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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Frost Possible By Thursday Morning

Frost Possible By Thursday Morning

| April 19, 2021 @ 3:07 pm

ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL SPRING DAY: The sky is sunny across Alabama this afternoon, and temperatures are mostly in the 67-72 degree range. The average high for Birmingham on April 19 is 75. Tonight will be clear and cool with a low between 46 and 52 degrees.

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Mostly Dry Week Ahead; Frost Possible Early Thursday

Mostly Dry Week Ahead; Frost Possible Early Thursday

| April 19, 2021 @ 5:50 am

PLEASANT SPRING WEATHER CONTINUES: Dry air covers Alabama this morning… we expect a good supply of sunshine today with a high in the low 70s. Tomorrow will be partly to mostly sunny with a high in the 72-75 degree range, still a little below average for mid-April.

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Some Light Rain Tonight/Tomorrow Morning

Some Light Rain Tonight/Tomorrow Morning

| April 16, 2021 @ 3:17 pm

RADAR CHECK: Not much on radar across Alabama this afternoon; we are seeing more clouds than sun on satellite images and temperatures are in the mid 60s for most places, about ten degrees below average for April 16.

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Some Rain At Times Tonight/Tomorrow Morning

Some Rain At Times Tonight/Tomorrow Morning

| April 16, 2021 @ 5:59 am

WET AT TIMES: A disturbance will bring some rain to Alabama over the next 48 hours. While a few sprinkles are possible today, most of the daytime hours will be dry… clouds will increase with a high in the upper 60s. Rain is likely at times tonight and tomorrow morning; heaviest rain will come over Southwest Alabama where a flash flood watch remains in effect for Mobile and Washington counties.

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Rain Returns Tomorrow Night/Saturday Morning

Rain Returns Tomorrow Night/Saturday Morning

| April 15, 2021 @ 3:06 pm

QUIET AFTERNOON: As advertised, the sky has become mostly sunny across North and Central Alabama this afternoon with temperatures around 70 degrees. Clouds linger over the southern counties, but there is nothing there on radar. The weather will be cool and dry statewide tonight… temperatures will drop into the mid 40s over the northern half of the state.

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Clearing Later Today; More Rain Arrives Tomorrow Night

Clearing Later Today; More Rain Arrives Tomorrow Night

| April 15, 2021 @ 5:48 am

RADAR CHECK: Rain and strong storms are moving along the Alabama Gulf Coast early this morning, and there is some patchy light rain over the northern counties as well. All of this rain will move out of the state by mid-morning, and the sky becomes partly to mostly sunny by late morning, and into the afternoon as drier air arrives. The high today will be in the 67-71 degree range.

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Light Rain At Times Tonight; Clearing Tomorrow

Light Rain At Times Tonight; Clearing Tomorrow

| April 14, 2021 @ 3:03 pm

RADAR CHECK: Rain continues to fall this afternoon over much of East, Central, and Southwest Alabama. There have been a few embedded thunderstorms today, but they have been well below severe limits. We will maintain the chance of some rain at times tonight and early tomorrow, but a punch of dry air rolls into the state during the day tomorrow with a clearing sky.

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Rain Returns To Alabama Later Today/Tonight

Rain Returns To Alabama Later Today/Tonight

| April 14, 2021 @ 5:56 am

RAIN RETURNS: Today will be cloudy and considerably cooler; most places won’t get past the low 70s today. And, rain will move into the state by late morning into the midday hours. A few thunderstorms are possible this afternoon; SPC maintains a “marginal risk” (level 1/5) for Mobile, Baldwin, and Washington counties, but severe weather won’t be an issue for most of the state.

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