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Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Marion County Until 10:30AM

Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Marion County Until 10:30AM

| September 26, 2018 @ 7:27 am

At 7:26 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms.

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Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Walker, And Winston Counties Until 10:15AM

Areal Flood Advisory Issued For Parts Of Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Walker, And Winston Counties Until 10:15AM

| September 26, 2018 @ 7:14 am

At 7:11 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms moving across the advisory counties.

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Flash Flood Watch Issued For Northern Parts Of Central Alabama Until 7 AM Thursday

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Northern Parts Of Central Alabama Until 7 AM Thursday

| September 26, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for Blount, Cherokee, Etowah, Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Walker, Winston till 7:00 AM CDT Thursday.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 25th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 25th, 2018

| September 26, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 25th, 2018 was 91F.  The low was 72F.

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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Dekalb And Marshall Counties Until 8:30AM

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Dekalb And Marshall Counties Until 8:30AM

| September 26, 2018 @ 6:58 am

At 6:56 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated that heavy rain has already fallen across the warning area, with between 1 and 2 inches over the last hour.

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Kirk Headed For The Northern Windward Islands

Kirk Headed For The Northern Windward Islands

| September 26, 2018 @ 6:53 am

At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 12.0 North, longitude 53.5 West. Kirk is moving toward the west near 18 mph (30 km/h). A westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through Friday night. On the forecast track, Kirk is expected to approach Barbados and the northern Windward Islands Thursday afternoon and move into the eastern Caribbean Sea by Friday morning.

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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Lawrence And Morgan Counties Until 8:15AM

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Parts Of Lawrence And Morgan Counties Until 8:15AM

| September 26, 2018 @ 6:44 am

At 6:41 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated that heavy rain has already fallen across the warning area, with between 1 and 2 inches over the last hour.

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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| September 26, 2018 @ 6:31 am

The National Hurricane Center has re-initiated advisories on Tropical Storm Kirk, located a few hundred miles east of the Windward Islands.

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Wet Is The Word For Alabama

Wet Is The Word For Alabama

| September 26, 2018 @ 5:36 am

WET THROUGH TOMORROW: A widespread, beneficial rain event is ahead for Alabama over the next 48 hours as a deep upper trough pushes a cold front in our direction. Rain is extensive this morning over the northern third of the state, and NWS Huntsville has issued a flash flood watch for the Tennessee Valley today.

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Flash Flood Watch for North Alabama

Flash Flood Watch for North Alabama

| September 26, 2018 @ 5:10 am

It finally appears that much of the area will pick up decent rainfall amounts between now and Thursday night. Flooding could become a concern in spots that get heavier amounts, but it has been dry recently and the ground can absorb a good bit.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Lella Warren

Alabama Legacy Moment: Lella Warren

| September 26, 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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Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Competing For $150,000 Grant

Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Competing For $150,000 Grant

| September 26, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Birmingham’s Sixteenth Street Baptist Church is among 20 national finalists competing for a $150,000 Partners in Preservation grant. American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, in collaboration with Main Street America, is focusing the annual Partners in Preservation campaign on sites that celebrate diversity and the fight for equality.

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Rain/Storms Likely Tomorrow and Thursday

Rain/Storms Likely Tomorrow and Thursday

| September 25, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms continue to increase across Alabama this afternoon… some of the heaviest rain was falling over the western counties of the state, near the Mississippi border. We also note a few storms have reached severe limits over the southeastern tip of the state around Abbeville and Dothan. Showers and storms are moving northeast.

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Relatively Quiet For Now, Storms Likely Later On: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central AL

Relatively Quiet For Now, Storms Likely Later On: It’s The Midday Nowcast For Central AL

| September 25, 2018 @ 11:35 am

At this point, radar is pretty quiet throughout Central Alabama. Only a few spotty showers are showing up over parts of Cullman and Winston counties, along with a couple over northern Hale and southern Tuscaloosa counties.

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Leslie Becomes A Post-Tropical Cyclone

Leslie Becomes A Post-Tropical Cyclone

| September 25, 2018 @ 10:17 am

This Is The Last Advisory

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Respect for the Power of Super Typhoon Trami

Respect for the Power of Super Typhoon Trami

| September 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am

There is no doubt that the tropical cyclone basins around the world have continued to impress the planet over the past several weeks and right now, the tropical Western Pacific Ocean basin is no different with Super Typhoon Trami taking headlines.

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Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 24th, 2018

Daily Climate Report for Birmingham: September 24th, 2018

| September 25, 2018 @ 7:05 am

The high in Birmingham for September 24th, 2018 was 91F.  The low was 72F.

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Generally Wet Weather Continues Through Thursday

Generally Wet Weather Continues Through Thursday

| September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 am

MID-WEEK: A deep upper trough will dig down into the Central U.S. over the next few days, pushing a cold front in our direction. This will keep our weather wet through tomorrow and Wednesday with periods of rain and a few thunderstorms. Additional rain amounts of 2-3″ are likely over the northern half of the state. Like yesterday, a few strong storms are possible, but organized severe weather is not expected.

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