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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Periods Of Rain Tomorrow; Cooler

Periods Of Rain Tomorrow; Cooler

| April 13, 2021 @ 3:09 pm

RADAR CHECK: Rain is falling over parts of Southwest Alabama this afternoon… the rest of the state is dry with a partly sunny sky. Temperatures are in the mid 80s over parts of North and Central Alabama where the sun is out; the southern counties are in the 70s because of clouds. Rain and thunderstorms will increase over Southwest Alabama tonight, and there will be periods of rain statewide tomorrow.

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Warm, Dry Again Today; Rain At Times Tomorrow

Warm, Dry Again Today; Rain At Times Tomorrow

| April 13, 2021 @ 5:46 am

ANOTHER VERY WARM APRIL DAY: With a partly to mostly sunny sky, we project temperatures in the 84-88 degree range this afternoon, about ten degrees above average for mid-April in Alabama. The record high today for Birmingham is 88 set in 2017… we don’t expect that to be broken, but it will be close. Clouds will increase tonight.

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Warm Tomorrow; Showers Wednesday

Warm Tomorrow; Showers Wednesday

| April 12, 2021 @ 3:10 pm

SUNNY, WARM AFTERNOON: Temperatures are in the 80 to 85 degree range across Alabama this afternoon with a cloudless sky. The average high for April 12 at Birmingham is 75. Tonight will be clear with a low mostly in the mid to upper 50s.

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Dry Through Tomorrow With Warm Afternoons

Dry Through Tomorrow With Warm Afternoons

| April 12, 2021 @ 5:38 am

BIG WARM-UP TODAY: The sky is clear across Alabama early this morning with many communities in the 40s around daybreak. Look for a big warm-up today… temperatures reach the low 80s this afternoon with a sunny sky. A few spots could even see mid 80s… making it one of the warmest days so far this […]

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Severe Storms Possible Through Tomorrow Morning

Severe Storms Possible Through Tomorrow Morning

| April 9, 2021 @ 3:25 pm

THIS AFTERNOON: Clusters of showers and thunderstorms are passing through Alabama this afternoon. Heavier storms are producing large hail and strong winds; a number of severe thunderstorm warnings have been required. These storms will fade after sunset.

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Scattered Strong Storms This Afternoon; Severe Storms Late Tonight/Early Tomorrow

Scattered Strong Storms This Afternoon; Severe Storms Late Tonight/Early Tomorrow

| April 9, 2021 @ 5:48 am

MORE ACTIVE WEATHER AHEAD: We have a few scattered showers and storms over the southern half of Alabama early this morning, but North Alabama is dry just before sunrise. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop statewide later today as the air becomes very unstable. It won’t rain everywhere, but where storms do form they will be capable of producing some hail and strong gusty winds.

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Scattered Storms Tomorrow; Severe Storms Likely Early Saturday

Scattered Storms Tomorrow; Severe Storms Likely Early Saturday

| April 8, 2021 @ 3:09 pm

NICE AFTERNOON: As forecast, the sky has become partly to mostly sunny across most of Alabama this afternoon with temperatures at or over 80 degrees in most places. The sky will be mostly fair tonight, with some low clouds forming after midnight.

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Clearing Later Today; More Strong Storms Tomorrow Afternoon

Clearing Later Today; More Strong Storms Tomorrow Afternoon

| April 8, 2021 @ 5:54 am

RADAR CHECK: Showers and a few thunderstorms persist across Alabama early this morning. So far they have been behaved with no severe weather issues… there is just a low end risk of a few storms with gusty winds and small hail over the next few hours. The sky will become partly to mostly sunny late this morning into the afternoon hours as a slot of dry air works into the state.

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