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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Fantastic Fall Weather Continues; A Few Showers Later This Week

Fantastic Fall Weather Continues; A Few Showers Later This Week

| October 18, 2021 @ 5:50 am

Expect more fantastic fall weather today and tomorrow with sunshine in full supply along with highs mostly in the mid 70s. The weather will be generally dry Wednesday, but a few showers could reach the southwest part of the state late in the day as moisture levels begin to rise. We will mention a chance of showers statewide Wednesday night and Thursday with the approach of a cold front

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Cold Front Arrives Late Tonight; Much Cooler Weekend Ahead

Cold Front Arrives Late Tonight; Much Cooler Weekend Ahead

| October 15, 2021 @ 5:45 am

ONE MORE WARM DAY: We are forecasting a partly sunny sky for Alabama today with a high in the mid 80s, but the long awaited cold front is getting close. Most communities will be dry during the day, but a few showers are possible over the Tennessee Valley, especially the northwest corner of the state.

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Cold Front Arrives Late Tomorrow Night, Much Cooler Air For The Weekend

Cold Front Arrives Late Tomorrow Night, Much Cooler Air For The Weekend

| October 14, 2021 @ 3:24 pm

WARM AFTERNOON: Temperatures are mostly in the 82-86 degree range across Alabama again today with a good supply of sunshine. Nothing on radar, and the sky will stay mostly clear tonight with a low in the 60s.

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Cold Front Arrives Late Tomorrow Night; Much Cooler Air For Saturday

Cold Front Arrives Late Tomorrow Night; Much Cooler Air For Saturday

| October 14, 2021 @ 5:39 am

STILL WARM THROUGH TOMORROW: An upper ridge over Alabama will keep us warm and dry today and tomorrow; afternoon highs will remain in the 84-87 degree range, almost ten degrees above average for mid-October. The average high for October 14 at Birmingham is 77.

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Showers Friday Night, Then A Much Cooler Weekend

Showers Friday Night, Then A Much Cooler Weekend

| October 13, 2021 @ 3:08 pm

WARM OCTOBER DAY: With a partly to mostly sunny sky, temperatures are mostly in the 82-86 degree range across Alabama this afternoon, well above the average high of 77. No rain on radar, and tonight the sky will be mostly clear with a low in the 60s. REST OF THE WEEK AND THE WEEKEND: Warm, […]

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Showers Friday Night, Then A Weekend Cool Down

Showers Friday Night, Then A Weekend Cool Down

| October 13, 2021 @ 5:54 am

WARM AFTERNOONS THROUGH FRIDAY: An upper ridge will keep Alabama dry today and tomorrow… expect a partly to mostly sunny sky both days with afternoon highs in the 84-88 degree range. The average high for Birmingham on October 13 is 77.

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Highs In The 80s Through Friday; Much Cooler This Weekend

Highs In The 80s Through Friday; Much Cooler This Weekend

| October 12, 2021 @ 3:13 pm

RADAR CHECK: Showers are almost impossible to find across Alabama this afternoon, despite a surface front nearby that is stalled out near the northwest corner of the state. We have a mix of sun and clouds, and temperatures are mostly in the low to mid 80s. A few spotty showers could still develop this evening, but most places will remain dry tonight.

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Only Isolated Showers Today; Big Cool Down This Weekend

Only Isolated Showers Today; Big Cool Down This Weekend

| October 12, 2021 @ 5:49 am

RADAR CHECK: We have a few small, isolated showers over Northwest Alabama early this morning ahead of a surface front that will stall out northwest of Alabama. We will mention the chance of small, spotty showers today over the northern half of the state, but the chance of any one place seeing rain is only 10-20 percent. Otherwise, today will be warm again with a mix of sun and clouds… the high will be in the mid 80s.

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Warm Through Friday; Weekend Cool-Down Ahead

Warm Through Friday; Weekend Cool-Down Ahead

| October 11, 2021 @ 3:11 pm

WARM OCTOBER AFTERNOONS: Temperatures are mostly in the 80-84 degree range across Alabama this afternoon with a partly sunny sky and a brisk south breeze. There is no rain on radar, but we will mention the chance of a showers over the northwest corner of the state tonight as a cold front slowly approaches.

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