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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Just After Midday, It’s Only Nice If You’re At A Pool Or Indoors

Just After Midday, It’s Only Nice If You’re At A Pool Or Indoors

| May 25, 2019 @ 1:17 pm

Plenty of sunshine is bathing Central Alabama as we have crossed over into the 1:00 pm hour on this last Saturday of May.

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Hot & Dry Through The Memorial Day Weekend

Hot & Dry Through The Memorial Day Weekend

| May 25, 2019 @ 8:04 am

The Memorial Day Weekend has arrived and it will be a hot weekend for sure. We will have a little bit of a pattern change coming up later in the work week that will bring some slightly cooler temperatures and the chance of some showers and thunderstorms.

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Whew Buddy… It’s A Hot One Out There Already Before Midday

Whew Buddy… It’s A Hot One Out There Already Before Midday

| May 24, 2019 @ 10:26 am

We have plenty of sunshine across Central Alabama as we are approaching the late morning hours on this Friday.

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Very Warm Already At Midday, Will Hit The “Hot” Category Shortly

Very Warm Already At Midday, Will Hit The “Hot” Category Shortly

| May 22, 2019 @ 12:03 pm

As of 11:45 am, temperatures have already jumped up into the 80s across Central Alabama.

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Mid-Morning Weather Check

Mid-Morning Weather Check

| May 22, 2019 @ 9:19 am

As of 9:00 am, skies are mostly clear across Central Alabama on this beautiful Wednesday morning, but be prepared for hot temperatures this afternoon and into the early evening hours.

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Midday Weather Check: Hot Today… Hotter Tomorrow

Midday Weather Check: Hot Today… Hotter Tomorrow

| May 21, 2019 @ 12:35 pm

We have mostly clear skies out there as we have reached 12:30 pm on this beautiful but hot Tuesday.

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Puffy Clouds & Warm At Midday, Heat Cranks Up Later This Week

Puffy Clouds & Warm At Midday, Heat Cranks Up Later This Week

| May 20, 2019 @ 12:51 pm

We have some cumulus clouds forming in the heating of the day, but as of 12:40 pm, the radar is free of any rain at this juncture.

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Saturday Weather Xtreme: Mostly Sunny & Hot Today, Few Strong Storms Possible Tomorrow

Saturday Weather Xtreme: Mostly Sunny & Hot Today, Few Strong Storms Possible Tomorrow

| May 18, 2019 @ 7:05 am

We stay mainly dry and very warm today, but a few strong storms may be possible over the western parts of the area on Sunday.

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Already Very Warm For Most Across Central Alabama At Midday

Already Very Warm For Most Across Central Alabama At Midday

| May 17, 2019 @ 12:28 pm

At 12:10 pm, radar is free of any shower or thunderstorm activity, but I wouldn’t be surprised if we see more isolated shower and thunderstorm development later this afternoon and into the early evening hours.

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More Strong Storms Moving Through The Birmingham Metro

More Strong Storms Moving Through The Birmingham Metro

| May 16, 2019 @ 6:54 pm

At 650 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Birmingham to Forestdale to near Sumiton. The movement was south at 10 mph.

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Severe T-Storm Warning For Parts Of Tallapoosa County Until 7:15 PM

Severe T-Storm Warning For Parts Of Tallapoosa County Until 7:15 PM

| May 16, 2019 @ 6:38 pm

At 636 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Dadeville, moving southeast at 10 mph.

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Strong Storms Approaching The Birmingham Metro

Strong Storms Approaching The Birmingham Metro

| May 16, 2019 @ 5:41 pm

At 5:37 pm, a few strong thunderstorms are moving across the northern parts of Jefferson County and are in the process of moving into the northern parts of the Birmingham Metropolitan Area.

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Quick Update Just After 5:00 PM

Quick Update Just After 5:00 PM

| May 16, 2019 @ 5:14 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning continues until 5:30 PM for parts of Jefferson, St. Clair, and Talladega counties for the threats of damaging winds up to 60 MPH and quarter-size hail.

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Severe T-Storm Warning For Jefferson, St. Clair, Talladega Counties Until 5:30 PM

Severe T-Storm Warning For Jefferson, St. Clair, Talladega Counties Until 5:30 PM

| May 16, 2019 @ 4:44 pm

At 442 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of Odenville to near Argo to near Warrior, moving southeast at 20 mph.

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Severe T-Storm Warning For Parts Of Blount, Jefferson, St. Clair Counties Until 5:00 PM

Severe T-Storm Warning For Parts Of Blount, Jefferson, St. Clair Counties Until 5:00 PM

| May 16, 2019 @ 4:14 pm

At 411 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Inland Lake to near Warrior, moving southeast at 5 mph.

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A Few Isolated Strong Storms Out There At 3:20 PM

A Few Isolated Strong Storms Out There At 3:20 PM

| May 16, 2019 @ 3:28 pm

Radar at 3:20 pm shows a few isolated thunderstorms over the northern and northeastern parts of the area.

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