Author Archive: James Spann

James Spann is one of the most recognized and trusted television meteorologists in the industry. He holds the AMS CCM designation and television seals from the AMS and NWA. He is a past winner of the Broadcast Meteorologist of the Year from both professional organizations.

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Dry Air Moves Into North Alabama Today

Dry Air Moves Into North Alabama Today

| August 12, 2022 @ 5:27 am

RADAR CHECK: Showers and storms are confined to the immediate Gulf Coast early this morning; the rest of the state is dry with temperatures in the 70s. A drier airmass will drop into North Alabama today; most of the scattered showers and storms will be over the southern counties this afternoon. Otherwise, look for a partly sunny sky today with a high between 87 and 91 degrees.

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Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

| August 11, 2022 @ 2:52 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers and thunderstorms continue to develop across much of Alabama this afternoon in the very humid airmass over the state. Like recent days, stronger storms are producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning. Away from the storms we have a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures in the 86-90 degree range. Showers and storms will fade late tonight.

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Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

Drier Air Begins To Arrive Tomorrow

| August 11, 2022 @ 5:33 am

RADAR CHECK: We have a cluster of showers and storms over parts of Northwest Alabama early this morning, along with some scattered rain near the Gulf Coast. Otherwise, it is a dry, muggy summer morning. Look for scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms to form in this ocean of humidity later today, mostly between noon and midnight.

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Numerous Showers/Storms Through Tomorrow/Dry Weekend Ahead

Numerous Showers/Storms Through Tomorrow/Dry Weekend Ahead

| August 10, 2022 @ 3:02 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have more “summer soakers” on radar this afternoon… some of the heavier storms at mid-afternoon were approaching Tuscaloosa, Brent, and Clanton from the south. Other ones are in scattered spots around the state; showers and storms remain possible anywhere through around midnight tonight. They are producing heavy rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning.

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Showers/Storms Later Today; Dry Air Arrives This Weekend

Showers/Storms Later Today; Dry Air Arrives This Weekend

| August 10, 2022 @ 5:41 am

MUGGY, SOUPY AIR: Showers are few and far between on radar early this morning, but they become numerous across the state later today and early tonight, mostly between noon and midnight in the ocean of humidity that covers the Deep South. Like recent days, storms that form will be slow movers, and the stronger ones will produce heavy rain, strong gusty winds, some small hail, and lots of lightning.

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Summer Soakers In Scattered Spots Again Today

Summer Soakers In Scattered Spots Again Today

| August 9, 2022 @ 2:58 pm

RADAR CHECK: Again today we have random, scattered showers and storms in progress across Alabama. Some of the heaviest rain at mid-afternoon was over the northeast quarter of the state, and over some of the southern counties. Stronger storms are producing heavy rain, strong gusty winds, small hail, and gobs of lightning. Additional showers and storms could form anywhere over the next 7-10 hours; most of the activity will end by midnight.

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Summer Storms Fire Up Again Later Today

Summer Storms Fire Up Again Later Today

| August 9, 2022 @ 5:35 am

SUN AND STORMS: Most all of Alabama is generally rain-free early this morning, but more showers and storms will fire up in scattered, random locations from about noon to midnight. Like recent days, storms that form will be slow movers, and will be capable of producing heavy rain, gusty winds, small hail, and lots of lightning. Of course, it won’t rain everywhere; odds of any one spot seeing rain today are 50-60 percent.

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Scattered Summer Soakers Around Again Today

Scattered Summer Soakers Around Again Today

| August 8, 2022 @ 2:23 pm

RADAR CHECK: Like recent days, we have your classic case of random, scattered showers and thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon. They are slow moving, and in come cases are producing torrential rain, gusty winds, and lots of lightning. Away from the storms, temperatures are in the 88-92 degree range with a mix of sun and clouds. Storms will end tonight after sunset.

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Another Warm, Humid Day With Scattered Storms This Afternoon

Another Warm, Humid Day With Scattered Storms This Afternoon

| August 8, 2022 @ 5:26 am

NEW DAY, OLD FORECAST: It is that time of the year when the weather in Alabama just doesn’t change much. There is nothing on radar early this morning, but later today random, scattered showers and thunderstorms will form during the afternoon and evening hours. Like recent days, they will be slow movers, and will produce heavy rain, strong gusty winds, and lots of lightning.

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