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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While It’s Still Rather Cool, It’s Much Better Than 24 Hours Ago

While It’s Still Rather Cool, It’s Much Better Than 24 Hours Ago

| January 23, 2022 @ 12:53 pm

It is an absolute gorgeous day out there across Central Alabama as we have reached midday as there is not a single cloud showing up on the latest satellite image.

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Sunday Weather Xtreme — Nearly All of Central Alabama May Stay Dry Through Next Weekend

Sunday Weather Xtreme — Nearly All of Central Alabama May Stay Dry Through Next Weekend

| January 23, 2022 @ 5:00 am

The latest runs of the models show that rain may stay to the south of the area on Tuesday. The GFS and European models have now agreed on a mainly dry solution on Friday, removing the threat of wintry mischief.

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Still Rather Chilly Heading Toward the Midday Hour

Still Rather Chilly Heading Toward the Midday Hour

| January 22, 2022 @ 11:34 am

Dry and cool for the weekend; but, the models are playing “flip-flop” on the potential of some snow on Friday.

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Saturday Weather Xtreme — A Dry & Cool Weekend

Saturday Weather Xtreme — A Dry & Cool Weekend

| January 22, 2022 @ 5:00 am

A bright but cool weekend can be expected, and into Monday, before showers come back into play on Tuesday. After that, some model madness is hinting at a snow chance on Friday.

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Alabama NewsCenter — This popular Alabama donut shop is selling out of sweet treats every day

Alabama NewsCenter — This popular Alabama donut shop is selling out of sweet treats every day

| January 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

Shelley Dao makes what many believe are the best donuts in Alabama.

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WeatherBrains 835:  Never Doubt That Stupid Warm Nose

WeatherBrains 835: Never Doubt That Stupid Warm Nose

| January 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am

This week, we discuss the recent winter weather event and the challenges of snow forecasting for the meteorological community in general.

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Fayette & Lamar Counties Added to Winter Weather Advisory

Fayette & Lamar Counties Added to Winter Weather Advisory

| January 15, 2022 @ 5:27 pm

NWS Birmingham has extended the Winter Weather Advisory in the area to now include Fayette and Lamar counties in Central Alabama, to go along with Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Marion, Randolph, St. Clair, Talladega, Walker, and Winston counties.

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Parts of North Alabama Upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning; Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Rest of North Alabama

Parts of North Alabama Upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning; Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Rest of North Alabama

| January 15, 2022 @ 2:39 pm

NWS Huntsville has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch for DeKalb and Jackson counties to a Winter Storm Warning valid at 6 am Sunday through midnight Sunday night.

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A Quick Look at Your Saturday Afternoon Weather

A Quick Look at Your Saturday Afternoon Weather

| January 15, 2022 @ 1:45 pm

As of 1:20 pm, we have cloudy skies across Central Alabama with a good bit of shower activity located over the western and southern parts of the area, along with a few light showers falling over the extreme northeastern parts of the area.

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