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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Wow! What A Great Weather Weekend In Store For Central Alabama

Wow! What A Great Weather Weekend In Store For Central Alabama

| November 17, 2018 @ 6:59 am

A nice dry weekend ahead for Central Alabama, but could we have enough moisture in the area to squeeze out a few showers on Black Friday? Details are in this morning’s Weather Xtreme Video.

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Much Better Conditions Across Central Alabama At Midday Compared To 24 Hours Ago

Much Better Conditions Across Central Alabama At Midday Compared To 24 Hours Ago

| November 16, 2018 @ 12:43 pm

Other than some thin high clouds filtering some of the sun across parts of the area, much of Central Alabama is bathed in total sunshine as we have reached the midday hour.

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A Brief “Weather By The Numbers” For Central Alabama’s Frigid Temperatures

A Brief “Weather By The Numbers” For Central Alabama’s Frigid Temperatures

| November 16, 2018 @ 10:33 am

Some numbers of interest that occurred throughout the day on Thursday and into the early morning hours today.

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Cloudy & Cold Across The Area, But Clearing Skies Are Occuring

Cloudy & Cold Across The Area, But Clearing Skies Are Occuring

| November 15, 2018 @ 12:12 pm

Most of Central Alabama remains under a blanket of clouds, but we can see clearing starting to occur in the southwestern parts of the area.

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Freeze Warning Expanded In Time And Area

Freeze Warning Expanded In Time And Area

| November 15, 2018 @ 8:25 am

The Freeze Warning has been expanded to include all of Central Alabama and extended through a good bit of Friday morning.

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The College Football Forecast For November 17th, 2018, Sponsored By KS Services

The College Football Forecast For November 17th, 2018, Sponsored By KS Services

| November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

What does the weather hold for your favorite SEC and/or local football team this week? James Spann gives us the details.

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Freeze Warning Extended To 12:00 PM CST Thursday For Parts Of Central Alabama

Freeze Warning Extended To 12:00 PM CST Thursday For Parts Of Central Alabama

| November 14, 2018 @ 3:21 pm

NWS Birmingham has extended the Freeze Warning starting on Thursday at 12:00 AM CST until 12:00 PM CST for Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Dallas, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lowndes, Marengo, Marion, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston counties.

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Cloudy & Cold At Midday With A Few Showers

Cloudy & Cold At Midday With A Few Showers

| November 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am

We have cloudy skies and cold temperatures across Central Alabama at this point on your Wednesday. To go along with that, we have some patchy to scattered showers out there mainly over the southern and southeastern parts of the area.

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Light To Moderate Showers Linger On In East Alabama. Severe Threat Done In South Alabama

Light To Moderate Showers Linger On In East Alabama. Severe Threat Done In South Alabama

| November 12, 2018 @ 7:48 pm

As of 7:35 pm CST, rain has ended for all of North Alabama and for much of Central Alabama. Some light to moderate showers remains falling over the east and southeastern parts of the area.

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Tornado Watch Canceled For Southwest Alabama, Continues For Southeast Alabama

Tornado Watch Canceled For Southwest Alabama, Continues For Southeast Alabama

| November 12, 2018 @ 5:06 pm

All of the NWS Mobile counties that were in the Tornado Watch (Mobile, Escambia, Baldwin, and Covington counties) have been removed from the watch.

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Severe Threat Starting To Lessen Over South Alabama

Severe Threat Starting To Lessen Over South Alabama

| November 12, 2018 @ 3:58 pm

While a brief tornado or an isolated strong wind gust or two remain possible in southern Alabama and into the western Florida panhandle, the overall severe weather threat is starting to diminish somewhat over those areas.

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Threat Of Severe Storms Continue For Much Of South Alabama

Threat Of Severe Storms Continue For Much Of South Alabama

| November 12, 2018 @ 2:10 pm

The latest updated Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook graphic is out from the Storm Prediction Center and it continues to show a threat of severe storms for much of the southern parts of Alabama, while much of the rest of the state will see improving conditions for the next several hours.

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Tornado Warning May Be Issued Soon For Mexico Beach & Tyndall AFB In Florida

Tornado Warning May Be Issued Soon For Mexico Beach & Tyndall AFB In Florida

| November 12, 2018 @ 12:52 pm

A supercell with a strong indication of rotation is moving northeast and will soon move onshore near Mexico Beach and Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida… locations that were heavily damaged by Hurricane Michael.

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Some Wintry Mischief May Be Possible Over Parts Of The Southeast On Wednesday Night & Into Thursday

Some Wintry Mischief May Be Possible Over Parts Of The Southeast On Wednesday Night & Into Thursday

| November 12, 2018 @ 12:25 pm

With another developing low-pressure center that will likely be making a path northeast from east Texas to the Ohio River Valley, there will be the potential for some wintry precipitation mainly along the north and northeastern portions of the low Wednesday night into the midday hours on Thursday.

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