Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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Precipitation Is Gone; We’re Left With Bitter Cold & Wind At Midday

Precipitation Is Gone; We’re Left With Bitter Cold & Wind At Midday

| November 12, 2019 @ 11:56 am

As of 11:45 am, all precipitation has moved out of Central Alabama and has pushed into Georgia and the Carolinas.

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A Quick Check On The Cold Front Just Before 3:00 AM

A Quick Check On The Cold Front Just Before 3:00 AM

| November 12, 2019 @ 2:44 am

The cold front has now pushed east of the I-59 corridor and winds have picked up at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport as of 2:30 am.

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At Midnight, Cold Front Continues To March Slowly Into & Across The Area

At Midnight, Cold Front Continues To March Slowly Into & Across The Area

| November 12, 2019 @ 12:14 am

The cold front has made it well into the northern half of North/Central Alabama possibly located along the I-59 corridor from northeast to southwest.

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Wind Advisory Issued For North Alabama Through Midday Tuesday

Wind Advisory Issued For North Alabama Through Midday Tuesday

| November 11, 2019 @ 9:43 pm

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

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A Quick Check At 9:00 PM, Some Delays Posted In North Alabama

A Quick Check At 9:00 PM, Some Delays Posted In North Alabama

| November 11, 2019 @ 9:04 pm

The cold front continues to slowly move into the northwestern portions of the state as we approach the 9:00 pm hour in North and Central Alabama.

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Cold Front Now Entering The State, A Few Snowflakes & Sleet Pellets Possible Around Sunrise

Cold Front Now Entering The State, A Few Snowflakes & Sleet Pellets Possible Around Sunrise

| November 11, 2019 @ 7:18 pm

It was 58 degrees in Muscle Shoals with showers out ahead of the cold front, but just behind the front in Savannah, just across the state line in Tennessee, the temperature has already dropped to 48 degrees.

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Wind Advisories Issued For All Of Central Alabama For Tonight Through Much Of Tomorrow

Wind Advisories Issued For All Of Central Alabama For Tonight Through Much Of Tomorrow

| November 11, 2019 @ 3:32 pm

NWS Birmingham has issued a Wind Advisory for all counties in Central Alabama starting at 11:00 pm tonight and is expected to expire at 5:00 pm Tuesday.

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Showers Starting To Get Closer To The Area, Freeze Warnings Start Early On Tuesday

Showers Starting To Get Closer To The Area, Freeze Warnings Start Early On Tuesday

| November 11, 2019 @ 12:14 pm

As of 11:45 am, showers are approaching the northwest corner of Central Alabama and the western parts of North Alabama, but at this point, the area remains dry.

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Freeze Warnings Up For Central Alabama For Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Morning

Freeze Warnings Up For Central Alabama For Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Morning

| November 11, 2019 @ 6:36 am

Temperatures will continue to fall during the morning hours on Tuesday and may only briefly go above freezing during the late afternoon hours.

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A Very Nice Saturday, An Even Nicer Sunday

A Very Nice Saturday, An Even Nicer Sunday

| November 9, 2019 @ 6:00 am

This weekend will start off cool with plenty of sunshine. Those temperatures will be even warmer on Sunday before the cold front brings the nasty blast of cold air in here for the first half of the work week.

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Midday Weather Discussion Video: Clouds Slowly Moving Out Of The Area

Midday Weather Discussion Video: Clouds Slowly Moving Out Of The Area

| November 8, 2019 @ 11:26 am

While we do have some sun peeking through the clouds at times across portions of the area, it will be a while before all of those move out of the area.

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Freeze Watches Upgraded To Freeze Warnings

Freeze Watches Upgraded To Freeze Warnings

| November 8, 2019 @ 3:00 am

Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

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Old Man Winter Unleashes Some Nasty Cold Air For Early Next Week

Old Man Winter Unleashes Some Nasty Cold Air For Early Next Week

| November 7, 2019 @ 6:59 pm

After we have a cold front move through the area during the late-night on Monday and into the pre-dawn hours on Tuesday, we’ll need to be ready for the Arctic blast that will be hitting us on Tuesday.

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