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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Alabama Newscenter — Alabama, Mississippi Residents Go Green for Improved Diet, Well-Being Through Harvest for Health

Alabama Newscenter — Alabama, Mississippi Residents Go Green for Improved Diet, Well-Being Through Harvest for Health

| May 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

Fresh, home-grown vegetables are becoming more plentiful in counties across Alabama and Mississippi with the expansion of a program designed to increase healthy food options and provide more opportunities for physical activity.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 2: Develop an Evacuation Plan

Hurricane Preparedness Week – Day 2: Develop an Evacuation Plan

| May 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am

The first thing you need to do is find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone. If you do, now is the time to begin planning where you would go and how you would get there.

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Strong Storms Affecting Blount, Etowah, Jefferson, & St. Clair Counties

Strong Storms Affecting Blount, Etowah, Jefferson, & St. Clair Counties

| May 9, 2021 @ 10:24 pm

At 1022 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Aurora to near Allgood to near Pinson. Movement was east at 45 mph.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Canceled; Threat of Severe Storms Diminishing

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Canceled; Threat of Severe Storms Diminishing

| May 9, 2021 @ 10:09 pm

NWS Birmingham has canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Fayette, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston counties as the threat for severe storms has dissipated enough to no longer warrant the watch.

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Lamar & Marion Counties Removed from Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Lamar & Marion Counties Removed from Severe Thunderstorm Watch

| May 9, 2021 @ 9:21 pm

NWS Birmingham has canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Lamar and Marion counties as the threat for severe storms have come to an end.

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Strong Storms Soon to Be moving Into Eastern Fayette and Northwestern Tuscaloosa Counties

Strong Storms Soon to Be moving Into Eastern Fayette and Northwestern Tuscaloosa Counties

| May 9, 2021 @ 9:09 pm

At 906 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Winston County southwest to Fayette County. Movement was southeast at 45 mph.

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Franklin County Removed from Severe T-Storm Watch

Franklin County Removed from Severe T-Storm Watch

| May 9, 2021 @ 8:48 pm

NWS Huntsville has canceled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Franklin County in North Alabama as the threat for severe storms have come to an end for tonight. NWS Birmingham continues the Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 2 am for the following counties in Central Alabama: Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Walker, and Winston.

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Strong Storms Affecting Portions of Winston, & Marion Counties; Soon to Move Into Fayette County

Strong Storms Affecting Portions of Winston, & Marion Counties; Soon to Move Into Fayette County

| May 9, 2021 @ 8:35 pm

At 829 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles north of Weston to near Lamar County Airport. Movement was east at 45 mph.

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