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The Latest on the Tropics…

The Latest on the Tropics…

| June 24, 2018 @ 12:17 pm

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

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Storms Drop Off but Temps Heat Up

Storms Drop Off but Temps Heat Up

| June 24, 2018 @ 7:00 am

Shower and storm coverage for Alabama should be down from recent days today and into the first part of the upcoming week. With the building of an upper ridge, temperatures will be up from those of the last several days with highs pushing into the lower half of the 90s. Heat indices could climb into the triple digits with the humid air mass in place.

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On This Day In Alabama History: The Css Selma Sank

On This Day In Alabama History: The Css Selma Sank

| June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 am

June 24, 1868 : The CSS Selma originally was named the Florida, and it sailed the waters of the Gulf Coast in the mid-19th century

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Shocks

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Shocks

| June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performer: Shocks

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Just A Few Impressive Lightning Photos From Spann’s Social Media

Just A Few Impressive Lightning Photos From Spann’s Social Media

| June 23, 2018 @ 10:22 pm

Tonight’s storms have put on a very impressive display of power and beauty. Here are a few shots taken from James Spann’s Twitter feed.

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Tornado Watch For Northwest and North-Central Alabama Has Expired

Tornado Watch For Northwest and North-Central Alabama Has Expired

| June 23, 2018 @ 10:02 pm

After collaboration with NWS Nashville and the Storm Prediction Center, the Tornado Watch was allowed to expire at 10:00 PM as scheduled.

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Central Alabama Counties Removed From Tornado Watch

Central Alabama Counties Removed From Tornado Watch

| June 23, 2018 @ 9:40 pm

NWS Birmingham cancels the Tornado Watch in Central Alabama for Blount, Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Walker, and Winston counties.

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A Quick Weather Update At 8:50 PM: Strong Storms Continue In The Area

A Quick Weather Update At 8:50 PM: Strong Storms Continue In The Area

| June 23, 2018 @ 8:52 pm

We still have plenty of untapped instability over parts of North and Central Alabama and the active storms are working their way into the more unstable air.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Tornado Watch 208 Continues

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Tornado Watch 208 Continues

| June 23, 2018 @ 8:24 pm

A few of the stronger storms, particularly in northern portions of WW 208, will continue to pose a tornado threat for the next hour or two.

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Excellent Mesoscale Discussion From the NWS Birmingham

Excellent Mesoscale Discussion From the NWS Birmingham

| June 23, 2018 @ 7:41 pm

The severe weather threat continues across Alabama tonight with strong storms currently over Winston and Fayette Counties, about to move into Walker County. Damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado or two are possible.

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The Latest on the Alabama Weather Situation Just Before 7 p.m.

The Latest on the Alabama Weather Situation Just Before 7 p.m.

| June 23, 2018 @ 6:56 pm

Storms continue over West Central and Northwest Alabama this evening. Some of them have the potential to produce damaging gusts, large hail and even an isolated tornado or two. A tornado watch is in effect for the northwestern counties of Alabama until 10 pm.

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An Update on the Alabama Weather Situation at 6 p.m.

An Update on the Alabama Weather Situation at 6 p.m.

| June 23, 2018 @ 6:05 pm

High instability and decent wind shear, including a good bit of low-level helicity are setting the stage for more severe weather into the evening hours across North and North Central Alabama, including the threat of a couple of tornadoes.

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Tornado Watch for Northwest, North Central Alabama Until 10 p.m. CDT

Tornado Watch for Northwest, North Central Alabama Until 10 p.m. CDT

| June 23, 2018 @ 5:45 pm

Supercell storms have formed over Northwest Alabama and others may form in the strongly unstable and moderately sheared environment across the watch area.

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The 6.22.18 Cullman County Tornado

The 6.22.18 Cullman County Tornado

| June 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

I am on vacation, but weather never stops or sleeps. I worked the severe thunderstorm event on Friday night, June 22, on social media; Charles Daniel did a wonderful job on ABC 33/40 over on the TV side in my absence. And, there were frequent updates right here on the blog as always. Without having […]

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

| June 23, 2018 @ 4:50 pm

Gradually increasing convection across the discussion area may necessitate a Severe Thunderstorm Watch issuance, although convective coverage is uncertain.

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