Author Archive: Ryan Stinnett

Montgomery Television Meteorologist and long time Contributor on AlabamaWX. Stormchaser. I did not choose Weather, it chose Me. College Football Fanatic. @Ryan_Stinnet

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Hot and Humid Afternoon…Watching the Radar

Hot and Humid Afternoon…Watching the Radar

| July 4, 2020 @ 11:18 am

New day, same forecast as our 4th of July is pretty typical of early July in Alabama. It is hot, it is humid, and we are watching the radar as showers and storms will be popping up across the Alabama landscape through the afternoon and evening hours.

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Midday Nowcast: Heat, Humidity, and Storms

Midday Nowcast: Heat, Humidity, and Storms

| June 29, 2020 @ 11:29 am

As we approach the midday hours, the radar is starting to get active, with scattered, random showers and storms popping up across the Alabama landscape. These are producing heavy rainfall and lightning, and could produce gusty winds.

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1PM Update: Storms Developing Fast

1PM Update: Storms Developing Fast

| June 27, 2020 @ 12:59 pm

The radar is getting active as we roll into the afternoon hours. Storms are developing fast and tracking off to the east-northeast fast as well.

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Strong Storms Possible this Afternoon; Air Quality Alert

Strong Storms Possible this Afternoon; Air Quality Alert

| June 27, 2020 @ 11:39 am

As we head into the afternoon hours, an upper-trough moving across the area, along with a warm, moist air mass means we are going to see additional rain and storms the rest of today. Some of these storms will be strong to marginally severe and the SPC maintain “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for severe storms today.

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Late Morning Update: Areas of Rain, but Fewer Storms Today

Late Morning Update: Areas of Rain, but Fewer Storms Today

| June 26, 2020 @ 11:01 am

Areas of rain are impacting portions of North/Central Alabama as we approach the midday hours, and these will continue through the afternoon hours.

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Midday Nowcast: More Rain and Storms the Rest of Today

Midday Nowcast: More Rain and Storms the Rest of Today

| June 25, 2020 @ 11:42 am

A mostly cloudy morning it has been, and as we roll into the afternoon hours, we continue to see more clouds than sun. We can also see a lone towering thunderstorm across Central Alabama.

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Midday Nowcast…More Rain and Strong Storms on the Way

Midday Nowcast…More Rain and Strong Storms on the Way

| June 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

The moisture-rich, unstable air mass remains in place over Alabama allowing for occasional showers and thunderstorms remaining in the forecast today and likely tomorrow.

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Scattered Strong Storms Likely, but Watch Unlikely

Scattered Strong Storms Likely, but Watch Unlikely

| June 23, 2020 @ 12:17 pm

Scattered strong storms are likely to persist this afternoon as they travel east/southeast, with marginal wind and hail threat.

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Midday Nowcast: More Rain and Storms

Midday Nowcast: More Rain and Storms

| June 23, 2020 @ 11:33 am

Morning rain and storms have pushed out of the area, but more are on the way today as a rather unstable air mass remains in place across Alabama. As we approach the midday hours, we are seeing a mix of sun and clouds, with temps well into the 80s.

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Early Morning Update…Showers Developing

Early Morning Update…Showers Developing

| June 23, 2020 @ 2:38 am

The radar is getting active again early this morning as we are seeing numerous showers developing across portions of North and West Alabama.

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Early Afternoon Radar Check

Early Afternoon Radar Check

| June 22, 2020 @ 1:09 pm

A cluster of heavy rain and storms is tracking north through Central Alabama early this afternoon. This line of storms will continue to produce gusty winds, intense rainfall, and lots of lightning.

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Late Morning Update: Radar Getting Active

Late Morning Update: Radar Getting Active

| June 22, 2020 @ 10:58 am

A very warm and moisture-rich air mass covers all of Alabama, making for an unstable air mass, and is why we are starting to see scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms developing and what we are going to be seeing the rest of today and into early tonight.

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