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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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Rain Possible Statewide Tonight/Tomorrow

Rain Possible Statewide Tonight/Tomorrow

| May 17, 2024 @ 3:20 pm

RADAR CHECK: Today has been a case of feast or famine when it comes to rain for Alabama. Most of the rain today has been south of a line from Demopolis to Clanton to Lafayette; radar suggests parts of Wilcox County have received over five inches.

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Unsettled Weather For Alabama Through Tomorrow

Unsettled Weather For Alabama Through Tomorrow

| May 17, 2024 @ 5:36 am

RADAR CHECK: Large areas of rain are moving through Alabama early this morning, including a few stronger thunderstorms near the Gulf Coast. We will forecast periods of rain and a few thunderstorms through tonight.

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Periods Of Rain; A Few Strong Storms Tomorrow/Saturday

Periods Of Rain; A Few Strong Storms Tomorrow/Saturday

| May 16, 2024 @ 3:04 pm

WARM, DRY AFTERNOON: The sky is partly to mostly sunny across Alabama this afternoon with temperatures generally in the 80s. Clouds will increase tonight ahead of an approaching storm system. Some rain is likely after midnight.

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Dry Today; Rain/Storms Return To Alabama Tomorrow

Dry Today; Rain/Storms Return To Alabama Tomorrow

| May 16, 2024 @ 5:38 am

WARM, DRY MAY DAY: With a good supply of sunshine, expect a high in the mid to upper 80s across Alabama today. Clouds will increase late this afternoon and tonight ahead of a storm system to the west.

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Rain/Storms Return Friday/Friday Night

Rain/Storms Return Friday/Friday Night

| May 15, 2024 @ 2:54 pm

QUIET WEATHER: We note a few small, isolated showers across Northeast Alabama this afternoon, otherwise the sky is partly sunny with temperatures in the 70s over the northern half of the state and 80 over the southern counties. Tonight will be mostly fair with a low in the 60-65 degree range.

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Generally Dry Today/Tomorrow; Rain/Storms Return Friday Afternoon/Night

Generally Dry Today/Tomorrow; Rain/Storms Return Friday Afternoon/Night

| May 15, 2024 @ 5:40 am

MOSTLY DRY THROUGH TOMORROW: We expect a mix of sun and clouds across Alabama today with a high in the low to mid 80s. A few small, isolated showers could pop up this afternoon over the northeast corner of the state, but even there most communities will be rain-free.

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Strong Storms Possible Across North Alabama Tonight

Strong Storms Possible Across North Alabama Tonight

| May 14, 2024 @ 3:00 pm

RADAR CHECK: A band of strong thunderstorms is pushing into the northwest corner of Alabama at mid-afternoon; these storms are producing small hail and gusty winds. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the western half of the Tennessee Valley until 8p CT.

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Rain At Times Through Tonight; Drier Tomorrow

Rain At Times Through Tonight; Drier Tomorrow

| May 14, 2024 @ 5:29 am

RADAR CHECK: We have a large mass of rain over Southeast Alabama early this morning; the rest of the state is dry with temperatures in the 60s. We expect showers and thunderstorms to form this afternoon and tonight, more numerous over the northern counties.

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More Showers/Storms Tomorrow Afternoon; Drier Wednesday

More Showers/Storms Tomorrow Afternoon; Drier Wednesday

| May 13, 2024 @ 3:17 pm

RADAR CHECK: Most of Alabama is rain-free this afternoon, although showers continue over the far southern counties of the state in the broad some from Mobile to Dothan. The best chance of rain tonight will remain near the Gulf Coast.

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Occasional Rain/Storms Through Tomorrow Night

Occasional Rain/Storms Through Tomorrow Night

| May 13, 2024 @ 5:41 am

RADAR CHECK: A large mass of rain covers much of Alabama early this morning; heavier thunderstorms are pushing into the southwest corner of the state. Much of the rain for North/Central Alabama will come this morning; most of the afternoon and nighttime hours will be dry.

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Very Nice Weekend Ahead; Unsettled Weather Next Week

Very Nice Weekend Ahead; Unsettled Weather Next Week

| May 10, 2024 @ 3:09 pm

DRY AFTERNOON: The sky is partly to mostly sunny across Alabama this afternoon with temperatures in the 75-82 degree range. Tonight will be clear and cool with lows generally in the 50s, but some of the colder spots could reach the upper 40s.

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Improving Weather Today; Dry Weekend Ahead

Improving Weather Today; Dry Weekend Ahead

| May 10, 2024 @ 5:34 am

RADAR CHECK: A large mass of rain covers Southeast Alabama just before daybreak; the rain there will end later this morning. The sky becomes partly to mostly sunny, and today’s high will be close to 80 degrees.

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More Storms Possible Tonight For the Southern 2/3 Of Alabama

More Storms Possible Tonight For the Southern 2/3 Of Alabama

| May 9, 2024 @ 2:54 pm

RADAR CHECK: We have a few lingering showers over Southeast Alabama at mid-afternoon, otherwise the sky is partly to mostly sunny with temperatures in the 80s. A few spots in West Alabama have reached 90 degrees.

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Strong Storms This Morning; More Storms Possible Tonight/Early Tomorrow

Strong Storms This Morning; More Storms Possible Tonight/Early Tomorrow

| May 9, 2024 @ 5:51 am

RADAR CHECK: A line of thunderstorms is pushing southward through the Tennessee Valley early this morning. So far most of the storms have remained below severe limits, but we note a tornado watch is in effect until 10am for areas north of a line from Millport to Jasper to Cullman to Fort Payne.

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