Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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Remaining Very Cool at the Mid-Afternoon Weather Check

Remaining Very Cool at the Mid-Afternoon Weather Check

| January 16, 2021 @ 1:56 pm

While the clouds have dissipated somewhat over the northern parts of Central Alabama throughout the day so far, we still have some clouds that are blocking the sun at times.

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A Chilly Weekend, Becoming Warmer for the Work Week Ahead

A Chilly Weekend, Becoming Warmer for the Work Week Ahead

| January 16, 2021 @ 4:00 am

Clouds hang tough this morning, but sunshine returns this afternoon. Clouds return on Sunday, but sun and moderating temperatures return for the start of next week.

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Freezing Fog Advisory Issued for Portions of North Alabama Until 7:00 am Thursday

Freezing Fog Advisory Issued for Portions of North Alabama Until 7:00 am Thursday

| January 13, 2021 @ 10:12 pm

If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads.

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Etowah, Cherokee, & Pickens Counties Added to Freezing Fog Advisory for Central Alabama

Etowah, Cherokee, & Pickens Counties Added to Freezing Fog Advisory for Central Alabama

| January 13, 2021 @ 10:10 pm

Etowah, Cherokee, and Pickens county have now been added to the freezing fog advisory that is set to expire at 8:00 am Thursday.

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Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded to Include Tuscaloosa & Jefferson Counties

Freezing Fog Advisory Expanded to Include Tuscaloosa & Jefferson Counties

| January 13, 2021 @ 9:38 pm

The freezing fog advisory has been expanded to now include Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties. The advisory is set to expire at 8:00 am Thursday.

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Freezing Fog Advisory for a Few Counties in Central Alabama Through 8:00 am Thursday

Freezing Fog Advisory for a Few Counties in Central Alabama Through 8:00 am Thursday

| January 13, 2021 @ 8:25 pm

If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads.

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Significant Weather Advisory Replaces Freezing Fog Advisory for North Alabama

Significant Weather Advisory Replaces Freezing Fog Advisory for North Alabama

| January 13, 2021 @ 9:11 am

Patchy Freezing Fog will continue to result in visibility reductions across portions of north central Alabama, northeast Alabama and southern Middle Tennessee through 11 AM CST.

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Slick Spots Out There on the Highways Due to Freezing Fog; Please Use Caution if Driving

Slick Spots Out There on the Highways Due to Freezing Fog; Please Use Caution if Driving

| January 13, 2021 @ 8:14 am

There have been several accidents reported on the highways this morning across the Birmingham Metropolitan Area along with slick spots.

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Special Weather Statement from NWS Huntsville for Freezing Fog in North Alabama

Special Weather Statement from NWS Huntsville for Freezing Fog in North Alabama

| January 12, 2021 @ 9:10 pm

NWS Huntsville has issued a Special Weather Statement for the following counties in North Alabama: Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan.

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WeatherBrains 782:  Tom Freakin’ Skilling

WeatherBrains 782: Tom Freakin’ Skilling

| January 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am

Episode 782 was a Saturday Morning Special & it was TRULY special! Chief meteorologist for WGN-TV-Chicago Tom Skilling joined us! He talks about how he got started in weather, his Ted Fujita stories, the Plainfield, IL tornado & much more!

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A Quick Check on Our Winter Mischief at 8:20 am

A Quick Check on Our Winter Mischief at 8:20 am

| January 11, 2021 @ 8:21 am

Radar at 8:00 am shows that not much has changed since the last update. Snow continues west of a line from Millport to Addison to Huntsville.

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A Quick Winter Weather Check Just After 7:00 am

A Quick Winter Weather Check Just After 7:00 am

| January 11, 2021 @ 7:08 am

Radar at 6:53 am shows snow and a wintry mix falling in the northwestern parts of Central Alabama west of a line from Millport to Cullman to Hytop.

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