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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Strong Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

Strong Storms Possible Tomorrow Night

| April 5, 2018 @ 3:29 pm

PLEASANT AFTERNOON: After a frosty start, temperatures are mostly in the 60s across Alabama this afternoon with lots of sunshine through a thin later of high cirrus clouds. Tonight will be mostly fair and not as cold as last night; most places will see a low in the 40s early tomorrow morning.

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Rain Returns Late Tomorrow

Rain Returns Late Tomorrow

| April 5, 2018 @ 6:31 am

With sunshine in full supply, we warm into the mid to upper 60s this afternoon. Tonight will be mostly fair and not as cold; the low early tomorrow will be in the 40s for most places.

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Freeze Warning For North Alabama

Freeze Warning For North Alabama

| April 4, 2018 @ 3:21 pm

WINDY, COOL DAY: As expected, this has been a sunny, windy, and cool day across the great state of Alabama… many North Alabama communities are only in the 50s, about 15 degrees below average for early April. A northwest wind of 12-22 mph is making it feel cooler. The wind will die down tonight once the sun goes down.

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Freeze Warning Tomorrow Morning

Freeze Warning Tomorrow Morning

| April 4, 2018 @ 6:28 am

WINDY/COOL: The big storms that moved trough the region last night and very early this morning have shifted down into the southern quarter of the state, and are much weaker. Following the storms, the sky becomes sunny today, but it will be windy and cool with a high only in the 60-65 degree range, about 20 degrees colder than yesterday. A northwest wind of 15-25 mph will make it feel colder.

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Strong/Severe Storms Arrive Late Tonight; Colder Tomorrow

Strong/Severe Storms Arrive Late Tonight; Colder Tomorrow

| April 3, 2018 @ 3:28 pm

WINDY, WARM AFTERNOON: Temperatures have reached the low 80s in many areas across Alabama this afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds; we have a strong south wind of 15-25 mph with higher gusts. Nothing on radar, but tornado watches are in effect for much of Arkansas and parts of West Tennessee, ahead of a cold front that will bring storms to our state late tonight.

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Strong/Severe Storms Arrive Late Tonight

Strong/Severe Storms Arrive Late Tonight

| April 3, 2018 @ 6:25 am

ANOTHER WARM SPRING DAY: We project a high around 80 degrees again today; south winds will increase this afternoon, gusting at times to 30 mph ahead of a cold front. The sky will be mostly cloudy, although the sun should peek out at times. A shower is not totally out of the question during the day, but the main action comes late tonight.

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Strong/Severe Storms Tomorrow Night

Strong/Severe Storms Tomorrow Night

| April 2, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

**No afternoon Weather Xtreme video today… I am on a “special assignment”… back to the two a day schedule tomorrow** WARM/DRY AFTERNOON: Temperatures are in the 76-80 degree range across Alabama this afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds. The sky becomes mostly cloudy tonight as moisture levels rise. STRONG STORMS TOMORROW NIGHT: The […]

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Strong Storms Late Tomorrow Night; Frost Early Thursday

Strong Storms Late Tomorrow Night; Frost Early Thursday

| April 2, 2018 @ 6:25 am

WARM, DRY MONDAY: With a partly sunny sky, we project a high close to 80 degrees this afternoon. Clouds increase late tonight, and tomorrow will be a mostly cloudy, mild day with only an outside risk of a shower. The high tomorrow will be in the 76-80 degree range for most North/Central Alabama communities.

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Very Nice Easter Weekend Ahead

Very Nice Easter Weekend Ahead

| March 30, 2018 @ 5:28 am

A CLEARING SKY: Clouds this morning over North Alabama will give way to a sunny afternoon as dry air returns to the state; we project a high in the mid 60s this afternoon, a little below the average high of 70 fo March 30. Tonight will be clear and rather cool; most places will see a low near 40 degrees early tomorrow, but colder pockets will drop into the mid 30s with a chance of some scattered light frost.

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Rain Ends Tonight; Nice Easter Weekend Ahead

Rain Ends Tonight; Nice Easter Weekend Ahead

| March 29, 2018 @ 3:01 pm

RADAR CHECK: Rain covers much of Alabama this afternoon; so far no severe thunderstorms and very little lightning. Still, a few strong storms are possible over the southern half of the state through the evening hours where the air has become more unstable in recent hours. Temperatures are in the upper 50s and low 60s where rain is falling; away from the rain a few spots have touched 80 degrees over East and South Alabama.

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A Few Strong/Severe Storms Possible Later Today

A Few Strong/Severe Storms Possible Later Today

| March 29, 2018 @ 5:54 am

ACTIVE WEATHER DAY: An approaching upper trough/surface front will bring showers and thunderstorms to Alabama today. SPC maintains some risk of severe storms over a decent part of the state.

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Rain/Storms To Return Late Tonight/Tomorrow

Rain/Storms To Return Late Tonight/Tomorrow

| March 28, 2018 @ 3:14 pm

ACTIVE WEATHER AHEAD: The weather is pretty quiet across the great state of Alabama this afternoon; the sky is generally cloudy, but the sun has popped out at times pushing temperatures into the upper 70s. We have a few widely scattered showers on radar over Northwest Alabama, but nothing widespread or heavy.

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Rain/Storms Late Tonight And Tomorrow

Rain/Storms Late Tonight And Tomorrow

| March 28, 2018 @ 5:22 am

WARMING TREND CONTINUES TODAY: We are projecting a high in the 77 to 80 degree range across the great state of Alabama this afternoon as the warming trend continues. The sky will feature a mostly cloudy sky, but like yesterday the sun should break out in a few spots this afternoon. Most of the day will be dry, although a few isolated showers could pop up during the afternoon warmth, mainly over Northwest Alabama.

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Rain/Storms To Return Thursday

Rain/Storms To Return Thursday

| March 27, 2018 @ 3:34 pm

NOT MUCH SUN: While we do have a few breaks in the overcast this afternoon, the sky is mostly cloudy over Alabama with temperatures generally in the 60s. Nothing on radar over the northern half of the state, although we do note some nice gravity wave formation on the visible satellite views this afternoon.

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Warmer Days Ahead; Rain/Storms Return Thursday

Warmer Days Ahead; Rain/Storms Return Thursday

| March 27, 2018 @ 6:21 am

WARMER DAYS: The wedge of colder air that covered much of Alabama yesterday will begin to break down today; we should rise into the 60s this afternoon. The sky will remain generally cloudy, but the chance of a shower for any one given location is fairly small. The high tomorrow will be in the mid to upper 70s, and some places could touch 80 degrees where the sun can peek out for a while. A shower is possible tomorrow in a few spots, but many places will stay dry.

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