

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Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

Brenda Ladun is an Alabama Bright Light Illuminating Her Journey to Defeat Breast Cancer

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Cancer enhanced Brenda Ladun’s faith and strength.

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Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

Fall Concerts In Can’t Miss Alabama Begin With Vulcan AfterTunes

| September 22, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Vulcan Park and Museum presents its 14th annual Vulcan AfterTunes fall concert series. Hundreds of people are expected to attend the three-part event, which takes place on Sept. 23, Oct. 7 and Oct. 21.

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Not As Hot; Scattered Showers/Storms

Not As Hot; Scattered Showers/Storms

| September 21, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of the showers and storms across the northern half of Alabama are east of I-65 this afternoon… they are showing little movement, and will fade away once the sun goes down later this evening. Otherwise, we have a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures not as hot as recent days… generally between 85 and 90 degrees. The average high at Birmingham for September 21 is 84 degrees.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather At 1:40 PM

A Quick Check On Our Weather At 1:40 PM

| September 21, 2018 @ 1:41 pm

We have a fair bit of scattered shower activity over the eastern half of the area while nearly all of the western half of Central Alabama is dry at this point.

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College Football Weather Forecasts!

College Football Weather Forecasts!

| September 21, 2018 @ 8:08 am

James Spann’s video forecast for all the SEC games this weekend plus UAB, Samford and Jax State.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 20th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 20th, 2018

| September 21, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 20th, 2018 was 97F.  The low was 72F.

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A Few Widely Scattered Storms Around This Weekend

A Few Widely Scattered Storms Around This Weekend

| September 21, 2018 @ 6:00 am

The upper high responsible for the late season heat wave will weaken a bit and drift to the east over the next few days; we project highs today and over the weekend in the 87-91 degree range with a mix of sun and clouds. And, with the air becoming a little more unstable the door is open for a few widely scattered showers and storms each day through Sunday.

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Alabama Vintage Airplane Restorer Enjoys Taking It To New Heights

Alabama Vintage Airplane Restorer Enjoys Taking It To New Heights

| September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Like many children growing up, Conrad Reed liked to tinker with model cars and airplanes. But while most have given up the childhood hobby, at age 68, Reed has yet to quit. He just works on the real things now.

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LPGA Pros Showcase Golf, Values At Alabama Power Junior Clinic In Prattville

LPGA Pros Showcase Golf, Values At Alabama Power Junior Clinic In Prattville

| September 21, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Three professional golfers with SEC connections held a golf clinic for more than 300 River Region children Wednesday at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill.

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A Few Scattered Storms Tomorrow Through Sunday

A Few Scattered Storms Tomorrow Through Sunday

| September 20, 2018 @ 2:25 pm

ANOTHER SIZZLING HOT DAY: Temperatures are up in the mid 90s again today; some parts of West Alabama are in the upper 90s at mid-afternoon, a good 10-12 degrees above average for mid-September. The sky is mostly sunny, and showers remain very hard to find on radar.

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Wow It’s Hot! It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

Wow It’s Hot! It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central Alabama

| September 20, 2018 @ 12:59 pm

The Heat Miser and Mother Nature continue to keep us in an extremely hot weather pattern today, and as you can see by the image above, temperatures are already well up into the 90s across Central Alabama, and for much of the rest of the state as well.

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